Richard Lewis, head of European equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says earnings have done well this summer and the market is not expecting a "rough" earnings season.» Read More
Germany's financial strength is "among one of the best" in the world explains Moritz Kraemer, chief rating officer for sovereign ratings at Standard & Poor's after the ratings agency reaffirmed the country's AAA rating.
Michael Widmer, metals strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says the market in doing "reasonably well" and outlines how best to invest in the sector.
Lothar Mentel, CIO at Tatton Investment Management, discusses governments' involvement in M&A deals and the current M&A environment.
Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Credit Agricole, comments on the "Japanization" of European bonds and the impact Japanese demand has had on euro zone spreads.
Grant Rogan, founder and CEO of Blenheim Capital, discusses the Farnborough Air Show and whether a bubble is developing in the airline sector.
The Middle East is in a "big mess" at the moment says Naguib Sawiris, chairman of Orascom Telecom and Media, criticizing U.S. strategy in the region.
Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, says Banco Espirito Santo has capital problems not solvency issues.
From guessing the timing of tapering to predicting the winners of the World Cup, CNBC takes a look at the investment banks that got it wrong.
Daniel Schäfer, investment banking correspondent at the Financial Times, discusses which investment banks got it right when it came to predicting World Cup results.
Pedro Santana Lopes, former Portuguese Prime Minister, says Banco Espirito Santo has a "good solvency situation" but the family behind the lender has questions to answer.
Pedro Santana Lopes, former Portuguese Prime Minister, says the government will not pay for Banco Espirito Santo.
Otto Dichtl, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus, says there are "question marks" around the amount of capital Banco Espirito Santo has, but the lender is unlikely to default.
Alan Higgins, U.K. chief investment officer at Coutts, and Giles Keating, head of research at Credit Suisse Private Banking & Wealth Management, discuss what stocks could see a World Cup pop.
European shares opened higher on Friday, seeing a slight bounce back, after markets plunged in the previous session amid concerns over the condition of Portugal's banking sector.
Barnaby Martin, credit strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says he is bullish on bonds as he expects the European Central Bank to engage in a quantitative easing program.
Miodrag Kostic, CEO of MK Group, says it is important for Serbia to have good relations with its "neighbour" the European Union.
Edward Hugh, an independent economist, says the euro zone debt crisis has not returned but the issues in Portugal are a "warning shot" that it might be back soon.
John Hourican, CEO of the Bank of Cyprus, says he hopes the lender is "not in the news" for failing the forthcoming asset quality review.
John Hourican, CEO of the Bank of Cyprus, says the banking issues in Portugal are "unfortunate" as it has come at a time when banks are trying to restore confidence in the sector.
Giles Keating, head of research at Credit Suisse Private Banking & Wealth Management, says the sell-off related to the issues with Banco Espirito Santo are a buying opportunity for stocks.
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.