Volker Wieland, managing director of the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability, says the Greek government will lead the country into more poverty.» Read More
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, says he has "concerns" about the process used to select the European Commission president, but says he backs Jean-Claude Juncker.
Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb says the U.K. needs to "wake up and smell the coffee" on the benefits the EU brings Britain.
Keith Morgan, CEO of British Business Bank, discusses how the government-owned venture is aiming to help small- and medium-sized enterprises get access to finance.
Gilles Moec, chief European economist at Deutsche Bank, says questions over who becomes president of the European Commission will not create uncertainty in the region.
Didier Duret, chief investment officer at ABN Amro, says a slower than expected global economic recovery is buoying central bank "activism" which makes equities an attractive asset class to buy.
European markets opened flat-to-higher on Friday morning, as Asia traded cautiously.
David Herro, chief investment officer at Harris Associates, says European Financials have "extremely attractive" valuations".
Charles Beazley, former CEO of Nikko Asset Management, says Japanese Prime Minsiter Shinzo Abe needs corporates to work with his policies.
Peter Elam Håkanssom chairman of East Capital, says Russian stocks are trading at a discount despite there being quality companies in the country.
Michala Marcussen, global head of economics at Société Générale, discusses some of the "puzzles" in the markets at the moment.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick talks to energy industry executives about the growth opportunities in Asia.
Steve Fawkes, energy advisor at EnergyPro, says oil producing nations like Saudi Arabia are seeing a spike in domestic demand.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron said he would fight Jean-Claude Juncker's European Commission presidential bid "every step of the way".
David Herro, chief investment officer at Harris Associates and one of the biggest shareholders in Tesco, says the supermarket chain has "issues" but is a "turnaround" story.
Klaus Wiener, chief economist at Generali, says troubled euro zone economies are making "great progress" in restructuring.
Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, says the purchase of Frank Russell gives the stock exchange the chance to become the world¿s number two player in index businesses.
Maarten-Jan Bakkum, senior emerging market strategist at ING IM, says that he is still "concerned" about the Chinese economy and suggests investing in emerging market countries that are less sensitive to the world's second-largest economy.
Malek Bou-Diab, portfolio manager at Bellevue African Opportunities, discusses how to invest in Africa's booming infrastructure story.
European markets opened slightly higher on Thursday, after weaker than expected U.S. growth figures suggested that interest rates set by the Federal Reserve may stay lower for longer than thought.
Jim McCormick, head of asset allocation research at Barclays, says it is time to start taking profit on peripheral bonds.
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.