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  • Why tech selloff isn't like burst of dotcom bubble   Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Why tech selloff isn't like burst of dotcom bubble

    George O'Connor, senior analyst at Panmure Gordon, says the latest technology stock sell-off cannot be likened to the dotcom bubble of the 2000s.

  • Europe shares close lower for second day   Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Europe shares close lower for second day

    European stocks closed lower on Tuesday for a second day after a selloff Monday saw bourses snap a nine-day winning streak, with investors seemingly fearful about the upcoming earnings season.

  • Tech selloff making room for Alibaba IPO?   Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Tech selloff making room for Alibaba?

    Kevin Gardiner, chief investment officer for Europe at Barclays, discusses why the technology stock sell-off took place, and suggests that investors might be saving money for the Alibaba IPO.

  • Sterling will push higher: Pro   Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Sterling will push higher: Pro

    Ian Stannard, head of European FX strategy at Morgan Stanley, says a more balanced economic recovery in the U.K. will push sterling higher.

  • US sell-off: Where is the money going?   Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    US sell-off: Where is the money going?

    Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, and Louis Gargour, chief investment officer at LNG Capital, discuss the tech stock sell-off, and where investors will put their money instead.

  • UK dividends to hit 6-year high: Pro   Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 11:45 AM ET
    UK dividends to hit 6-year high: Pro

    Ryan Bransfield, analyst at Markit, says dividend payments among U.K. firms should be the highest in six years in 2014, and discusses which stocks will have the highest yields.

  • European market closes lower   Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    European market closes lower

    A global stock sell-off, led by the technology sector, weighed on major European bourses on Monday, which all closed lower.

  • Holcim deal will increase returns: Lafarge CEO   Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Holcim deal will increase returns: Lafarge CEO

    Bruno Lafont, CEO of Lafarge tells CNBC that the merger with Holcim will increase the group's exposure - as well as returns.

  • Why Russia wants turmoil in Ukraine   Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 11:10 AM ET
    Why Russia wants turmoil in Ukraine

    David Hauner, head of emerging EMEA economics at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, explains why despite not being very interested in the Donetsk region in Ukraine, it is in Russia's interest to stir up turmoil.

  • Services boost Nigeria's economy: Pro   Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 11:10 AM ET
    Services boost Nigeria's economy: Pro

    David Hauner, head of emerging EMEA economics at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, comments on Nigeria becoming Africa's biggest economy, saying that the service sector is the main reason behind the boost.

  • Grand National: How to bet on the right horse   Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    Grand National: How to bet on the right horse

    The Grand National will be watched by 900 million people worldwide, says Harriet Collins, head of PR and newspaper marketing at Racing Post, who also gives tips on how to choose a winning horse.

  • European market ends week in positive territory   Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    European market ends week in positive territory

    European stocks closed in positive territory on Friday, ending the week on a high amid increasing hopes of an ECB bond-buying program, and after US job figures came in marginally weaker than expected.

  • 'Pretty good rebound' in US jobs: Joseph Cohen   Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    'Pretty good rebound' in US jobs: Joseph Cohen

    Abby Joseph Cohen, senior US investment strategist at Goldman Sachs, says the March nonfarm payroll number is a "good step in the right direction" and expects U.S. real GDP growth to reach 3 percent.

  • ECB can still do 'conventional easing': Pro   Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    ECB can still do 'conventional easing': Pro

    Jacques Cailloux, chief European economist at Nomura, says that it's "remarkable" the ECB has managed to maintain expectations of quantitative easing and that the bank is more likely to cut rates further.

  • M&A activity highest in years: Pro   Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    M&A activity highest in years: Pro

    Kirsty Wilson, global research editor at Mergermarket, says the first quarter of 2014 was the most active for M&A since 2011, with the telecoms sector showing the highest activity.

  • ECB need to take 'credible action': Pro   Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    ECB need to take 'credible action': Pro

    Salman Ahmed, strategist at Lombard Odier, warns that the ECB faces a "severe test" from the market if it does not back its rhetoric with credible action in the coming months.

  • European market closes higher   Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    European market closes higher

    European stock markets pared earlier losses to close higher on Thursday, as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi used "ultra-dovish talk" in defending the bank's decision to keep monetary policy unchanged.

  • 'Pretty confident' on Ukraine: Pro   Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 11:20 AM ET
    'Pretty confident' on Ukraine: Pro

    Eric Assimakopoulos, managing director at Revetas Capital, says the sanctions on Russia have had little impact on Ukraine and other eastern European markets.

  • Why the ECB should not use quantitative easing   Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Why the ECB should not use quantitative easing

    Bob Parker, senior adviser at Credit Suisse, and Philip Tyson, rates strategist at ICAP, say the ECB is more likely to implement negative rates or LTRO than it is to use quantitative easing.

  • Russia sanctions: Companies may not face backlash Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 6:43 AM ET

    JPMorgan has been criticized for stopping payments from a Russian embassy - but this will not necessarily mean retaliation against the U.S. bank, Russia's minister of economic development told CNBC.

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