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Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, discusses the foreign exchange market and says that that the euro zone and its currency have "safe-haven characteristics."
The European Union has little "beyond the diplomacy card" to punish Russia, reports CNBC's Carolin Roth from Brussels as economic sanctions could have big repercussions for the region's economy.
The prospect of the U.S., Europe and Russia edging ever closer to blows –- diplomatic or otherwise -- over Ukraine looks increasingly real.
Ukraine mobilized after Russia's Vladimir Putin threatened to invade in the biggest confrontation since the Cold War.
At 10-year old Henry Patterson has launched his third business, a sweet and accessory company aimed at children called Not Before Tea.
Henrik Cronqvist, professor of finance at the China Europe International Business School, discusses how investors' genes can determine their investment style.
European stocks opened higher on Friday, continuing a rebound seen late in Thursday's session.
Nick Nelson, head of global equity strategy at UBS, says that European trading is improving albeit from a very low base and that stock pickers should start doing better as it's now "less about the macro."
James Meekings, CMO and co-founder of Funding Circle, explains that as a peer-to-peer lender, it is "opening up businesses as an investment class" to individuals.
Tensions in the Ukrainian region of Crimea escalated further on Friday morning after the two local airports were seized by armed men, NBC's Jim Maceda reports.
Heimo Scheuch, Wienerberger CEO, discusses the U.K. housing market on the back of the group's results and highlights that building remains below pre-crisis levels.
Peter Goodburn, founding partner at WaveTrack International, charts the recent performance of copper and talks about the prospects of a bull market in 2014.
Michael Browne, fund manager at Martin Currie, says that the U.K. has a "unique international skillset" in setting up internet retailing businesses.
Elke Koenig, Bafin president, argues for one single European stress test and says the U.S. regulator's decision to ring-fence its national banks against foreign ones will not make banking safer.
Jason Schenker, president and chief economist at Prestige Economics, discusses the commodity outlook for 2014 and says the slow global growth will be positive for commodity prices.
Phyllis Papadavid, senior global foreign exchange strategist at BNP Paribas CIB, says the macro fundamentals are there for the euro to move lower next week.
Shadow banks are "helpful" institutions that must only be regulated if they create a systemic risk for banks, argues Andreas Dombret, member of the executive board at Deutsche Bundesbank.
Chinese invetsments are welcome in South Africa and the wider continent says Jacob Zuma, South Africa president, as foreign direct investments in the country doubled in 2013.
Cormac Leech, bank equity researcher at Liberum Capital, says RBS's "kitchen sinking" in 2013 will enable the group to make rapid progress over the coming two years to become "highly investable."
Alexey Kilichenko, Severstal CFO, says that despite strong demand forecasts, oversupply remains an issue.
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.