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Sue Noffke, U.K. equities fund manager at Schroders, says Pfizer wants AstraZeneca's oncology drugs pipeline which looks promising.
Spain's finance minister Luis de Guindos, says the country's economy is "on the rise" and is rebalancing.
Jesse Sherman, portfolio manager at Renaissance Asset Management, says investors are "spoiled for choice" when investing in Russian stocks as they trade at a big discount in relation to other emerging markets.
Andy Harrison, CEO of Whitbread, says the company is confident it can grow its Costa cafe chain in the French and Spanish market, adding that it is hard to find a good coffee in those countries.
Aaron Boyd, director of governance research at Equilar, discusses a survey compiled exclusively for CNBC which revealed a number of top bosses seeing pay hikes in excess of 10 percent from the previous year.
Win Bischoff, former chairman of Lloyds Bank, says the U.K. would not have a seat at the table when the European Union makes decisions if the country exited the 28-nation bloc.
Neil Mellor, senior currency strategist at BNY Mellon, says sterling's strength is due to dollar weakness rather than strong data from the U.K.
Win Bischoff, former chairman of Lloyds Bank, says financial services would move elsewhere if the U.K. left the European Union and London's place as the global financial hub would "diminish".
Adam Memon, head of economic research at CPS, discusses the key ingredients needed to become a billionaire.
Alexey Kornya, CFO of MTS, says the company has not seen any "detrimental" impact from the Ukraine crisis, but the hryvnia devaluation is likely to cause headwinds.
Jonathan Bell, CIO of Stanhope Capital, says on two measures of valuation, the S&P500 is overvalued.
William Mackie, senior capital goods analysts at Berenberg, says Siemens' decision to step in to the fight for Alstom is a "defensive" move.
Fabrice Seiman, managing partner at Lutetia Capital, says the French government is not too protective over Alstom but the company does need to combine with a larger player due to the competition it faces.
European shares opened slightly higher on Monday although any bullish sentiment is expected to be capped by ongoing events in Ukraine.
Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, says there is a "whole world" of non-bank finance that small- and medium-sized enterprises can tap in to.
Andrew Tymms, partner at Bain, says there will be big buyout deals this year as private equity firms have a "huge amount" of dry powder to use.
Virginie Maisonneuve, deputy CIO of PIMCO, says rising energy prices resulting from the Ukraine crisis could "shock" European corporates and hit earnings.
Michael Wolf, CEO of Swedbank, says the Ukraine crisis is "serious but not detrimental" to economies in which the company operates.
Samuel Greene, founding director of King's Russia Institute, says sanctions imposed on Russia have an effect on the country's businesses and debt markets
Kiran Kowshik, currency strategist at BNP Paribas, discusses why the carry trade "could be tested" this week.
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.