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French national auditors warned the French government on Thursday that it was likely to miss revised budget targets this year, putting it on course to break a pledge it made to the European Commission.
Richard Perry, chief market strategist at Central Markets, charts the S&P 500, FTSE 100 and Dax, and explains why the German index is set to remain the best performing stock index in the region.
Stephen Furlong, senior equity analyst at Davy Research, explains that the new British Airways bonds, backed by new planes, are a "smart move" as it diversifies financing sources.
John Cridland, director-general of the CBI, comments on the U.K. Chancellor George Osborne's spending review, and says the cuts are "painful" but done "intelligently".
Chuka Harrison Umunna, U.K.'s shadow business secretary, says Chancellor George Osborne's plans have failed to deliver, especially on infrastructure spending.
Apostolos Bantis, credit analyst at Commerzbank and Maarten Jan Bakkum, global emerging markets strategist at ING Investment Management, discuss emerging markets and structural reforms.
European shares closed higher on Wednesday afternoon, as relief rallies in Europe and the U.S. continued after the Chinese central bank offered some reassurance about liquidity crunch concerns.
Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, comments on EUR/USD, and says the market is treating ECB and Fed policies by different standards.
John Authers, senior investment columnist at the Financial Times, says the Chancellor's spending review was more political than financial, and highlights the importance of the Bank of England's change of leadership.
David Gauke, U.K. Treasury minister, explains that further cuts are needed to help the U.K. boost its infrastructure spending.
Ron William, founder & principal market strategist at RW Market Advisory, charts the VIX and warns of a break out pattern which points to increased volatility over the summer months.
European shares rebounded from seven-month lows to close higher on Tuesday afternoon.
Hans Stoter, CIO of ING Investment Management, says that the market is overdoing its tapering fears and advises adding risk to one's portfolio.
David Bloom, global head foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, talks about the currency market following the Fed meeting, the dollar and how the Norwegian krone got "absolutely smoked".
CNBC's Claudia Pensotti, reports from Milan where Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's former prime minister, was found guilty of having sex with a minor and abusing his power.
Henning Meyer, senior visiting fellow at the London School of Economics's department of government, says that Angela Merkel's manifesto is based on "optimistic" growth expectations.
Michael Fuchs, economics affairs spokesman at CDU, promises that Germany would not use tax hikes to finance Angela Merkel's election manifesto, but would rely on revenues from higher growth.
Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, explains why bond investors are getting as "rough a ride" as equity investors.
European shares accelerated losses to close on Monday, on ongoing concerns about an imminent scaling back of the U.S. Federal Reserve's asset purchases, plus liquidity fears in China.
Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, expects the U.S. dollar to be much more volatile over the summer months, and highlights the euro's resilience.