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Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, discusses the economic problems that the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank are trying to tackle.
Jean-Claude Biver, chairman of Hublot, says Apple is poaching the watchmaker's talent to work on the expected iWatch.
Henrik Gullberg, senior FX strategist at Deutsche Bank, discusses the best "value bets" on teams likely to lift the coveted soccer World Cup trophy.
Bjørn Kjos, CEO of Norwegian, says complaints by U.S. pilot unions about the airline's labor policies are not grounded in fact and American carriers are "afraid of competition".
Ashish Shah, head of credit at AllianceBernstein, says there is positive growth across the developed world despite a shaky start to the year for the U.S.
European markets opened slightly higher on Thursday, ahead of the European Central Bank's monthly policy meeting and a key U.S. jobs report.
Michael Abraham, co-head of private equity sponsors at UBS, says leverage in the private equity sector is rising "rapidly" to "concerning levels".
Huw Pill, chief European economist at Goldman Sachs, discusses why banks in the euro zone are not lending more to businesses, ahead of the European Central Bank meeting.
Christopher Nicholson, director and founder of Oraca, says when companies undertake mergers and acquisitions in France, they do not restructure to become competitive.
Luis Costa, emerging market strategist at Citi, says the European Central Bank will introduce "dovish" policies to unlock growth in the euro zone over the next few months.
Steven Bell, director at F&C Asset Management, says the effects of an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve on bond yields will not be detrimental.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy says the corruption investigation into his activities is influenced by politics. CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports on what it means for his re-election chances.
Ian Fraser, author of "Shredded: Inside RBS, The Bank That Broke Britain", says RBS still lacks transparency but has made "huge strides" in its corporate governance.
Aneel Bhusri, CEO of Workday, says the company was 4 years ahead of legacy companies such as SAP and Oracle in recognizing the potential of cloud computing.
Henning Esskuchen, head of equity research at Erste Bank, says Turkey is an attractive country to invest in with improving businesses.
Lard Friese, chairman and CEO of NN Group, says the company is looking to expand into central and eastern Europe.
European shares experienced a muted open after Tuesday's gains with investors looking ahead to U.S. jobs numbers and producer price data for the euro zone.
Nicolas Sarkozy's latest entry to the headlines may put a stop to his presidential ambitions.
Steven Oh, managing director and co-head of leveraged finance at Pinebridge, discusses the leveraged loans market and whether there are concerns about defaults.
Christyan Malek, analyst at Nomura, says the need for consolidation in the oil field services industry could drive a spike in mergers and acquisitions.
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.