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Francesca Fillia, CEO of Fasanara Capital, says that the market is positive for the wrong reasons and will see "Japan style" volatility.
European shares opened higher on Thursday despite the budget battle in Washington continuing without a resolution in sight.
James Steel, chief commodities analyst at HSBC, discusses the effect of the U.S. government shutdown on the gold market.
After making a dramatic U-turn to support Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta, analysts are asking what's left for Silvio Berlusconi.
Chris Wyllie, chief investment officer at Iveagh, says that a shutdown will not have a big impact on the economy, but a debt default will cause significant damage.
Chuka Umunna, shadow secretary of state for business, innovation and skills for the Labor Party, says the party's planned increase in corporation tax is not against big business.
Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, says that the market has not priced in a significant risk of default.
Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, discusses whether Obama should be creating volatility in the markets to force Republicans into a deal.
France's parliament passed a law on Tuesday imposing tough penalties on companies that shut down operations deemed economically viable, as President Francois Hollande struggles to save jobs in a declining industrial sector.
Francois Mallet, global head of strategic cooperation at Kepler Cheuvreux, says that inflation is at a low level and the European Central Bank should be concerned with job creation and boosting economic activity.
Bob Kunze-Concewitz, CEO of Campari, discusses the brand's growth among the tough economic conditions in Italy.
Alexander Medvedev, deputy chairman of Gazprom, discusses the company's performance and what shale gas means for the industry.
European shares opened lower on Wednesday as the impasse over the U.S. spending bill continues.
Alexey Kornya, CFO of MTS, says that the company is focusing on cheap smartphones as high end smartphones like Apple's iPhone's are not in high demand because they are too expensive.
Maersk Line CFO Jakob Strausholm says that the downturn in shipping trade has bottomed out but that growth won't return to pre-2007 levels.
Larry Kantor, head of research at Barclays, says Republicans will be politically worse off after the U.S. government shutdown has ended.
The glory days might be over for the shipping industry, but there are reasons for optimism, the chief financial officer of shipping giant Maersk Line told CNBC.
Paul Donovan, global economist at UBS, and Larry Kantor, head of research at Barclays, discuss the UK economy an what is driving growth in Britain.
Petar Chobanov, Bulgaria finance minister, says that the country will join the euro zone when the time is right.
Alexander Medvedev, CEO of Gazprom Export, says there were too many risks in bidding for the national gas company in Greece.
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.