Concerns over Ukraine accentuated a flight to safe havens on Wednesday, with global stock markets hitting the brakes.» Read More
Peter Loescher, chief executive officer of Siemens, tells CNBC that despite the slower growth environment he is optimistic on innovation and growth markets.
Neil Atkinson, director of energy research & analysis at Datamonitor, tells CNBC that the impact of Syria and Egypt on the oil market is minimal.
Gary Greenberg, head of emerging markets at Hermes Fund Managers, tells CNBC that the major issue in China is the general liquidity crisis in the economy.
Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, tells CNBC that US quantitative easing is not bearing any fruit except to help housing and wouldn't be good for Europe.
Steve Sedgwick goes to Margate in Kent to check out the world's largest operating offshore wind farm. But there are real concerns about this renewable energy source.
Francisco Jeronimo, research director for IDC, tells CNBC that the Samsung story is not over and needs to put into context.
Muslim Brotherhood supporters are expected to rally on Friday after the army deposed and detained President Mohammed Morsi. Yousef Gamal El-Din reports live from Cairo.
Derek Halpenny, European head of global currency research at the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, tells CNBC that Mario Draghi can change forward guidance whenever he wants, so it's not really forward guidance.
Dennis Gartman, founder, editor and publisher of the Gartman Letter, tells CNBC the schizophrenic manner the market responds to the non-farm payrolls number is extraordinary.
As Greece looks set to miss a key reform deadline set by international lenders, a Greek government minister said it wasn't Greece's fault that it couldn't live up to the demands of a flawed bailout program.
Nikos Dendias, minister of Public Order for Greece, tells CNBC that the program that has been imposed on Greece is not perfect, so their reaction to it can't be.
Marina Costa Lobo, political science researcher at Institute of Social Science, tells CNBC that the feeling in Portugal is that a political crisis would be very damaging for the country's economy.
Dr Helmut Siekmann, chair of money, currency and central bank law, tells CNBC that the zero interest policy of the ECB is hurting savers.
Louis Gargour, CIO of LNG Capital, tells CNBC that you should go where the growth is when it comes to you investments, US and the UK.
Karen Tso takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in higher.
Olly Burrows, senior banks analyst at Rabobank and Antonio Barroso, senior vice president at Teneo Intelligence discuss the euro zone's new problem of Portugal.
Pedro Santana Lopes, former prime minister of Portugal, tells CNBC that even if Portugal had a new government the policies would not change because of Troika demands.
Ashok Shah, director of London and Capital, tells CNBC that after the correction they are starting to feel a bit better and ready to put positions back on.
Dr. Jörg Krämer, chief economist at Commerzbank, tells CNBC that the ECB will be reluctant to give support to Portugal during a political crisis.
Firas Abi Ali, head of country risk at the IHS, tells CNBC that the real issue for Egypt is the economy and unrest will return when fuel subsidies are cut.
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.