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Tom Finke, CEO and chairman of Babson Capital, says business spending is not as robust as it should be as companies have not seen "escape velocity" in the economy.
Filippo Alloatti, senior research analyst at Hermes Fund Managers, discusses whether the fine handed to BNP Paribas was large enough.
Erik Nielsen, global chief economist at UniCredit, says Bank of England governor Mark Carney has been giving mixed messages about when interest rates are going to rise in the U.K.
Cvete Koneska, eastern Europe analyst at Control Risks, discusses whether Bulgaria's banking sector has deep problems.
CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi discusses the terms of BNP Paribas' settlement with U.S. authorities after the bank pleaded guilty to two criminal charges and agreed to forfeit $8.83 billion.
Beat Wittmann, CEO of TCMG Asset Management, says he is "very bullish" on European bank stocks and adds that the sector will outperform.
As Mark Carney completes a year at the helm of the Bank of England, CNBC's Catherine Boyle looks back at the highs and lows.
Sheema Siddiqi, digital manager at Modest Music Management, and Marie-Alicia Chang, co-founder of Semetric, discuss how revenues from touring and digital streaming are key for artists' revenues.
Annette Heuser, executive director at Bertelsmann Foundation, says there needs to be a more "comprehensive" system of sovereign ratings agencies.
European shares traded slightly higher on Monday at the start of a week packed with important economic data, starting with euro zone inflation figures on Monday morning.
Ian Harnett, managing director and chief investment strategist at Absolute Strategy, and Sean Corrigan, chief investment strategist at Diapason Commodities Management, discuss whether basic resources and oil and gas are the sectors to watch.
Richard Gordon, managing vice president at Gartner Research, says there is price pressure on the IT sector.
Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, former member of the ECB executive board, says that loan demand in Europe is not as "dynamic" as it was in the pre-crisis years, but the banking sector is on "solid ground".
Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, former member of the ECB executive board, says low interest rates in the euro zone are "not ideal" and easy monetary policy has contributed to high share prices that are not based on fundamentals.
Thomas Dhainaut, asset manager at Sycomore asset management, says that BNP Paribas is a "solid bank" as its board approves a record $8.9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities.
Sean Corrigan, chief investment strategist at Diapason Commodities Management, says Bank of England governor Mark Carney has no "intellectual backbone" following a change of heart over the timing of the U.K.'s first interest rate hike.
As the second quarter of 2014 comes to an end, CNBC's Geoff Cutmore and Steve Sedgwick run through the best performing equity markets and bonds, and look ahead to the next quarter.
Otilia Dhand, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, says Bulgarians are "sensitive" to a bank run due to past experiences in the country amid the news that authorities have arrested five people on suspicion of plotting to destabilize the country through an attack on the banking system.
The Chinese corruption scandal at GlaxoSmithKline was complicated by the revelation that a sex tape involving the company's top boss in China was sent to senior executives not long before the government opened its investigation into the alleged bribery of doctors.
Michael Metcalfe, head of global macro strategy at State Street, says that concerns about China's economy have caused a drop in Asian investor sentiment.
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.