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The main European markets opened slightly higher on Tuesday, regaining some of Monday's losses.
Zsolt Papp, managing director of the emerging market debt team at JP Morgan Chase, says that the Brazilian real remains "vulnerable" to volatility from G7 currencies.
Alan Schwartz, ex-Bear Stearns CEO and now executive chairman at Guggenheim Partners, says the geopolitical environment is "tricky" and has surprised investors.
Robert Perkins, senior oil writer at Platts, says in the company's ranking of top energy companies, Asian companies are on the rise as demand on the continent continues to stay strong.
CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi reports on Lloyds' third quarter earnings in which the bank's rise in profits was overshadowed by a further £900 million ($1.4 billion) provision for PPI.
Chris Watling, CEO of Longview Economics, says stocks are set for a Santa Claus rally in the lead up to the end of the year.
Anastasios Economou, founder of iGroup, says European periphery countries have a better growth outlook than the core nations.
Steven Saywell, global head of FX strategy at BNP Paribas, says investors should buy the dollar against low yielding currencies like the euro and yen as the U.S. Federal Reserve approaches a rate hike.
Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS, says he is confident the bank has started to address the litigation issues but the timescale for resolution is out of his hands.
Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS, says geopolitical issues need to be resolved before clients come back to the market with a "constructive attitude".
Alan Schwartz, ex-Bear Stearns CEO and executive chairman at Guggenheim Partners, says moves to boost the U.S. housing market could fuel the next credit bubble.
Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS, says the ECB's stress tests were "credible and tough", adding that the banking sector still faces "a lot of headwinds".
Christos Megalou, CEO of Eurobank, says the lender has already taken the steps to cover the capital shortfall highlighted in the ECB's stress tests.
Seth Merrin, CEO of Liquidnet, discusses why the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect is attractive to investors.
Europe's stock markets opened higher across the board amid relief over the results of a key health check on the region's banks.
Panfilo Tarantelli, chairman and CEO of Tages Holding, says that the ECB's stress tests were deemed credible by the market and the amount of capital needed to recapitalize the failed banks is "very small", creating a "great outcome" for the central bank.
Elke Koenig, President of Bafin, says that consolidation in the banking sector could follow the stress tests.
Oleksandr Pysaruk, first deputy governor of the National Bank of Ukraine, says that economic growth in 2015 will be better than originally thought as tensions in the east of the country settle down.
Bhanu Baweja, global head of emerging market research at UBS, says Dilma Rousseff has a "tough" 4 years ahead of her after she was re-elected as president.
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, former European Central Bank executive board member and current chairman of Snam, says the stress tests were "tough enough" and it is not in the ECB's interest to be soft on banks in its new supervisory role.
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.