David Rees, emerging market economist at Capital Economics, says Argentina's technical default is the "final hurdle" preventing the country tapping the markets to raise money.» Read More
Barney Singer, head of emerging markets FX trading at Nomura, tells CNBC that the data out of Japan is important but the tone for the Japanese Yen will be set by the Bank of Japan.
A former technical worker for the CIA is revealed as the source of a series of leaks about US phone and internet surveillance.
Squawk Box Europe anchors discuss a statement by the French president, Francois Hollande, that the euro zone crisis is over.
Lance Uggla, chief executive at Markit, explains why his company is E&Y's 2013 U.K entrepreneur of the year and talks about Markit's upcoming trader chat platform.
Mark Mobius, executive chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group, explains why he is "quite active" in Eastern Europe and why frontier markets such as Romania offer real value.
European shares opened higher on Friday, ahead of monthly U.S. jobs data which could indicate whether the Federal Reserve could taper its monthly $85 billion asset purchasing program.
Louis Gargour, CEO and CIO of LNG Capital, advises being long on risk and explains why the trading premium on peripheral SMEs is justified.
Mark Weinberger, CEO of Ernst & Young, discusses the importance of entrepreneurship for jobs creation and central bank policies in the U.S. and Japan.
Ric Deverell, managing director and global head of FX, commodities and Asian strategy at Credit Suisse, says that a Fed tapering is "ultimately a positive thing" even though it will add short-term volatility in bonds and currencies.
Donald Tusk, Poland's prime minister, stresses that Poland still wants to join the euro zone but won't do so until the bloc has recovered and discusses its relationship with Germany and political stability.
Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, discusses the German consensus-beating trade surplus for April, and the important trade link with China but warns not to draw conclusions too quickly.
Andrew Mackenzie, CEO of BHP Billiton, says central banks' actions have been helpful in bringing stability and adds that downside risk on demand for commodities has been lowered.
Richard Kelly, head of European rates and FX strategy at TD Securities, says the market has positioned itself for a weak U.S. payroll number and explains why it has become so volatile.
Donald Tusk, Poland's prime minister, , talks about how Poland should continue to avoid a recession, how it plans to tackle high unemployment and deficits and the increased trust in its sovereign debt.
Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, describes OMTs as "the most successful monetary policy measure undertaken in recent time".
Jean-Francois Cope, president of the opposition UMP party, tells CNBC that France needs to implement structural reforms like Germany did ten years ago under Gerhard Schroder.
Carolin Roth takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in flat and some markets not open due to NYSE Euronext experiencing technical issues.
Tim Harris, chief investment officer at Lloyds TSB Private Bank, tells CNBC that the market correction isn't justified by market fundamentals or concern over fed tapering.
Charles Goodhart, a close colleague of outgoing Bank of England Governor, Mervyn King, tells CNBC that he was not a tyrant but a perfectionist.
Charles Goodhart, a former member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee, says outgoing governor, Mervyn King, should have "shouted louder" about the dangers brewing in the banking 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.