Volker Wieland, managing director of the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability, says the Greek government will lead the country into more poverty.» Read More
Heimo Scheuch, CEO of Wienerberger, discusses the European housing market and where the weak spots are.
Michael Fuchs, a senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party, says the way in which Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis handled the negotiations over the country's loan extension was "insulting" to Merkel.
Ukrainian MP, Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze, says the country cannot make necessary reforms at the same time as fighting a war against Russia.
Carlo Ferro, CFO of STMicro, says there is an increasing amount of interest from global investors in European companies.
Alison Platt, CEO of Countrywide, says the U.K. housing market is "sluggish" and will continue to be this way until there is clarity after the U.K. general election.
Karim Hajjar, CFO of Solvay, says the low oil price will provide "modest headwinds" to some of the company's businesses, but overall will be supportive.
European equities opened mixed Thursday following a flat lead from both Asia and the U.S. overnight.
Alan Miller, CIO of SCMDirect.com, says he has moved his positioning from Japanese small caps to large caps.
Stewart Richardson, CIO of RMG Wealth Management, says equities are overvalued and discusses where he thinks investors can make money.
Former world champion boxer and current Mayor of Kiev, Vitali Klitschko, says the country must "destroy" corruption before it can reform.
Graham McDonald, head of private equity at Aberdeen Asset Management, says European assets are a "hidden gem" for investors.
Dick Boer, CEO of Ahold, says there are positive signs for consumer spending as the Dutch economy improves, which will help his business.
British lawmakers share their reaction following the testimony of HSBC bosses in front of MPs on Wednesday.
Steven Woolfe MEP, financial affairs spokesperson for UKIP, discusses the party's attempt to woo businesses as the U.K. general election approaches.
Mitch Truwit, co-CEO of Apax Partners, says the oil price could fall again after rising.
Mitch Truwit, co-CEO of Apax Partners, says he prefers to invest in Northern Europe and is quite "hesitant" on Greece.
Dieter Wemmer, CFO of Allianz, says the company is "substantially" reducing its activities in Russia in the retail space.
John Curtice, professor of politics at the University of Strathclyde, discusses the political landscape in the U.K. and why one party is struggling to gain a majority.
Robert Tomei, chairman of Advanced Capital, discusses his top investment hotspots in 2015.
Specialist tax barrister Jolyon Maugham discusses whether the grilling of HSBC executives in front of U.K. lawmakers could lead to any criminal proceedings.
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.