Roger Bootle, executive chairman of Capital Economics and author of The Trouble With Europe, says it's unlikely U.K. Prime Minister, David Cameron, will succeed in renegotiating a deal with the EU.» Read More
CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses what oil price OPEC is comfortable with and how the falling oil price is affecting Saudi Arabia, Iran, Russia and the U.S.
Abdalla Salem El-Badri, secretary general of OPEC, says oil oversupply is not more than 600,000 to 700,000 barrels per day and the fundamentals of the market do not justify falling oil prices.
Sam Shank, founder and CEO of HotelTonight, discusses how the company competes in the highly competitive booking app space.
Bruno Maçães, Secretary of State for European affairs for Portugal, says the European Central Bank has delivered on its commitment to help the euro zone economy but further structural reform is needed.
Alexis Dawance, head of equities at MFM Mirante, says Samsung is a "powerhouse" and a much bigger company than just a smartphone maker.
Guy De Blonay, fund manager at Jupiter Asset Management, says the valuation of French banks is "attractive" despite the economic pain in the country.
European shares opened lower on Thursday as markets turn cautious ahead of the European Central Bank's policy meeting.
David Tisch, managing partner at BoxGroup, finds it hard to believe that there is a huge tech bubble in the US. He says "the technology wave that's happening in America is happening at such a rapid pace to think that there's just this gigantic bubble"
High-growth U.K. small businesses generated 36 percent of U.K. growth in the last year, according to a new report. But Simon Rogerson, CEO of Octopus Investments, who commissioned the study, says "much as they are showing growth and they have the prospects", bank funding for SMEs is still not there.
CNBC's Annette Weisbach discusses what to expect from the European Central Bank meeting on Thursday and whether President Mario Draghi will announce any change in policy.
Michele Della Vigna, head of European energy research at Goldman Sachs, says big oil companies need Brent crude at $110 per barrel to cover capital expenditure and dividend costs, but adds the oil price will remain under pressure in 2015.
Michael Browne, fund manager at Martin Currie, says the U.K. will need a "period of austerity" in 2015 to rein in spending.
Wayne Chang, global head of development experience at Twitter, says user growth is the "number one concern" for the social media company.
Joe Kaeser, CEO of Siemens, says that despite Germany's economy being strong the company does see some slowdown in the economy.
Joe Kaeser, CEO of Siemens, says there is "strategic rationale" behind continuing to carve up the company's health care businesses.
Joe Kaeser, CEO of Siemens, says he is not concerned that the falling oil price will weaken demand for the company's wind turbine generation technology.
Joe Kaeser, CEO of Siemens, says the company's recent acquisitions show the U.S. is an "important market".
Severin Cabannes, deputy CEO of Société Générale, says a worsening economic situation in Russia has not had a "significant impact" on the bank's activities.
Severin Cabannes, deputy CEO of Société Générale, says the European Central Bank is "doing the right job" but countries need to enact structural reform.
CNBC's Annette Weisbach reports on the clashes within the European Central Bank's governing council over the direction of monetary policy.
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.