Tim Harris, CEO of Harris Capital, talks about how well the luxury retail sector is doing in emerging markets and elsewhere.
Alexander Friedman, group CEO of GAM Holding AG, says recessions are usually preceded by a spike in oil prices and oil should normalise.
European equities opened lower on Wednesday as investors remained cautious amid continued oil price volatility.
Marcos Casarin, head of Latin American macro investor services at Oxford Economics, says Brazil's authorities are taking the right steps to deal with the Zika virus.
Alexander Friedman, group CEO of GAM Holding AG, says ChemChina's acquisition of Syngenta could indicate confidence or the company can't find growth.
Michel Demaré, chairman of Syngenta, says the takeover deal with state-owned ChemChina is good value for shareholders.
Freya Beamish, economist at Lombard Street Research, says key parts of the world economy are deleveraging.
Freya Beamish, economist at Lombard Street Research, says the Bank of Japan is uncomfortable with the yen's status as a safe-haven asset in markets.
Brian Wieser, senior analyst at Pivotal Research, says Yahoo could realize value by selling its core internet business.
CNBC's Julia Chatterley reports from Basel on Syngenta and the takeover deal by ChemChina, a Chinese state-owned company.
Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects Ltd, says the correlation between oil and stock prices is an unhealthy situation.
Bruno Verstraete, partner at Lakefield Partners, says oil prices should stabilize when the dollar starts to lose value.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick, Geoff Cutmore and Karen Tso discuss the difficulties facing the U.K. energy giant.
Gilles Andrier, CEO of Givaudan, talks about overcoming difficulties in emerging and developing economies.
Michael Wolf, CEO of Swedbank, says the bank is equipped to meet challenges with a capital buffer of 400 basis points above the regulatory minimum.
Beat Wittmann, partner at Porta Advisors, talks about the prospects of technology companies such as Alphabet and Amazon.
Beat Wittmann, partner at Porta Advisors, says the staple side of the consumer market is looking expensive.
Steven Englander, global head of G10 FX strategy at Citi, discusses how the Bank of England and Brexit referendum are affecting sterling.
European markets opened lower on Tuesday as concerns over oil prices return to haunt markets.
Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS, says the fourth quarter was a challenge as the company reports full year results.
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.