Alexei Kudrin, former Russian finance minister, is considering a return to high office, but only with “more reforms” to the economy.» Read More
Bryan Carter, emerging market debt strategist at Acadian Asset Management, says he is looking for emerging and frontier markets that are cutting interest rates to invest in.
European shares are expected to open lower on Thursday with Chinese data and a decline in the oil price weighing on sentiment while the shooting of a soldier in Ottawa increased fears about terrorist attacks in the country.
Alexei Kudrin, former finance minister of Russia, says President Vladimir Putin needs to push structural reform.
Mats Granryd, CEO of Tele2, says data usage in Sweden is "sky rocketing" and the company is growing because of it.
Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, one of the underwriters for the Alibaba IPO, said the flotation was a "landmark transaction".
Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, says market volatility is difficult for some parts of the bank but benefiting others.
Peder Holk Nielsen, CEO of Novozymes, says the falling oil price is not having an effect on the company's bio energy business.
Tesco reported pre-tax profit fell by 91.9 percent to £112 million in the first half of 2014, as it confirmed that previously profits had been overstated by £263 million, more than the £250 million originally estimated.
Sandrine Dixson-Declève, director of the Prince of Wales EU Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change, a business leaders group, says tougher climate rules will help jobs and growth in the 28-nation bloc.
Bernard Charles, CEO of Dassault Systemes, says biotechnology and energy could be big growth drivers for the company in the future.
Eivind Kallevik, CFO of Norsk Hydro, says the U.S. and China continue to be strong for the company.
Alexei Kudrin, former finance minister of Russia, says he would consider a return to government if it wants reform, adding "painful steps" are needed to "cure" the country's economy.
The European Parliament has approved the new European Commission. CNBC's Annette Weisbach looks at the challenges ahead for the lawmakers.
Youssef Squali, global head of equity research in the internet and media group at Cantor Fitzgerald says Yahoo earnings were better than feared, but investors should not wait for a dividend.
Alex Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital tells CNBC why Universal Health Care and WH Smith are his top picks.
Lothar Mentel, chief investment officer at Tatton Investment, says after the recent market volatility, investors are looking at fundamentals which will push markets higher.
Euripides Evriviades, Cypriot High Commissioner to the UK, says Turkey is "violating international law" in its gas dispute with Cyprus.
Vernon Hill, chairman of Metro Bank, says the British banking system has been operated like a "cartel" and his bank is challenging that.
Richard Titherington, CIO of emerging market equities at JPMorgan Asset Management, and Stephane Deo, global head of asset allocation at UBS, say there are pockets of value in emerging market assets.
European shares opened higher on Wednesday following a report that the European Central Bank (ECB) could begin corporate bond purchases.
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.