With all the sound and fury coming from the debate over the future of Scotland, the tough choices facing France appear to have slipped off the radar.» Read More
European shares opened lower on Monday with investors looking ahead to a key Federal Reserve policy meeting this week as well as a referendum on Scottish independence.
Tom Elliott, international investment strategist at DeVere Group, says investors should still be overweight stocks despite concerns over geopolitics.
Adrian Rogstad, country risk analyst at IHS, says the increase in popularity of far-right support was due to an "anti-establishment vote".
Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann says he is "skeptical" about the European Central Bank's purchases of asset-backed securities as it transfers risks to the taxpayers.
The French, German and Italian finance ministers discuss the need for investment in the euro zone.
Peter Westaway, chief European economist at Vanguard Group, says the economic case put forward by the pro-independent Scotland campaigners is about a "leap of faith".
Olly Wehring, managing editor of Just-Drinks, discusses how independence could threaten Scotland's Scotch whiskey industry.
Harvard professor Niall Ferguson, says the prospect of Scotland becoming independent fills him with "despair".
Philip Green, founder of Arcadia, says building the Topshop store on Fifth Avenue in New York has been a challenge.
Model Cara Delevingne says its "unbelievable" being the face of Topshop, while Philip Green, founder of Arcadia, discusses their working relationship.
Greek Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis says the country needs foreign investment and investors putting their cash in the nation will "succeed".
Ukrainian central bank governor Valeria Gontareva, says the country will not need any more money from the IMF, adding that it will not default on its debt.
Ukranian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, says the plan is to achieve "real peace" with Russia and secure NATO membership.
Harvard professor Niall Ferguson says the argument put forward for Scotland to be independent is "economic fiction".
Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko says Russia is building a "huge wall" across Europe through aggressive expansion.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the EU and US are ready to lift sanctions if Russia agrees to withdraw troops from Ukraine and close the border.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the battle against Russia is a fight for global security.
Bank of Finland governor Erkki Liikanen, says the problem of too big to fail banks still remains.
European shares opened higher on Friday but remained in a tight range with investors showing little appetite for risk ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting next week.
Bank of Finland governor Erkki Liikanen, says structural reforms are critical for euro zone countries if they want to take advantage of easy ECB monetary policy.
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