Greece's Deputy Development Minister Notis Mitarachi, says now is the right time to reduce austerity measures as the Greek economy is on a better footing.» Read More
Katy Clark MP, a member of the U.K. parliament's business select committee, and Roger Barker, director of corporate governance at the Institute of Directors, discuss the concerns surrounding Pfizer's bid to take over AstraZeneca.
Carolyn McCall, CEO of easyJet, says that lawmakers should avoid "political football" over proposals to increase capacity at the U.K.'s airports.
Carolyn McCall, CEO of easyJet, says the company is growing in its core markets but is not expanding into completely new regions. McCall also defends the price structure at easyJet, saying that there are "no bolstering add-ons".
Paul Donovan, global economist at UBS, discusses the U.K.'s real estate market and whether the soaring house prices in London are sustainable.
Federico Ghizzoni, CEO of Unicredit, says the Italian lender will get through the European Central Bank's stress tests without major problems, but it will be a "tough exercise" for the region's banking sector.
Nour Al Hammoury, market strategist at ADS Securities, says the current level of sterling is not worrying the Bank of England but a further rise could alarm the central bank.
Federico Ghizzoni, CEO of Unicredit, discusses the Italian bank's results and the lending trend in the company's markets.
William Lee Adams, founder and editor-in-chief of Wiwibloggs, says European politics can be seen in the Eurovision voting patterns.
Sujatha Chrishnan-Barman, analyst at Economist Intelligence Unit, says investors are "too optimistic" about the policy action that Narendra Modi will take if his party wins the Indian elections.
Gavin Oldham, chairman of The Share Centre, says the strength of U.K. mid-caps "speaks well for the British economy".
European shares opened higher on Monday following Friday's strong finish on Wall Street, but gains look set to be capped by ongoing concerns in Ukraine.
Max King, investment strategist at Investec Asset Management, says there is a "stench of hypocrisy" over Pfizer's bid for AstraZeneca from politicians.
U.K. broadcaster BSkyB has confirmed reports over the weekend that it is looking to acquire stakes in Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland from 21st Century Fox.
Lucinda Guthrie, deputy global editor of Dealreporter, says there will be a flurry of attempted mergers and acquisitions in the next few weeks but politicians will look to close the tax loopholes that companies are taking advantage of.
Eleni Papoula, analyst at Berenberg Bank, says shares in Italian banks have "run too far" and are due a correction.
Neil Dwane, chief investment officer for Europe at Allianz Global Investors, says mining companies investing in South Africa will continue to face a "hostile" political environment.
Bill Radvak, CEO of American Vanadium, discusses the revolution in energy storage techniques with vanadium batteries.
Otto Dichtl, managing director of Stifel Nicolaus Europe, says the bond market is pricing in a low growth and low inflation environment.
Peter Kinsella, senior currency strategist at Commerzbank, says the yen will come under pressure as the Australian central bank and Bank of England begin to hike interest rates.
Dennis Lockhart, President of the Atlanta Federal Reserve, says it would "take a lot" to change the course of tapering.
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.