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Keith Nichols, CFO of AkzoNobel, says the company is on track to reach its targets for 2015.
Declan Ganley, chairman and CEO of Rivada Networks, says Russian president Vladimir Putin is "stringing" the West along and is "laughing" at efforts to resolve the Ukraine crisis.
Edward George, head of soft commodities at Ecobank, says chocolate will become a luxury in Europe as cocoa prices shoot up.
Lyn Graham-Taylor, fixed income strategist at Rabobank, says the bond market is strengthening thanks to a combination of bonds being seen as a safe haven trade and expectations of European Central Bank quantitative easing.
CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses the Co-Operative's troubled story from drug buying allegations against the former chairman, to big financial black holes.
Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, says "volatility" trades are attractive and suggests shorting euro/dollar.
Ukrainian foreign minister Andrii Deshchytsia, says a breakthrough in the situation in the country is possible if there is a "will".
Philippe Legrain, author of the European Spring, discusses why he thinks the banking union is "bogus".
Philippe Legrain, author of the European Spring, says the European Union needs to realize that "we don't live in a postmodern la-la land".
Kevin Norrish, head of EMEA and Asia commodities research at Barclays, says the oil price has been relatively stable but investors have been kept "on edge" by the Ukraine crisis.
Ben Williams, investment director at GAM, says Japanese companies will see "record-high" earnings in 2014, with strong dividend repayments.
European shares opened higher on Wednesday as better-than-expected Chinese growth data buoyed sentiment.
Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, says the U.S. tax issue for the company is "complex" and it is hard to predict what the solution will be.
Dirk Becker, deputy head of German research at Kepler Cheuvreux, says he is "disappointed" by Credit Suisse's results and expects earnings to fall further.
James Carrick, economist at Legal and General Investment Management, discusses why he thinks the U.K. is in a "goldilocks" period.
Sergiy Kruglyk, director of international affairs at the National Bank of Ukraine, says that the country is using monetary policy tools to try and stabilize the Ukrainian economy.
Nick Clarke, CEO of Central Asia Metals, discusses the company's earnings and what effect a low copper price would have on the company.
Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, says the bank's fixed income business is "strong", while the investment banking arm has performed well.
Jeff Fairburn, CEO of Persimmon, says that the company is building affordable houses and a "good proportion" of customers are using the U.K. government's "Help to Buy" scheme.
CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi, says discount supermarkets such as Aldi and Lidl are putting the "Big Four" supermarket groups under pressure.
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.