Marc Ostwald, strategist at ADM Investor Services, says the U.S. presidential election process shouldn't affect markets too much until we get the results late in 2016.
Antonio Barroso, senior vice president of Teneo Intelligence, says Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will have a very hard time forming a government following this past weekend's general election.
Nils Hammar, CEO of Saltside Technologies, talks about the importance of filtering out fraud and fakes on emerging market e-commerce platforms.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says he can recommend a number of cities to visit before Brussels.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage suggests German Chancellor Angela Merkel has put the EU in danger by failing to properly vet the staggering number of incoming refugees and migrants.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron’s negotiations towards EU reforms haven’t been going well, and will be illustrated by the fact that he will go home empty handed.
Dionisio Pestana, Chairman of Grupo Pestana, celebrates the partnership with footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.
European markets opened lower Friday following a sharp rally yesterday as a further drop in commodity prices remains in focus for investors.
Sonja Laud, investment director of the global multi-asset group at Barings, says the market is telling us that current commodity yields are unsustainable.
Vincenzo Scarpetta, political analyst at Open Europe, says we may see a higher turnout at the polls this weekend as Spaniards head home for the holidays.
David Marsh, managing director and co-founder of OMFIF, says that the Bank of Japan’s decision to extend the range of its asset buying program shows that the yen isn’t weak enough.
CNBC’s Julia Chatterley discusses the upcoming Spanish elections slated for this weekend.
Andrew Sentence, ex-Bank of England MPC member and a senior economic adviser at PwC, says the Federal Reserve made the right choice to raise rates, though he suggests they were a little late on the move.
European markets opened sharply higher on Thursday following the first interest rate rise by the U.S. Federal Reserve in almost a decade.
Stephen Cohen, chief investment strategist at Blackrock International Fixed Income and iShares, says it’s important to consider the current valuation of oil and energy stocks.
Peter Oppenheimer, chief global equity strategist and head of macro research at Goldman Sachs, says that the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee managed expectations well ahead of the hike.
Salman Ahmed, chief strategist at Lombard Odier IM, says we haven’t seen the last of gyrations in the credit market.
Luis Costa, head of CEEMEA FX and rates strategy at Citi, says that the Fed could have hiked in September had there not been such extreme market reaction to China’s renminbi devaluation.
Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, comments on predictions by China's central bank of economic growth of 6.8 percent and inflation of 1.7 percent in 2016.
Peter Jenkinson, co-founder of Toyology, says at least half the growth in the U.K. toy market is attributed to Star Wars.
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.