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Guy Berruyer, CEO of Sage Group, says small- and medium- sized businesses are finding it difficult to get access to finance.
Christopher Granville, managing director of Trusted Sources, says the impact of the Ukraine crisis has been to "destabilize" the Russian business elite.
UBS Chairman Axel Weber, says the "divergences" in banking regulation between European Union countries is "hard to cope with".
UBS Chairman Axel Weber says the European Central Bank forthcoming stress tests are important to regain market confidence.
Dennis Gartman, founder of The Gartman Letter, says in the "long run" the dollar will get "inexorably stronger".
CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports on the by-election in Clacton-on-Sea, southeast England, where anti-EU party UKIP could win its first ever parliamentary seat, which would deal a big blow to the government.
European shares continued their slide on Wednesday morning as concerns over global growth and the upcoming earnings season curb risk sentiment.
Chris Godding, chief investment officer at Signia Wealth, discusses why markets are selling off, adding that U.S. equities are the best place to invest.
John Goodwin, CFO of the Lego Group, says that children still want to play with Lego products despite the rise of digital toys.
Paul Gait, senior metals and mining research analyst at Sanford Bernstein, says there was a "compelling" strategic logic behind Glencore's merger bid for Rio Tinto.
David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, discusses "dollar dysfunctionality" and how a strong dollar could affect emerging market currencies.
David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, says the dollar bull run has just started and the greenback will continue to rally.
As the earnings season gets underway, CNBC takes a closer look at the most shorted stocks across the U.S., Asia and Europe - which include Lindsay Corp, China Lumena and Sudzucker.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is preparing for a confidence vote on the government's package of labor reform. CNBC's Claudia Pensotti reports on what it means for Renzi's political position.
Francesco Castelli, CIO at Method Investments, says Italy needs Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's "controversial" labor reforms or the country faces a worsening economy.
Karsten Schroeder, chairman and CEO of Amplitude Capital, says he is not concerned about the recent market correction.
Judith MacKenzie, partner at Downing, says small cap companies at the lower end of the market cap scale are "good value" investments.
Gustav Ando, director of healthcare research at IHS, says tax inversion mergers and acquisitions will continue if it makes "strategic" sense despite new U.S. Treasury rules aimed at clamping down on them.
European shares were lower in morning trade on Tuesday with sentiment curbed by weak economic data from Germany and concerns over the future path of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy.
Jessica Ground, U.K. equities fund manager at Schroders, says Glencore's merger bid for Rio Tinto was a "smart move" as it would give it access to the iron ore market.
Geoff Cutmore is co-anchor for CNBC’s flagship programme 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.
Stephen Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program Squawk Box Europe and is also CNBC's OPEC reporter covering major meetings.