European shares followed the rally in Asian and U.S. equities with a higher open on Friday.» Read More
Gautam Batra, investment strategist at Signia Wealth, says there is strong downside momentum in equities amid a tightening of U.S. Federal Reserve policy.
Dario Talmesio, practice leader at Ovum, says BT is looking to buy EE as it has a better network than O2.
Jon Cox, head of European consumer equities at Kepler Cheuvreux, says there is a "risk of de-rating" in staples, and investors should look at food and general retail companies offering a high dividend yield.
Co-operative Bank has failed a key test of how it would perform in a financial crisis by the Bank of England. CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses the results and what it means for Britain's banks.
Guy Wolf, global head of market analytics at Marex Spectron, and Beat Wittmann, senior advisor at Raiffeisen Switzerland, discuss why there is "no place for gold" in today's trading environment.
Iain Stealey, fixed income fund manager at JPMorgan Asset Management, says quantitative easing by the European Central Bank will happen and this will force yields on bonds in the periphery lower.
Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects, says that the oil price could push $100 by the end of 2015, given the potential for a bounce back in demand.
BT announced that it has entered into exclusive talks with Deutsche Telekom and Orange to acquire their mobile business EE. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore and Wilfred Frost discuss.
Jacques Cailloux, chief European economist at Nomura, says he is concerned that the European Central Bank's easing measures won't meet the investment needed by the euro zone economy.
Tony Morris, global head of quantitative strategies at Nomura, says that on some economic measures, Europe is worse than Japan, but there are opportunities for investors.
Roberto Henriques, head of financials credit research at JPMorgan, says European banks have a credit problem, not liquidity issues, and the European Central Bank's TLTRO program will not solve this.
Henrik Ramlau-Hansen, CFO of Danske Bank, explains why the company will book 9 billion kroner ($1.5 billion) worth of goodwill impairments, adding that the lender has "not been forced" to do it by regulators.
European shares followed their Asian counterparts lower on Monday, after oil hit 5-1/2-year lows and attention focused on a developing hostage incident in Sydney, Australia.
Didier Duret, CIO at ABN Amro Private Banking, says the low oil price will be a boost for the global economy, while Patrick Legland, global head of research at Societe Generale, argues it could spark a "massive" sell-off across asset classes.
Australian law enforcement has responded well to the continuing hostage situation in a Sydney cafe, according to Peter Jennings, executive director at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute.
Chris Morrison, strategist at Omni Macro Fund, says a slowing Chinese economy and easier monetary policy will see the yuan weaken.
Sergei Guriev, professor of economics at Sciences Po, says Russian President Vladimir Putin's credibility comes from propaganda and military success rather than his economic record.
Cab drivers in Paris are set to strike on Monday to protest against a decision not to ban Uber's UberPop ridesharing service, which allows drivers without a taxi license to pick up and drop off customers. CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports.
Greg Day, CTO of FireEye, says hackers will increasingly focus their attention on smartphones as consumers carry out more activities on their devices.
BT is expected to announce what major U.K. telecoms company it is going to buy on Monday, with EE or O2 up for grabs, CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi reports.
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.