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David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International, and Simon Quijano-Evans, head of emerging markets research at Commerzbank, discusses investing in emerging markets - and Russia in particular.
The Big Mac Index compares how much a Big Mac costs in 38 countries, explains Edward McBride, finance editor at The Economist. He outlines which currencies are the most under- and over-valued.
Mark Haefele, global chief investment officer at UBS Wealth Management, explains that Europe, and equities in general, are attractive as central banks remain supportive.
David Herro, CIO at Harris Capital, says the geopolitical situation has made European valuations a bit more appealing and that now is a good time to pick up quality European stocks.
With the threat of further EU sanctions against Russia, CNBC talked to some leading European CEOs and CFOs about the potential impact of sanctions on their businesses. Here's what they had to say.
Neil Shearing, chief emerging markets economist at Capital Economics, says that Friday's rate hike by the Russian central bank is a "pre-emptive move" to forestall capital outflows ahead of sanctions.
The uncertainty surrounding the geopolitical crisis centered on Ukraine is unlikely to go away any time soon.
European shares closed higher on Thursday, after a business activity index showed the euro zone rebounded in July.
Tomas Fiala, CEO of Dragon Capital, comments on the day's events in Ukraine, which include the resignation of the Ukrainian prime minister.
Europe is at risk of terrorist attacks as "hundreds" of fighters in Syria hold Western passports, say Torbjorn Soltveldt, principal MENA analyst at Maplecroft, following the Norwegian terror attack warning.
Alan Brown, senior adviser at Schroders, discusses high-frequency trading and regulation, as Barclays files to dismiss the U.S. suit against its dark pool trading.
Bruce Jenkyn-Jones, head of listed equities at Impax Asset Management, says geopolitical events have shown the need for energy diversification. He selects his top "green" picks.
Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says the violence in the country has had very little impact on monetary policy, and discusses China's investments on the African continent.
European shares closed higher on Wednesday amid corporate earnings news and ongoing turmoil in Gaza and Ukraine.
Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor, discusses the group's exposure to Ukraine and Russia and says that "economic parameters tend to shift" back into positive mood after big negative events.
Kristina Church, director for European auto and components research at Barclays, says she's worried about the long-term structural changes needed at Daimler to deal with regulatory costs.
The U.K. is facing accusations of hypocrisy for attacking France for supplying Russia with a warship while sending its own military supplies.
Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, explains that oil demand is steadily rising, and says there is strong growth on the supply side to meet that demand.
Nour Al Hammoury, chief market strategist at ADS Securities, says it's a "historic day" for Saudi Arabia and the region, as the kingdom announces it will soon open its market to foreign investors.
European shares closed higher on Tuesday with investors shrugging off concerns surrounding events in both Gaza and Ukraine.