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Antoine Chemali, founder of Digital World Capital, says Alibaba's valuation is "fair" and investors are buying a company growing in a "healthy" Chinese market.
Jyrki Katainen, the European Commissioner for economic and monetary affairs, says the EU needs a free trade deal with the U.S. to boost the economy.
Pat Gunne, CEO of Green REIT, says there is more opportunity in the Irish office market.
Patrick Armstrong, CIO of Plurimi Investment Managers, says a weaker euro will help luxury goods companies' earnings.
Pier Carlo Padoan, Italy's minister of economy and finance, said the country does not need anyone to tell it what to do when it comes to reform.
Luis Costa, head of CEEMEA FX and rates strategy at Citi, says don't bet against the dollar as it is likely to see further gains against emerging market currencies.
CNBC's Catherine Boyle discusses the latest developments around the Scottish independence referendum and whether the U.K. government's promise of more powers to Scotland will convince it to stay in the union.
Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greek opposition party Syriza, says the fall in Greek GDP after the euro zone crisis has been a "disaster" and unemployment remains "unacceptable".
Jörg Asmussen, former ECB executive board member, says monetary policy cannot be a substitute for structural reform in the euro area.
Former Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi, says current leader Matteo Renzi is "indispensable" and has made the right choices so far.
EU trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht says sanctions on Russia have been "tough enough", adding that Russian President Vladimir Putin is a "chessmaster".
Ukrainian soldiers may have laid down their weapons – but Western leaders do not appear to hold out much hope for a permanent end to hostilities.
Yukon Huang, senior associate for the Asia program at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, comments on Russia's relationships with its neighbors.
Davide Serra, founder and CEO of Algebris Investments, explains why he believes Europe is the best place to invest in for equities and credit.
Davide Serra, founder and CEO of Algebris Investments, says that Draghi's actions are "crucial" and discusses the euro zone's financial system.
NATO has yet to outline a strategy to deal with the Islamic State, a strategy closely watched by Turkey - which worries about the West arming the Kurds - CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.
Pieter Nota, CEO of consumer lifestyle at Philips, says the "internet of things" and connectivity will create a lot of value for the consumers - but security and privacy should be the main concern.
European shares were lower in morning trade on Friday as investors booked profit after the European Central Bank announced a surprise trio of rate cuts on Thursday.
John Haynes, head of research at Investec Wealth & Investment, says that the ECB's "credible" stress tests will be sufficient in kick-starting a lending recovery in Europe.
Jesse Sherman, portfolio manager at Renaissance Asset Management, says that Russian equities have a significant discount to global emerging markets and advises where to invest in Russia.
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.