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
Francesco Curto, head of CROCI investing at Deutsche Asset Management, says stocks with high dividend yields have "lots of risks" as they are often highly leveraged.
Robin Walker, Conservative member of parliament for Worcester and member of BIS Committee, says the U.K. is seeing a "broad based" recovery but London house prices are a "concern".
Mohamed Shoeib, managing director of the energy division at Citadel Capital, says subsidies provided to Egypt by countries such a Saudi Arabia are not the long-term solution to the country's energy problems.
U.K. shadow Chancellor Ed Balls, says global rules are needed to tackle companies that avoid tax.
Jörg Asmussen, former member of the European Central Bank's executive board, says the euro zone does not risk deflation.
As France gets set to take on Germany in the World Cup quarter finals, CNBC's Steve Sedgwick and Carolin Roth take a look at which country's stock market is winning and who drinks the most.
Stefan Ingves, governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, says households in Sweden are borrowing too much after the central bank voted to cut the main interest rate more than he wanted.
Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, discusses the economic problems that the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank are trying to tackle.
Jean-Claude Biver, chairman of Hublot, says Apple is poaching the watchmaker's talent to work on the expected iWatch.
Henrik Gullberg, senior FX strategist at Deutsche Bank, discusses the best "value bets" on teams likely to lift the coveted soccer World Cup trophy.
Bjørn Kjos, CEO of Norwegian, says complaints by U.S. pilot unions about the airline's labor policies are not grounded in fact and American carriers are "afraid of competition".
Ashish Shah, head of credit at AllianceBernstein, says there is positive growth across the developed world despite a shaky start to the year for the U.S.
European markets opened slightly higher on Thursday, ahead of the European Central Bank's monthly policy meeting and a key U.S. jobs report.
Michael Abraham, co-head of private equity sponsors at UBS, says leverage in the private equity sector is rising "rapidly" to "concerning levels".
Huw Pill, chief European economist at Goldman Sachs, discusses why banks in the euro zone are not lending more to businesses, ahead of the European Central Bank meeting.
Christopher Nicholson, director and founder of Oraca, says when companies undertake mergers and acquisitions in France, they do not restructure to become competitive.
Luis Costa, emerging market strategist at Citi, says the European Central Bank will introduce "dovish" policies to unlock growth in the euro zone over the next few months.
Steven Bell, director at F&C Asset Management, says the effects of an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve on bond yields will not be detrimental.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy says the corruption investigation into his activities is influenced by politics. CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports on what it means for his re-election chances.
Ian Fraser, author of "Shredded: Inside RBS, The Bank That Broke Britain", says RBS still lacks transparency but has made "huge strides" in its corporate governance.
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.