Philippe Legrain, former economic advisor to the president of the European Commission, says no matter what the result of the Greek referendum is, it will lead to "chaos and limbo."» Read More
Will Hobbs, head of equity strategy at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management, discusses the challenges facing Lloyds and the wider banking sector.
Swiss Re CFO, David Cole, says higher yields would be a boon to the reinsurance sector.
Novo Nordisk CFO, Jesper Brandgaard, says the drug company has successfully hedged against currency effects and discusses plans for the weight loss product Saxenda
European equities opened mixed Thursday despite weak U.S. growth data Wednesday, following the Federal Reserve's decision to maintain its data-dependent stance toward interest rates.
Richard Titherington, CIO for emerging markets at JPMorgan Asset Management, explains what is driving investors into Chinese equities.
Paddy Rodgers, CEO of Euronav, says the shipping firm saw their best quarter since 2008 thanks to low oil prices.
Banco Popular CFO, Francisco Sancha, says the bank intends to keep growing its market share in Spain, but won't rule out acquisitions abroad.
Virginie Maisonneuve, chief investment officer for global equities at PIMCO, says QE efforts by the ECB will likely continue in Europe despite data from the central banks showing that the credit squeeze is over.
Statoil CEO, Eldar Saetre, says it's important to maintain a long-term relationship with Rosneft, while staying aware of Western sanctions.
Dennis Gartman, editor and publisher of The Gartman Letter, talks down the effect of the strong dollar on U.S. equity markets.
BNP Paribas CFO, Lars Machenil, recaps the bank's first-quarter earnings.
Dennis Gartman, editor and publisher of The Gartman Letter, says he's neutral on U.S. stocks amid a continued bull market.
Antonio Roldan, Europe analyst at the Eurasia Group, says far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen represents everything that goes against the core values of Europe.
Damian Lyons Lowe, CEO of Survation, assures that a "Brexit" is unlikely and predicts that anti-EU party UKIP will only gain 5-10 seats in the upcoming election.
Nordea CEO, Christian Clausen, says the lender is offering one of the highest dividend yields across European banks and will increase its pay-outs to shareholders this year.
Caroline Simmons, strategist at UBS, says euro zone banks are faring slightly better than their peers in other regions.
European equities were higher in morning trade Wednesday as investors reacted to earnings reports and awaited the outcome of a two-day meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Ian Cheshire, former CEO of Kingfisher, says he doesn't think a Labour government would negatively impact U.K. business.
Ian Cheshire, former CEO of Kingfisher, says it's sensible to trust British voters with a referendum on EU membership, but insists there is room for reform within the union.
Geoff Cutmore is co-anchor for CNBC’s flagship programme 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.
Stephen Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program Squawk Box Europe and is also CNBC's OPEC reporter covering major meetings.