European stocks closed mixed on Tuesday, as the crisis in Ukraine curbed enthusiasm for riskier assets.» Read More
European shares closed slightly higher on Tuesday, following on from the recent rally which helped shares reach multi-year highs.
Norman Villamin, chief investment officer for Europe at Coutts, says Italy's political risks have diminished as Italians head to the polls in February.
Spain's conservative prime minister is preparing a package of small measures - such as tax breaks for young entrepreneurs - to stimulate the economy even as he vows to stick to budget cuts.
Miles Davis, partner at Wine Asset Managers, expects the fine wine market to earn healthy returns in 2013, correlated to growing wealth in developing economies.
European shares closed mixed on Monday, boosted by upbeat U.S. durable goods sales data showing orders jumped 4.6 percent in December. Expectations had been for a 1.8 percent rise.
Jonathan Swinney, CFO of EnQuest, tells CNBC how the oil company plans to use the capital from its retail bond issuance.
Kit Juckes, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Societe Generale, discusses whether the sterling will fall further, and says there is a "major" risk the U.K. will lose its triple-A rating.
David Riley, global managing director for sovereign ratings at Fitch Ratings, says the U.K. faces a "significant" risk of being downgraded.
Henkel CEO Kasper Rorsted questions whether Europe has completely turned the corner on its economic and political woes.
It is difficult to export and compete with the U.S. due to the high euro/dollar exchange rate, which should be around parity, says Giuseppe Recchi, chairman of Italy's Eni.
Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf, Saudi Arabia's finance minister, highlights the impact of Syria's crisis on neighboring Turkey and Lebanon, and in particular, Jordan.
Michel Lies, CEO of reinsurer Swiss Re says authorities in both developed and developing countries still have considerable risk management work to do.
Dame Ellen MacArthur, chair of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, tells CNBC why she is a passionate advocate of the circular economy.
Anders Borg, Sweden's finance minister, warns against getting carried away with the idea that the European crisis is over.
Harvard University Professor Lawrence (Larry) Summers says the U.S. should take advantage of "negligible" long term interest rates to improve healthcare and education.
The French government has denied reports that it's planning to scrap the controversial 75 percent tax rate on high-earners.
Eurasia Group President Ian Bremner and Stefano Aversa, co-president at Alix Partners, discuss market uncertainty ahead of David Cameron's speech on Friday, plus Italy's political future.
William Browder, CEO and co-founder of Hermitage Capital Management, says Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's speech at the World Economic Forum was divorced from reality, and advises investors to avoid the country.
Wong Wai Ming, chief financial officer at Lenovo, says use of the personal computer is not in decline but actually growing in some sectors.
Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS, tells CNBC why he's positive about the U.S. economy in 2013, despite political uncertainty.