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Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven says he is positive on the European Central Bank's quantitative easing.
U.K. Chancellor George Osborne says British voters want the Conservatives in government rather than the minority parties.
George Soros, chairman of the Soros Fund Management, say the Swiss National Bank's move to end the Swiss franc's euro peg will cause the currency to become overvalued and the economy to slow down.
Ignazio Visco, governor of the Central Bank of Italy, says Italy needs a stable government in order to make crucial reforms.
George Soros, chairman of the Soros Fund Management, says world leaders and not "sufficiently aware" of the danger of a "resurgent Russia".
Spanish finance minister Luis de Guindos says the country has made key reforms and deflation is a benefit for consumers.
George Soros, chairman of the Soros Fund Management, says the European Central Bank's quantitative easing will only benefit the owners of assets and widen the gap between rich and poor.
Ignazio Visco, governor of the Central Bank of Italy, says the European Central Bank's monetary policy is not aimed at the euro's exchange rate.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble says the company is investing money but is sticking to the European Union's budget rules -- unlike some countries.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble, says the European Central Bank is independent and governments need to make structural reforms to boost the region's economy.
U.K. Chancellor George Osborne says countries need to carry out structural reforms to boost the euro zone economy.
U.K. Chancellor George Osborne says the country wants to remain in a reformed European Union.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble, says he wants the euro zone to stick together and stresses he has not modeled a Greek exit from the European Union.
Lord Malloch-Brown, senior advisor at FTI Consulting, says that Putin was the big loser at Davos while European Central Bank President Mario Draghi stole the show.
The People's Bank of China says European Central Bank quantitative easing will boost the European economy and be a positive for Chinese exports.
Frances O'Grady, general secretary of the Trades Union Congress, says the British public has not felt the economic recovery.
Benoît Coeuré, executive board member of the European Central Bank, says the bank is independent and was not pressured by politicians in its decision to announce quantitative easing.
Benoît Coeuré, executive board member of the European Central Bank, says quantitative easing will help boost inflation in the euro zone.
Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, says world leaders are bullish on climate change and are ready to take action.
European markets opened higher on Friday as global markets react to the European Central Bank's (ECB) decision to launch a full-scale bond-buying program.
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