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Robert Simoncic, CEO of Slovak Investment & Trade Development, tells CNBC that for Slovakia it is important that Europe is fiscally responsible as they are heading towards less than 3 percent deficit.
Tom Elliot, global strategist, at JP Morgan Asset Management, tells CNBC that the yield still does look very good despite the rise on global indices.
Karen Tso takes you through the European market open, where stocks are down ahead of the ECB meeting.
Henrik Ramlau Hansen, CFO of Danske Bank, tells CNBC that they are sticking to their guidance for the full year, despite beating on loan impairments.
Michala Marcussen, global head of economics at Société Générale, tells CNBC that regardless of an ECB rate cut it would not alter her growth forecast.
The ECB is widely expected to cut its main interest rate today, the first time in ten months. Julia Chatterley and Geoff Cutmore report from the ECB meeting place in the capital of Slovakia.
Rolf-Dieter Schwalb, CFO of DSM, tells CNBC that whilst the nutrition business is doing well, pharma needs improvement.
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Dan Wagner, CEO of mPowa Technologies, tells CNBC that fundamentally digital coins work more like a gift certificate than an alternative currency.
David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International, tells CNBC that in his opinion the euro zone is turning Japanese, with even the demographics looking the same as Japan fifteen years ago.
Charles Beazley, CEO of Nikko Asset Management, tells CNBC that we are coming to the end of a cycle of economics and the financial sector driving politics.
Karen Tso takes you through the market open, where many of the European bourses are closed for a bank holiday.
Simon Ballard, senior credit strategist, at National Australia Bank, tells CNBC as spreads get tighter investors are moving further down the risk curve.
Caroline Bain, senior commodities editor at The Economist Intelligence Unit, tells CNBC that while there may not be the same level of growth in Chinese consumption of copper, the country is not collapsing.
Charlie Morris, head of Absolute Return at HSBC Global Asset Management, tells CNBC that UK government needs to build more houses if they want to get prices down for young buyers.
Miranda Carr, head of China research at NSBO, tells CNBC that the main concern about the Chinese data is the export orders which were over reported in quarter one.
Alejandro Zambrano, market analyst at Dailyfx.com, tells CNBC that he does believe in the popular saying 'Sell in May' and recent macro data has been so bad it only supports it.
Malcolm Graham-Wood, senior advisor, at VSA Capital, tells CNBC that the BP stake in Rosneft gives them access to the Russian artic but they are now being dictated to by Vladimir Putin.
Karen Tso takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in higher.
Scott Evans, head of equity sales at Espirito Santo Investment, tells CNBC that he judges banks by the quality of their earnings, with UBS being much better quality than Deutsche Bank.
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.