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Dr. Andreas Dombret, member of the executive board at Deutsche Bundesbank, says that a healthier U.S. economy is a "net positive" for the world economy If the U.S. is doing better.
CNBC's Catherine Boyle discusses Ireland's post-bailout plans.
Harald Wilhelm, CFO of EADS, says that the company is working hard to get more "commercial momentum" for the Airbus 380.
Tidjane Thiam, CEO of Prudential, says "don't expect any drama" around the spin-off of the Asia or American business.
Will Van Riet, CFO of Wienerberger, says that the company likes exposure to the European markets because they are the "markets we know".
European equities opened higher on Thursday following dovish remarks from U.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen, who is set to become the central bank's next chairman.
Douglas McNeill, investment director at Charles Stanley, says he is "unsettled" by the change of CEO at Burberry.
Andrea Orcel, CEO of UBS Investment Bank, says tough regulation could cause headwinds to the business in the future.
Dick Boer, CEO of Royal Ahold, discusses the company's earnings and says there is a tough environment in the Netherlands.
Julian Callow, chief international economist at Barclays, discusses Germany's GDP which grew by 0.3 percent in the third quarter of 2013.
Martin Senn, CEO of Zurich Insurance Group, says that the company is looking for a new CFO after an investigation into the suicide of former CFO, Pierre Wauthier, closed.
Chris Dedicoat, EMEA and Russia president of Cisco, says that there is no "material impact" of spying on the company after Cisco blamed a weak first quarter on Chinese backlash against U.S. spying.
Dr Au King Lun, CEO of BOCHK Asset Management, says that reform of lending rules to Chinese companies makes SMEs in the world's second-largest economy an attractive investment.
Jim Jones, former US national security advisor, says the U.S. government should not "tolerate a lot of hypocrisy" on the spying allegations as the country's intelligence helped defend against major attacks.
Michel Landel, CEO of Sodexo, says the company is "confident" in the future.
Otto Dichtl, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus Europe, discusses bond buying in the euro zone periphery.
Zurich Insurance Group reports third-quarter net profit of $1.103 billion compared with market expectations in a Reuters poll of $1.048 billion.
Brian Langstraat, CEO of Parametric, discusses the concept of smart beta and investing using this technique.
Charles Beazley, CEO of Nikko Asset Management Group, discusses the Japanese economy and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's reform program.
Michael O'Sullivan, UK research and global portfolio analysis managing director at Credit Suisse Private Bank, discusses investment opportunities as the tapering debate picks up.
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.