There were strong signals Tuesday that the European Union is preparing to step up its economic sanctions against Russia.» Read More
European shares opened higher on Tuesday with investors continuing to monitor the ongoing tensions in both Gaza and Ukraine.
Nick Hayek, CEO of Swatch Group, says the luxury watch company could see a short-term impact from tougher Russia sanctions.
Jacques Gounon, CEO of Eurotunnel, says the U.K. competition ruling that requires the company to stop its Channel ferry service is "incomprehensible".
Simon Segars, CEO of ARM Holdings, says the smartphone market will continue to see innovation, despite concerns that the high-end device space is becoming saturated.
Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, says there has been an impact on the company's earnings from litigation costs after the bank reported a loss of 700 million Swiss francs ($779 million) in the second quarter.
Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, says the bank is winding down its commodities business as it continues to "evolve".
Ramez Merhi, director of asset management at Al Masah Capital, discusses why the Dubai stock market has been shaken by the plunge in Arabtec shares.
Hartmut Issel, head of APAC equity, credit and macro CIO at UBS, discusses what the result of the Indonesia election could mean for investors.
Jean-Paul Clozel, CEO of Actelion, says its new drug Opsumit will be a strong driver of growth for the company.
CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports on how tougher sanctions on Russia could affect U.K. businesses.
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Antanas Linkevicius, says an arms embargo on Russia is "logical".
John Westwood, chairman of Douglas Westwood, says that a big drop in the oil price would be a "killer" for Russia as it relies heavily on revenues from oil and gas exports.
Slim Feriani, executive chairman at Advance Emerging Capital Limited, says sanctions will not help to change investors' perceptions of the Russian market.
Philippe Pegorier, chairman of the Association of European Businesses, says EU sanctions against Russia will end up hurting companies in the 28-nation bloc.
European shares were slightly lower in morning trade on Monday as sentiment remained subdued due to the ongoing tensions in Gaza and Ukraine.
Guy Foster, group head of research at Brewin Dolphin, says Tesco investors should be "fearful" after the company announced a new CEO and a profit warning.
Dubai's stock market plunged on Monday dragged down by construction company Arabtec. CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the implications for the market.
Nadim Shehadi, associate fellow on the Middle East and North Africa Program at Chatham House, said Qatar or Turkey could be key as mediators able to bring a ceasefire between Israel and Palestine.
Sweden's Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt, claims that Russia supplied the missile system that was allegedly used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
Joseph Dayan, U.K. managing director at BCS, says only tougher sanctions from the European Union will "budge" Russian markets.
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