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Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg, and Chris Watling, CEO of Longview Economics, discuss how inflation influences the Bank of England's decision to raise interest rates.
Chris Grigg, CEO of British Land, says a supply shortage is likely to push London office rents higher which will help the company.
Philip Borel, editorial director at PEI, says private equity funding is strong outside of the U.S.
Dieter Wemmer, CFO at Allianz, says he is not concerned about the outflows from Pimco and commends Bill Gross on his "professionalism".
Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Credit Agricole CIB, says investors need to buy bonds in the current environment.
British members of parliament talk to CNBC about their skepticism surrounding Pfizer's takeover bid for AstraZeneca after the U.S. drug company's boss was grilled by lawmakers.
Andy Soper, global head of G10 options flow at Nomura, says shorting the euro is starting to become and interesting trade.
Tony Burke, assistant general secretary of Unite, says Pfizer's promises to keep jobs in and research in the U.K. are "not worth the paper they are written on".
Frederic Oudea, CEO of Société Générale, says the Ukraine crisis has led to a slowdown in the Russian economy, but the bank confirms its commitment to the country.
Howard Silverblatt, senior index analyst at S&P Dow Jones Indices, says U.S. corporates are being "stingy" with their dividend payouts despite sitting on large cash piles.
European shares continued their move higher on Tuesday following a strong finish on Wall Street Monday where the Dow Jones and S&P 500 both closed at record highs.
Katy Clark MP, a member of the U.K. parliament's business select committee, and Roger Barker, director of corporate governance at the Institute of Directors, discuss the concerns surrounding Pfizer's bid to take over AstraZeneca.
Carolyn McCall, CEO of easyJet, says the company is growing in its core markets but is not expanding into completely new regions. McCall also defends the price structure at easyJet, saying that there are "no bolstering add-ons".
Carolyn McCall, CEO of easyJet, says that lawmakers should avoid "political football" over proposals to increase capacity at the U.K.'s airports.
Paul Donovan, global economist at UBS, discusses the U.K.'s real estate market and whether the soaring house prices in London are sustainable.
Federico Ghizzoni, CEO of Unicredit, says the Italian lender will get through the European Central Bank's stress tests without major problems, but it will be a "tough exercise" for the region's banking sector.
Nour Al Hammoury, market strategist at ADS Securities, says the current level of sterling is not worrying the Bank of England but a further rise could alarm the central bank.
Federico Ghizzoni, CEO of Unicredit, discusses the Italian bank's results and the lending trend in the company's markets.
William Lee Adams, founder and editor-in-chief of Wiwibloggs, says European politics can be seen in the Eurovision voting patterns.
Sujatha Chrishnan-Barman, analyst at Economist Intelligence Unit, says investors are "too optimistic" about the policy action that Narendra Modi will take if his party wins the Indian elections.
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.