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Derek Halpenny, European head of global currency research at Bank of Tokoy-Mitsubishi UFJ, says the Bank of Japan is doing the right thing by holding steady as data is still very volatile.
Christoph Schmidt, member of the German Council of Economic Experts, says many problems remain in the euro zone and that investors should not expect too much from the ECB.
Mykhailo Dobkin, Ukrainian presidential candidate, says Ukraine's next president will have to normalize relations with the U.S., the EU and Russia and adds that he supports the federalization of the country.
Ian Goldin, author of "The Butterfly Defect", says global systems are more integrated but politics is fragmented signaling the potential for another financial crisis.
Thitinan Pongsudhirak, director of the Institute of Security and International Studies at Chulalongkorn University, says the Thai army could be on a "slippery slope" if it is forced to take more power in government instead of transitioning to a stable government.
Rahul Sharma, founder of Neev Capital, says Marks and Spencer is "not adapting with the times" and is losing to "nimbler" competition on the high street.
Alan Miller, founding partner at SCM Private, and Chris Tinker, founder of Libra Investment Services, discuss why U.S. equities are a more attractive investment than European stocks.
European shares had another cautious start on Tuesday as investors continue to consider stock valuations, the possibility of policy action from the European Central Bank (ECB) and upcoming elections.
Simon Weeden, head of European telecoms research at Citi, says Vodafone is hoping that improving its 4G network will help the company consolidate in the U.S. market.
Toby Syfret, chief TV research analyst at Enders Analysis, discusses how AT&T's potential acquisition of DirecTV will benefit both companies.
Eugen Weinberg, head of commodity research at Commerzbank, says the oil price is likely to see further upside as supply risks begin to hit the market.
Patrick Coveney, CEO of Greencore, says consumers are eating out more as the economy recovers which has helped the company improve its sales.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on the "robust" response from the Chinese government after it was accused by the U.S. of cyber-espionage.
Paul Gambles, managing director at MBMG Global, says Thailand's economy has continued functioning despite the tense political landscape in the country.
Kiran Kowshik, currency strategist at BNP Paribas, and Richard Kelly, head of European rates and FX research at TD Securities, discuss the effect housing trends have on the foreign exchange market and which currencies to buy.
Credit Suisse will pay $2.5 billion in fines and restitution after the bank admitted wrongdoing in helping Americans avoid domestic tax.
Matt Beesley, head of global equities at Henderson Global Investors, says developed market dividends are outpacing those in the emerging markets and are more sustainable.
Navid Malik, head of life sciences research at Cenkos Securities, says Pfizer won't return with another offer to buy AstraZeneca after its final bid was rejected.
European shares opened slightly lower on Monday with traders still cautious on stock valuations and mulling over the possibility that the European Central Bank could look to stimulate the struggling euro zone economy.
Kerry Craig, global market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, says earnings growth in Europe is needed or there could be a pull back from equities in the region.
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.