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  • Refaeli hopes for change with Israel   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 12:40 PM ET
    Refaeli hopes for change with Israel

    Supermodel, Bar Refaeli says she hopes for a change in Israel following the Likud victory in yesterday's elections.

  • Tag Heuer can adapt to Swiss franc: CEO   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 12:40 PM ET
    Tag Heuer can adapt to Swiss franc: CEO

    Jean-Claude Biver, CEO of Tag Heuer, talks about the impact of the strong Swiss franc on the company, saying "we are capable to adapt."

  • Gruosi: Buyers investing more in jewellery   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 12:40 PM ET
    Gruosi: Buyers investing more in jewellery

    Fawaz Gruosi, Founder & Creative Director of 'de Grisogono', talks about whether he was worried about the impact of the strong Swiss franc on the jewellery market.

  • Europe closes mixed; FTSE rallies after Budget speech   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 12:30 PM ET
    Europe closes mixed; FTSE rallies after Budget speech

    European equities closed mixed on Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting and digested the annual U.K. Budget statement.

  • UK budget: The real shock factor   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    UK budget: The real shock factor

    Talking about the UK budget, Dr. Brian Hilliard, chief UK economist at Societe Generale, says that the UK is "doing pretty well, but there's more to be done."

  • Leadsom: UK growth not down to luck   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Leadsom: UK growth not down to luck

    The last U.K. budget speech before the U.K. general election has taken place. Andrea Leadsom, Economic Secretary to the Treasury of the Conservative Party, gives her reactions.

  • Leslie: Labour party has a better plan   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Leslie: Labour party has a better plan

    After the UK budget meeting, Chris Leslie, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, gives his reaction, explaining why the Labour plan is better for certain sectors.

  • Riksbank cuts rates to be on 'safe side'   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 11:45 AM ET
    Riksbank cuts rates to be on 'safe side'

    Riksbank has cut its rates again -- to negative 0.25 percent. Stefan Ingves, Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, said they weren't in a currency war, but that inflation has been quite low for a while, and the Riksbank wants to be on "the safe side."

  • Saut on Fed: 'Patience' is 'overdone'   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Saut on Fed: 'Patience' is 'overdone'

    Jeff Saut, chief investment strategist at Raymond James, talks about the impact of the European Central Bank's bond-buying program, while commenting on the Federal Reserve's rhetoric.

  • Miliband: A budget the public won't believe   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 9:30 AM ET
    Miliband: A budget the public won't believe

    At the UK budget debate, Ed Miliband, leader of the opposition Labour party, criticizes the speech by George Osborne, U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer, as a Budget no one would believe.

  • UK budget had crowd-pleasing measures   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 8:40 AM ET
    UK budget had crowd-pleasing measures

    Rob Wood, chief UK economist at Berenberg, said there were a "few crowd-pleasing measures" in the UK budget speech.

  • Osborne: Britain is working again   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    Osborne: Britain is working again

    At the last Budget before May's general election, George Osborne, U.K. chancellor of the exchequer, reveals forecasts for the UK economy.

  • Osborne: We want to lower national debt   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    Osborne: We want to lower national debt

    In this year's Budget, U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, explains how the government plans to lower the national debt.

  • 'Britain is walking tall again': Osborne   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    'Britain is walking tall again': Osborne

    At this year's Budget, U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, discusses the progress the country's economy has made over the last five years.

  • UK 'must stick' to economic plan   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    UK 'must stick' to economic plan

    George Osborne, U.K. chancellor of the exchequer, says the U.K. must stick to its long-term economic plan, in this year's Budget statement.

  • UK budget: What was the stand out figure?   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    UK budget: What was the stand out figure?

    Ruth Lea, economic adviser at Arbuthnot Banking Group, gives her reaction to the U.K. Budget.

  • Osborne: We will abolish annual tax return   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    Osborne: We will abolish annual tax return

    George Osborne, U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer, talks about the corporation tax in his annual Budget speech, adding that the annual tax return will be abolished.

  • Has Russia-Ukraine crisis hurt Poland?   Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 12:50 PM ET
    Has Russia-Ukraine crisis hurt Poland?

    Grzegorz Zawada of the Warsaw Stock Exchange discusses whether the Russia-Ukraine crisis has impacted the Polish equity market.

  • UK Budget: What to expect   Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 12:50 PM ET
    UK Budget: What to expect

    Wednesday's U.K. Budget is the last big political flashpoint before the country's general election in May. Tapan Datta, head of asset allocation at Aon Hewitt, weighs in with what to expect.

  • WWII debt: Does Germany owe Greece?   Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 12:35 PM ET
    WWII debt: Does Germany owe Greece?

    Does Germany still owe Greece reparations for World War II? Gesine Schwan of the Social Democratic Party in Germany explains why she thinks yes.

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