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Emeka Obiodu, principal analyst for service provider and markets at Ovum, discusses whether Telefonica or Telecom Italia will win the bid for Vivendi's Brazilian GVT unit amid a battle to gain a share in Brazil's telecoms market.
European shares saw a lower open on Thursday as investors considered record highs for the U.S stock market and the likelihood of more monetary easing in the euro zone.
William Hobbs, head of equity strategy at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management, says U.S. and European equities are the places to invest as growth in America is likely to be stronger than expected.
Steve Cook, MD of EM fixed income at PineBridge Investments, says the end of tapering and any outflow from emerging market fixed income will not be the "death knell" for these countries.
Ben Moores, senior commercial aircraft market analyst at IHS, says the low cost carrier model is not working in an era of high oil prices, while long haul airlines are facing competition from government-backed companies.
Stephen King, chief global economist at HSBC, says the euro zone is "not designed" for quantitative easing due to all the legal considerations and doubts whether the policy can stimulate growth.
Christophe de Maistre, chairman of Siemens France, says France's labor market is too rigid and costs need to be reduced.
CNBC's Louisa Bojesen looks at the Swedish economy and why policymakers at the country's central bank - the Riksbank' - have been dubbed "sadomonetarists".
Alain Roumilhac, president of ManpowerGroup France, says there are too many rules on French companies which need to be freed up.
Magnus Alvesson, head of economic forecast at Swedbank, says the Swedish electorate is looking for an alternative to the current government.
Patrick de Maeseneire, CEO of Adecco Group, says the French economy is in a "difficult" place.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on what to expect from Recep Tayyip Erdogan's reign as President and whether he has the support of the West.
HSBC's chief global economist Stephen King takes the ice bucket challenge and nominates a colleague and two former members of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee.
David Barrow, director of Windship, talks about the company's wing-like sails that can be fitted to ships in order to help it save on fuel costs.
Mike Harris, head of Turkey product at Renaissance Capital, discusses the political scene in Turkey and whether investors' fears over the country's stability are justified.
Peter Wüthrich, chief investment officer at Sound Capital, says continued weakness in the German economy could be a trigger for further ECB action.
Tappan Datta, global head of asset allocation at Aon Hewitt, says in a market of high valuations and low volatility, investors should take protection.
European shares opened slightly lower on Wednesday as investors considered record highs for the U.S stock market, ongoing tensions in Ukraine and the possibility of more monetary easing in the euro zone.
Jean Claude Trichet, former president of the European Central Bank, says the ECB has already announced policies that it needs to implement before it considers quantitative easing.
Jean Claude Trichet, former president of the European Central Bank, says "it would be better" for Germany to post a smaller current account surplus and invest more in the domestic economy.
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.