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Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia says not to expect any more budget cuts out of Europe because there has been a shift in mood worldwide that austerity is not working.
South Africa is the world's biggest gold producer after China, so you would expect this year's 15.6 percent drop in gold to have a big impact. Not so.
Jean-Claude Biver, chairman at Hublot, talks about the outlook for Swiss watch and says that many regions are booming such as Latin America and Russia, and how Europe is a growth area.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on today's market moving events from Europe today, as political confidence in Italy grows.
European shares closed higher on Wednesday, after weak German business sentiment data spurred hopes the ECB might move to cut interest rates when it meets next week.
Tim Urquhart, senior automotive analyst at IHS, discusses European auto makers' results, and says that the big issue for Peugeot is its structural dependence on the European market.
The European Central Bank needs to by-pass dysfunctional banks through a TARP-like program, said one European CIO.
Daniel Harden, senior commercial dealer at Global Reach Partners, says the hunt for yield is keeping the euro/dollar stable, but warns that it will fall further, as euro zone fundamentals are deteriorating.
Stephen King, chief global economist at HSBC, comments on the appointment of a new Prime Minister in Italy and doubts the country's ability to keep a grand coalition in place.
Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg discusses quarterly results with CNBC. He says the telecoms giant saw growth in eight out of 10 regions, with North America playing "a very vital role".
President Giorgio Napolitano has given Enrico Letta, deputy head of the center-left Democratic Party (PD), a mandate to try to form a new government, according to news wires on Wednesday.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on Wednesday's market moving events from Europe, as German business sentiment data came in worse-than-expected.
How do you make money in these markets? Here is what some of the experts on CNBC have been telling us this morning.
The Bank of England's Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) is like a "pretty bandaid" for the banking sector, one economist told CNBC on Wednesday after the central bank expanded the program.
Germany's Ifo index dropped in April, in a further sign that Europe's largest economy is slowing.
The sight of the head of the IMF waking up France's top finance official during a crisis meeting over Cyprus illustrates a question that is troubling European diplomats: what has happened to France's voice in Europe?
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open where retail is under a lot of pressure.
Credit Suisse said on Wednesday first-quarter net profit rose on the year due in part to its investment bank, and flagged a cash dividend.
Christian Clausen, CEO of Nordea, tells CNBC that in the corporate sector it is very much wait and see and corporates are not investing yet.
Expectations that the European Central Bank (ECB) will announce a rate cut is likely to have a limited impact and could end up being a disappointment, analysts said.
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At Davos, Ivan Vatchkov, CIO of Algebris, says the reform of the "populari" banks makes the banking environment in Italy "considerably more investment friendly."
At Davos, Ivan Vatchkov, CIO of Algebris, discusses the recent launch of quantitative easing in Europe.
At Davos, Sir Mike Rake, President of Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and chairman of BT Group says that the benefits of staying in the European Union outweigh the costs.