Philippe Legrain, former economic advisor to the president of the European Commission, says no matter what the result of the Greek referendum is, it will lead to "chaos and limbo."» Read More
The ruble continues to fall, sanctions are biting and the slide in the price of oil shows no sign of slowing and it's hitting Russia hard.
Christine Johnson, head of fixed income at Old Mutual Global Investors, discusses what form European Central Bank quantitative easing needs to take in order for it to go down well with markets.
Nikhil Srinivasan, CIO of Generali, says the European Central Bank's quantitative easing program will buy time for governments to carry out reforms.
Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, says it is a good time for investors to look at energy stocks, but added that it is not something his fund is looking at.
European equities fell at the open on Wednesday as the turmoil in global oil markets continues.
Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, says he would invest in Europe, but not immediately, adding that it is "something I would put on the list right now."
Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, says the company is making money on its Herbalife investment.
Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, says Herbalife may not be his last public short, but he will "think hard" before he does another.
Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, says that when he reaches the age of 78, he hopes he will have as much "energy and spirit" as Carl Icahn.
Antonio Hormigos, head of Spanish equities at Mirabaud Asset Management, says Spanish companies are "healthy," with banks likely to be a good investment.
Andrew Sheets, chief cross-asset strategist at Morgan Stanley, says a Greek exit from the euro zone is an "extreme" action and investors should look at the country's long-end bonds.
Franziska Ohnsorge, economist at the World Bank, says countries will undergo "bouts of volatility" after it lowered its global growth forecast for 2015.
The interest rate rise from the U.S. Federal Reserve will be "very gradual," with borrowing costs remaining low for many countries, according to Franziska Ohnsorge, economist at the World Bank.
Colin Asher, senior economist at Mizuho Bank, says reforms under Abenomics in Japan are happening and the country will see the benefits in 2016.
Italian president Giorgio Napolitano is expected to resign on Wednesday. Alberto Carnevale-Maffe, professor of strategic and entrepreneurial management at SDA Bocconi School of Management, discusses the qualities the next candidate needs to have.
Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, says nobody can see the bottom in oil but that the price is likely to tick higher as demand picks up.
Carl Weinberg, chief economist at High Frequency Economics, says the U.K.'s current account deficit and the downward move in the pound could be the beginning of a move in the currency of "dramatic proportions".
Despite a terrible year for hedge funds in 2014, Andrew McCaffery, global head of hedge funds at Aberdeen Asset Management, says there are a lot of opportunities to improve performance this year.
Jonathan Fenby, director of China research at Trusted Sources, discusses the challenges facing China's economy and what the government needs to do to solve them.
European equities opened in negative territory on Tuesday as oil prices continue to fall.
Geoff Cutmore is co-anchor for CNBC’s flagship programme 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.
Stephen Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program Squawk Box Europe and is also CNBC's OPEC reporter covering major meetings.