Richard Lewis, head of European equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says earnings have done well this summer and the market is not expecting a "rough" earnings season.» Read More
Dave Merkel, CTO at FireEye, advises companies to upgrade their systems after a new cybersecurity threat for PCs was revealed and says organizations that don't may remain vulnerable for years.
Rod Drury, co-founder and CEO of Xero, explains how the company became a leading accounting global cloud platform and discusses the company¿s hiring strategy.
The gathering of veterans in Normandy, France, is "very poignant", but diplomatically all eyes are on Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin, NBC's Andrea Mitchell reports.
Adam Cochrane, retail analyst at UBS, says he still has a buy rating on Asos despite the profit warning as the group remains the "best U.K. retailer" and because of its investment strategy in other markets.
European shares opened higher on Friday as traders eagerly anticipate the release of U.S. payrolls data.
Talib Sheikh, global income fund manager at JPMorgan Asset Management, explains that he will be adding additional capital in European investments following the ECB rate cuts and where best to do so.
The market seems to have blithely shrugged off recent troubles in Ukraine, but this may be too optimistic.
Mark Weinberger, global chairman and CEO of EY, says the U.S. will reform its tax system after the next elections and discusses the global "skill gap".
Andrew Brown, CIO at Emerging Capital Partners, discusses investments in Africa and says that a lot of businesses are not impacted by political risk.
Simon Emeny, CEO of Fuller, Smith & Turner, says the group had a 'very strong' year on the back of its strong investment program. However, he highlights, the cost side was a challenge due to volatility in crop prices.
Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Advantage Funds, says now is a good time to own risk assets and advises investing in European equities and being long euro zone stocks.
Georgios Kavetsos, behavioral economist at the London School of Economics, says that it's very hard to measure the economic impact major sports events have on the hosting country ahead of the start of the World Cup in Brazil.
Peter Frank, global head G10 and Asia foreign exchange strategy, at BBVA, discusses the move in the euro following the ECB rate decision and says that euro/dollar is "not about Draghi now", but about U.S. data.
Colleen Graffy, former U.S. State department official, comments on the West's sanctions on Russia and France¿s sale of a warship to Russia.
Markus Miele, managing director and co-proprietor of Miele, says that the euro allows the company to export a lot more and explains why the main production plant remains in Germany.
Lars Feld, member of the German Council of Economic Experts, discusses the German economy and says any ECB action to boost inflation will be accepted by the Germans, keen to promote the bank¿s independence.
David Lipton, first deputy managing director at the IMF, discusses the outlook for the Chinese economy and says the authorities should focus on fiscal measures to support household income and spending.
Andreas Treichl, CEO of Erste Group Bank, says that people are not borrowing because they lack confidence -- which is not something the ECB can address.
European shares opened mixed with traders eagerly anticipating a rate decision from the European Central Bank on Thursday and any further stimulus measures that President Mario Draghi could announce.
Nick Leslau, chairman of Prestbury Investments, comments on the company's upcoming flotation and on the U.K.'s real estate market.
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.