European equities opened higher on Thursday as investors await the outcome of the European Central Bank's (ECB) policy meeting.» Read More
Andrew Sheets, chief cross-asset strategist at Morgan Stanley, says a Greek exit from the euro zone is an "extreme" action and investors should look at the country's long-end bonds.
Franziska Ohnsorge, economist at the World Bank, says countries will undergo "bouts of volatility" after it lowered its global growth forecast for 2015.
The interest rate rise from the U.S. Federal Reserve will be "very gradual," with borrowing costs remaining low for many countries, according to Franziska Ohnsorge, economist at the World Bank.
Colin Asher, senior economist at Mizuho Bank, says reforms under Abenomics in Japan are happening and the country will see the benefits in 2016.
Italian president Giorgio Napolitano is expected to resign on Wednesday. Alberto Carnevale-Maffe, professor of strategic and entrepreneurial management at SDA Bocconi School of Management, discusses the qualities the next candidate needs to have.
Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, says nobody can see the bottom in oil but that the price is likely to tick higher as demand picks up.
Carl Weinberg, chief economist at High Frequency Economics, says the U.K.'s current account deficit and the downward move in the pound could be the beginning of a move in the currency of "dramatic proportions".
Despite a terrible year for hedge funds in 2014, Andrew McCaffery, global head of hedge funds at Aberdeen Asset Management, says there are a lot of opportunities to improve performance this year.
Jonathan Fenby, director of China research at Trusted Sources, discusses the challenges facing China's economy and what the government needs to do to solve them.
Despite turmoil in the Russian economy in 2014, Richard Titherington, CIO of emerging market equities at JPMorgan Asset Management, says the country is "past the point of panic" and investors should not give up on Russian assets.
European equities opened in negative territory on Tuesday as oil prices continue to fall.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney may have to write a letter to U.K. Chancellor George Osborne explaining why inflation is so far away from the central bank's target.
WTI has fallen below $45 a barrel while Brent is hovering just above. Nitesh Shah, research analyst at ETF Securities, says the oil price at this level is not sustainable.
Filippo Alloatti, senior credit analyst at Hermes Investment Management, discusses the best part of the banks' capital structure to make money on.
George Carpenter, CEO of CNS Response, discusses the company's cloud-based database of patients' reactions to medicines and how it helps to treat post-traumatic stress disorder.
Anna-Marie Baisden, head of autos analysis at Business Monitor, discusses the launch of the hybrid Chevy Bolt and says that it is "important for consumers."
French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, whose offices were attacked last week by terrorists, is to print 3 million copies of its next edition depicting the Muslim Prophet Muhammed on the front cover.
Beat Siegenthaler, FX strategist at UBS, says markets are skeptical but should trust that the European Central Bank will launch quantitative easing and this will weaken the euro further.
Bob Parker, senior investment, strategy and research advisor at Credit Suisse, says the low oil price will "reboot" the Indian economy and investors should re-enter the country's markets.
Timothy Moe, co-head of economics, commodities and strategy at Goldman Sachs, says oil will fall lower, but then the price will stabilize after supply comes into line with demand.
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.