Jan Dunning, CEO of St Petersburg-headquartered hypermarket chain Lenta, says the situation in Ukraine has had no impact on the group, as consumer confidence remains unaffected in Russia.» Read More
Alan Mendoza, executive director at the Henry Jackson Society, and Simon Ballard, head of credit strategy at National Australia Bank, discuss the crisis in Ukraine and the impact on markets.
The hemp industry could become one of the U.S.'s biggest now its industrial use had been legalized, says Doug Fine, author of "Hemp Bound".
European shares closed higher on Wednesday, as better-than-expected Chinese growth data and a slew of earnings releases buoyed sentiment.
Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, explains why despite positive data, the U.K. economy remains "rather fragile", and discusses top stock picks.
Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro Advisory Partners, says investors should not be worried about harsher economic sanctions on Russia, despite continuing tensions with Ukraine.
Jon Cox, head of European consumer equities at Kepler Cheuvreux, comments on Nestle's earnings and highlights that currency weakness was a "big pain" for the group in the first quarter.
European shares closed lower on Tuesday, as Ukraine worries and fears about slowing demand in China weighed on stocks, along with disappointing data from the U.S.
Paul Renken, chief geologist and mining analyst at VSA Capital, discusses mining stocks and the outlook for iron ore, after Rio Tinto posted an 8 percent drop in the metal's shipments.
Elizabeth Corley, CEO of Allianz Global Investors, says that European markets are driven by news flow rather than fundamentals, and explains why this provides good entry points for specific stocks.
Sarbjit Nahal of BofA Merrill Lynch says that within a few years, demand for water will exceed supply. He advises on how to invest in the sector.
Panos Paleologos, founder and CEO of HotelBrain, says that during the crisis, the Greek tourism market sought to improve itself, and discusses the outlook for the sector in 2014.
European shares recovered from earlier losses to close higher on Monday, after U.S. retail data surpassed estimates and strong earnings from Citigroup boosted stocks on Wall Street.
Fadi Zaher, head of bonds and currencies at Kleinwort Benson, says the euro is boosted by the faster-than-expected recovery in Europe, and says low inflation is "not that worrying" at the moment.
The outlook for world trade in 2014 and 2015 is "brighter, but not as bright" as the WTO would have hoped, says, Roberto Azevedo, WTO director general.
Russia will talk about helping Ukraine if it recognizes the annexation of Crimea, Russia’s finance minister told CNBC.
Moritz Kraemer, chief sovereign rating officer at S&P, highlights that while Greece has achieved a lot, its economy below pre-crisis levels.
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.