There were strong signals Tuesday that the European Union is preparing to step up its economic sanctions against Russia.» Read More
Mark Dixon, CEO of Regus, comments on the group's earnings and explains that the U.K. is becoming one of its key markets.
Patrick Kennedy, CEO of Paddy Power, says the group has invested heavily to have a leadership position in mobile and multi-channel and discusses bets on the outcome of Oscar Pistorius's trial.
Ric Deverell, global head of fixed income and economic research at Credit Suisse, says investors would have to be "very brave" to move back into Russian assets and advises thinking about the rally in U.S. Treasurys.
Ford sales should rebound in March and April as U.S. fundamentals remain "very strong" says Ford COO, Mark Fields, also explaining that the group should return to profitability in Europe in 2015.
Putin may have called Russian troops back on Tuesday but the overall number of troops in Crimea "has swelled" as Putin seems unconcerned about sanctions, reports NBC's Jim Maceda.
Jesse Sherman, portfolio manager at Renaissance Asset Management, discusses Russian assets and says that while events in Ukraine create short-term uncertainty, there are medium-term opportunities.
Manik Narain, head of EMEA foreign exchange and fixed income strategy at UBS, says that the Russian rouble has not reached fair value yet despite tumbling to an all-time low.
Spain must keep on reforming to reach its real growth potential, BBVA CEO, Francisco Gonzalez tells CNBC, adding that the group expects to pass the ECB stress tests with "high marks."
Ben Moores, senior analyst commercial aircraft markets at IHS, discusses the global defense industry and whether the events in Ukraine will impact the sector.
Crimea may seem a nondescript piece of land to fight over – but its strategic position has made it a battleground between Russia and the West before.
European stocks opened sharply lower on Monday as investor sentiment was curbed due to brewing instability over Ukraine.
Kiev's Independence Square continues to bear traces of the bloodshed and violence of the Ukrainian protest reports CNBC's Steve Sedgwick from Kiev.
Philip Broadway, CFO at Old Mutual and Chris Kennedy, CFO at easyJet discuss how geopolitical shocks, like the situation in Ukraine, can impact business planning.
The euro zone's growth outlook is not as good as expected argues Alan Capper, head of credit strategy at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking as bank lending data for the region continue to weaken.
Daragh McDowell, senior analyst at Maplecroft, says Russia is trying to provoke a "Georgian-style scenario" by forcing Ukraine to fire the first shot and says a Western-led military action against Russia is unlikely.
John Wraith, fixed income strategist at Bank of America Merril Lynch, says core sovereign markets remain "appealing" when it comes to fixed income and adds the Fed could put tapering on hold if the situation in Ukraine worsens.
Putin is trying to pressure Ukraine into a certain economic agenda says Volodymyr Ariev, independent minister in the Ukrainian Parliament, adding that the country's army has been significantly weakened.
Jonathan Fenby, director of China research at Trusted Sources, says China is unlikely to "dominate" the 21rst century due to its "whole collection of domestic problems."
NATO and the U.K. have called on Russia to "de-escalate tensions", as the Ukrainian acting foreign minister, Andriy Deshchitsya, says Russia has rejected calls for negotiations and consultations.
Russia's intrusion in Ukraine is a declaration of war says Victoria Sumar, Deputy Secretary of the Council of National Security and Defence of Ukraine, adding that Ukraine has "no reason to use armed forces right now."
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.