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Mehmet Simsek, Turkey's finance minister, discusses the Turkish lira, and says it's one of the "most competitive" and "least volatile" emerging markets currency.
Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, and Kathy Lien, managing director at BK Asset Management, agree that risks for the U.S. dollar are to the upside.
James Ashley, senior economist at RBC Capital Markets, explains that the EU's budget deal is just "one step along a very long road" and that investors care more about the Federal Reserve at the moment.
Jean-Claude Juncker, prime minister of Luxembourg, tells CNBC that the EU needs to "coordinate national policies" in order to enjoy better growth.
Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament, says he is "pleased" with the EU's long-term budget deal.
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.
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.
Apostolos Bantis, credit analyst at Commerzbank and Maarten Jan Bakkum, global emerging markets strategist at ING Investment Management, discuss emerging markets and structural reforms.
Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, comments on EUR/USD, and says the market is treating ECB and Fed policies by different standards.
David Gauke, U.K. Treasury minister, explains that further cuts are needed to help the U.K. boost its infrastructure spending.
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.
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.