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Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, discusses the German consensus-beating trade surplus for April, and the important trade link with China but warns not to draw conclusions too quickly.
Andrew Mackenzie, CEO of BHP Billiton, says central banks' actions have been helpful in bringing stability and adds that downside risk on demand for commodities has been lowered.
Richard Kelly, head of European rates and FX strategy at TD Securities, says the market has positioned itself for a weak U.S. payroll number and explains why it has become so volatile.
Donald Tusk, Poland's prime minister, , talks about how Poland should continue to avoid a recession, how it plans to tackle high unemployment and deficits and the increased trust in its sovereign debt.
Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, describes OMTs as "the most successful monetary policy measure undertaken in recent time".
Jean-Francois Cope, president of the opposition UMP party, tells CNBC that France needs to implement structural reforms like Germany did ten years ago under Gerhard Schroder.
Carolin Roth takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in flat and some markets not open due to NYSE Euronext experiencing technical issues.
Tim Harris, chief investment officer at Lloyds TSB Private Bank, tells CNBC that the market correction isn't justified by market fundamentals or concern over fed tapering.
Charles Goodhart, a close colleague of outgoing Bank of England Governor, Mervyn King, tells CNBC that he was not a tyrant but a perfectionist.
Charles Goodhart, a former member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee, says outgoing governor, Mervyn King, should have "shouted louder" about the dangers brewing in the banking sector.
Joerg Kraemer, chief economist at Commerzbank, tells CNBC that there will be no ECB interest rate change because leading economic indicators have surprised to the upside.
Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, tells CNBC that the European Central Bank is the outsider amongst central banks when it comes to monetary policy.
Jean-Francois Cope, president of the opposition UMP party, tells CNBC that he advocates a very strong relationship between France and Germany.
Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS, tells CNBC that Federal Reserve tapering will happen the question will be how fast it comes.
Richard Boucher, deputy secretary general at the OECD says the United States is no longer the main engine for growth, so a tapering of QE may not deal as harsh a blow as expected.
Roland Klaus, spokesman for AfD, Germany's new anti-euro political party, tells CNBC that the party supports the EU's original mandate of free trade, free travel, free jobs, but it is eroding democracy.
Latvia is due to get the green light to become the 18th member of the euro zone on Wednesday, prompting questions over why the small, economically successful Baltic nation wants to join the troubled currency union.
European shares opened lower on Wednesday, with services data from key euro zone economies due later.
Adrian Bignell, fund manager at Invesco, says that Europe has never been cheaper against the U.S. and that headwinds are starting to abate, and explains his exposure to France.
Squawk Box Europe anchors react to the news that the Spanish government has called an end of subsidized cocktails for its parliament members.
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.