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.» Read More
Gareth McCartney, head of EMEA equity syndicate at UBS, says IPO investors are looking for growth, liquidity and attractive valuations.
John Cridland, director-general of CBI, welcomes U.K. Chancellor George Osborne's plans for a National Infrastructure Committee.
Steen Jakobsen, chief economist and CIO at Saxo Bank, thinks the Federal Reserve could adopt negative interest rates to respond to an economic slowdown instead of quantitative easing.
Jim Mellon, founder of Charlemagne Capital, predicts a euro zone implosion in the next 10 years and shares his thoughts on where to invest in the next few years.
Rahul Ghosh, vice president and senior research analyst at Moody's, says EM corporate debt has increased and deleveraging will weigh on growth.
Hadley Gamble, CNBC correspondent, says the incursion could sour relations between Turkey and Russia.
Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, says he doubts the Trans-Pacific Partnership will do much to boost demand.
Antonio Mexia, CEO of EDP, says the economic recovery in Portugal will be slow but consistent.
Ewen Cameron Watt, chief investment strategist at BlackRock Investment Institute, says a strategy of buying M&A stocks tends to under perform.
European stocks rallied at the open on Monday after a weak U.S. employment report dampened expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will start raising interest rates soon.
Nick Nelson, head of global and European equity strategy for UBS, says he expects cyclical stocks to rally going into next year.
Dan Veru, executive vice-president and chief investment officer of Palisade Capital Management, says the share prices of domestically-focused U.S. companies are more likely to recover than multinationals.
Michael Fallon, U.K. defense secretary, says progress is being made in Iraq and ISIL is being pushed back.
Alistair Elliott, chairman of Knight Frank, says governments need to be involved to provide more social, affordable housing.
Ewen Cameron Watt, chief investment strategist at BlackRock Investment Institute, comments on the Rolls-Royce announcement that it will continue to transform its marine business.
Pawel Swidlicki, policy analyst for Open Europe, says 203 Conservative MPs in the U.K. have not decided whether or not to stay in the EU.
As Portugal's center-right governing coalition claims electoral victory, Stephan Morais, executive director of Caixa Capital, says Portuguese politics is ruled and constrained by Brussels.
A modest start to October for world stock markets suggest risk appetite may be resurfacing after a quarter marked by fear and risk aversion.
Portugal’s Secretary of State for the Economy Leonardo Mathias says he’s confident voters will support the government for another four years.
European equities opened higher on Friday as global investors look to the latest U.S. nonfarm payrolls report for September.
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.