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Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, highlights that the latest Treasurys auction "wasn't particularly strong" and explains why he likes European periphery bonds.
Constantin Gurdgiev, professor of finance at Trinity College Dublin, says the European Commission probe into Apple¿s European taxes is only the beginning and discusses the ramifications for the Irish economy.
Ulrich Leuchtmann, head of foreign exchange research at Commerzbank, discusses currencies and explains why the U.S. dollar should outperform the euro.
Bill Farren-Price, CEO of Petroleum Policy Intelligence, says only Iran could surprise the oil supply side in the coming six months and discusses Iraqui oil.
Europe's top tech entrepreneurs reveal to CNBC what their best advice is for their fellow entrepreneurs on how to get funding and seek investors.
Saul Klein, partner at Index Ventures, says that start-ups coming out of Europe and Israel are "on a high" after a few tough years.
European shares had another muted start on Wednesday, failing to find any real momentum after a quiet session in Asia and the U.S.
Chris Godding, CIO at Signia Wealth, says that the global economic momentum is at a "turning point" and that it's favorable for equities.
It is "not normal" that both sides of the Atlantic do not have the same set of rules, says Jean-Claude Trichet, former ECB president, commenting on the BNP Paribas fine.
Johannes Benigni, managing director at JBC Energy, says some OPEC countries are struggling and that the oil market has "a lot of upset potential" at the moment.
The real economy is not "functioning correctly", says former ECB President, Jean-Claude Trichet, and governments must continue to implement structural reforms.
The ECB latest action are "absolutely justified", and Mario Draghi must continue to send strong messages to governments and the private sector says Jean-Claude Trichet, former ECB president.
Craig Botham, emerging markets economist at Schroders, describes Brazil's leader, Dilma Roussef, as a "short-termist" and says that the outlook for the country's economy would worsen if she was re-elected in October.
Saad Hammad, Flybe CEO says the group returned to profitability and should continue to deliver on its cost-saving program.
Grant Peterkin, fixed income strategist at Lombard Odier, says the U.S. yield curve should start flattening and discusses European periphery bonds.
Europe's top tech entrepreneurs tell CNBC at the "Europa" Tech Awards whether they believe valuations are too high for tech stocks.
Justin Peters, founder and CEO of Kabee, discusses London's black cab strikes on Thursday against new entrants such as Uber.
Diezani Alison-Madueke, Nigeria's oil minister, denies that Nigeria is lobbying for her to become OPEC's secretary-general but says it would be "wonderful" to get the job.
Luis Costa, emerging market strategist at Citi, says that growth in the second half of 2014 will come from the developed world rather than from emerging markets.
Wolfango Piccoli, managing director at Teneo Intelligence, says Jean-Claude Juncker is unlikely to become president of the European Commission as European leaders have reservations about his character.
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.