Investors interested in emerging Europe might consider small-but-vibrant Slovakia, the first ex-Soviet satellite state to join the euro zone.
Slovakia's banking industry is "pretty liquid", well-capitalized and has low levels of non-performing loans, says Jozef Sikela CEO of Slovakia's largest commercial bank, Slovenska Sporitelna.
Slovakia's proximity to Ukraine, which is in conflict with Russia, poses dangers, the Slovak deputy prime minister told CNBC.
The European Union has lost its way and must adapt to survive, the former Slovakian prime minister told CNBC.
Some of Croatia's poorest citizens will be offered a "fresh start" when the eastern European country's government cancels their debt.
Ludwik Sobolewski, CEO of the Bucharest Stock Exchange, discusses Romania's hopes of achieving an emerging market status by 2017.
Billionaire investor George Soros has called on European officials to urgently boost their efforts to support the Ukrainian economy.