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Karen Tso takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in lower.
Gary Smith, executive director of the American Academy in Berlin, tells CNBC that Angela Merkel is an immensely popular politician and if Germans could vote for her directly she would get 58 percent.
Steve Felice, president and chief commercial officer at Dell, tells CNBC that the PC business is in a cyclical decline but they expect growth there in the future.
Home builder Persimmon sees good demand and firm prices in the housing industry after revenue jumps 12 percent in the first half of 2013, the chief executive of Persimmon told CNBC.
Myles Lee, CEO of buildings material group, CRH, tells CNBC that erratic weather patterns in Europe and North America made it a difficult first half of the year.
Jeff Fairburn, CEO, Persimmon the U.K. homebuilder, tells CNBC that the company has seen increased customer demand which has continued throughout the year.
Henry Dixon, fund manager at Matterley Asset Management, tells CNBC that commodity stocks look interesting now because they are as cheap relative to the market as you can find.
Mohamed Badie, the spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood has been arrested in Egypt. Yousef Gamal El-Din has more from the ground.
As tensions in Egypt continue to rise NBC's chief foreign correspondent, Richard Engel, looks at the events of the past 24 hours and speaks to people on the ground.
Philipp Roesler, chairman of the Free Democratic Party, tells CNBC that he believes the German government and coalition should stay as they are.
Simon Smiles, CIO for UHNW at UBS Wealth Management, tells CNBC that the slump in Australia's cricket team is emblematic of the country's economic challenges.
Gerhard Roiss, CEO of OMV, tells CNBC that the company made the decision to buy Statoil oil fields because there is much higher return in upstream than in downstream.
Chris Hope, faculty member of Cambridge University's Judge Business School and Vicki Bakhshi, member of the board at the IIGC, discuss the effects of climate change on the world economy.
Chancellor Angela Merkel said the German elections in September were a "very close call" and that it would be foolish to see the result as a foregone conclusion, despite her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leading polls.
David Sayer, global head of banking at KPMG, tells CNBC that the new normal for UK banks is not like the old normal and returns on equity have halved.
Tim Harris, head of investment at Lloyds TSB Private Bank, tells CNBC if you buy into strong earnings in 2013/1014 then the equities story has good foundations.
Karen Tso takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in mixed.
Ebrahim Rahbari, director of global economy at Citi Research, tells CNBC that the mood in Germany is brightening which makes life quite easy for Angela Merkel.
Despite growing fears of a housing bubble, the chief executive of Bovis Homes told CNBC that a future rise in interest rates has been priced in by lenders as the homebuilder posted a 50 percent increase in housing operating profits.
David Marsh, chairman & co-founder of the OMFIF, tells CNBC that there¿s a ninety percent chance Angela Merkel will be re-elected.
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.