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Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Services, says small caps are more exposed to domestic economic improvement in the U.S.
Herman Gref, CEO of Sberbank, says that the central bank in Russia should exit Sberbank's equity.
Dr. Andreas Dombret, member of the executive board at Deutsche Bundesbank, says that a prolonged period of low interest rates could create bubbles.
David Roche, global strategist at Independent Strategy, discusses Janet Yellen's strategy and what to expect from the new U.S. Federal Reserve chair.
As Russia downgrades its own growth forecasts up to 2030, the chief executive of the country's largest lender warned that the government must help.
Richard Hoey, chief economist at BNY Mellon, says that U.S. politicians will not go back to the fierce level of budget battle that took place in October.
Reza Moghadam, director of the European department at the IMF, says as dollar rates rise the financing environment for Central and Eastern European countries becomes more challenging because they rely on dollar funding.
Herman Gref, CEO of Sberbank, says that slower growth will take place in Russia if the government doesn't implement reforms.
Dr. Andreas Dombret, member of the executive board at Deutsche Bundesbank, says that a healthier U.S. economy is a "net positive" for the world economy If the U.S. is doing better.
Dr. Andreas Dombret, member of the executive board at Deutsche Bundesbank, says the positive momentum leading the euro area out of recession needs to continue.
CNBC's Catherine Boyle discusses Ireland's post-bailout plans.
Harald Wilhelm, CFO of EADS, says that the company is working hard to get more "commercial momentum" for the Airbus 380.
Tidjane Thiam, CEO of Prudential, says "don't expect any drama" around the spin-off of the Asia or American business.
Will Van Riet, CFO of Wienerberger, says that the company likes exposure to the European markets because they are the "markets we know".
Douglas McNeill, investment director at Charles Stanley, says he is "unsettled" by the change of CEO at Burberry.
European equities opened higher on Thursday following dovish remarks from U.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen, who is set to become the central bank's next chairman.
Andrea Orcel, CEO of UBS Investment Bank, says tough regulation could cause headwinds to the business in the future.
Dick Boer, CEO of Royal Ahold, discusses the company's earnings and says there is a tough environment in the Netherlands.
Julian Callow, chief international economist at Barclays, discusses Germany's GDP which grew by 0.3 percent in the third quarter of 2013.
Martin Senn, CEO of Zurich Insurance Group, says that the company is looking for a new CFO after an investigation into the suicide of former CFO, Pierre Wauthier, closed.
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.