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James Butterfill, global equity strategist at Coutts, says Europe's economy needs to see "pain" before ECB President Mario Draghi uses policies such as quantitative easing.
European shares opened lower on Friday with investors cautious after a passenger jetliner was shot down in eastern Ukraine.
Håkan Buskhe, CEO of Saab, says geopolitical tension will not cause European countries to increase the amount of weapons they buy.
Martin Adler, flight safety specialist at the British Airline Pilots Association, says it is difficult to tamper with the black box on an airplane.
Richard Harris, chief executive of Port Shelter Investment Management, says the markets will not see a major sell-off from the MH17 incident because the underlying economics are strong.
Michael Wolf, CEO of Swedbank, says the company has seen "no impact" from the crisis in Ukraine.
Michael Wolf, CEO of Swedbank, says digitization of the banking industry is having an "enormous" impact.
Nitesh Shah, research analyst at ETF Securities, and Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects, discuss how geopolitical tensions over the past few months have affected the price of oil and gold.
Eurocontrol spokesperson Brian Flynn, says Ukraine was responsible for deciding that the 33,000 feet altitude was a safe height to fly at.
Raoul Ruparel, head of economic research at Open Europe, says pressure to ramp up sanctions on Russia will increase after Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down.
Paul Hirshorn, deputy spokesman for the Israeli Foreign Ministry, says the government did "everything we could" to avoid a ground offensive against Hamas.
Philip Baum, editor of Aviation Security International, says that nobody expected a commercial airline to be shot down.
Pär Boman, CEO of Handelsbanken, says the U.K. is a fantastic market for the bank.
Jim O'Neill, former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, says the "mismanagement" of Manchester United means the club has not realized its full potential.
Jim O'Neill, former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, discusses whether the BRICS Development Bank can challenge the International Monetary Fund.
Jim O'Neill, former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, says that - compared to the past decade - Brazil's economy is not in bad shape.
Gilles Andrier, CEO of Givaudan, says the weakness of emerging market currencies has not changed the company's strategy.
Christian Clausen, CEO of Nordea, says people are using mutual funds to save amid low interest rates.
European shares opened lower on Thursday as tensions in Ukraine came back into focus.
Daragh McDowell, senior analyst at Maplecroft, says that the European Union's sanctions on Russia are not a major blow to the country's economy, but it shows the bloc's intent.
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.