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Lars Feld, member of the German Council of Economic Experts, discusses the German economy and says any ECB action to boost inflation will be accepted by the Germans, keen to promote the bank¿s independence.
David Lipton, first deputy managing director at the IMF, discusses the outlook for the Chinese economy and says the authorities should focus on fiscal measures to support household income and spending.
Andreas Treichl, CEO of Erste Group Bank, says that people are not borrowing because they lack confidence -- which is not something the ECB can address.
Nick Leslau, chairman of Prestbury Investments, comments on the company's upcoming flotation and on the U.K.'s real estate market.
European shares opened mixed with traders eagerly anticipating a rate decision from the European Central Bank on Thursday and any further stimulus measures that President Mario Draghi could announce.
Jose M. Linares, head of global corporate bank for EMEA at JPMorgan, comments on the capital position of European companies and how ECB action could impact it.
The ECB has waited this long to act because it wanted to achieve a high consensus argues Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, former ECB executive board member and chairman at Snam.
CP Gurnani, CEO of Tech Mahindra, says Narendra Modi, India's prime minister has realized the potential of digital and discusses the group¿s strategy.
Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, discusses U.S. jobs and says that so far job creation has been consistent with 2.5 to 3 percent growth for the U.S. in the second quarter.
Investors should expect the housing market to be in focus at the Bank of England's June meeting, but a rate hike is not on the cards, CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi reports.
George Nast, global head of products and transaction banking at Standard Chartered, discusses whether the Chinese renminbi can become a reserve currency and says there's been "massive growth" in its use to close transactions.
Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, says the Fed will likely be less dovish in its coming meeting, which should push global yields higher.
The English soccer team rushes its penalties, which is one of the reasons it loses on penalties says Ben Lyttleton, author of 'Twelve Yards', advising that kicking down the middle has more chance of success.
Bruce Aust, head of listings at NASDAQ, discusses why a lot of European companies decide to list in the U.S. and says that it will be a "very busy summer" IPO-wise.
European shares opened lower on Wednesday as traders remained cautious before the European Central Bank's policy announcement later this week.
Johan Jooste, head of the London investment office at Julius Baer, discusses the U.K.'s consumer environment and says that the recovery should bring a pick-up in employment and wages.
Tesco's CEO says the group saw its "worst trading" ever in the first quarter and that no improvement is expected for the next few quarters, CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi reports.
Frank Holmes, CEO and CIO at U.S. Global Investors, says that the PMI numbers from around the world show that the second half of the year will be "much better" than the first half.
Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, discusses the oil and gas market and says infrastructure is the best way to invest in oil.
Foreign exchange volumes will only break out if the ECB delivers a "massive surprise" says Geoffrey Yu, foreign exchange strategist at UBS, also discussing what could drive the euro through its floor.
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.