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Pete Redfern, CEO of Taylor Wimpey, tells CNBC that mortgages in the UK have not returned to the silly levels of 2005/6 but are close to normality.
David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC and Steve Sedgwick debate whether there is a bubble in UK housing market.
Ivan Menezes, CEO of Diageo, tells CNBC that the United States continues to be a big engine for growth for the company but emerging markets are also performing well.
Jean-Laurent Bonnafe, CEO of BNP Paribas, tells CNBC that they are confident about any kind of asset quality review.
Jean-Marc Boursier, CFO of Suez Environment, tells CNBC they are continuing to see declining volume in the waste market but there performance was stronger in the second quarter.
Jean-Laurent Bonnafe, CEO of BNP Paribas, tells CNBC that banking union is essential and serious and must be done progressively.
The Swiss National Bank is selling back to UBS this year the once-toxic assets it shouldered at the height of the financial crisis, which have since become profitable.
Kenny Whitelaw-Jones, managing director at F1F9, tells CNBC that there are fundamental problems with the way spreadsheets are used which makes errors very likely.
Olly Burrows, senior bank analyst at Rabobank, tells CNBC that from a credit point of view he takes comfort that Barclays are adjusting their profits now.
Ryan Turner, oil and gas analyst at Business Monitor International, tells CNBC that the situation for BP has really deteriorated in recent months due to continued fallout from the Macondo oil spill.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in higher.
Despite contracting for the eight consecutive quarter in the second quarter of 2013, Spain's economy was signaling that it could return to growth soon, analysts said.
Geoff Andrews, author of 'Not a Normal Country: Italy after Berlusconi', talks to CNBC about whether Silvio Berlusconi will ever leave Italian politics.
Michele Raucci, chairman of Sixiang Holdings, tells CNBC that their survey suggests business confidence is returning in Europe, where it has grown the most, but the recovery still looks fragile.
Virginie Maisonneuve, head of global and international equities at Schroders, talks to CNBC about the recovery of consumer confidence.
Patrick Jany, CFO of chemical company Clariant, talks to CNBC about the company's better than expected profits in the second quarter.
Michel Combes, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent, tells CNBC that the maker of communication equipment has benefited from demand in its networking and broadband businesses.
Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS, tells CNBC that they are best in class in disclosing their litigation issues which are industry wide.
Deutsche Bank's second-quarter pretax profit missed analyst expectations. Annette Weisbach looks at their numbers in more detail.
Steve Sedgwick takes a look at how BP is trading ahead of its earnings.
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.