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Guy Foster, group strategist at Brewin Dolphin, tells CNBC that he does look at the market from a seasonality trend.
Andrew Sentance, senior economic advisor for PwC and Steve Sedgwick debate whether people are benefitting from low interest rates.
Henry Dixon, fund manager at Matterley Asset Management, tells CNBC that in a low growth world investors have to go with the corporates with the cash.
Andrew Sentance, senior economic advisor for PwC, tells CNBC that the French economy is not going to grow very much this year and the country needs to halt unemployment.
Julian Roberts, CEO of international long-term savings group, Old Mutual, tells CNBC that they¿ve reshaped there business to drive growth in Sub Saharan Africa, where sales grew by 18 percent.
Zhang Zhiwei, chief China Economist at Nomura, tells CNBC that second quarter GDP growth will slow down further.
Wike Groenenberg, emerging markets FX Strategist, tells CNBC that from a forex point of view, the Chinese numbers were not conducive to further appreciations of the Renminbi.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through Barratt Developments one of the largest residential property development companies in the United Kingdom.
Germany's DAX breached its peak set in 2007 on Tuesday, but data released just a day earlier showed Germany's services industry contracted in April.
The decision by the Slovenian government to postpone a parliamentary vote on its budget deficit is the latest blow to the country's plans to overcome its crisis.
Nancy McKinstry, CEO of professional publishers, Wolters Kluwer, tells CNBC that the quarter was online with their expectations, with digital products achieving good growth.
Richard Perks, director of retail research at Mintel International, tells CNBC that confidence among consumers has been on a very slow long-term upwards trend for about two years.
Ditlev Engel, CEO of Vestas, tells CNBC that the order intake in the first quarter was very low but the expectations for the US market have not taken place yet.
Alan Miller, founding partner of SCM Private, tells CNBC that if you make enough forecasts one of them will eventually be right.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open, where stocks have come in mixed ahead of earnings.
Alex Wynaendts, CEO of Dutch insurer, Aegon, talks to CNBC about losses on hedges that caused a 61 percent drop in first quarter net profit.
Joep Van Beurden, CEO of CSR, tells CNBC that they are pleased with the growth of their core business which has driven underlying profitability.
Guy Berruyer, CEO of business software maker Sage, tells CNBC that France is not faring so well and the US and UK are better environments for business.
John Rogers, CFO of Sainsburys, tells CNBC that they see a tremendous opportunity to grow Sainsbury¿s banking product which leads to more spending in the stores.
Kasper Rorsted, CEO of Henkel, tells CNBC that it is a very challenging environment with Asia, Middle East and Latin America being the strong points.
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.