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European shares opened slightly higher open on Wednesday as investors look ahead to the Federal Reserve's policy decision.
Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, and Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi, discuss M&A activity in the euro zone and what it could mean for the region's currency.
Christopher Dembik, analyst at Saxo Bank, says both Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and General Electric's (GE) bid for Alstom are "very good" but the French firm is likely to favor GE.
Stephanos Issaias, CEO of Enterprise Greece, says Chinese capital will create jobs and economic growth.
Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects, says Iran is a potential beneficiary of the violence in Iraq as it could see some sanctions lifted to allow it to ramp up oil production.
Luca Jellinek, head of European rates strategy at Credit Agricole, discusses the effect of "divergence" in monetary policy between Europe and the U.S. on bond prices.
Michael Yoshikami, founder and CEO of Destination Wealth Management, says the drop in yields on the 10-year Treasury is "overdone" as the U.S. economic recovery is showing "mixed messages".
Emi Gal, founder and CEO of Brainient, says the company is growing at a rapid pace and says it is well-ahead of its competitors.
Peter Briffett, COO of YPlan, explains the reasons why he would not invest in ad-tech company Brainient at this moment.
Thomas Piketty, economist and author of "Capital in the 21st Century", says the Financial Times needs to "get serious" after the newspaper wrote stories aimed at showing the flaws in Piketty's work.
Thomas Piketty, economist and author of "Capital in the 21st Century", says inequality becomes a problem when it becomes too extreme.
Samir Brikho, CEO of AMEC, says the oil price has been stable over the past three years and it is at a good level.
European shares opened higher on Tuesday, tracking gains in U.S. stock markets, although investors are likely to remain cautious due to ongoing tensions in Iraq.
Alan Miller, founding partner at SCM Private, discusses his investment strategy amid an imminent rise of interest rates in the U.K.
Helge Lund, CEO of Statoil, says despite the tensions between Ukraine and Russia and concern over energy supply, European gas looks credible in the long-term.
Danny Quah, professor of economics at the London School of Economics, and Stephen Perry, chairman of The 48 Club, discuss whether stress in the Chinese economy is a concern for the U.K. as it looks to sign key trade deals.
Stephen Perry, chairman of The 48 Club, and Danny Quah, professor of economics at the London School of Economics, discuss the benefits of trade deals between the U.K. and China.
Gilles Grapinet, CEO of Worldine, says the timing of the company's flotation is ideal despite a more cautious approach by investors.
Daniel Yergin, vice chairman of IHS, says the world markets want U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) for diversification.
Manik Narain, head of EMEA FX and fixed income strategy at UBS, says the Turkish lira and South African rand could come under pressure from the uptick in oil prices.
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.