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David Salanic, founder of Tortus Capital, discusses Portuguese government bonds and explains that they could go down 70 percent.
David Salanic, founder of Tortus Capital, explains that he's been short on Portugal for over a year and says that it will be "very difficult" for the country to cut its deficits further.
There is "terrific demand" for aircrafts such as the new Airbus 330 Neo says Ray Sisson, CEO of AWAS, dismissing concerns that a bubble is developing in the airline sector.
Germany's financial strength is "among one of the best" in the world explains Moritz Kraemer, chief rating officer for sovereign ratings at Standard & Poor's after the ratings agency reaffirmed the country's AAA rating.
Michael Widmer, metals strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says the market in doing "reasonably well" and outlines how best to invest in the sector.
Lothar Mentel, CIO at Tatton Investment Management, discusses governments' involvement in M&A deals and the current M&A environment.
Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Credit Agricole, comments on the "Japanization" of European bonds and the impact Japanese demand has had on euro zone spreads.
Grant Rogan, founder and CEO of Blenheim Capital, discusses the Farnborough Air Show and whether a bubble is developing in the airline sector.
The Middle East is in a "big mess" at the moment says Naguib Sawiris, chairman of Orascom Telecom and Media, criticizing U.S. strategy in the region.
Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, says Banco Espirito Santo has capital problems not solvency issues.
From guessing the timing of tapering to predicting the winners of the World Cup, CNBC takes a look at the investment banks that got it wrong.
Daniel Schäfer, investment banking correspondent at the Financial Times, discusses which investment banks got it right when it came to predicting World Cup results.
Pedro Santana Lopes, former Portuguese Prime Minister, says Banco Espirito Santo has a "good solvency situation" but the family behind the lender has questions to answer.
Pedro Santana Lopes, former Portuguese Prime Minister, says the government will not pay for Banco Espirito Santo.
Otto Dichtl, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus, says there are "question marks" around the amount of capital Banco Espirito Santo has, but the lender is unlikely to default.
European shares opened higher on Friday, seeing a slight bounce back, after markets plunged in the previous session amid concerns over the condition of Portugal's banking sector.
Alan Higgins, U.K. chief investment officer at Coutts, and Giles Keating, head of research at Credit Suisse Private Banking & Wealth Management, discuss what stocks could see a World Cup pop.
Miodrag Kostic, CEO of MK Group, says it is important for Serbia to have good relations with its "neighbour" the European Union.
Barnaby Martin, credit strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says he is bullish on bonds as he expects the European Central Bank to engage in a quantitative easing program.
Edward Hugh, an independent economist, says the euro zone debt crisis has not returned but the issues in Portugal are a "warning shot" that it might be back soon.
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.