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Jose Vinals, director of the monetary and capital markets department at the IMF, discusses the need to complete banking regulation reform and why there are "excesses" in U.S. equity markets.
Robert Kuenzel, euro area economist at Daiwa Capital Markets, says the purchase of asset-backed securities and covered bonds is not enough to expand the ECB's balance sheet and it will soon move to buying corporate bonds.
Samir Brikho, CEO of AMEC, says that a cut of half a million barrels per day by OPEC will "change the equation" of the oil price and push it higher.
Samir Brikho, CEO of AMEC, says he does not regret the takeover of Foster Wheeler and explains why it was a strategic acquisition.
European shares saw modest gains at the session open Thursday as investors looked ahead to a slew of data due out from the euro zone.
Tom Stevenson, investment director at Fidetlity Worldwide Investment, says the world is facing a "deflationary shock" that is keeping interest rates low and boosting equities.
Dick Boer, CEO of Ahold, says U.S. consumers are feeling more positive but the middle class is not spending more money.
Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, discusses the problems facing the euro zone and whether a British exit from the bloc is a smart move.
Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, says there is "substantial future potential" in China with the world's second-largest economy set to be a big source of listings.
Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, says there will be innovation and organic growth in the company's derivatives business.
Chris Dedicoat, EMEAR president at Cisco, says the digitization of corporations driven by the cloud will provide future growth for the company.
Chris Dedicoat, EMEAR president at Cisco, says the company's results shows the strategy pursued has paid off.
Patrick Armstrong, CIO of Plurimi Investment Managers, says ECB monetary policy along with a weaker euro will be a tailwind for banking stocks.
Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen, CEO of Carlsberg, says the Russian market will grow again in the future after the beer maker was hit my geopolitical tensions in the country.
Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen, CEO of Carlsberg, says the company is looking for acquisition opportunities in Asia.
Jose Vinals, director of the monetary and capital markets department at the IMF, says that there needs to be a "prudent" banking culture that stops bad behavior.
Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, says it could be a "dangerous game" waiting for further positive economic date before the Bank of England tightens monetary policy.
Christoph Schmidt, chair of the German Council of Economic Experts, known as one of "Merkel's Wise Men", says that there is no risk of Germany sliding into recession.
Jacques Gordon, global head of research and strategy at LaSalle Investment Management, says the property market in London is "fully priced".
Joe Jimenez, CEO of Novartis, says following the sale of some non-core assets, the company is more focused.
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.