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Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbones, and Andrew Lilico, director of Europe Economics, discuss the potential movement of gilt yields.
Dr. Jurgen Heraeus, chairman of the supervisory board of Heraeus, says that the European Central Bank's cheap money policy is "not good in the long run".
Luke Mansfield, head of product innovation at Samsung Electronics Europe, says London is an attractive place to open the innovation center because it has one of the best talent pools in the world.
Simona Gambarini, associate director of research at ETF Securities, says soft commodity prices have dropped but decreases have not been passed on to consumers.
Influential investor Dennis Gartman told CNBC that to raise the minimum wage would be a "very bad decision."
Myriam Durand, managing director, head of EMEA corporate finance at Moody's, says that the corporate world has a good liquidity situation helping to reduce the default rate of corporates.
Andrew Lilico, chairman of Europe Economics, says that the fundamentals in the euro zone are stronger than the U.K. and U.S. and has been in a better position to "tough out" the financial crisis.
NBC's Brian Miller takes a looks back at the life of Nelson Mandela who died at the age of 95.
Torgrim Reitan, CFO of Statoil, says the country has "no concrete plans" to enter the Iran market but the world does need more oil.
Michael Sneyd, FX analyst at BNP Paribas, says the dollar is strong against "risky currencies" such as the aussie and Canadian dollar.
Dennis Gartman, founder of the The Gartman Letter, refutes the claim that many Americans are living on the bread line.
Chris Bishop, correspondent for CNBC Africa, talks about the legacy of the anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
Dr. Rajiv Kumar, senior independent economist and former secretary general at the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, discusses India's position at the World Trade Organization meeting in Bali.
Alain Bokobza, head of global asset allocation at Societe Generale, says an upcoming rise in gilt yields will force the Bank of England to "normalize" monetary policy and push through an interest rate hike in 2015 before the U.S. Federal Reserve.
European equities opened lower on Thursday as investors await the outcome of European Central Bank's (ECB) policy meeting.
Miles Roberts, CEO of DS Smith, says business conditions in Europe will remain difficult.
Stefan Schneider, chief German economist and head of German macroeconomics research at Deutsche Bank, discusses whether the European Central Bank will begin an asset purchasing program.
Ian Henderson, CEO of Shawbrook, says big banks need to "pull up their socks" and lend more to small and medium businesses.
Rajeev Talwar, group executive director of DLF, says there should be no barriers to foreign companies wanting to invest in India as it will be good for business.
Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, says while unemployment is stabilizing in Spain, the headline numbers remain very high, after IKEA received 20,000 applications for just 400 jobs.
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.