Jamie Davies, head of pharmaceuticals, healthcare and medical devices at BMI Research, says it's important to keep an eye on pharma companies that are de-diversifying and removing non-core assets.» Read More
European shares opened slightly higher on Wednesday with investors weighing up the possibility of a weak earnings season and concerns of an overvaluation in stocks.
Bob Janjuah, co-head of cross-asset allocation strategy at Nomura, and Bill Blain, strategist at Mint Partners, discuss what could push the S&P 500 higher this year.
The U.K.'s culture secretary Maria Miller has resigned from her post following controversy over her expenses.
Nick James, director of equity research at Numis Securities, says ARM needs to focus on non-mobile sectors like the Internet of Things.
Miguel Azevedo, head of investment banking for Africa at Citi, says investors perceive the risks in Africa to be higher than they actually are.
Larry Thompson, general counsel at DTCC, discusses the work of his organization in making derivative trading more transparent.
Bill Blain, strategist at Mint Partners, says the performance of Greek debt so far will attract investors to the new issuance.
A brawl broke out in the Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday as politicians discussed the latest events in the east of the country.
Jean-Michel Carayon, senior vice-president of the Moody's corporate finance group, discusses the optimism behind the ratings agency's report that shows upgrades to EMEA non-financial corporates outnumbered downgrades in the first quarter of 2014.
British diplomat Iain Mansfield won a 100,000 euro ($138,000) prize from the Institute for Economic Affairs think tank for his blueprint of Britain's exit from the European Union.
The former U.K. Chancellor Lord Lawson says the single market is "damaging" and it will be "economically beneficial" for Britain to leave the European Union.
Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, says the International Monetary Fund ate some "humble pie" when it upgraded Britain's growth forecast on Tuesday.
A match appeared to have been struck to the conflict in Ukraine this week, as violence erupted between pro-Russian supporters and the Ukrainian army.
James Butterfill, global equity strategist at Coutts, says companies will not face squeezed margins as earnings season gets underway.
Samir Kapuria, vice president of the Information Security Group at Symantec, says with new technologies in the "Internet of Things", hacking could cause "greater damage".
David McWilliams, economist and author of "The Pope's Children: Ireland's New Elite", says his Irish Pub index is a "real indicator for real economics" of how easy it is to do business in a country.
Gary Greenberg, head of emerging markets at Hermes, says Turkey is a very good place to be in long-term but it¿s overbought in the short-term.
European stocks saw a muted start on Tuesday after a sell off on Monday that saw bourses snap a nine-day winning streak.
Dan Scott, head of event-driven research at Credit Suisse, says corporates' large cash holdings are best put to work to fund growth, given the low interest rate environment. This could give a boost to M&A activity.
Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, comments on Alcoa ahead of quarterly earnings and explains why commodities has been a "very unloved sector."
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.