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European shares opened lower on Friday with investors focused on earnings news and economic data releases amid ongoing events in Gaza and Ukraine.
Brad Gordon, CEO of African Barrick Gold, says weaker gold demand has offset further price rises to the precious metal despite geopolitical tensions.
Otilia Dhand, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, says the main effect of the sanctions on Russia will be to reduce investor confidence in the country.
Bruno Lafont, CEO of Lafarge, says the proposed merger with Holcim is "on track" and likely to be completed in the first half of 2015.
Claudio Aspesi, senior research analyst at Sanford Bernstein, discusses how investors will react to the news that BSkyB has bought the remaining stakes in Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia.
Peter Toogood, investment director at City Financial Investment, discusses the problems that remain in the U.K. banking sector.
Opposition to fracking in the U.K. is fierce, but politicians and businesses are trying to push forward with plans for shale gas. CNBC looks at how it could benefit the British economy.
David Harding, founder and president of Winton Capital Management, says he has read all of Michael Lewis' books and agrees that the markets are "rigged" by high frequency trading.
David Harding, founder and president of Winton Capital Management, discusses how his fund would fare during a crash in stocks.
David Harding, founder and president of Winton Capital Management, says choosing stocks at random can help investors beat the S&P 500.
Jacques Aschenbroich, CEO of Valeo, says the development of connected cars is a big growth driver for the business.
Helge Lund, CEO of Statoil, says he is "skeptical" about the potential shale gas volume that can be obtained from Europe.
Europe's top CEOs discuss how geopolitical tensions across the world have affected their business.
Bradford Jones, portfolio manager at Sagil Capital, discusses Argentina's debt repayment situation and says the country could be heading for a "soft default".
European shares opened higher on Thursday with investors still digesting events in Gaza and Ukraine and with a slew of data due out of the euro zone.
Benjamin Gutteridge, head of fund research at Brewin Dolphin, and Pedro De Noronha, managing partner at Noster Capital, discuss whether the prospect for reform in emerging markets is a buying opportunity.
David Atkins, CEO of Hammerson, says the U.K. retail space is competitive and is seeing prices fall.
Joep van Beurden, CEO of CSR, says the Internet of Things will be one of the company's biggest growth areas.
Pedro De Noronha, managing partner at Noster Capital, discusses the "make believe" valuations of technology stocks such as Netflix, adding that Apple could be "obsolete" in two to three years.
Henrik Ramlau-Hansen, CFO of Danske Bank, says the company has no plans for further expansion into Europe and is focusing on the Nordic 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.