Philippe Legrain, former economic advisor to the president of the European Commission, says no matter what the result of the Greek referendum is, it will lead to "chaos and limbo."» Read More
Miranda Xafa, CEO or EF Consulting and former IMF board member, tells CNBC that the recession in Greece is bottoming out but the recovery is likely to be L shaped.
Carsten Nickel, senior vice president at Teneo Intelligence, tells CNBC that Germany is clearly set for a grand coalition.
Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, tells CNBC that European equities have been dragged up by the US.
Alastair Newton, senior political analyst at Nomura, tells CNBC that we will see a sustained hiatus in German politics as Angela Merkel negotiates a coalition.
Hans-Gert Pottering, former president of the European Parliament, tells CNBC that the secret to Angela Merkel's success is that she does what she promises.
Peter Altmaier, German environment minister, tells CNBC what made Angela Merkel do so well in the election.
Jack Ewing, European economics correspondent at the International New York Times, tells CNBC that even though the anti-euro party, AFD, didn't get into parliament Angela Merkel will have to watch her right flank more than she did before.
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Angela Merkel celebrated her election victory by dancing in true 'mutti' style.
Alan Posener, political correspondent at Die Welt, tells CNBC why Europe wasn¿t a subject during the election.
John Meyer, analyst at SP Angel, tells CNBC that the outlook for gold stocks is pretty good and he expects to see a resurgence of funds going into the sector.
Michael Link, Minister of State for the German federal foreign ministry, tells CNBC they want to maintain stability and not make any dramatic changes in how they handle the euro zone crisis.
John Haynes, head of research at Investec Wealth and Investment, tells CNBC that they remain overweight equities.
Carolin Roth takes you through the European market open where stocks have opened slightly lower.
Grainne Gilmore, head of UK residential research at Knight Frank, tells CNBC that confidence in UK house prices are really rises.
Petros Doukas, former deputy finance minister of Greece, tells CNBC that Greece needs a stronger solution to combat social tensions in the country.
Sebastian Dullien, senior policy fellow at the council of foreign relations, tells CNBC that the German policy towards Europe, under a grand coalition, may become more constructive and Euro friendly.
Giles Keating, head of research at Credit Suisse, tells CNBC that the UK housing market in the South East is hotter than you'd want it to be.
Nick Malkoutzi, deputy editor at eKathimerini, tells CNBC that social cohesion in Greece is at breaking point and the government wants to point it out to the Troika.
Irwin Collier, professor of economics at the Freie Universitat Berlin, tells CNBC that there is a consensus among all the parties in the German election to stand behind the Euro.
Geoff Cutmore is co-anchor for CNBC’s flagship programme 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.
Stephen Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program Squawk Box Europe and is also CNBC's OPEC reporter covering major meetings.