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Philip Broadway, CFO at Old Mutual and Chris Kennedy, CFO at easyJet discuss how geopolitical shocks, like the situation in Ukraine, can impact business planning.
The euro zone's growth outlook is not as good as expected argues Alan Capper, head of credit strategy at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking as bank lending data for the region continue to weaken.
Daragh McDowell, senior analyst at Maplecroft, says Russia is trying to provoke a "Georgian-style scenario" by forcing Ukraine to fire the first shot and says a Western-led military action against Russia is unlikely.
John Wraith, fixed income strategist at Bank of America Merril Lynch, says core sovereign markets remain "appealing" when it comes to fixed income and adds the Fed could put tapering on hold if the situation in Ukraine worsens.
Putin is trying to pressure Ukraine into a certain economic agenda says Volodymyr Ariev, independent minister in the Ukrainian Parliament, adding that the country's army has been significantly weakened.
Jonathan Fenby, director of China research at Trusted Sources, says China is unlikely to "dominate" the 21rst century due to its "whole collection of domestic problems."
NATO and the U.K. have called on Russia to "de-escalate tensions", as the Ukrainian acting foreign minister, Andriy Deshchitsya, says Russia has rejected calls for negotiations and consultations.
Russia's intrusion in Ukraine is a declaration of war says Victoria Sumar, Deputy Secretary of the Council of National Security and Defence of Ukraine, adding that Ukraine has "no reason to use armed forces right now."
Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, discusses the foreign exchange market and says that that the euro zone and its currency have "safe-haven characteristics."
The European Union has little "beyond the diplomacy card" to punish Russia, reports CNBC's Carolin Roth from Brussels as economic sanctions could have big repercussions for the region's economy.
The prospect of the U.S., Europe and Russia edging ever closer to blows –- diplomatic or otherwise -- over Ukraine looks increasingly real.
Ukraine mobilized after Russia's Vladimir Putin threatened to invade in the biggest confrontation since the Cold War.
At 10-year old Henry Patterson has launched his third business, a sweet and accessory company aimed at children called Not Before Tea.
Henrik Cronqvist, professor of finance at the China Europe International Business School, discusses how investors' genes can determine their investment style.
Nick Nelson, head of global equity strategy at UBS, says that European trading is improving albeit from a very low base and that stock pickers should start doing better as it's now "less about the macro."
European stocks opened higher on Friday, continuing a rebound seen late in Thursday's session.
James Meekings, CMO and co-founder of Funding Circle, explains that as a peer-to-peer lender, it is "opening up businesses as an investment class" to individuals.
Tensions in the Ukrainian region of Crimea escalated further on Friday morning after the two local airports were seized by armed men, NBC's Jim Maceda reports.
Heimo Scheuch, Wienerberger CEO, discusses the U.K. housing market on the back of the group's results and highlights that building remains below pre-crisis levels.
Peter Goodburn, founding partner at WaveTrack International, charts the recent performance of copper and talks about the prospects of a bull market in 2014.
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.