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Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser, says there are ¿many indicators that interest rates are too low¿
European stocks traded higher early on Tuesday, following buoyant trade in Asian markets and a record close in U.S. markets on Monday.
John Crutchley, Head of European banks research at UBS, says that some of the U.K. banks are still attractive despite facing many litigation charges.
Gary Head, global head of cash equities at UBS, says the market is "too relaxed" and volatility should be higher than it is.
Rob Noel, CEO of Land Securities, says a U.K. exit from the European Union would be "uncertain" for business.
Gilles Andrier, CEO of Givaudan, says the company is seeing flat growth in the U.S. despite a strong economic recovery taking place in the world's largest economy.
Kasper Rorsted, CEO of Henkel, says China continues to show double digit growth, while the tensions between Russia and the West have put pressure on the company's business in eastern Europe.
Juergen Fitschen, co-CEO of Deutsche Bank, says European Central Bank monetary policy cannot provide the ultimate solution to Europe's economic problems, but countries need to carry out reform.
Sergei Guriev, professor of economics at Sciences Po, says the current oil price will pose serious challenges to Russia's budget.
Mark Durcan, CEO of Micron Technology, says the company is seeing growth across a number of segments, especially in its memory products.
Martin Brudermuller, vice chairman at BASF, says he is worried about the current tensions between Russia and the West.
Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, says the Swiss National Bank will step in to defend the 1.20-per-euro ceiling for the Swiss franc.
Speaking at the APEC Summit in Beijing, U.S. President Barack Obama announced a deal with China that extends the length of time a visa lasts for for students and business people.
U.S. President Barack Obama says it is in the world's best interest for China's economy to do well.
U.S. President Barack Obama says that America's prosperity is "inextricably intertwined" with Asia.
U.S. President Barack Obama says he is looking to China to create a level playing field for all companies competing in the world's second largest economy.
Alexander Branis, chief investment advisor at Prosperity Capital, says Russia has built a "flexible" economy which can deal with a falling ruble and oil price.
Karl Nolson, managing director and head of debt finance at Barclays, says that small- and medium-sized enterprises need the confidence to ask banks for finance.
Ben Magara, CEO of Lonmin, says the company has stabilized after facing a host of issues including an industrial strike in which 30 workers were killed after police opened fire in 2012.
European shares opened slightly higher on Monday, with Carlsberg among the biggest gainers after reporting earnings.
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.