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Philippe Legrain, author of the European Spring, says the European Union needs to realize that "we don't live in a postmodern la-la land".
Kevin Norrish, head of EMEA and Asia commodities research at Barclays, says the oil price has been relatively stable but investors have been kept "on edge" by the Ukraine crisis.
Ben Williams, investment director at GAM, says Japanese companies will see "record-high" earnings in 2014, with strong dividend repayments.
European shares opened higher on Wednesday as better-than-expected Chinese growth data buoyed sentiment.
Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, says the U.S. tax issue for the company is "complex" and it is hard to predict what the solution will be.
Dirk Becker, deputy head of German research at Kepler Cheuvreux, says he is "disappointed" by Credit Suisse's results and expects earnings to fall further.
Sergiy Kruglyk, director of international affairs at the National Bank of Ukraine, says that the country is using monetary policy tools to try and stabilize the Ukrainian economy.
James Carrick, economist at Legal and General Investment Management, discusses why he thinks the U.K. is in a "goldilocks" period.
Nick Clarke, CEO of Central Asia Metals, discusses the company's earnings and what effect a low copper price would have on the company.
Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, says the bank's fixed income business is "strong", while the investment banking arm has performed well.
Jeff Fairburn, CEO of Persimmon, says that the company is building affordable houses and a "good proportion" of customers are using the U.K. government's "Help to Buy" scheme.
CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi, says discount supermarkets such as Aldi and Lidl are putting the "Big Four" supermarket groups under pressure.
Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, discusses why shorting the Aussie dollar is an attractive trade.
Thomas Grove, correspondent at Reuters, says the Ukrainians in the east of the country feel "marginalized" and want their voices to be heard.
Luis Videgaray, finance minister of Mexico, says the U.S. must "share responsibility" for tackling drug cartels.
Aoifinn Devitt, founder and principal at Clontarf Capital, says hedge funds have "flexed their muscles" over the past nine months.
Severin Schwan, CEO of Roche, says he is "pleased" with the share price and results reported by the company.
Olexander Scherba, Ukrainian ambassador-at-large, says the country is "under attack" and "ready to respond".
European shares opened slightly lower on Tuesday, despite a turnaround seen in the previous session after U.S. retail sales data and strong earnings from Citigroup managed to boost investor sentiment.
Evan Moskovit, lead portfolio manager of the Global Investment Grade Credit Fund at ING IM, says with cash sitting on the sidelines, investors are looking towards fixed income for some return.
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.