Thomas Marschall, founder and CEO of TheMarschallPlan, comments on the latest YPO survey, explaining why members are still confident about the future.» Read More
Michael Gurka, founder of BruinHill Partners, says stocks have moved up too fast and the path is sustainable.
Tom Barr, CEO of Hailo, says the company wasn't pushed out of the U.S. but regulations and high marketing costs drove their decision to pull out of the market.
Michala Marcussen, global head of economics at Société Générale, discusses why the euro is not weak on a relative basis and won't have a big impact on helping the euro zone economy.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven says the European Union's heads of state are looking closely at "economic issues" and creating employment.
Jean Tirole, 2014 economics Nobel Prize laureate and professor at the Toulouse School of Economics, says he is a "big fan" of the EU's banking union plans, which will make the sector more competitive.
EU Commissioner Designate Margrethe Vestager, says structures that allow big corporations to avoid tax is a "question of fairness".
Yannick Naud, portfolio manager at Sturgeon Capital, says investors should buy the dip in the market, adding that there is still "good value" in European high yield.
Roberto Henriques, head of financials credit research at JPMorgan, discusses why the upcoming European bank stress tests are more credible than previous iterations.
Kurt Bock, chairman of the board of executive directors at BASF, says German Chancellor Angela Merkel's energy policy will lead to a rise in costs in the near term.
Damon Parker, director of Harcus Sinclair, claims that Lloyds misled investors over the rescue of HBOS in 2009.
Otilia Dhand, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, discusses what to expect from the Ukrainian elections.
George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management, says Europe needs to be "more active" in helping Ukraine fight against Russia.
Adrian Landgrebe, CEO and founder of Sagil Capital, says the Brazilian stock market correction shows it is pricing in an election win by incumbent Dilma Rousseff.
Alexei Kudrin, former Russian finance minister, is considering a return to high office, but only with “more reforms” to the economy.
Four time Olympics gold medalist Ben Ainslie, offers advice to investors on what it takes to be a winner in sports and in the markets.
Four time Olympics gold medalist Ben Ainslie discusses his attempt to raise £80 million ($128 million) to win the America's Cup.
Ken Courtis, chairman of Starfort Holdings, says a lack of growth, rising debt, and fall in commodity prices should be worries for investors.
Bryan Carter, emerging market debt strategist at Acadian Asset Management, says he is looking for emerging and frontier markets that are cutting interest rates to invest in.
European shares are expected to open lower on Thursday with Chinese data and a decline in the oil price weighing on sentiment while the shooting of a soldier in Ottawa increased fears about terrorist attacks in the country.
Alexei Kudrin, former finance minister of Russia, says President Vladimir Putin needs to push structural reform.
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.