The uncertainty surrounding the geopolitical crisis centered on Ukraine is unlikely to go away any time soon.» Read More
As the scale of funds being pulled out of Russia becomes clearer, speculation has increased that the government may have to impose capital controls.
HedgePo is an online research tool for investors in hedge funds explains Ryan Kalish, director at HedgePo, adding that over a thousand funds are now actively using the platform.
Andrew McCaffery, global head of hedge funds at Aberdeen Asset Management, comments on hedge funds' performance over the past year and on what makes a good hedge fund.
Douglas McNeill, investment director at Charles Stanley, explains that the markets have had a strong run so far this decade and that recent "signs of exuberance" should give central banks "pause for thought."
European stocks opened higher on Tuesday with a cautious rally after concerns over Ukraine and China weighed on European bourses Monday.
Anthony Skinner, Director, head of MENA at Maplecroft, argues that Turkey is on par with countries like North Korea regarding freedom of the press and discusses the prime minister's policy ahead of elections on Sunday.
The Chinese president, Xi Jinping is to continue his European tour in France where, French companies hope, many trade agreements will be signed, CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports.
Colin Hamilton, global head of commodities research at Macquarie Group, says Chinese data will continue to cause a lot of headwinds for basic commodities in the near term and advises how to invest.
Randy Kroszner, professor of economics at University of Chicago Booth School of Business and former Federal Reserve Governor, says that the Fed's rate increase should be faster than previously forecast.
Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, says that there has been a flattening of the Treasurys curve and discusses the impact on the dollar.
Russia's economy is barely growing, inflation is rising fast, and capital is pouring out of the country, the Economy Ministry said on Monday.
Carl Bildt, Swedish foreign minister, discusses nuclear security in Ukraine and says that Russia's marginalization in international affairs will have a negative impact on its economy.
Ukraine wants to "live peacefully with Russia" says Andriy Deshchytsia, Ukrainian foreign minister, urging both countries to sit down together, talk and "maybe drink Vodka."
Simon Boxall, oceanographer at Southampton University, says that every day that passes makes the search in the southern Indian Ocean that "much more difficult" as the region moves into autumn and bad weather.
Thanos Papasavvas, strategist for fixed income and currencies at Investec Asset Management, says the panic in the market regarding Russia and Ukraine has gone away as Crimea was "the end game."
The sanctions taken against Russia by the West over its annexation of Crimea are already having an impact.
Douglas Webber, professor of political science at INSEAD, says the European elections in May could be a "major earthquake" for the French socialist party as they could lose out to far-right candidates.
The main European stock markets had a mixed open Monday, after weak Chinese data and amid ongoing concerns about the situation in Ukraine.
Didier Duret, global chief investment officer at ABN Amro Private Banking, says that the Ukraine crisis has created buying opportunities for investors in European equities.
Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory Limited, says that the "dangerous and volatile" politics around the Ukraine crisis this week will hit Russia stocks.
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.