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Moyeen Islam, associate director at Barclays Capital, says he is "positive" on European periphery bonds.
As the unemployment rapidly approaches the Bank of England's 7 percent threshold, CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses whether forward guidance should be abandoned.
Michael Mewes, head of the fixed income group in Frankfurt at JP Morgan Asset Management, says there is an opportunity for "very modest" spread tightening in the European periphery bonds.
Nicla Di Palma, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, says that Morrison's poor performance is down to a weak online offering and lack of convenience stores.
Dutch insurance and banking group ING is on track for its planned initial public offering, the group's chief financial officer told CNBC.
Douglas McNeill, investment director at Charles Stanley, says the promising outlook for global growth will make 2014 a good year for equities.
Christmas is the busiest time of year for most retailers, but which British stores had the best performance?
Patrick Flynn, CFO of ING, says the insurance arm is on track for an IPO this year and this is a "positive step".
Rahul Sharma, founder and managing director at Neev Capital, discusses the problems facing British supermarkets and who is taking the lead in the sector.
Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, says supportive policy from the European Central Bank could push euro zone equities higher.
Craig Veysey, head of fixed income at Sanlam Private Investments, says bond yields in the U.S. and U.K. will rise over the next few years as the market prices in expectations of an interest rate rise.
Joerg Kraemer, chief economist at Commerzbank, says the European Central Bank is likely to take action to increase bank lending in the near future.
Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, says a euro/dollar move lower could be driven by the sell-off in the euro and dollar buying.
French food group Danone has said it will sue New Zealand's Fonterra following a contamination scare that sparked the recall of infant milk formula across Asia.
Michael Widmer, metals strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, says the macroeconomic concerns that caused investors to pour money into gold are no longer there and emerging market demand alone will not boost the price of the precious metal.
Mads Koefoed, head of macro strategy at Saxo Bank, says private sector consumption in the U.S. will increase this year as the effect of the automatic taxation measures caused by sequestration are beginning to fade.
European equities opened higher on Wednesday ahead of further euro zone data that could prompt the European Central Bank (ECB) to change its monetary policy on Thursday.
Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbones, and Michael Browne, fund manager at Martin Currie, discuss the key criteria for investment and what metrics to look out for.
Mike Thompson, managing director and head of global markets intelligence at S&P Capital IQ, and Michael Browne, fund manager at Martin Currie, discuss equity valuations in Europe and the U.S.
Edi Truell, CEO of Tungsten Corporation, said the e-invoicing company is investing and expanding into India and Brazil.
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.