Ruth Lea, economic advisor at Arbuthnot Banking Group, says the U.K. economy is "not out of the woods yet" as the country still has a large budget deficit.» Read More
Dominic Simpson, an executive at Rigzone, says that the public need more education on the benefits of shale which will bring 'extraordinary' economic benefits to the UK.
Eivind Kolding, CEO of Danske Bank, says the company revised their 2013 guidance lower because there is a "risk" of turbulence in the financial markets.
Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg Bank, and CNBC's UK business editor Helia Ebrahimi, discuss whether forward guidance from Bank of England governor Mark Carney has had a positive impact.
James Albertine, analyst at Stifel Nicolaus, and Charles Dumas, chief economist and director at Lombard Street Research, say the auto industry's healthy sales in June are likely to continue into July.
Toshimitsu Motegi, Japan's minister of economy, trade and industry, says the country's prime minister Shinzo Abe is a reformer and Abenomics is recognized internally.
Jason Gammel, head of European oil and gas research at Macquarie Securities, says Exxon results will be below expectations as the company's oil production fails to grow.
Charles Dumas, chief economist and director at Lombard Street Research, says the euro zone growth stall cannot be fixed by monetary policy ahead of the ECB rate decision.
Matthew Karnitschnig, Germany bureau chief at the Wall Street Journal, says ECB President Mario Draghi should be worried about a mini recovery, that could break down very quickly.
David Blitzer, md and chairman of the index committee at S&P Dow Jones indices, tells CNBC that he expects to see continuing home price gains but they will ease off over the next few months.
Mark Vitner, senior economist at Wells Fargo, tells CNBC that the Federal Reserve may try to provide more clarification about what will trigger a rise in short-term rates.
Marijn Dekkers, CEO of drug and chemicals company Bayer, tells CNBC that falling earnings in the material sciences division may make it harder to achieve its earnings goals for the year.
Paul Kavanagh, partner and senior market strategist at Killik & Co, tells CNBC that Diageo's earnings show growth has largely come from their North American department.
Matthew McCormick, vice president & portfolio manager at Bahl & Gaynor Investment Counsel, tells CNBC that Wall Street believes Fed tapering will occur in September and it will cause more volatility.
Jonathan Hopkin, reader in comparative politics at LSE, tells CNBC that the Italian government can't survive without the votes of Berlusconi's PDL party.
David Enrich, European banking editor at the Wall Street Journal, tells CNBC that Barclays raising of capital is a sign that the regulators are turning the screws.
Bob Dudley, CEO of BP, tells CNBC that the compensation deal struck in the US on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill was a good deal but it has been badly misinterpreted.
Nick Parsons, head of strategy at National Australia Bank, tells CNBC that markets are still following the central banks and corporate earnings at this moment are 'irrelevant'.
Venkatesh Bala, chief economist at The Cambridge Group, tells CNBC that consumer confidence in Asia is generally high but starting to tick down in some places.
Shari Olefson, author of "Foreclosure Nation", tells CNBC that the biggest problem in the US is still inventory but some of those foreclosures are starting to work through the system.
David Jones, CEO of advertising agency, Havas, tells CNBC that he was very surprised by the Publicis, Omnicom deal, calling it 'an industrial age merger in the digital age'.