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Kurt Bock, chairman of the board of executive directors at BASF, says German Chancellor Angela Merkel's energy policy will lead to a rise in costs in the near term.
Damon Parker, director of Harcus Sinclair, claims that Lloyds misled investors over the rescue of HBOS in 2009.
George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management, says Europe needs to be "more active" in helping Ukraine fight against Russia.
Otilia Dhand, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, discusses what to expect from the Ukrainian elections.
Adrian Landgrebe, CEO and founder of Sagil Capital, says the Brazilian stock market correction shows it is pricing in an election win by incumbent Dilma Rousseff.
Alexei Kudrin, former Russian finance minister, is considering a return to high office, but only with “more reforms” to the economy.
Four time Olympics gold medalist Ben Ainslie, offers advice to investors on what it takes to be a winner in sports and in the markets.
Four time Olympics gold medalist Ben Ainslie discusses his attempt to raise £80 million ($128 million) to win the America's Cup.
Ken Courtis, chairman of Starfort Holdings, says a lack of growth, rising debt, and fall in commodity prices should be worries for investors.
Bryan Carter, emerging market debt strategist at Acadian Asset Management, says he is looking for emerging and frontier markets that are cutting interest rates to invest in.
European shares are expected to open lower on Thursday with Chinese data and a decline in the oil price weighing on sentiment while the shooting of a soldier in Ottawa increased fears about terrorist attacks in the country.
Alexei Kudrin, former finance minister of Russia, says President Vladimir Putin needs to push structural reform.
Mats Granryd, CEO of Tele2, says data usage in Sweden is "sky rocketing" and the company is growing because of it.
Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, one of the underwriters for the Alibaba IPO, said the flotation was a "landmark transaction".
Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, says market volatility is difficult for some parts of the bank but benefiting others.
Peder Holk Nielsen, CEO of Novozymes, says the falling oil price is not having an effect on the company's bio energy business.
Tesco reported pre-tax profit fell by 91.9 percent to £112 million in the first half of 2014, as it confirmed that previously profits had been overstated by £263 million, more than the £250 million originally estimated.
Sandrine Dixson-Declève, director of the Prince of Wales EU Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change, a business leaders group, says tougher climate rules will help jobs and growth in the 28-nation bloc.
Bernard Charles, CEO of Dassault Systemes, says biotechnology and energy could be big growth drivers for the company in the future.
Eivind Kallevik, CFO of Norsk Hydro, says the U.S. and China continue to be strong for the company.
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.