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Nick Nelson, head of global equity strategy at UBS, and Patrick Armstrong, CIO of Plurimi Investment Managers, discuss why they are invested in European stocks, and argue that it is not a consensus trade.
Morten Astrup, founding partner at Storm Capital, and Patrick Armstrong, CIO of Plurimi Investment Managers, discusses the best currency trades in Nordic countries.
Julius Baer CEO, Boris Collardi, says the bank has reacted "swiftly" by cutting costs following the decision by the Swiss National Bank to end the Swiss franc's euro peg.
Wolfango Piccoli, managing director at Teneo Intelligence, says the election of Sergio Mattarella as Italy's president was a "significant victory" for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
Patrick Armstrong, CIO of Plurimi Investment Managers, discusses why he is shorting U.S. stocks.
Fashion designer Tom Ford says geopolitical tensions with Russia has "absolutely" affected business, but adds that his company is less exposed than more mature luxury companies.
Constantine Michalos, president of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, says the Greek tax system is too complicated and needs to be reformed.
Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses what a compromise from the European Union and Greece over the country's debt could look like.
Sandy Kaul, global head of advisory for prime finance at Citi, discusses the health of the hedge fund industry and said some funds will close.
European equities opened higher on Friday as global markets rebounded from a short-lived rout and oil prices recover slightly.
Emmanuel Hauptmann, partner and senior equity fund manager at RAM Active Investments, and Christine Johnson, head of fixed income at Old Mutual Global Investors, discuss the investment opportunity in Russia.
Mats Granryd, CEO of Tele2, says the company is looking for the right asset to buy rather than going on a shopping spree.
Cyrus Mewawalla, managing director at CM Research, says Google's core business is maturing and the new products are not taking off as they expected.
Malek Bou-Diab, lead portfolio manager at Bellevue African Opportunities, discusses how Nigeria could be a "unique" investment opportunity for investors.
Tim Graf, head of macro strategy for Europe at State Street, discusses current investor sentiment.
Jürgen Matthes, international director at Cologne Institute for Economic Research, says that if Greece accepts Russian financial aid it will create a "major diplomatic irritation".
Andrey Kostin, CEO of VTB, says the Russian central bank needs to cut interest rates.
Russian finance minister Anton Siluanov says he would "consider" giving financial support to Greece if it asked.
Andrey Kostin, CEO of VTB, says European Union sanctions on Russia are a sign of "economic war" and the two sides should talk "like businessmen."
Russian finance minister Anton Siluanov says the European Union sanctions on the country are harmful but companies are adjusting.
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.