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European shares opened flat on Friday as investors await key speeches by central bank heads with the anticipation that monetary policy will remain supportive in the near term.
Philippe Houchois, autos analyst at UBS, says the high Chinese car prices are mainly due to taxation and discusses car sales in the country.
Nicole Wong, regional head of property research at CLSA Capital Partners, discusses the Hong Kong property market and says it would be "very sensitive" to any interest rate hike.
Matthew Turner, precious metals analyst at Macquarie Securities, expects more downward pressures to impact gold prices over the next few months.
Maurice Mason, mining analyst at Peel Hunt, discusses the outlook for the iron ore market after prices hit a two-month low.
Simon Maughan, head of research at OTAS Technologies, comments on the LSE earnings and growth potential and discusses whether dark pools are a risk for exchanges
CNBC's Emily Tan takes a closer look at Hong Kong's property market and asks experts and real estate professionals what $500K can get you. The answer: "Not a lot".
Marc Ostwald, strategiest at Monument Securities, discusses foreign buyers in the London housing market and says many are leveraged.
Nick Green, founder of Tripr, Philip Carnelley, director of research at IDC Europe, discuss whether the app market is too saturated and how long new apps can survive.
Rachel Ziemba, director at Roubini Global Economics, discusses the possibility of gas outages in Europe and what impact this would have.
The Ukrainian government needs “Russian influence” to deal with the problems within its borders, one of its most senior members said.
Tony Durrant, CEO of Premier Oil, says there will be a "long-term impact" if Scotland becomes independent.
Alan Miller, founding partner at SCM Private, says he has bought shares in mainland China as the market has a lot of "positives".
European shares opened higher on Thursday with investors focusing on central bank monetary policy and looking ahead to a slew of data due out for the euro zone.
Lars Peter Hansen, professor of economics at the University of Chicago and 2013 Nobel Prize Laureate, says the U.S. economic recovery has been "stunningly sluggish".
CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din takes a look at what $500,000 can buy you in Dubai's property market.
Ukraine's Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin, says Russian support is allowing the separatists to continue to hold the ground.
Nick Maclean, managing director of CBRE Middle East, says the Dubai property market relies on speculation but the government is introducing policies to control this.
Dick Boer, CEO of Ahold, says a lack of wage growth in the U.S. and continued unemployment is hitting the company's margins.
Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, says the U.K. economic recovery is "so dependent" on the property 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.