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CNBC's Annette Weisbach discusses what to expect from Thursday's European Central Bank meeting.
CNBC's Carolin Roth looks at the moves ECB President Mario Draghi has made to boost the euro zone economy and what questions he has to answer at Thursday's meeting.
Mark Fields, CEO of Ford Motor Company, says the company was not complacent and is "very confident" in its long-term strategy.
Mark Fields, CEO of Ford Motor Company, says the automobile group is confident of its luxury car drive with the Lincoln model.
David Cameron said a re-elected Conservative government would raise the threshold for the country's 40 percent rate of income tax
Russia’s first post-sanctions budget suggested the Kremlin is more hopeful than most about the country’s economy.
CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports on the measures announced in France's budget including comments that the country will miss its deficit reduction target.
Vladislav Soloviev, first deputy CEO of Rusal, says the company has not seen an impact from EU sanctions on Russia.
Vladislav Soloviev, first deputy CEO of Rusal, says if capital controls are introduced they won't have a serious impact on the company.
Rahul Sharma, founder of Neev Capital, says Sainsbury's is likely to lower its profit target and it would be "prudent" for the company to cut its dividend.
Bill Blain, strategist from Mint Partners, says only a weaker euro will be able to help the euro zone economy improve.
Bill Blain, strategist from Mint Partners, says France has "made no effort" to bring its deficit to the 3 percent target demanded by the EU.
European shares opened lower on Wednesday, with investors taking cues from weak U.S. markets in the previous session and looking ahead to Thursday's European Central Bank (ECB) meeting.
Benjamin Gutteridge, head of fund research at Brewin Dolphin, says developed market equities are the most attractive investment.
John Rogers, CFO at J Sainsbury, says the supermarket's dividend policy is "under review" but there is no decision on whether to cut it.
John Rogers, CFO at J Sainsbury, says the the accounting issues that dogged Tesco are not industry-wide and he is confident in his company's own accounting practices.
John Rogers, CFO at J Sainsbury, says there is a "huge structural change" in the supermarket sector.
Burkhard Varnholt, CIO at Julius Baer, says pushing entrepreneurship will help distribute wealth in Europe.
Maxime Picat, CEO of Peugeot Brand, says the company needs to be "less French" in its international strategy but is proud to be a French brand.
Maxime Picat, CEO of Peugeot Brand, says the company needs to "accelerate" growth outside of Europe as the continent's market slows.
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.