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Neil Dwane, CIO for Equities for Europe at Allianz Global Investors, says investors should look at equities more positively and argues there is more value to be found in Europe than in the U.S.
Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, discusses European bonds and the disconnect between Treasurys and the dollar.
Dimitry Sologoub, chief economist at Raiffensen Bank Ukraine, comments on the situation in Crimea, Ukraine, and what the main obstacles to a deal with the IMF are.
Ulrich Leuchtmann, head of foreign exchange research at Commerzbank, discusses the rouble on the back of Putin's speech on Tuesday and says that the recent "nasty performance" has come to an end.
James Nixey, head of Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House, says Putin is "entirely satisfied" with his "land-grab" and is unlikely to go further.
European stocks opened higher on Tuesday after major bourses saw heavy declines in the previous session due to the brewing instability in Ukraine.
Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbones, comments on Ukrainian and Russian debt and explains why he's been buying emerging markets¿ hard currency bonds.
Patrick Kennedy, CEO of Paddy Power defends the group's decision to offer bets on the outcome of Oscar Pistorius's trial, arguing they have a long history of offering odds on global news stories.
Yermolenko Volodymyr, director of E.U.-related media projects at Internews-Ukraine, says the situation in Ukraine remains "very tense" as Russian troops can move from the east and the north.
Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, discusses the mining sector and explains that in a falling commodity price environment, Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton remain safe bets.
Mark Dixon, CEO of Regus, comments on the group's earnings and explains that the U.K. is becoming one of its key markets.
Patrick Kennedy, CEO of Paddy Power, says the group has invested heavily to have a leadership position in mobile and multi-channel and discusses bets on the outcome of Oscar Pistorius's trial.
Ric Deverell, global head of fixed income and economic research at Credit Suisse, says investors would have to be "very brave" to move back into Russian assets and advises thinking about the rally in U.S. Treasurys.
Ford sales should rebound in March and April as U.S. fundamentals remain "very strong" says Ford COO, Mark Fields, also explaining that the group should return to profitability in Europe in 2015.
Putin may have called Russian troops back on Tuesday but the overall number of troops in Crimea "has swelled" as Putin seems unconcerned about sanctions, reports NBC's Jim Maceda.
Jesse Sherman, portfolio manager at Renaissance Asset Management, discusses Russian assets and says that while events in Ukraine create short-term uncertainty, there are medium-term opportunities.
Manik Narain, head of EMEA foreign exchange and fixed income strategy at UBS, says that the Russian rouble has not reached fair value yet despite tumbling to an all-time low.
Spain must keep on reforming to reach its real growth potential, BBVA CEO, Francisco Gonzalez tells CNBC, adding that the group expects to pass the ECB stress tests with "high marks."
Ben Moores, senior analyst commercial aircraft markets at IHS, discusses the global defense industry and whether the events in Ukraine will impact the sector.
Crimea may seem a nondescript piece of land to fight over – but its strategic position has made it a battleground between Russia and the West before.
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.