European shares were lower in morning trade on Thursday, amid a wider global selloff, as investors focus on an upcoming rate decision by the European Central Bank (ECB).» Read More
Oleg Kouzmin, economist at Renaissance Capital, says Russia can grow 1.6 percent in 2014 as a solution to the Ukraine crisis will be found.
Ben Kumar, investment analyst at Seven Investment Management, says the Google stock split is designed to help the founders keep control of the company.
European stocks opened higher on Wednesday after a seventh record close for the S&P 500 this year helped to boost global sentiment.
David Lebovitz, global market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, says earnings growth will push stocks higher.
Riccardo Monti, president of the Italian Foreign Trade Agency, says there is optimism about investing in Italy, but unemployment still remains the biggest priority for the government.
Bernard Sucher, member of the board at ATON, says the "uncomfortable" position of Russia in the international community will mean corporates have to revisit their commitments to investing in the country.
Richard Gordon, Managing VP, Gartner Research, says PC users are fewer in number but more engaged.
Nick Robertson, CEO of Asos, says he expects the company to be in China for many years to come and the "biggest opportunity" for Asos is outside of the U.K.
Peter Toogood, investment director at City Financial, discusses high frequency trading and the controversy surrounding it.
Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Credit Agricole CIB, says if the European Central Bank takes not action, it would be close to a "policy misstep".
Yulia Tseplyeva, chief economist at Sberbank, says she is "not optimistic" about Russian structural reforms after the saga with Ukraine.
CNBC's Karen Tso reports on what Google's stock split means for shareholders and the company.
NATO suspended all practical cooperation with Russia on Tuesday in protest at its annexation of Crimea.
Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, says the rise of euro/dollar and cable echoes the bubble of the 2007 foreign exchange market.
Alena Popova, CEO of Rusbase, says the Russian economy has been struggling for years and the Ukraine crisis has scared investors.
Urs Rüegsegger, group CEO of Six Group, says high frequency trading within the rules is not a concern, but "dark pools" are a concern.
Urs Rüegsegger, group CEO of Six Group, says the Euronext stock exchange is of "strategic relevance" to the Six Group, but the company has not put an offer in to buy it.
Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, and James Butterfill, global equity strategist at Coutts, discuss the European banking sector and whether banks would be able to pass a U.S. stress test.
European stocks opened higher on Tuesday ahead of a slew of economic data due out from the euro zone.
CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi reports on the troubles at the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority, after leaks about an insurance inquiry lead to huge sell-offs in insurance stocks.
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.