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European shares posted gains to close higher on Monday, after an upbeat start to Wall Street, and better news from Greece and Portugal.
CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports from Cairo, where over 40 people have died in violence on Monday.
James Wharton, a member of parliament for the U.K.'s Conservative Party, explains that the Tories wish to renegotiate the U.K.'s membership in the European Union, and hold a referendum on the matter by the end of 2017.
Harris Georgiades, Cyprus' finance minister, underlines the progress Cyprus has made in implementing "hard but necessary decisions."
Pierre Moscovici, France's finance minister, says France is working on implementing "huge" reforms and that French businesses should be proud of the country's economy.
Hitesh Patel, U.K. forensic partner at KPMG, discusses the U.K.'s fraud barometer, and how fraud against investors has quadrupled since the beginning of the downturn.
European shares increases losses on Friday afternoon after a better-than-expected U.S. employment report, having turned briefly higher on the news.
David Kelly, chief global strategist at JP Morgan Funds, believes that investors have got their asset allocations wrong and says, they need to realize that U.S. monetary policy is in the "wrong place".
CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports from Cairo where three people have been killed in fresh violence on Friday.
Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, says focus is on the U.S. dollar right now, and explains that sterling will see much more pressure against the dollar in the coming month, before stabilizing.
Paul Robson, currency strategist at RBS, explains that the European Central Bank's "lower rates for longer" message, and the strong U.S. job report, are supportive of the U.S. dollar against European currencies.
CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports from Cairo where protests have eased following the military coup.
Arnaud Gandon, CIO at Heptagon Capital, explains why he has cut his exposure to G7 government bonds, and sold emerging market debt and gold.
European shares rallied to close higher on Thursday after the Bank of England and the European Central Bank both gave guidance for the first time on the path for future monetary policy.
Adam Cole, head of currency strategy at RBC, explains that both the ECB and the Bank of England are trying to "divorce" policy from U.S. events and "manipulate" rates expectations lower.
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore, highlights how forward guidance was the main topic at Thursday's ECB's press conference.
Thomas Harjes, senior European economist at Barclays, says that Mario Draghi signaled a shift towards a more data-driven policy on Thursday.
Bill Blain, senior fixed income broker at Mint Partners, and Chris Giles, economics editor at the Financial Times, agree that the ECB's policy statement on Thursday showed that European economies remain "in a lot of trouble".
Roelof Van Den Akker, senior technical analyst at ING Wholesale Banking, remains neutral on 10-year Italian bonds for the short-term but charts that the risks for a "sharp increase" in yields are still there.
Pip McCrostie, global vice-chair of transaction advisory services at E&Y comments on the decrease of M&A value and volumes in Europe and why China is still a great destination for M&A.