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Spain must keep on reforming to reach its real growth potential, BBVA CEO, Francisco Gonzalez tells CNBC, adding that the group expects to pass the ECB stress tests with "high marks."
Ben Moores, senior analyst commercial aircraft markets at IHS, discusses the global defense industry and whether the events in Ukraine will impact the sector.
Crimea may seem a nondescript piece of land to fight over – but its strategic position has made it a battleground between Russia and the West before.
European stocks opened sharply lower on Monday as investor sentiment was curbed due to brewing instability over Ukraine.
Kiev's Independence Square continues to bear traces of the bloodshed and violence of the Ukrainian protest reports CNBC's Steve Sedgwick from Kiev.
Philip Broadway, CFO at Old Mutual and Chris Kennedy, CFO at easyJet discuss how geopolitical shocks, like the situation in Ukraine, can impact business planning.
Daragh McDowell, senior analyst at Maplecroft, says Russia is trying to provoke a "Georgian-style scenario" by forcing Ukraine to fire the first shot and says a Western-led military action against Russia is unlikely.
The euro zone's growth outlook is not as good as expected argues Alan Capper, head of credit strategy at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking as bank lending data for the region continue to weaken.
John Wraith, fixed income strategist at Bank of America Merril Lynch, says core sovereign markets remain "appealing" when it comes to fixed income and adds the Fed could put tapering on hold if the situation in Ukraine worsens.
Jonathan Fenby, director of China research at Trusted Sources, says China is unlikely to "dominate" the 21rst century due to its "whole collection of domestic problems."
NATO and the U.K. have called on Russia to "de-escalate tensions", as the Ukrainian acting foreign minister, Andriy Deshchitsya, says Russia has rejected calls for negotiations and consultations.
Russia's intrusion in Ukraine is a declaration of war says Victoria Sumar, Deputy Secretary of the Council of National Security and Defence of Ukraine, adding that Ukraine has "no reason to use armed forces right now."
Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, discusses the foreign exchange market and says that that the euro zone and its currency have "safe-haven characteristics."
The European Union has little "beyond the diplomacy card" to punish Russia, reports CNBC's Carolin Roth from Brussels as economic sanctions could have big repercussions for the region's economy.
The prospect of the U.S., Europe and Russia edging ever closer to blows –- diplomatic or otherwise -- over Ukraine looks increasingly real.
Ukraine mobilized after Russia's Vladimir Putin threatened to invade in the biggest confrontation since the Cold War.
At 10-year old Henry Patterson has launched his third business, a sweet and accessory company aimed at children called Not Before Tea.
Henrik Cronqvist, professor of finance at the China Europe International Business School, discusses how investors' genes can determine their investment style.
European stocks opened higher on Friday, continuing a rebound seen late in Thursday's session.
Nick Nelson, head of global equity strategy at UBS, says that European trading is improving albeit from a very low base and that stock pickers should start doing better as it's now "less about the macro."
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.