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Ukrainian foreign minister Andrii Deshchytsa, says Ukraine and its allies can convince Russia to stop short of military conflict.
U.S. senator John McCain dubs the Crimea referendum a "sick joke" and says the international community is eying "tough sanctions" against Russia.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports on the referendum in Crimea in which the region voted overwhelmingly to join Russia.
European stocks started the week mixed on Monday, on heightened concerns over Ukraine after exit polls from a weekend referendum showed Crimea voting to join Russia.
John Hardy, FX strategist at Saxo Bank, says the European Central Bank needs to make "real policy moves" such as quantitative easing in order to push the euro lower.
Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, says the Ukraine crisis has not had a big impact on the oil price which he expects to drop further.
European shares continued volatile trade on Friday, with shares opening lower ahead of a referendum this weekend in Crimea, with the vote seen as being illegal by Western powers.
Mark Haefele, global head of investments at UBS Wealth Management, says U.S. stocks will continue to rally this year, but investors need to lower their expectations.
Salvatore Rossi, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Italy, says low inflation in the euro zone is a concern for the bloc.
UBS's highest paid executive was investment banking chief Andrea Orcel, who earned 11.43 million Swiss francs in 2013, surpassing the CEO and chairman of the bank.
Barclays is braced for further job losses at its investment bank, as the re-shaping of the bank continues.
Ukrainian prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, says the results of the referendum on Crimea is predictable.
Jacques Cailloux, chief European economist at Nomura, says Spain and Italy have both been implementing reforms and restructuring their economies.
Tim Martin, chairman of JD Wetherspoon, says the "tax disparity" between supermarkets and pubs in the U.K. is "ridiculous".
CNBC's Tom Mackenzie takes a look at London's Tech City and whether it can become Europe's technology hub.
After Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg calls U.S. president Barack Obama to complain about NSA spying, CNBC asks who you would have on speed dial.
Frédéric Oudéa, CEO of SocGen, says the company is "committed" to the Russian market despite the tensions between Russia and the European Union over Ukraine, and the threat of sanctions.
Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, and Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, discuss whether weaker U.S. data could stop the Federal Reserve from tapering.
Kaushik Rudra, global head of credit research at Standard Chartered, says the Chinese government is "serious" about reform, but this could cause some SMEs to be put under pressure.
Peter Kinsella, senior foreign exchange strategist at Commerzbank, says investors are not being complacent about the euro zone's recovery.
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.