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Robert Joynson, senior analyst at Macquarie Group, says the outlook for freight rates is weak but Moller Maersk will be able to deal with the challenge.
Henry Dixon, U.K. equity portfolio manager at GLG, and Chris Turner, head of FX strategy at ING Financial Markets, discuss the strength of sterling and whether it is time to take profits.
Wolfango Piccoli, managing director of Teneo Intelligence, says the impact of the European Parliamentary elections will be minimal at the pan-European level, but could be stronger on domestic politics.
European shares closed slightly down on Tuesday, as investors remained cautious regarding stock valuations, the possibility of policy action from the European Central Bank, and upcoming elections.
Nick James, director of equity research at Numis Securities, says Microsoft's tablet strategy has failed so far and that it doesn't appear that the new release will change the pattern.
Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, and Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, discuss the U.K. economy and how there is still slack in the labor market.
The Pono Player aims to give music lovers a high-quality affordable portable experience, and was the third-largest kickstarted campaign, John Hamm, Pono CEO tells CNBC.
José Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo, former member of the ECB executive board, says the ECB is considering all action, and discusses the rally in the euro.
European closed mixed on Monday, with traders shunning riskier assets amid concerns over stock valuations, policy action from the European Central Bank and upcoming elections in the region.
Tom Elliott, international investment strategist at DeVere Group, says he's neutral on equities because of low capital expenditure levels in the U.S. and the U.K., and because loan growth in Europe is being held back by capital ratio requirements.
Shweta Singh, economist at Lombard Street Research, says the best part of the India elections is "the astounding majority", which will help ease the reform progress.
European shares closed mixed on Friday, having wavered throughout the day, with concerns remaining about slow growth, low inflation and hefty valuations.
Antonio Garcia Pascual, chief euro area economist at Barclays, comments on Portugal and says that while challenges remain, overall the picture is positive.
Virginie Maisonneuve, deputy CIO at PIMCO, and Cristian Maggio, emerging market strategist at TD Securities, discuss volatility in the stock markets, especially in emerging markets.
Philip Hoffman, CEO of the Fine Art Fund, comments on the past week's major art auctions at Christie's and Sotheby's.
Anders Borg, Swedish finance minister, says he is against the possible Pfizer-AstraZeneca takeover, and that Pfizer's CEO testimony to U.K. politicians did not reduce any uncertainty.
European shares closed lower on Thursday, as GDP data disappointed and investors mulled the prospect of the European Central Bank announcing monetary stimulus in the next few weeks.
Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, says European GDP data proves the region is "not in a true recovery" and that the ECB has now made itself "redundant."
The European crisis is not over, as unemployment remains so high, says Jean-Claude Juncker, European Commission presidential candidate, who also discusses the rise of populism across the region.
Luke Johnson, director at Risk Capital Partners, discusses the upcoming AIM IPO of Patisserie Valerie and explains why that the company has been able to expand through the recession.