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George Godber, fund manager at Miton Group, tells CNBC that working out what to do with Verizon shares is the big unknown.
James Fallon, analyst for the Middle East at Control Risks, tells CNBC that the decision to consult Congress is a risky one in the short-term.
Otto Fricke, budget spokesperson at the FDP, tells CNBC that they have a contract with Greece that will be honoured depending on their situation in the middle of 2014.
Vittorio Colao, CEO of Vodafone, tells CNBC that the large size of the deal with Verizon allows them to return 71 percent to shareholders.
Vodafone's priority following the $130 billion sale of its stake in Verizon Wireless will be to use the cash pile for accelerating investment in its own wireless networks.
Alexey Kulichenko, CFO of OAO Severstal, tells CNBC that they expect to see slower growth from China going forward.
Karen Olney, head of European thematic strategy at UBS, tells CNBC that the U.S. is 20 percent above its '07 peak and Europe is 25 percent below its '07 peak which is an unprecedented gap.
William Duff Gordon, research director at Markit, tells CNBC they see high UK house prices and strong cash-flow generation.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in higher.
Michael Fuchs, deputy leader of Merkel's Christian Democratic Union CDU, tells CNBC that austerity was necessary to make European countries more competitive.
Sean Corrigan, chief investment strategist at Diapason Commodities, tells CNBC that one can understand central bankers caution but he thinks the UK is stronger than Mark Carney's estimates.
UK banks are up for sale but why are investors going to buy and what are the risks out there? Helia Ebrahimi has more.
In the one and only televised debate of the German election Angela Merkel was forced onto the back foot over her austerity drive by Peer Steinbrück.
Hamish Pepper, FX strategist for Asia Pacific at Barclays Capital, tells CNBC that the weekend has given dollar bulls the chance to get in at better levels.
Torbjorn Soltvedt, principle analyst at Maplecroft, tells CNBC that Obama's decision to get Congress's approval for Syria has similarities to the first Gulf war which emboldened Saddam Hussein.
As emerging markets continue to fall from grace, their less high-profile frontier peers are stealing some of the spotlight. Interested, but not sure where to look next? Click ahead to see which frontier markets are the top performers.
Manji Cheto, West Africa analyst at Africa Practice, tells CNBC that the continent shows signs of growth.
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Torsten Temp, member of the board at HSH Nordbank, tells CNBC that a recovery in the shipping industry is not foreseeable for the next two years.
Christian Gattiker, head of research at Julius Baer, tells CNBC to expect September and October to be more volatile.
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.