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European shares closed slightly lower on Monday with fears of a government collapse in Italy dragging down the FTSE MIB, and with U.K. markets closed for a holiday.
Valentijn Van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of strategy at ING Investment Management, says the market is without direction but still geared towards equities and advises investing in cyclical sectors.
NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports from Cairo on the latest developments in Syria where UN inspectors are visiting the sites of the alleged chemical attacks.
Philippe Aghion, professor of economics at Harvard University, comments on the different pace of structural reform in Europe and what France needs to do.
Kathy Lien, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management, says the prospect of U.S. yields rising further is keeping investors interested in buying the U.S. dollar.
German business leaders have warned that the country's next government must maintain political stability, as pressure mounts on Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of elections.
Geoff Wilkinson, head of technical strategy at Whitman Howard, charts the performance of the DAX, which he describes as a "very accurate indicator" of how European equities are trading.
European shares closed higher on Friday, as growth data from the U.K. pushed the FTSE 100 higher, and euro zone consumer morale numbers improved by more than expected.
Yra Harris, partner at Praxis Trading, says U.S. market were lifted by the day's weak U.S. housing data.
Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, discusses the U.K.'s upwardly-revised second quarter GDP number, and why the positive momentum is sustainable.
Torrie Calander, senior corporate dealer at Global Reach Partners, explains why the Fed's policy minutes have changed how the U.S. dollar should be played in the second half of the year.
Michael Jarman, chief market strategist at H2O Markets, says central banks "have done it perfectly", but that markets now need to focus on macro data rather, than on central banks' actions.
As European leaders openly disagree over whether Greece will get further financial aid, the country's prime minister has turned to Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal for investment.
Dan Kaszeta, managing director at Strongpoint Security, says the use of chemical weapons in Syria will be difficult to prove, due to the nature of the weapon, and that the advantages of using chemical over traditional weapons are very limited.
Riccardo Ronco, technical analyst at Aviate Global, charts the performance of gold compared to the Dow, and says the trend for gold remains on the downside.
Andrew Goldberg, global market strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, explains why investors should be long on equities, and short on bonds.
European shares were broadly higher on Thursday, rebounding after several days of losses, as upbeat data from Europe and China offset negative sentiment in global markets on Fed "tapering" fears.
Hosni Mubarak was flown to a military hospital, after being released from prison, where he will remain under arrest due to the state of national emergency, reports CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din.
Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, discusses the euro zone's fledgling recovery, following the release of August PMI data.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her attachment to saving the single currency is the source of Europe's weakness rather than its strength, according to the CEO of Danish bank Saxo.