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Saul Klein, partner at Index Ventures, says that start-ups coming out of Europe and Israel are "on a high" after a few tough years.
European shares had another muted start on Wednesday, failing to find any real momentum after a quiet session in Asia and the U.S.
Chris Godding, CIO at Signia Wealth, says that the global economic momentum is at a "turning point" and that it's favorable for equities.
It is "not normal" that both sides of the Atlantic do not have the same set of rules, says Jean-Claude Trichet, former ECB president, commenting on the BNP Paribas fine.
Johannes Benigni, managing director at JBC Energy, says some OPEC countries are struggling and that the oil market has "a lot of upset potential" at the moment.
The real economy is not "functioning correctly", says former ECB President, Jean-Claude Trichet, and governments must continue to implement structural reforms.
The ECB latest action are "absolutely justified", and Mario Draghi must continue to send strong messages to governments and the private sector says Jean-Claude Trichet, former ECB president.
Craig Botham, emerging markets economist at Schroders, describes Brazil's leader, Dilma Roussef, as a "short-termist" and says that the outlook for the country's economy would worsen if she was re-elected in October.
Saad Hammad, Flybe CEO says the group returned to profitability and should continue to deliver on its cost-saving program.
Grant Peterkin, fixed income strategist at Lombard Odier, says the U.S. yield curve should start flattening and discusses European periphery bonds.
Europe's top tech entrepreneurs tell CNBC at the "Europa" Tech Awards whether they believe valuations are too high for tech stocks.
Justin Peters, founder and CEO of Kabee, discusses London's black cab strikes on Thursday against new entrants such as Uber.
Diezani Alison-Madueke, Nigeria's oil minister, denies that Nigeria is lobbying for her to become OPEC's secretary-general but says it would be "wonderful" to get the job.
Luis Costa, emerging market strategist at Citi, says that growth in the second half of 2014 will come from the developed world rather than from emerging markets.
Wolfango Piccoli, managing director at Teneo Intelligence, says Jean-Claude Juncker is unlikely to become president of the European Commission as European leaders have reservations about his character.
Stewart Hosie, member of Parliament and Treasury spokesman for the SNP and Alastair Winter, chief economist at Daniel Stewart, discuss the economic case for an independent Scotland.
European shares opened lower on Tuesday, failing to move higher after global stocks pushed to all-time highs on Monday despite weak trading volumes.
Douglas McNeill, investment director at Charles Stanley, says that after a "fantastic run", the remainder of the year shouldn't be "quite as exciting" for European equities.
Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory, says investors remain reluctant to increase their exposure to Russia until the risk is further reduced.
Richard Wilson, CEO of TIGA, discusses the console war between Microsoft and Sony and the U.K. game industry which has now returned to growth.
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.