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Gilles Andrier, CEO of Givaudan, says the company has natural hedges against the appreciation of the Swiss franc because it is a global business.
European equities opened in negative territory on Thursday as oil prices resumed their decline and Greece's disagreements with its European neighbors appear more pronounced.
Francisco Jeronimo, research director for European mobile devices at IDC, says the fact that Samsung is not in control of the Android operating system makes it harder for it to differentiate its product.
Filippo Alloatti, senior research analyst at Hermes Fund Managers, says that despite a surprise profit in the fourth quarter, Deutsche Bank still faces many challenges.
Ivan Menezes, CEO of Diageo, says the weak ruble has made the Russian market slower, but adds that he expects the company to "come through this stronger."
Ivan Menezes, CEO of Diageo, says the austerity drive in China hit the company's high-end products, but adds that consumer momentum is returning in the world's second-largest economy.
Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, discusses the reasons why he is bullish on the European economy in 2015.
Mark Goddard, general manager at FIFA TMS, says that the rise in spending on buying new players has been driven by increased revenues soccer clubs are getting from television deals.
Frank Holmes, CEO and chief investment officer at U.S. Global Investors, discusses why gold could get a boost this year.
There are still attractive valuations in global stock markets, according to Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller.
Russia’s plans to bolster lending to the real economy and create a “bad bank” echo some of the post-credit crisis actions of Western governments.
The head of Nordea bank, which hiked its dividend Wednesday on the back of solid earnings, said the Nordic lender had nothing to fear from Russia.
Friedrich Heinemann, head of department for public finance at ZEW, says Europe is prepared for the "worst case" of a Greek default.
Michael Buhl, CEO of CEE Exchange, discusses the impact of Russian sanctions and the move by the Swiss National Bank to end the Swiss franc's euro peg on his business.
Pierre Yves Gauthier, founding partner at AlphaValue, says European Central Bank quantitative easing and the low oil price will boost the outlook for European earnings.
Christian Clausen, CEO of Nordea, says the company has a "sound" business in Russia but is reducing its exposure to the country.
Christian Clausen, CEO of Nordea, discusses the moves in the Nordic currencies and what impact it might have on the lender.
European markets opened higher on Wednesday, brushing off concerns ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's first policy meeting of 2015.
Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, says copper has a "structurally good story."
Nick James, director of equity research at Numis Securities, says Apple has compelling products, after it reported blowout earnings on Tuesday.
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.