Andrey Kostin, chairman and CEO of VTB, says capital controls in Russia are not needed at this stage but said he would not rule them out.» Read More
Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, says inflated house prices in London have distorted the picture across the U.K.
CNBC's Karen Tso discusses why the strong euro has been worrying corporates and politicians.
Mark Lewis, senior analyst of sustainability research at Kepler Cheuvreux, says a rise in the oil price would give and incentive for policy makers to increase push sustainable energy.
David Cole, CFO of Swiss Re, discusses the company's results and says it had a successful renewal round for insurance.
Duncan Clark, chairman of BDA, says Softbank's decision not to sell shares in Alibaba is a "good sign of confidence" in the IPO.
CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop reports on the latest developments from the South African elections where the ANC is expected to retain power.
Oscar Onyema, CEO of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, says investors have a strong appetite for investing in Nigeria with a lot of cash "waiting to be deployed".
European markets opened lower on Wednesday, as Ukraine appears even closer to an all-out war.
Nancy McKinstry, CEO of Wolters Kluwer, discusses the company's results and the outlook for the year.
Jeremy Bennett, CEO of Nomura International, says a return of sentiment to Japan would go "a long way" to boosting investor appetite for the country.
U.S. trade representative Michael Froman, says the Trans-Pacific Partnership is gaining "good momentum" but negotiations are "complex" and take time.
Kasper Rorsted, CEO of Henkel, says consumer spending continues to be strong in Russia despite geopolitical tensions over Ukraine, which is helping the company grow in the region.
Stewart Richardson, partner at RMG Wealth Management, says equities are showing similarities with previous market peak environments.
Laurent Mignon, CEO of Natixis, is confident that the fixed income business will pick up again after revenues from the division fell in the first quarter of 2014.
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.
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.