European stocks opened slightly lower on Friday, continuing a move lower after investors were left disappointed with the European Central Bank (ECB) holding back on any further stimulus measures on Thursday.» Read More
Dionyssis Dimitrakopoulos, senior lecturer in politics at Birkberck College, University of London, says the Cyprus crisis has been badly handled and that the euro zone problem is that nobody thinks of the management of the common currency in the medium to longer term.
Shyam Devani, fx technical analyst at Citi, tells CNBC Cyprus has no choice but to impose capital controls as it can't devalue its currency. This crisis shows a lack of clarity, planning and leadership on a wider European scale, he said.
Nino Tronchetti Provera, CEO of Ambienta SGR, tells CNBC that Europe is leading the way in energy efficiency and these technologies are being exported to the emerging markets.
Lucy MacDonald, CIO of Allianz Global Investors, tells CNBC that there could be a big structural shift out of bonds, but there is no evidence it is happening yet.
Simon Luhr, CEO of FinEx Capital Managment, discusses whether investors are stepping up bearish bets against Russia.
Neil Atkinson, director of energy research at Datamonitor, tells CNBC that despite the Cyprus crisis energy demand out of Europe remains weak in contrast to elsewhere.
Paul Donovan, global economist at UBS, tells CNBC that two years of negative growth in a row in the euro zone takes 'monumental policy incompetence to achieve'.
Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange Group, tells CNBC that British firms are leading London¿s IPO revival.
Donal O'Mahony, global strategist at Davy, tells CNBC that when the dust settles on Cyprus investors will be left thinking about what Europe didn't do.
Karen Tso takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in higher, with European officials doing there best to calm investor fears over Cyprus.
Lars Seier Christensen, co-founder and CEO of Saxo bank, tells CNBC that one has to assume the EU may use a depositor tax again in future crises.
Bob Baur, chief global economist at Principal Global Investors, discusses whether central banks have become too powerful and the outlook for the US economy.
Angus Downie, head of economic research at Ecobank, tells CNBC there are a lot of very interesting investment opportunities in Africa.
Didier Duret, global chief investment officer at ABN Amro Private Banking, tells CNBC that investor focus should move from Cyprus to the US fundamentals which are looking positive.
Twice in eight days Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem has made unguarded comments that moved markets. Kelly Evans and Julia Chatterley discuss whether he's a scapegoat or a bull in china shop.
Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, tells CNBC that Angela Merkel needs to maintain a hardline stance in order to get reelected in September.
Bernard Bot, interim CEO of TNT, tells CNBC that the economic conditions in Europe have been tough since 2008 and they¿re disappointed that the merger with UPS didn¿t go through.
Karen Cho takes you through the European market open, where stocks have come in higher on the Cyprus deal.
Lothar Mentel, CIO of Tatton Investment Management, tells CNBC that the Cyprus situation was known for a while and that the Europeans played brinkmanship in the way they handled it.
CNBC's Squawk Box discusses whether the messy Cyprus deal will cast doubt over future Troika deals.
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.