Tidjane Thiam, CEO of Prudential, discusses quarterly results and what makes their current position very "advantageous".
Steve Sampson, author of Narcomania: How Britain got hooked on drugs, tells CNBC that self-contradiction defines British drug policy.
Rupert Murdoch's crusade to oust Kevin Rudd in Australia's general election has given rise to a heated social media campaign inside a campaign, as Twitter, Facebook and other digital platforms become the weapons used by some to try to outflank Murdoch's "old media".
Banks cut 5,500 branches across the European Union last year, 2.5 percent of the total, leaving the region with 20,000 fewer outlets than it had when the financial industry was plunged into crisis in 2008.
Tesco has unveiled a brand new concept store in the UK in Watford. Tesco Extra is the latest experiment in transforming the supermarket into a retail destination.
Tesco will slash its China exposure by taking just 20 percent of a venture with a state-run company, a deal that underlines the travails foreign retailers have had in the Chinese market.
Jens Larsen, chief European economist at RBC Capital Markets, says the Bank of England will try its hardest to convince the markets that interest rates will stay lower for longer.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney followed in the Federal Reserve's footsteps on Wednesday by linking the interest rate outlook to unemployment, but experts are unconvinced of the advantages of his new plans.
Alan Higgins, chief investment officer at Coutts, tells CNBC that overall he thinks the Bank of England was much more dovish than expected.
Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments is bullish Italian equities.
Ralph Silva, Research Director at SRN discusses IBM's rating downgrade by Credit Suisse.
U.K. job placements surged in July, according to a new report by KPMG, a day after the Bank of England said it would keep interest rates at record lows until unemployment falls.
Johnathan Portes, director of NIESR, says he is optimistic about the prospect of a sustained recover in the U.K., but said it will be driven by consumer spending, which could create the risk of an "unbalanced recovery".
Bob Scott, partner at LCP, tells CNBC that the pension funds aren't about to run out of money.
Tom Rogers, Senior economic adviser, Ernst & Young discusses the improving economic outlook for the single currency bloc.
Paul Donovan, Global Economist, Managing Director at UBS thinks that because Europe has hit bottom, things can't get any worse.
Duncan Brock, director of CIPS, tells CNBC why the July construction PMI is has hit the highest level in over three years.
Robert Gardner, chief economist at Nationwide, tells CNBC that he wouldn¿t worry that house price inflation is running away in the UK.
U.K. homes could soon be powered for nothing at the weekends, if radical plans by energy supplier British Gas are implemented.
British manufacturing grew at its fastest rate in more than two years at the start of the third quarter and looks set to help the recovering economy gain momentum, a survey showed on Thursday.