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Laurence Parisot, chairwoman of MEDEF, tells CNBC that in a few weeks from now France will have a less rigid labour market, following a deal with the trade unions.
Frederic Aubel, Institutional equity sales trader at Global Equities, tells CNBC that he would not go short on equities now as the central banks are there as a back-up.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open, where the UK markets are closed for a bank holiday weekend.
Roger Nightingale, economist at RDN Associates, tells CNBC that every country who has ever tried Keyne's policy has failed, including Japan.
Karine Berger, Member of Parliament for the French Socialist Party, tells CNBC that the French socialist government is company friendly, business friendly and market friendly.
Pierre Yves Gauthier, founding partner at AlphaValue, tells CNBC that luxury is in a super cycle phase and is only hitting a small peak with the end of the Chinese gifting luxury goods.
Roger Nightingale, economist at RDN Associates and Steve Sedgwick have a heated debate about whether Europe can be blamed for Britain's problems.
Francois Mallet, managing director of Kepler Capital Markets, tells CNBC that the CAC has done well, up almost 20 percent in a year, which shows the French local concern is not the concern of the markets.
Ludovic Subran, chief economist at Euler Hermes, tells CNBC the problem in France is a lack of investment in the economy which then translates into a lack of jobs.
Eric Chaney, chief economist at AXA Group, tells CNBC that the decisions taken by the Hollande government have been 'all wrong' for the French economy.
Ten of thousands of French protesters marched to denounce austerity on Sunday to mark the end of President Francois Hollande's first year in office.
Do you want to be extremely successful, while living a great life, with time for family, friends and hobbies? Martin Bjergegaard, entrepreneur at Winning Without Losing, makes the case for how.
Simon Weeden, head of European telecoms research at Citi, tells CNBC that if he could choose two disruptive technologies that could have the most impact, it would be solar power and 3D printing.
Karen Tso takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in higher.
Ewald Nowotny, member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB), tells CNBC that markets over interpreted the possibility of negative deposit rates and there is no specific plan in that direction.
John Longworth, director general of the British Chambers of Commerce, tells CNBC that the exports for the service sector are strong in the United Kingdom, but manufacturing has tailed off.
Erkki Liikanen, ECB board member, tells CNBC that took action in yesterday's ECB meeting and they are ready and able to act again.
Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, tells CNBC that the British government probably won't get out of RBS and Lloyds before the next election.
Richard McGuire, senior fixed income strategist at Rabobank, tells CNBC that the trading opportunities after the ECB announcement will see spreads tighten yet further against a backwash of liquidity.
Richard Iley, chief economist for Asia at BNP Paribas, tells CNBC there are no surprises in India¿s rate cut but moving forward the Reserve Bank of India's room for manoeuvre will be limited.
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.