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
Patrick Flynn, CFO of ING, says Temasek and RRJ's 1.3 billion euro stake in the Dutch lender's insurance unit shows strong demand from investors for unit's IPO.
French master of wine Isabelle Legeron, discusses how the appeal of organic wine is gaining ground.
Andrew Robb, trade minister of Australia, says there are "hundreds of billions of dollars" worth of energy projects in the pipeline, and the country is looking to capture big deals.
Patrick Armstrong, CIO of Armstrong Investment Managers, and Johan Jooste, head of the London investment office at Julius Baer, discuss the best hedge against geopolitical events.
European markets opened higher on Tuesday, following figures showing promising growth in the U.S. services sector in April.
Paul Gait, senior research analyst at Sanford Bernstein, says the African copper belt is an exciting opportunity for miners, and highlights that Glencore Xstrata is one of the first to movers in this space.
Navid Malik, head of life sciences research at Cenkos Securities, says if Pfizer is successful in acquiring Astrazeneca, it could look at some cost-cutting measures.
Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS, says the Swiss lender will deliver its cost-cutting plan on time.
CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses Barclays results after the bank posted a slump in fixed-income revenue which weighed on first-quarter profit.
France's Finance Minister Michel Sapin says the European Central Bank is independent, but stresses that countries should be able to debate the level of the euro.
Chris Walker, FX strategist at Barclays, says real interest rates are driving currency movements and rate hikes will be supportive.
Rolf-Dieter Schwalb, CFO of DSM, says euro's relative strength has hit the company's earnings.
Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS, says the company will not keep "excess capital" and will return it to shareholders.
Pascal Lamy, former director-general of the World Trade Organisation, says France is "in denial" of the world as it is today and blames others for its own problems.
France's Finance Minister Michel Sapin says GE's bid for Alstom shows confidence in innovation and manufacturing in France.
Colombian Finance Minister Mauricio Cárdenas Santamaria says resolving the country's drugs issue will help the country post stronger growth.
Ken Courtis, chairman of Starfort Holdings, says sanctions on Russia could cause a "credit crisis" in the global economy.
William Saito, special adviser to the Cabinet Office Japan, says there are "fundamental" changes taking place in Japan and the country is confident.
European shares traded lower on Monday as violence escalated in Ukraine over the weekend.
Tom Elliott, international investment strategist at DeVere Group, says it is too early to get back into emerging market equities given the slowdown in the Chinese economy and the situation in Ukraine.
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.