Doyin Okupe, senior special assistant on public affairs to Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, defends the government's attempts to tackle the problem of insurgency and says the "safe return" of the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram is key.» Read More
David Kelly, chief global strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, discusses the potential of emerging markets as long term investments.
Peter Chatwell, rates strategist at Credit Agricole, said he is "concerned" about the U.K. housing market as there is too much housing at an early phase of the economic cycle.
The trial of former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and others linked to alleged phone hacking begins on Monday at the Old Bailey in London.
Paul Griffiths, CEO of DWC, says there is no political will in the U.K. to expand air capacity which is crucial for economic growth.
Paul Griffiths, CEO of DWC, said the airport is aiming for further expansion over the next few years as Dubai is seen as a high quality tourist destination.
Simon Wells, chief UK economist at HSBC, discusses the state of the U.K. economy ahead of key GDP data.
European shares opened lower on Friday with investors focusing on important data due from the U.K. and Germany.
Kiran Ganesh, cross asset strategist at UBS Wealth Management, discusses European equities and how to play the market.
Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament, said that the U.S. should have more respect for the EU after the secret service allegedly tapped German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone.
Eugen Weinberg, head of commodities research at Commerzbank, discusses the role Saudi Arabia will have to play next year in the oil market.
Peder Holk Nielsen, CEO of Novozymes, says the growth rate in China has slowed and is one of the weaker markets for the company.
Pedro de Noronha, managing partner at Noster Capital, is worried about a bubble in the fixed income asset class.
Eivind Kallevik, CFO at Norsk Hydro, says that dealing with the volatility in foreign exchange rates is "not easy".
Otto Dichtl, managing director of Stifel Nicolaus, and Kiran Kowshik, currency strategist at BNP Paribas, discuss bond yields ahead of U.K. GDP data being released.
Ali Agan, CEO of KCell, says that low smartphone and 3G penetration rates in Kazakhstan provide a good opportunity for the company to grow.
Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, says that the European Central Bank's stress tests could bolster confidence in the banking sector across Europe.
Nick Nelson, head of global equity strategy at UBS, says that the European Central Bank's stress tests are coming through with a 'lag' but are ultimately a good move.
European shares opened higher on Thursday with a slew of economic data and earnings reports boosting investor confidence.
Sandra Crowl, member of investment committee at Carmignac Gestion, says U.S. energy and financial companies provide attractive investments.
Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, says that the NSA spying scandal and government shutdown have brought "significant damage to brand America".
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.