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Lord Karan Bilimoria, founder of Cobra Beer and independent crossbench member of the House of Lords, complains that the U.K. currently under-invests in higher education, R&D and innovation compared to other countries and this is holding back productivity.
Lord Karan Bilimoria, founder of Cobra Beer and independent crossbench member of the House of Lords, thinks the Bank of England should have cut interest rates earlier in 2009.
Salman Ahmed, chief strategist at Lombard Odier, says he fears this could be the start of a long chain of bank write-downs related to the China slowdown earlier in the year.
Bhanu Baweja, head of emerging market cross asset strategy at UBS, says the tax, combined with other regulations, could help reduce financial risks.
Bhanu Baweja, head of emerging market cross asset strategy at UBS, says he expects a relief rally in Brazilian equities if Rousseff is impeached, after a court said her government had manipulated public accounts in 2014.
Bruno Monteyne, senior analyst of European Food Retail at Sanford C. Bernstein, says Tesco is on track for a ROI margin of 2 percent.
Francesco Curto, head of CROCI investment strategy & valuation group at Deutsche Bank, says AB InBev's attempt to acquire SABMiller is a defensive move and is a sign that markets are struggling to achieve sustainable, organic revenue growth.
European stocks opened higher Wednesday after a sharp rebound in oil prices pulled most of the Asian markets into positive territory.
Kokou Agbo-Bloua, head of European equity and derivative strategy at Societe Generale, says share buybacks indicate companies do not have confidence in the growth prospects of the economy.
Pelham Smithers, managing director of Pelham Smithers Associates, says the Galaxy S6 has stabilized Samsung's mobile business.
Kokou Agbo-Bloua, Managing Director, Global Head of Flow Strategy & Solutions at Societe Generale, says we live in a world where we cannot trust economic data.
Vasileios Gkionakis, head of global FX strategy at Unicredit, says the Federal Reserve is worried by the dollar and its impact on the manufacturing sector.
Miswin Mahesh, oil analyst with Barclays Bank, says the market is overestimating the amount of oil Iran can produce.
As the Bank of Japan holds interest rates steady, Vasileios Gkionakis, head of global FX strategy at Unicredit, talks about the advantages of a devalued currency.
Philip Gorham, equity analyst for Morningstar, says the AB InBev offer is good deal with a rich premium on SABMiller's share price.
Steve Allan, EMEA practice leader for M&A consulting at Towers Watson, says he expects a peak in acquisition deals next year and points out that some mergers do not work and can lose value.
Jonathan Bell, chief investment officer at Stanhope Capital, suggest European equities and short-term, high-yield bonds as worthwhile places to invest.
European stocks opened flat on Tuesday after a stellar day yesterday, failing to follow a rally in U.S. and Asian shares as investors tread cautiously after poor factory data out of Germany.
Steen Jakobsen, chief economist and CIO at Saxo Bank, says he is not concerned about the Chinese economy and thinks the stock market in China has no direction value.
Gareth McCartney, head of EMEA equity syndicate at UBS, says IPO investors are looking for growth, liquidity and attractive valuations.
Geoff Cutmore is co-anchor for CNBC’s flagship programme 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.
Stephen Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program Squawk Box Europe and is also CNBC's OPEC reporter covering major meetings.