Doyin Okupe, senior special assistant on public affairs to Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, defends the government's attempts to tackle the problem of insurgency and says the "safe return" of the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram is key.» Read More
Thanos Papasavvas, fixed income and currencies strategist at Investec Asset Management, says a flaring up of geopolitical tension could spark an increase in volatility in the currency market.
CNBC's U.K business editor Helia Ebrahimi, reports on what is at stake for businesses and politics in the Scottish independence referendum.
Lars Machenil, CFO of BNP Paribas, says the company posted "solid" results which "bodes well" for future development.
Dirk Becker, deputy head of German research at Kepler Cheuvreux, says the litigation costs for Deutsche Bank are priced in to the stock.
Win Bischoff, former chairman of Lloyds Bank, says there will always be concern from governments when a big national company is the subject if a takeover bid.
Shaun Port, CIO of Nutmeg, says BP delivered strong results and is a good stock for retail investors.
Gautam Batra, investment strategist at Signia Wealth, says there is the possibility of a "post-spring weakness" in the U.S. economy.
European shares opened higher on Tuesday as merger and acquisition activity continues to buoy sentiment ahead of a policy meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Sue Noffke, U.K. equities fund manager at Schroders, says Pfizer wants AstraZeneca's oncology drugs pipeline which looks promising.
Spain's finance minister Luis de Guindos, says the country's economy is "on the rise" and is rebalancing.
Jesse Sherman, portfolio manager at Renaissance Asset Management, says investors are "spoiled for choice" when investing in Russian stocks as they trade at a big discount in relation to other emerging markets.
Andy Harrison, CEO of Whitbread, says the company is confident it can grow its Costa cafe chain in the French and Spanish market, adding that it is hard to find a good coffee in those countries.
Aaron Boyd, director of governance research at Equilar, discusses a survey compiled exclusively for CNBC which revealed a number of top bosses seeing pay hikes in excess of 10 percent from the previous year.
Win Bischoff, former chairman of Lloyds Bank, says the U.K. would not have a seat at the table when the European Union makes decisions if the country exited the 28-nation bloc.
Neil Mellor, senior currency strategist at BNY Mellon, says sterling's strength is due to dollar weakness rather than strong data from the U.K.
Win Bischoff, former chairman of Lloyds Bank, says financial services would move elsewhere if the U.K. left the European Union and London's place as the global financial hub would "diminish".
Adam Memon, head of economic research at CPS, discusses the key ingredients needed to become a billionaire.
Alexey Kornya, CFO of MTS, says the company has not seen any "detrimental" impact from the Ukraine crisis, but the hryvnia devaluation is likely to cause headwinds.
Jonathan Bell, CIO of Stanhope Capital, says on two measures of valuation, the S&P500 is overvalued.
William Mackie, senior capital goods analysts at Berenberg, says Siemens' decision to step in to the fight for Alstom is a "defensive" move.
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.