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Charles Liu, co-founder and chair of Hao Capital, tells CNBC that there's lots of cash and not many good assets in China.
John LaForge, commodity strategist at Ned Davis Research Group, tells CNBC that gold is in purgatory, stuck between high 1100 and 1500.
Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank and Michael Browne, fund manager at Martin Currie, have a heated debate over whether there's a genuine recovery in Europe and it's time to buy equities.
Karen Tso takes you through the European market open where stocks have opened higher.
Claus Raidl, president of the Central Bank of Austria, tells CNBC that it¿s positively not the case that Austria is going down the drain and these accusations are just the product of an electoral campaign.
Richard Staite, US banks analyst at Atlantic Equities, tells CNBC that US banks are laying off mortgage staff involved in refinancing old mortgages.
Michael Browne, fund manager at Martin Currie, tells CNBC that the German election result is a positive for the euro zone.
Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX research at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, tells CNBC that the Fed is trying to tell us to focus on the data.
The U.K.'s Labour party, the main opposition party in Britain, plans to hike taxes levied on banks to pay for more free childcare in a move it hopes will help it win a general election in the country in 2015.
Nikos Christodoulakis, former Greek finance minister, tells CNBC that Greece needs money from the European Union in the form of structural funds and new private investment. .
Henrik Enderlein, professor of political economy at the Hertie School of Governance, tells CNBC that Merkel will have to offer the social democrats a lot.
Ed Balls, the UK's shadow chancellor, tells CNBC that Labour stands for an economy that works for all and not just a few.
Alan Miller, founding partner at SCM Private, tells CNBC that there¿s a scandalous index cloning epidemic going on in the UK.
Karen Tso takes you through the European market open where stocks have opened mixed.
Beatrice Gachenge, CNBC Africa, reports on the terrorist attack at an upscale mall in Kenya.
Miranda Xafa, CEO or EF Consulting and former IMF board member, tells CNBC that the recession in Greece is bottoming out but the recovery is likely to be L shaped.
Carsten Nickel, senior vice president at Teneo Intelligence, tells CNBC that Germany is clearly set for a grand coalition.
Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, tells CNBC that European equities have been dragged up by the US.
Alastair Newton, senior political analyst at Nomura, tells CNBC that we will see a sustained hiatus in German politics as Angela Merkel negotiates a coalition.
Hans-Gert Pottering, former president of the European Parliament, tells CNBC that the secret to Angela Merkel's success is that she does what she promises.
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.