Russia's MICEX Index rallied 2 percent in morning trade, despite news of the toughest sanctions against the country since the end of the Cold War.» Read More
Diego Moya-Ocampos, senior Latin America analyst at IHS, discusses the on-going protests in Venezuela and says that they are still not strong enough to destabilize the government.
Summly's $30 million price tag was the right one says Nick D'Aloisio, creator of Summly and product manager at Yahoo, adding that he's not jealous of the $19 billion Facebook paid for WhatsApp.
The Russian missile launch was a regular exercise and not related to the situation in Ukraine reports NBC's Jim Maceda from Moscow.
Nick D'Aloisio, creator of Summly and product manager at Yahoo, comments on the launch of Yahoo News Digest, based on the Summly app he developed and sold to the giant.
European stocks opened slightly lower on Wednesday after seeing stellar gains in the previous session as tensions in Ukraine appeared to have temporarily eased.
Ian Harnett, European strategist at Absolute Strategy Research, explains that while he's downgraded European stocks to neutral relative to Japan and emerging markets, there is still significant upside to be had this year.
David Dalton, eastern Europe editor at Economist Intelligence Unit and Samuel Greene, founding director of the Russia Institute at King's College London, discuss potential solutions to the Ukraine crisis.
Neil Dwane, CIO for Equities for Europe at Allianz Global Investors, says investors should look at equities more positively and argues there is more value to be found in Europe than in the U.S.
Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, discusses European bonds and the disconnect between Treasurys and the dollar.
Dimitry Sologoub, chief economist at Raiffensen Bank Ukraine, comments on the situation in Crimea, Ukraine, and what the main obstacles to a deal with the IMF are.
Ulrich Leuchtmann, head of foreign exchange research at Commerzbank, discusses the rouble on the back of Putin's speech on Tuesday and says that the recent "nasty performance" has come to an end.
James Nixey, head of Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House, says Putin is "entirely satisfied" with his "land-grab" and is unlikely to go further.
European stocks opened higher on Tuesday after major bourses saw heavy declines in the previous session due to the brewing instability in Ukraine.
Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbones, comments on Ukrainian and Russian debt and explains why he's been buying emerging markets¿ hard currency bonds.
Patrick Kennedy, CEO of Paddy Power defends the group's decision to offer bets on the outcome of Oscar Pistorius's trial, arguing they have a long history of offering odds on global news stories.
Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, discusses the mining sector and explains that in a falling commodity price environment, Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton remain safe bets.
Yermolenko Volodymyr, director of E.U.-related media projects at Internews-Ukraine, says the situation in Ukraine remains "very tense" as Russian troops can move from the east and the north.
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.
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.