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European shares opened higher on Thursday as investor sentiment received a boost from the Federal Reserve who said the U.S. economy is rebounding and that interest rates would stay low for some time.
Patrick Legland, head of research at Societe Generale, says the euro will remain strong and will not see the fall that many expect.
Tim Drayson, head of economics at Legal and General Investment Management, and Alan Capper, head of credit strategy at Lloyds Bank, discuss what to take away from the U.S. Federal Reserve FOMC meeting.
Christopher Granville, managing director at Trusted Sources, says the politics between Russia and Ukraine are calming, but fighting continues on the ground.
Igor Sechin, CEO of Rosneft, says the company is "not perceived in the right way" and is considered to be a state-owned company.
Secretary of State for Scotland Alistair Carmichael, says people want the facts on Scottish independence and businesses need to make their voices heard on the topic.
Kully Samra, managing director at Charles Schwab, says the U.S. will not see an "inflation problem" as its economy recovers.
Igor Sechin, CEO of Rosneft, says he cannot understand why there are U.S. sanctions against him, calling it a "sad situation".
Eze Vidra, head of Google for Entrepreneurs Europe, says he is bullish on the display market sector, but Eyetease could face regulatory hurdles.
Richard Corbett, founder and CEO of Eyetease, says the company was "bootstrapped" but is eying further investment and international expansion.
Frank Ledwidge, author of "Losing Small Wars", says politicians are to blame for the "strategic catastrophe" in Iraq over the past decade.
European shares opened slightly higher open on Wednesday as investors look ahead to the Federal Reserve's policy decision.
Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, and Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi, discuss M&A activity in the euro zone and what it could mean for the region's currency.
Christopher Dembik, analyst at Saxo Bank, says both Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and General Electric's (GE) bid for Alstom are "very good" but the French firm is likely to favor GE.
Stephanos Issaias, CEO of Enterprise Greece, says Chinese capital will create jobs and economic growth.
Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects, says Iran is a potential beneficiary of the violence in Iraq as it could see some sanctions lifted to allow it to ramp up oil production.
Luca Jellinek, head of European rates strategy at Credit Agricole, discusses the effect of "divergence" in monetary policy between Europe and the U.S. on bond prices.
Michael Yoshikami, founder and CEO of Destination Wealth Management, says the drop in yields on the 10-year Treasury is "overdone" as the U.S. economic recovery is showing "mixed messages".
Peter Briffett, COO of YPlan, explains the reasons why he would not invest in ad-tech company Brainient at this moment.
Emi Gal, founder and CEO of Brainient, says the company is growing at a rapid pace and says it is well-ahead of its competitors.
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.