European and U.K. stocks opened mixed on Thursday, with another blast of quarterly earnings from big-name companies in gear. and after news that Argentina has entered its second default in 13 years.» Read More
Tony Fernandes, group CEO of AirAsia and majority stakeholder in QPR soccer club, said the industry is to blame for astronomical player wages and poor mentality.
Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, says the marginal costs of producing oil are rising faster than in the past.
Tony Fernandes, group CEO of AirAsia, says the company's share price will return to normal when investors see the potential high demand in the Asian market.
Malcolm Graham-Wood, founding partner at Hydrocarbon Capital, says Shell's earnings were "disappointing" after the company announced that fourth quarter profit will be "significantly lower than recent levels".
Movies nominated for the Academy Awards not only get the prestige of being recognized, but cash in on a box office boost.
Yogi Dewan, founder of Hassium Asset Management, says it is time to get exposure to the Chinese market, but warns against going in too aggressively.
Don Smith, rates strategist at ICAP, says peripheral bond spreads will continue to narrow, but there are still risks in owning the debt.
Arianna Huffington, president & editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, says the launch of The World Post will create a global hub for conversations on important issues.
Christian Morales, VP and general manager for EMEA at Intel, says the company needs to be part of the wearable technology space but this could take time.
Adam Cole, head of currency strategy at RBC, says the consensus view that the dollar will strengthen will be challenged as a strong U.S. economy will not necessarily translate into a strong currency.
Ilia Kolochenko, CEO of High Tech Bridge, discusses security concerns on social networking sites like Facebook and questions how secure our data is.
British online grocer Ocado posted gross sales growth of 21.3 percent in the six weeks to January 5, bolstered by a strong performance over the Christmas period.
Philippe Bodereau, managing director at Pimco, and Bill Blain, strategist at Mint Partners, discuss what the outcome of the European Central Bank's stress tests need to be.
European equities were mixed in morning trade on Thursday with sentiment failing to receive a boost from upbeat economic data in the U.S. and Japan.
Expectations of future rises in British house prices strengthened again last month, driven by a shortage of new homes, according to a survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Choy Peng Wah, CEO of Harvest Global Investments, says China's growth could be above 8 percent this year and this should drive "robust" stock market performance in the world's second-largest economy.
CNBC's Catherine Boyle discusses how a shortage of cattle is causing beef prices to soar.
Irene Mia, regional director of Latin America and the Caribbean at EIU, says investors are "confused" over economic policy in Brazil and this is holding back an economic recovery.
Colin Hamilton, global head of commodities research at Macquarie Group, says the aluminium market is undergoing "rebalancing" while gold could test new lows in 2014.
Supermarket chain Carrefour reported 3.2 percent organic growth in the fourth quarter of 2013, boosted by success in the recovering Spanish market.
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.