Richard Lewis, head of European equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says earnings have done well this summer and the market is not expecting a "rough" earnings season.» Read More
Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, says BT's strategy is about winning broadband market share and pushing competitors' costs up through aggressive bidding for TV rights.
Stuart Culverhouse, global head of research at Exotix, says frontier markets are "resilient" and can differentiate themselves from the mainstream emerging markets.
Yianos Kontopoulos, CEO and group CIO at Eurobank Asset Management, says 2014 will be the "year of adjustment".
Lyn Graham-Taylor, rates strategist at Rabobank, says the European Central Bank's promise to do "whatever it takes" is shielding European peripheral bonds from the emerging market rout.
Miranda Carr, head of China research at NSBO, discusses China's shadow banking system and how investors are protected against risks in certain products in the world's second-largest economy.
Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says the Bank of England's Mark Carney has not lost credibility through forward guidance and has overseen an economic recovery.
Andrew McCaffery, global head of hedge funds at Aberdeen Asset Management, and Pedro De Noronha, managing partner at Noster Capital, discuss whether hedge funds can outperform the market this year.
Lars Rebien Sørensen, CEO of Novo Nordisk, said demand in the U.S. and China had supported the company's strong earnings.
Gilles Andrier, CEO of Givaudan, says the company is present in many emerging markets across the globe and those markets are a 'huge pillar of growth' for the company.
European equities opened lower on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve decided to taper its monetary stimulus program further.
Alan Miller, founding partner at SCM Private, and Pedro De Noronha, managing partner at Noster Capital, discuss what will be driving markets in 2014.
Spain's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter, preliminary data from the country's statistics agency showed on Thursday.
Rhona O'Connell, head of metals research and forecast at Thomson Reuters GFMS, says that demand from India is weak despite strength from other Asian markets.
Severin Schwan, CEO of Roche, says there is a low penetration of the company's medicines in emerging markets creating big growth potential.
Ivan Menezes, CEO of Diageo, says the company has "weathered" the emerging markets amid a slowdown in sales in several countries.
Andrew Griffith, CFO at BSkyB, says the company has a diverse product offering and can continue to compete, despite fierce competition from BT.
Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, and Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, discuss Bank of England governor Mark Carney's message to Scotland.
Michael Yoshikami, founder and CEO of Destination Wealth Management, says it's encouraging to see the U.S. Federal Reserve continue to taper and it will benefit U.S. and European equities.
Deutsche Bank's co-CEOs Anshu Jain, says the company's 2015 targets are "highly achievable" as the "legacy issues" and restructuring are being settled.
William Duff Gordon, research director at Markit, says 2013 was a tough year for short sellers, but things could be different this year.
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