Antoine Halff, head of oil industry and markets at IEA, says that the oil market is "concerned but quiet" on the developments in Ukraine, because the country is not a major transit area for oil.» Read More
Mike Amey, portfolio manager at Pimco, discusses expectations for the U.K's first quarter GDP and says the government "missed the trick on the funding for lending scheme".
European shares closed higher on Wednesday, after weak German business sentiment data spurred hopes the ECB might move to cut interest rates when it meets next week.
Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, believes the ECB will cut its interest rate and advises investing in the defensive sector, which benefits from easing more than cyclical stocks.
Tim Urquhart, senior automotive analyst at IHS, discusses European auto makers' results, and says that the big issue for Peugeot is its structural dependence on the European market.
Daniel Harden, senior commercial dealer at Global Reach Partners, says the hunt for yield is keeping the euro/dollar stable, but warns that it will fall further, as euro zone fundamentals are deteriorating.
Stephen King, chief global economist at HSBC, comments on the appointment of a new Prime Minister in Italy and doubts the country's ability to keep a grand coalition in place.
Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg discusses quarterly results with CNBC. He says the telecoms giant saw growth in eight out of 10 regions, with North America playing "a very vital role".
Rachel Galley from Rachel Galley jewellery and Maurice Helfgott, founder of Amery Capital, talk to CNBC about how you help start-ups succeed.
Richard Perry, chief market strategist at Central Markets, joins CNBC for a technical look at the markets.
Kelly Evans takes you through the close of the European markets, where stocks are sharply higher.
Prof Volker Wieland, a member of the German council of economic experts, tells CNBC that the ECB should not cut rates due to the ample liquidity supply.
Moorad Choudhry, professor at Brunel University, tells CNBC that cheap liquidity is driving equity markets both sides of the Atlantic.
Max Knudsen, chief market strategist at ADS Securities, explains why his weekly forecast for the sterling is "cautiously bearish".
James Kynge, principal of China Confidential at the FT, talks about the "real social and psychological change in China", as the country's migrant workers become a consumer force.
Patrick Odier, chairman of the Swiss Banker's Association, talks about global banking standards as well as what makes Switzerland so attractive to international investors.
Apostolos Bantis, emerging markets fixed income credit research analyst at Commerzbank, explains why the decline in oil prices will not significantly impact GCC economies.
European shares edged in-and-out of positive territory on Monday afternoon as U.S. stocks traded lower on weak earnings from Dow component Caterpillar and disappointing data.
Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says the market historically goes through a "soft patch" from May to October and that it is consequently better to adopt a more defensive position.
Gary Gensler, chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, talks about the Libor rate and the possible alternatives.
Pedro Juez Martel, professor of applied economics at UNED University, discusses the rising Spanish budget deficit and says that by being so strict with its deficit cut, the government is stifling companies' ability to access credit.