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Pedros Iosifidis, professor in media and communication policy at City University, discusses how Syriza's social media tactics are behind its rapidly rising popularity in Greece.
Former British ambassador to Russia, Andrew Wood, says a cease-fire deal signed by the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France on Thursday is "open ended."
IMF chief Christine Lagarde says Ukraine has shown an "appetite for reform" and discusses funding for the crisis-hit economy.
Deborah Zandstra, partner at Clifford Chance, says the composition of debt in Greece is different now than in 2012.
Stephen Furlong, transport analyst at Davy, says there is a good chance of the IAG and Aer Lingus deal going ahead.
European equities opened mixed Thursday as a seven-hour meeting between the Eurogroup finance ministers in Brussels failed to find a solution for Greece's soon-to-end bailout program.
Vincent Juvyns, head of global strategy at JP Morgan Asset Management, says European earnings at the start of the year have been "encouraging" and paint a good picture for the rest of 2015.
Martin Senn, CEO of Zurich Insurance Group, says the macroeconomic environment is putting pressure on insurance companies.
Maurice Levy, chairman and CEO of Publicis, says 2014 was a tough year and discusses his outlook for the year ahead.
Maurice Lévy, chairman and CEO of Publicis, says he is confident an agreement will be reached to resolve the Russia and Ukraine conflict.
Chris Dedicoat, EMEA and Russia president at Cisco, says the internet of the future will be five times bigger than it is now because of the number of connected devices.
Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, says the company will take a hit from the Swiss National Bank's move to end the Swiss franc's euro peg, but will be able to mitigate this.
Mike Carter, CEO of BizEquity, discusses how his company allows small- and medium-sized businesses to get their firm valued at an affordable cost.
Tim Cosulich, CEO of Fratelli Cosulich, discusses how his business is faring amid the "uncertain" oil price.
Caroline Simmons, strategist at UBS Wealth Management CIO, says German stocks are attractive and will benefit most from the low oil price.
European equities were flat at the open Wednesday ahead of the meeting of Eurogroup of finance ministers in Brussels to discuss a solution to Greece's soon-to-end bailout program.
Russian finance minister Anton Siluanov, says the Russian economy is in "dire straits" and this will force the government to carry out much-needed reforms.
Christian Gattiker-Ericsson, chief strategist and head of research at Julius Bär, says the latest jobs number does not give the U.S. Federal Reserve enough impetus to raise interest rates.
Jean-François van Boxmeer, CEO of Heineken, says there are "good days ahead" for U.S. soccer and the company will continue to invest in sponsorship deals there.
Jean-François van Boxmeer, CEO of Heineken, says the tough economic situation in Russia won't put pressure on the company's results. He added that China is showing "dynamic growth".
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.