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European shares closed lower on Friday - their first weekly loss in a month - as a disappointing earnings from JPMorgan added to the "risk-off" sentiment, and tech stocks slumped.
Reza Moghadam, director of the IMF's European department, discusses the IMF's role in helping Ukraine out of its "dire financial solution", and touches upon gas price negotiations with Russia.
The perception of Greece in the financial market has changed, says Reza Moghadam, director of the IMF's European department, adding however that the country still has large financial needs.
Connie Hedegaard, European commissioner for climate action, says the Ukraine crisis has reinforced the need for alternative energiy in Europe, as energy dependence has both economic and political implications.
European shares closed lower on Thursday, having fluctuated for much of the day, as investors grew nervous ahead of the upcoming first quarter earnings session.
Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of strategy at ING, says that with the "cyclical recovery" underway, equities is his "preferred asset class."
Petros Christodoulou, deputy CEO at the National bank of Greece and former head of the Greek Public Debt Management Agency, says the successful bond auction shows that "effort and pain" is paying off.
Ukraine's acting foreign minister tells CNBC that the 'more concrete action and determined sanctions' should be taken against Russia.
Andrew Stanger, employment partner at Mayer Brown, discusses the European Commission's plan to regulate executive pay-outs and tackle pay inequality.
European shares closed higher on Wednesday, following a rebound led by the auto sector, after the heavy selling seen at the start of the week.
Geoffrey Pyatt, U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, says the attacks on government buildings in eastern Ukraine were orchestrated and funded from outside the country.
Philip Tyson, rates strategist at ICAP, says the Greek 5-year bonds auction on Thursday should have "pretty solid" demand but highlights that longer-term, there are still some "big question marks" over Greece.
Virginie Maisonneuve, deputy CIO of Pimco, explains why she likes emerging markets at the moment, and warns that there is a "little bit" of complacency in the market.
A match appeared to have been struck to the conflict in Ukraine this week, as violence erupted between pro-Russian supporters and the Ukrainian army.
George O'Connor, senior analyst at Panmure Gordon, says the latest technology stock sell-off cannot be likened to the dotcom bubble of the 2000s.
European stocks closed lower on Tuesday for a second day after a selloff Monday saw bourses snap a nine-day winning streak, with investors seemingly fearful about the upcoming earnings season.
Kevin Gardiner, chief investment officer for Europe at Barclays, discusses why the technology stock sell-off took place, and suggests that investors might be saving money for the Alibaba IPO.
Ian Stannard, head of European FX strategy at Morgan Stanley, says a more balanced economic recovery in the U.K. will push sterling higher.
Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, and Louis Gargour, chief investment officer at LNG Capital, discuss the tech stock sell-off, and where investors will put their money instead.
Ryan Bransfield, analyst at Markit, says dividend payments among U.K. firms should be the highest in six years in 2014, and discusses which stocks will have the highest yields.