Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed "external factors" for its economic crisis Thursday, but failed to reassure investors.» Read More
Daniel Hubbs, head of global emerging markets at Mirabaud Asset Management, says Turkey's economy is facing "serious problems" and the central bank's monetary policy is "questionable".
Jim Hagemann Snabe, former co-CEO of SAP, says he is a "concerned optimist" on the German economy, but warns that sanctions on Russia are hurting the country's businesses.
Tom Albanese, CEO of Vedanta Resources, says Indian demand is likely to pick up and will supplement strong demand in China.
Tom Albanese, CEO of Vedanta Resources, says the company has "strong" tax practices and is "not hiding anything" in its numbers.
Inga Beale, CEO of Lloyd's of London, says underinsurance is a big concern for the company, with governments footing the bill in areas where there are lots of natural catastrophes.
Marc Ostwald, strategist at ADM Investor Services, says the prospect of radical left wing Syriza party taking power in Greece is the cause of a spike in the country's bond yields.
Andrew Lilico, executive director at Europe Economics, says the U.K. government has been slow in getting the deficit down but acted early to cut spending.
CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports on the news that a French hostage has been beheaded by the Islamic State in Algeria and France's response to the situation.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses whether the airstrikes in the Middle East to tackle ISIS by the U.S. is the viewed in a similar way to the 2003 intervention in Iraq.
NBC's Richard Engel reports on the latest round of U.S. airstrikes that have targeted ISIS-controlled oil refineries to starve the militants of revenue.
Mike Kelly, head of living wage at KPMG, discusses the benefits of paying a living wage amid increasing concern over income inequality.
Jamie Richards, partner and head of infrastructure at Foresight Group, says subsidies are a key part of consumers using solar power, but the technology is becoming cheaper.
European shares opened mixed on Wednesday after heavy selling in the previous session with weak economic data in the euro zone managing to curb investor appetite.
James Butterfill, global equity strategist at Coutts, says he is underweight U.S. stocks, and see better opportunities in European equities as ECB policy is loose.
Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects, says there is oversupply in the oil market and air strikes in the Middle East won't see price spike.
Giovanni Amodeo, global editor in chief at Mergermarket, says the M&A market is still very healthy after a number of big cross-border deals.
Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, warns on the dangers of backing IPOs from private equity firms.
Tim McCullough, technical strategist at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, explains what the Russell 2000 reaching the "death cross" means, and discusses whether it is time to sell the index.
Martha McKenzie-Minifie, editor of International Consumer Economics at ING, says people are "feeling better" about the housing market in Spain.
British Prime Minister David Cameron was caught on tape saying the Queen "purred" when he told her that Scotland had voted against independence.
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.