European bourses opened slightly lower on Friday as investors eyed corporate earnings and fresh economic data.
Francesco Filia, CEO at Fasanara Capital, reacts to news that Vivendi's Chairman Vincent Bollore is being investigated for his stake building in Mediaset.
Pearson CEO John Fallon discusses his company's earnings - which reveal a $3.3 billion pretax loss - but argues that his company has a future.
Fasanara Capital CEO Francesco Filia discusses his investment strategy, adding that rates were "on a rising pattern well before Trump."
RBS CFO Ewen Stevenson discusses earnings and job cutting rumors, adding that "morale is really, really good" at the bank.
Bank of Ireland CEO Richie Boucher discusses earnings, adding that "we see our margins continuing to improve."
RBS CFO Ewen Stevenson discusses the bank's latest earnings, which saw it post its ninth consecutive year of losses.
Enrico Letta, dean at the Paris School of International Affairs at Sciences Po and president of the Jacques Delors Institute, discusses politics in Italy.
CNBC's Gemma Acton speaks to Martin Heydon, chairman of Ireland's leading Fine Gael party, about Taoiseach Enda Kenny's upcoming visit to Washington D.C.
CNBC's Claire Fournier speaks about French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's unveiling of his economic policies.
Actis COO Andrew Newington discusses potential currency manipulation in China and the best approaches to investing in the superpower.
Actis COO Andrew Newington discusses investment in Mexico in light of the country's troubled relationship with the Trump administration.
IDA CEO Martin Shanahan tells CNBC that "Ireland has proven itself remarkably stable" in a world that is less so.
Valdis Dombrovskis, vice president of the European Commission, discusses Brexit negotiations, the Greek debt crisis and the upcoming French election.
CNBC's Gemma Acton reports that Ireland's leadership contest will be in full swing after Taoiseach Enda Kenny's visit to U.S. President Donald Trump.
Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos relates the rise of populism in Europe to the natural process of democracy.
Rathbone Brothers CIO Julian Chillingworth discusses political risk in Europe and the validity of nervousness surrounding the looming French election.
SwissRe CFO David Cole discusses how his business is ensuring that it remains attractive to shareholders, and the inherent risks it faces.
Rathbone Brothers CIO Julian Chillingworth explains why he prefers investing in equities to bonds.
European bourses opened flat on Thursday as investors eyed a further raft of corporate earnings reports.