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European markets opened lower Thursday, as Greece is likely to ask for an extension to repay its euro zone loans, but a deal hasn't yet been set.
Paras Anand, head of European equities at Fidelity Worldwide, and Bob Parker, senior investment, strategy and research advisor at Credit Suisse, discuss who is investing in European stocks.
Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric, says the company is looking for further cost cutting.
"I never thought I would see the day when the yield curve in Denmark would be entirely below the Japanese yield curve," Carsten Stendevad, CEO of ATP says, discussing the low interest rate environment.
Jon Cox, head of European consumer equities at Kepler Cheuvreux, says Nestle's growth slowed in China in the fourth quarter of 2014, but overall the results were good.
Bob Parker, senior investment, strategy and research advisor at Credit Suisse, says there will be a number of defaults in high-yield energy bonds.
Hans-Werner Sinn, president of the Ifo Institute, explains why Greece would benefit from a return to the drachma.
Aiman Ezzat, CFO of Capgemini, says the company is looking to growth outside of Europe.
Jacques van den Broek, CEO of Randstad, says the company can cope with the price pressure in its home market, the Netherlands.
Alexei Kulichenko, CFO of Severstal, says the oversupply of steel from China is the biggest headwind for the company.
Dhawal Mehta, India specialist at Somerset Capital Management, says Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's reform drive will continue with the country's stocks at the beginning of a "good 10 year run".
Stuart Rose, former CEO of Marks and Spencer and current chairman of Ocado, says he is concerned that the U.K. Labour party is not engaging "sensibly" in debates around British business.
Stuart Rose, former CEO of Marks and Spencer and current chairman of Ocado, discusses the company's valuation and future.
Stuart Rose, former CEO of Marks and Spencer and current chairman of Ocado, says the discount supermarkets have caused a "seismic" shift in the U.K. retail market and are here to stay.
George King, head of portfolio strategy at RBC Wealth Management, and Stephane Deo, global head of asset allocation at UBS, explain why they are cautious on European stocks.
European shares opened higher on Wednesday with investors eyeing a slew of earnings due and ongoing negotiations surrounding Greece's bailout program.
Patrick Jany, CFO of Clariant, says the company won't hit its target for earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization.
Stephane Deo, global head of asset allocation at UBS, says that if Greece was to exit the euro, the contagion across the euro zone would be "dramatic."
Roy Lipski, CEO of Velocys, says the low oil price is "bad news" for large gas-to-liquid products.
Nancy McKinstry, CEO of Wolters Kluwer, says the company will continue its drive to cut costs.
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.