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Jessica Ground, U.K. equities fund manager at Schroders, says questions remain over Marks and Spencer's online strategy and clothing ranges.
Ed Fulton, spokesman at Sporting Index, says Tiger Wood is unlikely to win the US Masters and discusses stronger contenders for the title.
Jharonne Martis-Olivo, director of research at Thomson Reuters, says the harsh weather had a big impact in U.S. retail in the first quarter, and that analysts have lowered their expectations.
Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital, says the minutes revealed the Fed is testing the market and that interest rates won't be raised "anytime soon."
Francesco Galietti, founder and CEO of Policy Sonar, likens Italian politics to a "Machiavellian play" ahead of Berlusconi's court hearing and discusses the impact the electoral reform could have.
Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, highlights that while there's been a rebound in activity in U.K. housing, it's still a third down from its peak and lack of supply remains the main issue.
Bryan Roberts, retail insights director at Kantar Retail, says M&S results show "savvy data-management" and a lack of clarity on some areas, such as clothing.
Nicholas Spiro, managing director at Spiro Sovereign Strategy, says the rally in southern European bonds, Greece especially, is "the stuff of fiction" and proves sentiment is disconnected from fundamentals.
Steven Englander, global head of G10 foreign exchange strategy at Citi, says the Fed minutes might reveal a more hawkish side, as well as concerns over the supply side of the U.S. economy.
Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, comments on Toyota auto recall and says this is part of a trend in which recalls will become larger because manufacturers use the same parts across a range of models to cut costs.
Nik Modi, managing director at RBC Capital markets, discusses Constellation Brands ahead of earnings and says there is still a lot more momentum and upside for the group, led by the beer business.
Carm Huntress, CEO at RxREVU, explains that the app is aimed at reducing the waste and cost of health care by presenting patients with efficient but cheaper alternatives to their prescriptions.
Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, says the Fed minutes would be "redundant" if the central bank was doing a "good job" and says investors will look for further details on interest rate guidance.
Daphne Roth, Asia equity strategist at ABN AMRO Private Banking, says market sentiment on the Indonesian elections has been "very positive" and explains why banks and infrastructure are the main beneficiaries.
Simon Walsh, EMEA COO at EMC, says the global digital universe should grow 10-fold over the next six years and that this represents "significant opportunities" for businesses.
Amit Kara, U.K. economist at UBS, says the U.K.'s trade balance for February is a "little bit better" than expected but points out that the goods trade balance remains "fairly wide."
Bruno Jeanbart, director of political studies and opinion polls at Opinionway, discusses reforms in France after the confidence vote on the new prime minister and explains why his main weakness might be President Hollande.
Yannick Naud, portfolio manager at Sturgeon Capital, discusses the Greek economy and its debt sales, adding that the market is currently "very lenient" on the euro zone's peripheral countries.
Javier Pérez-Tenessa, CEO of eDreams Odigeo, says the company has created "long-term value" and growth in 2014 will be "bigger" than previous years.
Kosha Gada, principal at A.T. Kearney, says World Wrestling Entertainment's new online video service is tapping the "passionate" fan base and could break even in its first year.
Carolin Roth is co-anchor for Worldwide Exchange and based in London. Fluent in both German and English, she was previously CNBC's correspondent in Zurich.
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