Ruben Aganbegyan, CEO of Otkritie Financial Corporation, tells CNBC that there is value in Russia, in innovation and IT and Russian debt numbers have a lot of room for leverage.» Read More
Torkell Eide, portfolio manager at Skagen Funds, tells CNBC you should always look at the companies, not what the Macro economists forecast as developed markets have beat emerging.
Yogi Dewan, founder of Hassium Asset Management, tells CNBC that Paul Walsh would be a tough act to follow at Diageo and he would air on the side of caution.
Severin Cabannes, deputy CEO of Societe Generale, tells CNBC the bank has planned 600-700 job cuts in the headquarters in Paris.
Padhraic Garvey, head of developed market rates at ING Wholesale Banking, tells CNBC it has been a fantastic couple of weeks for the periphery with very strong returns.
Simon Harris, managing director of Insurance at Moody's, tells CNBC that there is a stable outlook for the UK insurance industry due to three factors.
Severin Cabannes, deputy CEO of Societe Generale, tells CNBC the bank decided to launch a global cost saving plan which will save 1.45 billion euros by the end of 2015.
The French benchmark CAC index has performed strongly, suggesting that local politics are not of great concern to the market.
After one year in office, no French president has been as unpopular as Francois Hollande.
Bruno Le Maire, Member of Parliament for the UMP party, outlines the three reasons why the Franco/German relationship is not in a good shape.
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.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open, where the UK markets are closed for a bank holiday weekend.
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.
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.
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.