Philippe Van Den Abeele, managing director at Castalia Fund Management, says it's "extremely tough" for shippers at the moment due to over-supply and the commodity "swing factor".» Read More
Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, sees ongoing market rationalization as investors responding to the cascade of liquidity "pouring down the capital structure".
A meteor that exploded over Russia's Ural mountains and sent fireballs blazing to earth has set off a rush to find fragments of the space rock which hunters hope could fetch thousands of dollars a piece.
Angela Ahrendts, CEO of Burberry, tells CNBC at London Fashion Week that growth in south-east Asia is 'absolutely terrific', adding we'll be talking about the Asian region for years to come.
Ashraf Laidi, chief global strategist at City Index, talks about the candidates for the post of chief of the Bank of Japan.
As Italian elections approach and the gap between the right and left-wing candidates closes, analysts fear that the tight political race could result in a hung parliament, an outcome that could easily derail Italy's already-fragile economy.
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, tells CNBC that she did not see any evidence of currency wars at the G-20 meeting in Moscow.
Carolin Roth takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in lower.
Lothar Mentel, chief Investment officer at Paradigm Group, tells CNBC he is nervous about Europe as he can't see growth or companies coming through in bulk.
Ric Deverell, managing director and global head of FX and commodities at Credit Suisse, tells CNBC that the economic data out this week, especially the flash PMIs will drive the markets.
Stefano Fassina from Italy's center left coalition tells CNBC that they will collaborate with the Mario Monti coalition as they want the largest possible support for reform.
Michala Marcussen, global head of economics at Société Générale, tells CNBC that yields around the world are well below their economic fair value levels.
Philip Green CEO of Arcadia Group tells CNBC that the squeeze in the retail market means operators have to bring something that the public want to buy.
Pierre Moscovici, the French finance minister, tells CNBC that he has always been against the currency war and he refuses any kind of pressure on central banks
George Osborne, UK finance minister, tells CNBC the international tax rules have not kept pace with the changes in the world economy, they need to be updated but it can't be done in one country.
The possibility of currency wars has been heightened by the recent rolls and dips in the value of the Japanese Yen. But is it really time for companies to panic? Here's what some bosses have said on CNBC Europe this week.
Daniel Mminele, South Africa's deputy central bank governor, tells CNBC that the South African authorities have always maintained that the rand will be determined in the market place.
Darmin Nasution, governor of the Bank of Indonesia, tells CNBC that they will use various measures to ensure the Rupiah's stability.
Cynthia Carrol, CEO of Anglo American, tells CNBC that the industry was very challenging in 2012 but at the same time they showed strong operational performance in many of their businesses.
Patrick Legland, global head of research at Societe Generale, tells CNBC that European markets remain undervalued, and any consolidation should be used as a buying opportunity.
Kelly Evans takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in flat.
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.