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Catherine Yeung, investment director at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says China's economy will continue to slow down but investors should focus on the positives from reform.
Jesper Brandgaard, CFO of Novo Nordisk, says "bigger is not better" for the company as it prefers a more focused strategy amid big M&A deals in the sector.
Ben Collett, head of Asian equities at Sunrise Brokers, says Sony is "completely unable" to innovate and needs to shed its loss-making businesses following another profit warning.
European shares opened higher on Thursday with most bourses closed for the May Labor day public holiday.
Dan McCormack, head of European and U.K. economics at Macquarie Securities, says the lack of earnings growth is holding back European stocks.
Henrik Ramlau-Hansen, CFO of Danske Bank, says the company is "encouraged" by its results but says there is "more work to do".
Dhiren Sarin, director of technical strategy at Barclays, discusses whether there is any solid evidence behind the "Sell in May" adage.
Christos Megalou, CEO of Eurobank, says Eurobank's share offering and return to private hands is "monumental" for Greece and is confident that the economic recovery will continue.
Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, says he is not concerned about the impact that the Ukraine crisis is having on investing.
Christopher Sabec, CEO of Rightscorp, discusses how the company tracks down people involved in intellectual property piracy.
Anastasios Economou, founder of iGroup, says CEOs are being "prudent" and not hiring because of a lack of confidence in the U.S. economic recovery.
Danny Gabay, co-director of Fathom Consulting, says the weak first quarter GDP growth for the U.S. is a "soft patch" and expects to see a rebound.
Topshop boss Philip Green says Kate Moss "engaged" with her new collection and is at her best when she is happy with the design.
Topshop boss Philip Green says Kate Moss is an "icon" ahead of her new collection launch for the British fashion company.
Fashion designer Kate Moss talks about her inspiration and says the biggest pressure was impressing Topshop owner Philip Green with her new collection.
Susan Mayou, consultant dermatologist at Cadogan Cosmetics, discusses the rise of 'Bro-tox' - botox for men.
Garry Clark, head of policy and research at Scottish Chamber of Commerce, says Scottish businesses "want answers" on what independence could mean for taxation.
Malcolm Graham-Wood, oil and gas adviser at Hydrocarbon Capital, says the new Shell CEO Ben van Beurden is "getting to grips" with running the company.
European shares opened lower on Wednesday as concerns over central bank policy are set to outweigh any bullishness on the current earnings season.
Alan Miller, founding partner and CIO of SCM Private, says he is buying emerging market debt because it has higher yields, shorter duration and is investment grade.
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.