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European equities opened higher on Wednesday as investors await the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision.
Christian Gattiker-Ericsson, chief strategist and head of research at Bank Julius Baer, says that fund managers will sell poor performing stocks and buy strong stocks to make their portfolios more attractive as the year end nears.
Chimed Saikhanbileg, cabinet secretary in the Mongolian Government, says that the Mongolian economy is enjoying a good period and looks very "bright" for investors.
Harold Goddijn, CEO of TomTom, says that accessing new markets in the consumer navigation space should bring the company back to growth.
Stephen Glancey, CEO of C&C Group, says that the hot summer brought a "fabulous crop" this year and helped to recruit new cider drinkers into the market.
Alan Capper, head of credit strategy at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, discusses the pros and cons of regulation in the banking and energy sector.
CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi explores the world of future food with David Edwards, the developer of WikiCells, food that can be eaten in its packaging.
Helge Lund, CEO of Statoil, discusses the company's results which showed net operating income of 39.3 billion Norwegian krone ($6.68 billion).
Jochen Wermuth, CIO of Wermuth Asset Management GmbH, discusses the renewable energy landscape and the potential in the future of the industry.
Tom Hall, director of digital editorial and contributor to Best in Travel 2014, discusses the potential in the travel industry as more "aspirational" Chinese customers travel abroad.
Peter Hutton, director of oil and gas research at RBC Capital Markets, says BP can achieve the target of divesting a $10 billion in assets before the end of 2015.
European equities opened slightly lower on Tuesday as investors await the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting due on Wednesday.
Jonathan Compton, managing director of Bedlam Asset Management, says that bank provisions for bad debts are very low.
Daniel Gleeson, mobile analyst at IHS, says that Nokia needs to establish itself as the third biggest player in the smartphone market to offer alternatives to Apple and Samsung.
Vincent Chaigneau, global head of rates strategy at Societe Generale, says that broad money supply, a strong euro, and low inflation are putting pressure on the ECB.
Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS, says the company has been open about its litigation costs after results showed 586 million Swiss francs ($654 million) in litigation charges.
Adrian Drury, principal analyst of media and broadcast at Ovum, discusses Apple's growth potential after the company's earnings showed a decline in profits.
Manik Narain, head of EMEA FX and fixed income strategy at UBS, says that growth in India relies heavily on foreign investors and any further inflation is going to damage growth.
Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS, says the market is still a challenging environment as the company report its earnings.
Angela Knight, chief executive of Energy UK, and Gerard Reid, partner at Alexa Capital, discuss the price rises by U.K. energy companies and whether they are justified.
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.