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Michael O'Leary, CEO of Ryanair, says the budget airline has "always been cuddly" towards its customers.
Sir Mike Rake, president of the CBI, says that the arguments are "overwhelming" for Britain to remain in the European Union but reform of the 28-nation bloc is needed.
Elke Koenig, president of BaFin, says that the banking union and single supervisor will bring trust back into the European banking system.
Edward Lucas, international editor of The Economist, says that he is "skeptical" about Germany's outrage over the spying claims since Germany spies on the U.S. too.
European shares opened mixed on Friday following a mixed showing for Asian equity markets and two readings on Chinese factory activity.
Elke Koenig, president of BaFin, says that the German coalition needs to be workable as politicians negotiate to form a government.
Dr. Wolfgang Eder, CEO, head of the steel division at Voestalpine, says that it will be difficult to survive as a steelmaker in Europe if the continent does not restructure its cost base.
Julian Metherell, CFO of Genel Energy, says that big oil companies are becoming aware from intense competition from smaller exploration firms.
Christopher Tinker, founding partner at Libra Investment Services, and Julian Metherell, CFO of Genel Energy, discuss RBS as the company announces its result.
The ECB won't find cause for concern over German banks when it carries out rigorous stress tests of European lenders, according to the president of the country's banking regulator.
Thu Lan Nguyen, EMEA FX strategist at Commerzbank, says it is unlikely that the European Central Bank will hike interest rates next week as it still needs to carry out an inflation impact assessment.
Morris Reid, democratic strategist and managing director at Mercury, says that there is no surprise that countries are spying on each other.
Elke Koenig, president of BaFin, says that German banks will not have any problems when they undergo the European Central Bank's asset quality review.
CNBC's presenters don mustaches in support of Movember, a charity that encourages men to grow mustaches every November in support for prostate cancer.
Slava Rubin, CEO of Indiegogo, says that crowdfunding platforms look to "democratize funding" and make access to capital easier.
Jesper Brandgaard, CFO of Novo Nordisk, says that the company will counter the loss of insulin market share with a longer acting insulin, but the tablet form is still a few years away.
European equities opened lower on Thursday, tracking losses in their Asian counterparts, as investors digest the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy decision.
James Butterfill, global equity strategist at Coutts, discusses the potential for investing in Europe and the attractive sectors to invest in.
Roger Nightingale, economist at RDN Associates, says that banks should not be helped by central banks and be allowed to fail.
Henrik Ramlau-Hansen, CFO of Danske Bank, says that the company will be cutting jobs as part of cost saving measures after missing its profit targets.
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.