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Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, says people should not panic over Ebola.
Yoel Sano, head of political risk at Business Monitor International, says Russia is showing "increasing assertiveness".
Frans van Houten, CEO of Philips, says it's the "right time" to spin off the company's lighting business from its healthcare arm.
Frans van Houten, CEO of Philips, says the slowdown in China and Russia is a near-term "reality" after weakness in those countries weighed on third-quarter earnings.
Patrick Legland, global head of research at Societe Generale, says French public spending as a percentage of gross domestic product is "extremely worrying".
James Gautrey, global technology and telecoms sector specialist at Schroders, says that margins are too thin in the payments space which raises questions about the Apple Pay business model.
Erlan Sagadiev, Kazakhstan's deputy minister for industry and new technologies, says the diversification of the country's economy is "paying dividends".
Erlan Sagadiev, Kazakhstan's deputy minister for industry and new technologies, says the Kashagan oil field is an important part of the country's economy despite delays to the project.
Europe shares opened slightly higher on Friday as global markets pause to consider more economic data out of the U.S.
Amy Bensted, head of hedge fund products at Preqin, says the industry has seen a "choppy" performance.
Seth Kleinman, global head of energy strategy at Citi, says the U.S. shale boom is driving the bearish sentiment in the oil market.
Philippa Malmgren, founder of DRPM Group, says investors are still concerned about the luxury slowdown in China as Jimmy Choo - known for its high-end shoes - sets its IPO price at 140 pence ($2.25) a share.
Tim McCullough, technical strategist at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, says the S&P will hit 1960 points before seeing a "larger" drop than the recent sell-off.
Tim McCullough, technical strategist at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, and Sony Kapoor, director of Re-Define, discuss the prospect for U.S. Treasurys.
Scott Moeller, director of the M&A research center at Cass Business School, says the U.S. Treasury rules making tax inversion deals harder could put a "damper" on the M&A market.
George O'Connor, senior analyst at Panmure Gordon, and Tom Stevenson, investment director at Fidetlity Worldwide Investment, discuss whether the fundamentals in the technology sector are still strong.
Europe shares opened higher on Thursday, reversing the downward trend seen in global markets for much of the week amid fears of an economic slowdown and weak data.
CNBC's Catherine Boyle and Tom Stevenson, investment director at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, discuss the collapse of the Shire and AbbVie deal and what it means for both companies.
Severin Schwan, CEO of Roche Group, says the world was surprised by the "magnitude" of the Ebola outbreak.
Severin Schwan, CEO of Roche Group, says the company's "fundamental strategy" has not changed and is looking at "targeted" M&A deals.
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.