Richard Lewis, head of European equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says earnings have done well this summer and the market is not expecting a "rough" earnings season.» Read More
Tim Adams, president and CEO of Institute of International Finance, says there have been "monumental" changes in the banking sector and European banks are still behind the U.S.
TK Kurien, CEO of Wipro, says the company has been "over-reliant" on developed markets, but has seen opportunities in the emerging markets.
Chris Viehbacher, CEO of Sanofi, says 2013 was a big year for biotech IPOs as companies were coming to market to access cash for the first time after many years.
Angel Gurría, secretary general of the OECD, says slow growth, high unemployment and growing inequality still plague the post-crisis world.
Philip Jennings, general secretary of UNI Global Union, says companies are sitting on a "magic mountain" of cash but not hiring, driving inequality in the labor market.
Kasper Rorsted, CEO of Henkel, says the company is bullish on Russia as it presents "long-term business opportunities".
Peter Sands, CEO of Standard Chartered, says concerns over the so-called "fragile five" emerging markets are "overblown".
Former Brazilian international footballer Ronaldo, says Brazil will be ready to host the "best World Cup ever" this year.
Viktor Nossek, head of research at Boost, says the bull run in the equity market has led an increasing number of investors to take out leveraged exchange traded products.
Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, says there has been a "significant slowdown" in major emerging markets like Brazil and India.
Robin Bienenstock, senior research analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, discusses the potential for the European telecoms sector in 2014.
Ian Harnett, European strategist at Absolute Strategy Research, says industrial production will increase substantially as companies increase their capital expenditure for growth.
European equities open higher higher on Tuesday as investors eye a busy day for corporate earnings.
Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel, says the anti-corruption drive in China is hitting the sales of high-end alcoholic beverages.
Feike Sijbesma, CEO of DSM, says the company will not be targeting "big" acquisitions in 2014, but will focus on "organic growth".
Bradley Gordon, CEO of African Barrick Gold, says the aggressive cost cutting in the business is "sustainable" and it will be a different company by the end of 2014.
Peder Holk Nielsen, CEO of Novozymes, says the biofuel called cellulosic ethanol is the "next big thing" but the growth market needs "to get ready" for it.
Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg Bank, says it would be a "huge mistake" if the Bank of England changed its forward guidance.
German business software maker SAP said that additional investments in its cloud business would delay reaching its profit target.
Jim Steel, chief commodities analyst at HSBC, says a strong dollar and bullish equity market are creating headwinds for the gold price.
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.