Global leaders have put pressure on France to scrap a deal to sell two warships to Russia, after pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine were accused of shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on China's response to the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash as it urges countries not to jump to conclusions over who was responsible for the tragedy.
Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory, says that Russian President Vladimir Putin needs to allow open access to the crash site of flight MH17 or he risks stronger sanctions.
Ben Goldsmith, Associate Professor in the Department of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney, says more European involvement is needed to increase the effect of sanctions on Russia.
Colin Chapman, President, NSW at Australian Institute of International Affairs, says Europe may be hesitant to support more sanctions on Russia due to trade relations and energy reliance.
Simon Gross Hodge, Head of Investment Advisory at LGT Bank Singapore, advises investors to stay invested in stock markets but take up some form of protection amid geopolitical risks.
Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager of FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets, says the greenback is a safe trade amid geopolitical risks and the outlook for global monetary policy.
Hans Weber, President at Tecop International, says Ukrainian forces are located too far away to shoot down the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
Tim Condon, Head of Research for Asia at ING Financial Markets, says accommodative policies by central banks make it difficult for any event "to be big enough to increase volatility."
George Hamlin, President, Hamlin Transportation Consulting, expects airlines to take on longer flight routes which will lead to higher travel costs as a result of the Malaysian jet crash.
Gillem Tulloch, Founder of GMT Research, explains why the Malaysian jet crash will likely be irrelevant in Asia trade. He also discusses the outlook for the region.
Kurt Volker, Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO, says Russian President Vladimir Putin may be planning to use the MH17 jet crash as a justification for Russia to move into eastern Ukraine.
Angela Stent, Director of Centre for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies at Georgetown University, says global powers have limited options to change Russia's behavior.
Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at National Australian Bank, explains why he thinks markets are being complacent towards geopolitical risks. He also highlights risk events for the week ahead.
Richard Aboulafia, Vice President of Teal Group, discusses the possibility of a credible examination after investigators were unable to access the crash site over the weekend.
The US won the Cold War largely because Reagan had a strong economy to back him up. Obama has broken that link—and Putin knows it, says Larry Kudlow.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports German Chancellor Angela Merkel is placing the blame for the downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane on Russia.
The "Fast Money" traders debate a potential oil supply disruption, and which oil stocks are attractive.
Discussing warnings for flying over the Eastern Ukraine area, and whether airlines will have to be more cautious going forward about their flight paths, with David Fuscus, Xenophon Strategies, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
The European Aviation Safety Agency has warned all airlines to avoid the Eastern Ukraine airspace, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.