Clotaire Rapaille has been called "a corporate prophet," and he has some interesting forecasts for China, the Mideast and women's role in the world.
Norwegian Air said one of its Boeing Dreamliners was grounded in the US, the latest in a string of technical problems to hit the new plane.
Anders Borg, Sweden's finance minister, says it would be "logical" to have an euro zone fiscal backstop to accompany the region's asset quality review.
Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor, talks about why the firm has trimmed its outlook.
Johan Molin, CEO of Assa Abloy, comments on the group's earnings and highlights that it grew in all parts of the world except Europe, but that southern Europe is bottoming out.
Tom Johnstone, CEO of SKF, comments on the global economy and explains why he is bullish on North America in the medium- to long-term.
Jan Erik Back, CFO of SEB, comments on the bank's earnings which were "pretty clean" despite weakness in the "trading line" and discusses the Swedish economy
China is establishing itself as a credible competitor in the global weapons market. The NYT reports.
President Obama discusses the situation in Syria and the relationship between the U.S. and the government of Sweden. He also addresses NSA spying and his feelings about the situation in Syria.
Frustrated by a lack of TV coverage of his team, a soccer fan has bought the Australian TV rights for Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Sweden.
A senior Chinese official put pressure on around 30 foreign firms to confess to any antitrust violations and warned them against using external lawyers to fight accusations from regulators, sources said.
Tom Johnstone, CEO of SKF, comments on quarterly earnings, how demand is picking up in aerospace, energy and trucks and discusses their cost control program.
Jan Erik Back, CFO of SEB, comments on SEB's second quarter results and highlights that the past six months have been "positive".
300 jobs may be gone by September in the town of Tofte, the deadline set by the loss-making oil plant's Swedish owner to find a buyer or close.
Anders Borg, Sweden minister of finance, argues that the current plan for a European banking union is too rigid, and would increase banks' financing costs.
Bondholders in the U.S. alone would lose more than $1 trillion if yields leap, showing how urgent it is for governments to put their finances in order, the BIS said.
Europe failed to agree on how to share the cost of bank collapses on Saturday, as Germany resisted attempts by France to water down rules designed to spare taxpayers in future crises.
Knut Hallberg, senior economist at Swedbank, tells CNBC that Swedish exports have been hard hit by the European crisis but fundamentals remain strong.
Anders Borg the Swedish Finance Minister, tells CNBC that they are going to start negotiations with Switzerland and Lichtenstein and others based on anti-tax haven legislation.
While talk around Fed policy has focused on tapering off its easing measures, a weakening economy likely will lead to more aggressive measures.