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Ad Van Tiggelen, senior investment specialist at ING Investment Management Europe, believes bond yields still have room to move lower.
Daniel Morris, global strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, and Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, discuss the USD/JPY exchange rate.
European shares closed mixed on Thursday after better-than-expected jobs data from the U.S.
Joe Rundle, head of trading at ETX Capital, talks about the U.K.'s supermarket business, and advises going long on Tesco, due to its restructuring program.
Joanna Shields, CEO of Tech City, explains why London is an "exciting" place for technology businesses and what the U.K. could do to boost the sector.
Richard Ward, CEO of Lloyd's, highlights that the European Union is very important to the U.K's financial sector but that some of its planned regulations could hurt.
Paul Donovan, global economist and managing director at UBS, explains that the BoE doesn't need to increase its stimulus program as the funding for lending scheme money should start to trickle through to the economy.
Sanjeev Kapoor, chef and entrepreneur at Star of Khana Khazana, discusses his company which owns 50 restaurants in 9 countries and his plans to expand in the U.K.
Graham Stock, chief strategist at Insparo Asset Management, talks about African growth opportunities, which sectors to tap into and how investors' perception is worse than reality.
Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the finance ministers of South Africa and Nigeria, discuss the impact of euro zone turmoil and a slowing China on their countries.
Alex Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital, remains very positive on equities and picks his favourite stocks which include Electrolux and Duerr.
The risk-on rally continued on Wednesday, with European shares extending gains to close higher, boosted by upbeat Chinese export data.
Neil Looker, chief dealer Institutional FX at City Index, explains that the euro remains strong due to recent "robust" data.
Tom Elliott, global strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, says "very low bond yields" are driven the markets' rally.
Jens Larsen, chief European economist at RBC Capital Markets, believes that the IMF is too vague in its fiscal policy recommendation.
Germany's DAX breached its peak set in 2007 on Tuesday, but data released just a day earlier showed Germany's services industry contracted in April.
Kevin Gardiner, head of global investment strategy at Barclays, disagrees with the consensus that central banks intervention is what's keeping the market up.
Dave Wilson, CEO of the Graduate Management Admission Council, discusses the recent growth in MBA applications and says Asia is the main driver, particularly China.
European shares closed higher following some better-than-expected earnings reports, and upbeat manufacturing data from German.
Arnab Das, managing director of market research and strategy at Roubini Global Economics, says emerging markets growth rates will slow and that the risk of a Chinese hard landing remains.