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Dorothy Thompson, CEO of Drax, discusses the company's results and says that Drax is a "cost-effective" renewable energy company.
Erik Nielsen, global chief economist at UniCredit, says he does not agree that Matteo Renzi's rise to the post of Prime Minister lacks democratic legitimacy.
Lyn Graham Taylor, rates strategist at Rabobank, says there was "knee jerk" optimism in the Italian bond market after incoming Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was asked to form a new government in Italy.
Fred Neumann, co-head of Asian economics research at HSBC, says Japan's numbers aren't as bad as people made them out to be and do not "rhyme" with the reality of the country's economy.
Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, says the weakness in U.S. jobs data is temporary and now is the time to reestablish long dollar/yen positions.
Greek finance minister Yiannis Stournaras, says the country's economy is "on track".
CNBC's Karen Tso takes a look at the trends down the catwalk at London Fashion Week.
Film critic Mark Kermode, analyzes the BAFTAs which saw 12 Years A Slave and Gravity take the top prizes.
Nick Dixon, an ITV reporter, talks to a family affected by the severe U.K. flooding. The family say they are "devastated".
Timothy Cosulich, managing director at Fratelli Cosulich, says Matteo Renzi needs to focus on electoral reform in Italy and reducing the costs of politics.
Niranjan Thiyagarajan, automotive and transportation consultant at Frost & Sullivan, said connected cars--those equipped with Internet access--and automated driving will be the biggest trends in the automotive sector this year.
European stocks opened higher on Monday with a positive handover from Asia and the U.S. boosting sentiment across European markets.
Kerry Craig, global market strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, and Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, discuss the effectiveness of quantitative easing.
Sigieri Diaz Pallavicini, founder and chairman of GWM Group, says Matteo Renzi will struggle to push through reform in Italy and needs to focus on international affairs.
Lucinda Guthrie, deputy global editor at Dealreporter, says companies are carrying out large transactions but fewer of them.
Miles Shipside, commercial director at Rightmove, says there needs to be a greater supply of housing available on the market.
Richard Holt, regional economist at Capital Economics, discusses the economic impact of the severe floods that have hit the U.K.
Craig Veysey, head of fixed income at Sanlam Private Investments, says the continuing tightening of spreads in European peripheral bonds is coming to an end.
Marco Elser, partner at Advicorp, says Matteo Renzi will face "enormous" challenges implementing electoral reform in Italy.
European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso, discussing Scottish independence, says it will be "nearly impossible" for breakaway states to join the European Union.
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.