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Hans-Werner Sinn, president of the Ifo Institute for Economic research, says that the European Central Bank has a "very limited mandate" and making the currency union converges is not part of it.
Ramin Nakisa, asset allocation strategist at UBS, says Bitcoin's biggest problem is the fact that countries are legislating against it.
Massimo Tosato, vice chairman of Schroders, says the company's latest sentiment survey shows investors' confidence in equity markets and the economy has risen.
European stocks opened mixed on Wednesday, rebounding slightly after concerns about China weighed on investor sentiment Tuesday.
Stephen Macklow-Smith, European equities portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says companies will expand their capital investment broadening the global economic recovery.
Guy Hands, founder and chairman of Terra Firma Capital Partners, says the company is eyeing "substantial" deals but valuations are still below 2007 levels.
Scott Sperling, co-president of Thomas H. Lee Partners, says the Europe is a "stable" market to invest in, but growth in the U.S. will be faster than in Europe.
Joep van Beurden, CEO of CSR, discusses the future of in-car technology including using the functionality of a smartphone in a car.
Alistair Cox, CEO of Hays, says there are "pockets" of skill shortages in the U.K. but he has seen a "turnaround" in the U.K.'s economy.
John Carter, CEO of Travis Perkins, says the company still has very promising growth prospects as the U.K.'s construction sector recovers.
Paul Geddes, CEO of Direct Line, says insurance product prices will not necessarily go up despite a high level of claims following the severe flooding in the U.K.
Kevin Gaynor, global head of asset allocation strategy at Nomura, says the recent rally in gold does not make it a long term investment.
Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, says that the uncertainty with which investors look at the Bank of England's monetary policy is not reflected in U.K. bond yields.
CNBC's Tom Mackenzie looks back at the highlights of the Mobile World Congress.
Marco Patuano, CEO of Telecom Italia, says the European telecommunications industry needs young talent like many of the companies in Silicon Valley.
Adam Myers, European head of FX strategy at Credit Agricole, says the weakened yen is not helping the country's exports, but is causing inflation in the country's stock market.
Guy Hands, founder and chairman of Terra Firma Capital Partners, says Europe is the place to invest for private equity.
Charles Calomiris, author of Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce, discusses his new book and argues that politics is responsible for the financial crisis.
Rajeev Chand, managing director and head of research at Rutberg and Company, says Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp was a "reasonable bet" as the messaging service could see growth maturing in the next few years.
Kurt Bock, chairman of BASF, says the company's restructuring and cost-cutting strategy is "necessary".
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.