Vitor Constancio, vice-president of the European Central Bank, says that he is still convinced that the worst case scenario of a Greek exit from the euro zone will not happen.» Read More
Peter Rosenstreich, chief FX analyst at Swissquote Bank, says the negotiations between creditors and Greece may not end well.
Poul Thomsen, director of the European department at the IMF, says that there has been no loss of patience when it comes to the Greek talks.
Poul Thomsen, director of the European department at the IMF, says they have received no request from Greece to delay the IMF loan repayment.
Matt Garrahan, Global Media Editor at Financial Times, says that despite missing their earnings estimates, Netflix had an "impressive" subscriber growth in Q1.
European equities closed lower on Thursday after mixed first-quarter earnings reports and as Greece's economic outlook deteriorated further.
David Lipton, deputy managing director at the IMF, says the more important issue for Greece is whether its government can get the economy growing and stable again.
David Lipton, deputy managing director at the IMF, says the body would like to see more supportive demand policies in some European countries.
When asked about the influence that China's AIIB (Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank) will have, David Lipton, deputy managing director at the IMF, says that it's a "positive step on their part to contribute to infrastructure investment."
Peter Hobbs, research managing director at MSCI,discusses property markets across the world.
Moritz Kraemer, chief sovereign ratings officer at Standard & Poor's, says that it's a "race against the clock" for Greece, with all easy options off the table.
David Stubbs, global markets strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says there will be resolution before June for Greece, adding that he hopes there is flexibility on both sides.
The Russian President has defended the recent sale of anti-air missiles to Iran in his annual phone call with citizens.
Raimund Genes, chief technology officer at Trend Micro, offers tips on how to protect your company from a cyberattack.
Discussing tech disruption, Federico González Tejera, CEO of NH Hotel Group, talks to CNBC about how it's incorporating technology into its hotel business, to benefit customers.
How is the Spanish recovery helping the major hotel chains? Federico Gonzalez Tejera, CEO of NH Hotel Group, says there are many benefits, including level of activity and better pricing.
What should Germany do differently to help create a stronger Europe, including Greece? Athanasios Orphanides, former ECB Governing Council Member, weighs in with his thoughts.
European equities closed higher on Wednesday, unchanged after the European Central Bank (ECB) announced its monetary policy decision.
Athanasios Orphanides, former ECB Governing Council Member, says we should be "very worried" about the situation in Greece.
Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission, says that the tourism sector is a big source of European employment, while the value of the euro and cost of oil are important drivers too.
Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission, says he has complete faith in the European Commission and expects them to carry out a "credible", serious investigation.