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Jan Randolph, director of sovereign risk at IHS, says Putin's strategy to create a "Eurasian dream" has been a "disaster".
William De Vijlder, vice president of BNP Paribas Investment Partners, says central banks are in a "bind" as they know that if they change their policy it will disrupt markets.
Croatia's Minister of Economy Ivan Vrdoljak says six years of recession had been hard and the government had "missed the first year of their mandate".
Mykola Golovko, global consumer electronics industry analyst at Euromonitor International, says smaller and more competitive smartphone makers are eating away at Samsung's market share.
Roberto Jaguaribe, ambassador of Brazil to the U.K., says economically, the World Cup was a success for Brazil, giving the country much-needed infrastructure.
Roberto Jaguaribe, ambassador of Brazil to the U.K., says the German soccer squad is intelligent and organized but has no flair.
Rob McCreery, founding partner at Libra Investment Services, says in the last year markets have never traded above fair value.
Ewen Cameron Watt, chief investment strategist at BlackRock Investment Institute, says that oil prices could be the catalyst for increased volatility in the markets.
European shares opened higher open on Tuesday with a slew of data due out for the euro zone and as investors contemplate the beginning of corporate earnings season.
Ryan Bransfield, analysts at Markit, and Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, discuss the headwinds facing certain sectors in relation to dividend payouts.
Charlie Muirhead, founder and CEO of Rightster, says the company has made recent acquisitions to scale up the business and is eying profitability in 2015.
CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses the problems facing Marks and Spencer and the pressure on CEO Marc Bolland to turn the company around.
Petar Chobanov, finance minister of Bulgaria, says that the government bond issue last month is proof that international investors still have confidence after a recent bank run in the country.
Italian finance minister Pier Carlo Padoan, says he is "on the same line" as the German government and other EU finance chiefs about the need for structural reform.
Patrick Legland, global head of research at Societe Generale, says catalysts such as the banking union and further aggressive measures from the ECB will push stocks higher.
Thomas Davies, CIO of crowdfunding website Seedrs, discusses the advantages of raising money through "convertible" equity, an option already widely used in Silicon Valley.
Miroslav Trnka, co-founder of ESET, says corruption is a "big problem" in Slovakia and is damaging the entrepreneurial environment.
Robert Talbut, chief investment officer at Royal London Asset Management, discusses the proposed changes to the Financial Reporting Council's corporate governance code.
European stocks opened slightly lower on Monday following weak industrial production data for Germany.
Tom Elliot, international investment strategist at DeVere Group, says there is no reason that U.S. or European earnings should disappoint.
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.