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Giles Keating, global head of private banking and wealth management research at Credit Suisse, says Germany has "sound policy" and is producing the goods the world wants.
Don Smith, rates strategist at ICAP, says a weakening "growth dynamic" in the euro zone could have a negative impact on bonds.
Helge Lund, CEO of Statoil, says the cut in investment is part of a long-term vision.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick explains how the weather could affect the U.S. jobs report.
Beat Siegenthaler, chief strategist at UBS, discusses European Central Bank president Mario Draghi's monetary policy stance after the bank decided to keep key interest rates on hold.
The CEOs of European companies tell CNBC about the biggest challenges facing their business.
Andreas Rees, chief German economist at Unicredit, discusses his predictions for what decisions the European Central Bank will make on Thursday.
Naresh Chouhan, European pharmaceutical equity research at Liberum Capital, says the development of new drugs means the pharmaceutical industry will see "significant growth" ahead.
European equities opened higher on Thursday ahead of a monetary policy decisions from the European Central Bank (ECB) and Bank of England (BoE).
Jochen Wermuth, founding partner and chief investment officer at Wermuth Asset Management GmbH, says it is a "complete waste of time" exploring new oil and gas reserves because environmentally, we "cannot afford" to burn it.
Rick McVey, CEO of MarketAxess, says bond issuance is on the rise as companies take advantage of low interest rates and investors increase their exposure to fixed income.
Michel Combes, CEO of Alcatel Lucent, says the company's restructuring plans are on track.
Ton Büchner, CEO of AkzoNobel, says there is "fragile stabilization" in the European economy but any "disturbance" could set the continent back.
Andrew Horton, CEO of Beazley, says the lack of natural disasters in 2013 has helped the company.
Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, says he is "encouraged" by the bank's progress in settling litigation issues, but there is still work to do.
Peter Long, CEO of TUI Travel, says the company has had a strong January as poor weather in the U.K. is pushing customers to go on holiday.
Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, says investors would be "brave" to buy European banks as there may be more "skeletons in the closet" in terms of litigation.
Bernard Charlès, CEO of Dassault Systèmes, says the company is in a good position to expand further into fast growing markets such as India and China.
Paul Johnson, director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, says the U.K. government has a long way to go before it will see a budget in surplus.
Thomas Harjes, senior European economist at Barclays, says the European Central Bank could cut the refinancing rate at its meeting today.
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.