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Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European markets, which closed higher on Thursday.
Max King, investment strategist at Investec Asset Management, tells CNBC that investors should stick to the recent trend of small and medium caps, steering clear of the big 'dinosaurs'.
Riccardo Ronco, technical analyst at Aviate Global, gives CNBC a technical look at the under performance of emerging market bond equity ratios
Chris Tinker, founder of Libra Investment Services, tells CNBC that once people realise the extent of Brussels' desire to 'dictate' Europe, markets will respond and suffer accordingly.
Peter Ceretti, researcher at Eurasia Group, tells CNBC that the failure of Per Luigi Bersani to form a coalition government means the President will take control of the process, but it will be 6-12 months before an election is called.
Britain opens a judicial inquiry into the death of Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky on Thursday to establish how he died in the locked bathroom of his vast mansion.
Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, gives CNBC a technical look at whether the bull market is running out of steam, focusing on the recent fortunes of the FTSE and the Dow.
Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi, says investors' confidence in equities is growing and there has been significant inflow into equities so far this year.
Amjad Bseisu, CEO of EnQuest, tells CNBC that oil reserves in the north sea are declining, although a relaxation of government regulations has prompted a boom of investment in the area.
Ian Gordon, head of banks research at Investec Securities, tells CNBC that the new capital requirement imposed on U.K. banks by the Bank of England will restrict lending and will lead to more shrinkage.
Jan Randolph, head of sovereign risk at IHS Global Insight, tells CNBC that Italy is in a state of 'suspended animation' without a government, but expects the suggestion of ECB OMT should constrain bond yields.
Ayham Kamel, Middle East analyst at Eurasia Group, says the Lebanese Prime Minister's resignation brings a lot of uncertainty as the current caretaker government will not be able to take big decisions, and also adds to the region's political instability.
Gunnar Hokmark, member of the European Parliament, tells CNBC that the most important repercussion from Cyprus is proof of the need to guarantee deposits below 100,000 euros.
Daniel Morris, global strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, tells CNBC that Cyprus demonstrated the EU's dilemma between wanting stability and wanting growth, but questions whether now was the right time to take a stand.
Charles Diebel, head of market strategy at Lloyds Bank Wholesale Banking and Markets, says the main risk to widening spreads has been removed with the Cyprus deal but that we could still see an 'initial knee jerk reaction' in peripheral countries that could be most affected by capital flight.
Virginie Maisonneuve, head of global and international equities at Schroders, tells CNBC that the an 'exceptional' situation in Cyprus ended up with an exceptional solution, one that was making the best of a bad job.
Kathy Lien, managing director of BK Asset Management, tells CNBC the continued euro weakness vs dollar reflects how investors remain worried over the euro zone economic performance and contagion from Cyprus.
Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, tells CNBC that EU comments about Cyprus being a template for future bailouts caused a wave of concern late in Monday trading, halting the market rally.
Philippe Ghanem, vice chairman & managing director of ADS Securities tells CNBC that investors are weighing up their options in response to Cyprus and searching for guarantees from banks and institutions.
Charles Robertson, global chief economist at Renaissance Capital, says Russian depositors will withdraw their money from Cyprus and could decide it's safer at home.