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Airbus CEO Frabrice Bregier has told CNBC, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, that the issues faced by Boeing with its 787 Dreamliner, will not lead to delays in certification of Airbus's A350 which is currently under development.
Joaquín Almunia, EU Competition Commissioner, tells CNBC that UK companies will not be treated any differently despite David Cameron's 'risky' decision to commit to a referendum.
Fredrik Reinfeldt, Swedish Prime Minister, tells CNBC he believes UK Prime Minister, David Cameron was taking initiative by calling a referendum and fighting to stay inside the European Union.
Klaus Regling, managing director of the European Stability Mechanism, tells CNBC that in Europe when the pressure from the market lessens there is a risk of complacency.
Michael McCarthy, Chief Market Strategist at CMC Markets. China's leaders are taking steps to ensure stabilizing growth. Contraction in Europe unlikely to dampen global growth, with the IMF forecast of 3-3.5% growth in 2013.
Jorg Decressin, Deputy Director, Research Department at the IMF said the IMF cut its 2013 forecast for global growth despite the stimulus efforts by central banks.
If Washington can reach a grand bargain to fix its fiscal problems, the U.S. economy could boom, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon told CNBC on Wednesday in Davos.
If the recent global economic crisis taught us anything, it is that the world can be a better place when we collaborate to address the challenges of our connected globe, Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan said.
The European economy faces multiple challenges, but there is reason to be optimistic, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde told delegates at the World Economic Forum on Wednesday.
Outgoing Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti defended his track record in leading Italy through the European financial crisis and told delegates at Davos that the country had regained credibility in the eyes of investors.
Lawrence Summers told delegates at the World Economic Forum that the U.S. was right to focus on its budget deficit, but should also make the most of "negligible" long term interest rates to improve healthcare and education.
Morgan Stanley hopes to buy the rest of the Smith Barney business this year as it continues to re-position its business, CEO James Gorman told CNBC.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on all the market moving events in Europe today.
Eurasia Group President Ian Bremner and Stefano Aversa, co-president at Alix Partners, discuss market uncertainty ahead of David Cameron's speech on Friday, plus Italy's political future.
William Browder, CEO and co-founder of Hermitage Capital Management, says Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's speech at the World Economic Forum was divorced from reality, and advises investors to avoid the country.
South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday questioned whether Africa was more risky than other regions across the globe, arguing in a debate at Davos that the continent was growing and moving forward.
Wong Wai Ming, chief financial officer at Lenovo, says use of the personal computer is not in decline but actually growing in some sectors.
A lifeless economy is expected to cost Britain its place among countries with top-notch credit ratings this year, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday.
Global growth for 2013 will now be lower than previous estimates, according to the International Monetary Fund, as the sovereign debt crisis in Europe continues to pose a large downside risk to the economy.
The euro zone economy is not out of the woods yet, UBS Chairman Axel Weber told CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday, pointing to the Italian elections and Spain's ability to tap financial markets for funding as significant risks.
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Dave Coplin, chief envisioning officer at Microsoft U.K., argues that many people should be more careful about how they use technology.
Manji Cheto, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, discusses the outbreak of the Ebola virus in Western Africa, the risk of contagion to other countries and the economic impact.
Adewale Tinubu, group chief executive at Oando, comments on the group's deal to acquire ConocoPhillips's Nigeria upstream business and what it means for the group.