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Torgrim Reitan, CFO of Statoil, says the country has "no concrete plans" to enter the Iran market but the world does need more oil.
Michael Sneyd, FX analyst at BNP Paribas, says the dollar is strong against "risky currencies" such as the aussie and Canadian dollar.
Dennis Gartman, founder of the The Gartman Letter, refutes the claim that many Americans are living on the bread line.
Chris Bishop, correspondent for CNBC Africa, talks about the legacy of the anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
Dr. Rajiv Kumar, senior independent economist and former secretary general at the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, discusses India's position at the World Trade Organization meeting in Bali.
Alain Bokobza, head of global asset allocation at Societe Generale, says an upcoming rise in gilt yields will force the Bank of England to "normalize" monetary policy and push through an interest rate hike in 2015 before the U.S. Federal Reserve.
European equities opened lower on Thursday as investors await the outcome of European Central Bank's (ECB) policy meeting.
Miles Roberts, CEO of DS Smith, says business conditions in Europe will remain difficult.
Stefan Schneider, chief German economist and head of German macroeconomics research at Deutsche Bank, discusses whether the European Central Bank will begin an asset purchasing program.
Ian Henderson, CEO of Shawbrook, says big banks need to "pull up their socks" and lend more to small and medium businesses.
Rajeev Talwar, group executive director of DLF, says there should be no barriers to foreign companies wanting to invest in India as it will be good for business.
Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, says while unemployment is stabilizing in Spain, the headline numbers remain very high, after IKEA received 20,000 applications for just 400 jobs.
Gerard Reid, partner at Alexa Capital, says that the U.K. imports an increasing amount of gas which is pushing up energy prices.
Bernard Charles, CEO of Dassault Systemes, discusses the acquisition of Realtime Technology, a 3D visualization software provider.
Stephen Odell, Europe, Middle East and Africa president of Ford, discusses the launch of the redesigned Mustang on the car's 50th anniversary.
Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, discusses the potential movement of sterling after U.K. Chancellor George Osborne delivers his Autumn Statement.
CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses what might come out of the U.K.'s Autumn Statement.
Rajeev Talwar, group executive director of DLF, says the Indian economy is on the "brink of a comeback" from slowing growth but reforms need to take place in real estate sector.
Finance Minister George Osborne is unlikely to make concessions when he presents his annual "Autumn Statement" on Thursday.
Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, and Didier Duret, CIO at ABN AMRO, discuss potential problems in the oil price and Chinese economy.
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.