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Stephen Koseff, CEO of Investec, discusses the impact the weak South African rand had on the group, and says it has started to see "a lot more activity" and "quite a bit of improvement" in legacy issues.
Erik Berglof, chief economist at EBRD, tells CNBC that a reversal of reforms is being seen in some central European countries, including Hungary and that it's a "matter of concern".
Abhishek Deshpande, oil and gas analyst at Natixis, discusses the talks between Iran and the West and explains why the oil price is unlikely to be impacted if Iranian oil comes back online.
European equities closed higher on Wednesday, but investors remained cautious ahead of the release of the minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee's October meeting.
Gyorgy Matolcsy, governor of the Central Bank of Hungary, highlights that the only policy anchor the central bank has is its inflation target, and that it does not intervene to help the currency.
Hungary's central bank governor rebutted claims of government interference in monetary policy.
Andrew Brundan, founder and managing director at Patrona, explains how it managed to remain competitive after production was moved back to the U.K., following a bad experience in China.
Stefan Dobocky, board member at DSM, says that by merging its pharma division with drug maker Patheon, a "global leader" will be created, and explains that the new entity will be run as a separate company.
European equities closed lower on Tuesday as markets turned cautious over when the U.S. Federal Reserve might scale back its stimulus program.
Klaus Regling, managing director at the European Stability Mechanism, discusses the European banking union and the roles the ECB and the European Stability Mechanism could play.
José Ángel Gurría, secretary general at the OECD, says the world economy is stuck in "first gear" and that growth prospects are "sluggish."
Todd Sears, founder of Out on The Street, highlights the "return-on equality" for companies which are LGBT- (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) friendly.
Dragos Tanase, general manager at Rosia Montana Gold Corporation, discusses the outlook for Romania's mining industry, as expansion proposals are mired in controversy.
European equities closed higher on Monday after a negative start, boosted by strong trading on Wall Street, plus euro zone trade surplus data.
Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways, explains that the group's financing does not come from the government but from its cash flow and its international lenders.
Parisian police are on the hunt for a gunman after two separate shootings were reported, one of which caused serious injury, reports CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi.
Richard Wilson, CEO of TIGA, discusses the release of Sony's PS4 and says early indications show that it should be a success.
Michael Noonan, Ireland's finance minister, highlights that foreign direct investment is at an "all-time high" in Ireland at the moment.
Marcus Grubb, managing director of investment at the World Gold Council, says gold demand has shifted to Asian countries.
Paul Rawkins, head of emerging Europe sovereign ratings at Fitch, explains why the agency downgraded Ukraine to B- with negative outlook and says an IMF bailout would be the best outcome.