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The chief executive of London-listed miner Bumi Nick von Schirnding told CNBC that the outcome of Thursday's shareholder vote had given the company's management a mandate to get on with its strategy.
Robert Jones, Co-Founder of The Fyzz Facility, tells CNBC that there is a very strong pack of films at this year's Oscar's.
Marco Cristofori, head of equity department at Centrobanca talks to CNBC about his two investment scenarios for the outcome of the Italian election.
Nick von Schirnding, CEO of Bumi, tells CNBC the shareholder vote is a mandate to get on with things and execute a new strategy for Bumi.
Karen Cho takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in higher.
Tom Elliot, global strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, tells CNBC how to invest in the likelihood of either a market consolidation or correction.
Nils S Andersen, CEO of AP Moller-Maersk, tells CNBC that they see continued weakness in Europe and expect negative growth there in 2013.
Michele Raucci, chairman of Sixiang Holding, tells CNBC that confidence in Italy among investors dramatically reduced once the Monti government ended.
Richard Perry, chief market strategist at Central Markets, joins CNBC for a technical look at the Gold market.
Designer Karl Lagerfeld says he doesn't pay too much attention to the impact of the crisis on fashion.
Ramon Vega, founder of Vega Swiss Asset Management, tells CNBC that the luxury market has to come back to fundamentals of quality over quantity.
Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, tells CNBC that the market was complacent and waited too long to price in political woes.
Enrico Cucchiani, CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo, tells CNBC that the bottom 20 percent of Italian companies have seen top line shrinking 35 to 45 percent.
Peter Oppenheimer, chief global equity strategist at Goldman Sachs, tells CNBC that the prospects for equities still look good, but it's not surprising that we are seeing a pullback.
George Quinn, CFO of Swiss Re, tells CNBC that the company's financial position and opportunities ahead are a pretty unbeatable combination.
European markets open down on the Federal Reserve news.
The U.S. Federal Reserve's signal that it may not continue its bond buying program is a game changer for global equity markets, Dennis Gartman, editor of "The Gartman Letter" told CNBC on Thursday.
Joep Van Burden, CEO of CSR, tells CNBC that they had a good year and if there is some excess cash will return in to shareholders.
Nat Rothschild, founder of NR Investments and a shareholder in Bumi PLC, tells CNBC that the shareholder vote is too close to call but minority shareholders have voted against the board. He also makes other allegations that have been denied by Bumi.
Intesa CEO Enrico Cucchiani says the Monte dei Paschi scandal is an isolated case.
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.