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European shares opened higher on Wednesday as investors react to fresh growth data from China and remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen at her two-day testimony on Capitol Hill.
Mats Granryd, CEO of Tele2, comments on the group's latest results and says it is becoming increasingly dependent on data revenues which is "unchartered territory".
Lan Shen, China economist at Standard Chartered, and Eddie Tam, CEO of Central Asset Investments, discuss the outlook for the Chinese economy and the possibility of a rate hike this year.
Airbus Group CEO, Tom Enders, comments on Qatar Airways' criticism of the company, over delays and poor quality.
Rajeev De Mello, head of Asian fixed income at Schroders, says there is a lot of value to be found Indonesian government bonds, and advises taking a medium-term view to deal with volatility.
Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, describes Janet Yellen's comments on valuations in the tech sector as "very unusual", and says the market probably doesn't want such comments.
Stuart Brown, CEO of Firestone Diamonds, comments on the rough diamond market and says that people "underestimate how big that market is".
Tom Enders, Airbus Group CEO, says it "would be nice if the ECB would help" lower the euro, and that the main focus for the group is to drive down its costs.
Otto Dichtl, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus, comments on Portugal Telecom, as reports indicate that one of the holding companies of the Espirito Santo family, Rioforte, could fail to repay its debt.
Adrian Landgrebe, CEO and founder of Sagil Capital, says that the outlook for Brazilian risk assets depends on the outcome of this year's election.
Edmund Salvesen, analyst at Brewin Dolphin, discusses Goldman Sachs ahead of the bank's quarterly results and comments on the banking sector.
European shares opened lower on Tuesday, pulling back slightly from Monday's gains, as investors remain cautious before earnings season and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony before Congress.
Kerry Craig, market strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says now is a good time to own riskier assets as investors do not pay too much for quality.
Mark Spanbroek, vice-chairman at European Principal Traders Association, outlines the differences between dark pools and high-frequency trading.
Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, discusses the outlook for the oil market after key Libyan terminals reopened.
Virginie Maisonneuve, deputy CIO at PIMCO, comments on the Japanese market and says it's "all about stock-picking" as the environment remains "quite weak".
Danny Rimer, partner at Index Ventures, explains that social network Secret, which has just raised $25 million, gives its users a trusted environment to share their deepest thoughts.
Joachim Fels, chief global economist at Morgan Stanley, discusses the long-term effects of quantitative easing ahead of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's testimony.
Kenny Sansom, former Arsenal player, comments on the English soccer team's performance in the 2014 World Cup and says that despite the loss there is a "good future" for England.
Ramon Vega, founder of Vega Swiss Asset Management, says that in order to improve, English soccer should focus on training home-grown players better.
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.