There are no signs of a turnaround for the euro zone after six straight quarters of recession, and even once mighty Germany is struggling, according to the Royal Bank of Scotland's latest World Economy Barometer.» Read More
There are no signs of a turnaround for the euro zone after six straight quarters of recession, and even once mighty Germany is struggling, according to the Royal Bank of Scotland's latest World Economy Barometer.
European shares opened higher on Monday as investors awaited the outcomes of several central bank meetings this week.
Jonathan Compton, managing director at Bedlam Asset Management, explains why he expects the European equity rally to continue in the long-term.
Joe Rundle, head of trading at ETX Capital, prefers Easyjet to Ryanair and says that despite low volatility, many U.K. investors "don't believe the rally" and are still looking for a market pullback.
Miles Shipside, commercial director at Rightmove, discusses the U.K. housing market following a surge in prices driven by London and the south-east.
More than 8,000 French households' tax bills topped 100 percent of their income in 2012, a French newspaper reported.
Peter Attard Montalto, emerging market economist at Nomura International, , talks about the South African mining sector, the potential rise of further union unrest and the impact it would have on the country¿s economy.
Squawk Box Europe anchors and Frederic Neumann, MD and co-head of Asian economics research at HSBC, discuss the heavy losses in the silver market and the possible reasons behind them.
Chris Weston, institutional dealer at IG Markets, remains bullish on the U.S. dollar on a long-term basis despite being 'overbought' at the moment.
Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says Europe needs to stay on course with austerity and advises being short on Swiss Franc against the U.S. dollar.
Frederic Neumann, MD and co-head of Asian economics research at HSBC, discusses German politics and the rise of 'get-out-of-euro' parties and what it would mean for Merkel come September.
Philippe Van Den Abeele, managing director at Castalia Fund Management, says it's "extremely tough" for shippers at the moment due to over-supply and the commodity "swing factor".
Beppe Grillo, leader of the protest movement in Italy, likens it to 'a virus' and discusses the workings of the European Parliament.
European stocks opened lower on weak U.S. data on Friday.
Lothar Mentel, chief investment officer at Tatton Investment, says the weak economic figures and low inflation globally are supportive of further central banks' action.
Manoj Ladwa, head of trading at TJM Partners, says the FTSE will continue to rally but adds that he expects "some sort of a pull-back" over the next week.
Nils Smedegaard Andersen, CEO of Moller Maersk, discusses quarterly earnings, global shipping trends, and why companies need to be "careful on ordering".
NBC reports from the new Barbie theme park in Berlin - a pink and glitzy life-size replica of the doll's legendary Malibu home.
Carlo Bozotti, CEO of STMicroelectronics, says he is "encouraged" by stronger demand but questions whether that's sustainable and says the company must remain prudent.
Beppe Grillo, leader of the protest movement in Italy, says the country has "nothing left" of its economic sovereignty.
Cutmore anchors CNBC’s flagship "Squawk Box" in EMEA; the three-hour show bookends the opening of European equity markets.
Based in London, Tso co-anchors CNBC flagship show in EMEA, Squawk Box, a show that sets the news agenda every trading day.
Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program "Squawk Box" (Europe) and is also CNBC's OPEC reporter covering major meetings.