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David Stubbs, global market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, says U.S. assets remain attractive following the latest Fed meeting and discusses European assets.
Marc Ostwald, strategist at ADM Investor Services, comments on the ECB's cheap loan program and says that doing anything before the asset quality review "was always going to be a problem".
Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, says that the ECB's TLTRO won't boost lending to SMEs and that European banks already have "plenty of liquidity".
European shares closed largely higher on Wednesday, as investors bet the U.S. Federal Reserve would hold off on hiking interest rates.
Geoffrey Yu, senior foreign exchange strategist at UBS, discusses sterling ahead of the Scottish referendum and how the currency would react to either Yes or No outcomes.
George Buckley, chief U.K. economist at Deutsche Bank, discusses how either outcomes in the Scottish independence referendum will impact markets and whether "sterling-ization" is possible.
Stephane Richard, CEO of Orange, discusses the group¿s offer for Spain's Jazztel and says that the merger between the two would "create a champion in the industry".
European shares closed lower on Tuesday with investors looking ahead to a key Federal Reserve policy meeting this week as well as a referendum on Scottish independence.
Peter Hambro, executive chairman at Petropavlovsk, explains that the group is to issue a new bond to fund a "major debt repayment" after the group was hit by the falling gold price.
Nicholas Spiro, managing director at Spiro Sovereign Strategy, comments on the French prime minister's speech ahead of a confidence vote in Parliament.
The amount of work that goes into putting on a fashion show is "phenomenal" says Christopher Bailey, designer and CEO of Burberry, who also discusses how he juggles between being the group's CEO and designer.
European shares closed slightly lower on Monday, with trade range-bound due to concerns over the upcoming U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting and Scottish independence vote.
Rob Cox, global editor at Reuters BreakingViews, outlines the reason why SABMiller, itself a target of bid talk, is interested in competitor Heineken.
Sandy Chen, banks analyst at Cenkos Securities, discusses the upcoming Scottish referendum and the implications of a Yes vote.
Jean-Luc Schneider, deputy head of the policy studies branch at the OECD Economics Department, explains why the body has reduced its growth forecasts and why the ECB should do more.
With all the sound and fury coming from the debate over the future of Scotland, the tough choices facing France appear to have slipped off the radar.
European shares closed flat to lower on Friday, as investors monitored developments in Russia and Scotland, and looked ahead to an important U.S. Federal Reserve meeting next week.
The euro zone still needs structural reforms to enhance the effectiveness of monetary and fiscal policies, say ECB President Mario Draghi and Jeroen Dijsselbloem, president of the Eurogroup.
Richard Perry, market analyst at Hantec Markets, charts the recent performance of sterling and says the recovery - following the sharp sell-off - seems to be taking hold.
Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, says the U.K. real estate market is stabilizing and discusses the possible impact of Scottish independence.