Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbones, says six percent of the European high yield market is junk and many investors are not being compensated for taking these risks.» Read More
David Stubbs, global markets strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, says unless there's a major supply disruption then the imbalance between supply and demand in the commodities market is unlikely to change.
Dr Guo Yu, head of Asia at Verisk Maplecroft, explains the significance of North Korea's celebration of the founding of the ruling Communist Party.
Manish Singh, strategist and head of investments at Crossbridge Capital, expects the Chinese currency to rise in strength and challenge the dollar in the long term.
Manish Singh, strategist and head of investments at Crossbridge Capital, explains why he thinks the Federal Reserve should have hiked rates in September.
Jeremy Marshall, chief investment officer for Bentham Europe which is building a shareholder lawsuit against Volkswagen, explains that shareholders will say the car maker wrongfully withheld insider information.
Salman Ahmed, chief strategist at Lombard Odier, says the risk of a China meltdown is the key factor in making market decisions because of the knock-on effects it would have on interest rates and emerging markets.
European equities opened lower Thursday after Asian stocks set a cautious tone for markets.
Tom Stevenson, investment director at Fidelity, says U.K. bank Lloyds could be a good investment because it is a domestic, retail focused bank, which means it is easier to understand the business. It is also forecast to pay an attractive 4.5 percent dividend.
Lord Karan Bilimoria, founder of Cobra Beer and independent crossbench member of the House of Lords, complains that the U.K. currently under-invests in higher education, R&D and innovation compared to other countries and this is holding back productivity.
Lord Karan Bilimoria, founder of Cobra Beer and independent crossbench member of the House of Lords, thinks the Bank of England should have cut interest rates earlier in 2009.
Salman Ahmed, chief strategist at Lombard Odier, says he fears this could be the start of a long chain of bank write-downs related to the China slowdown earlier in the year.
Bhanu Baweja, head of emerging market cross asset strategy at UBS, says the tax, combined with other regulations, could help reduce financial risks.
Bhanu Baweja, head of emerging market cross asset strategy at UBS, says he expects a relief rally in Brazilian equities if Rousseff is impeached, after a court said her government had manipulated public accounts in 2014.
Bruno Monteyne, senior analyst of European Food Retail at Sanford C. Bernstein, says Tesco is on track for a ROI margin of 2 percent.
European stocks opened higher Wednesday after a sharp rebound in oil prices pulled most of the Asian markets into positive territory.
Francesco Curto, head of CROCI investment strategy & valuation group at Deutsche Bank, says AB InBev's attempt to acquire SABMiller is a defensive move and is a sign that markets are struggling to achieve sustainable, organic revenue growth.
Kokou Agbo-Bloua, head of European equity and derivative strategy at Societe Generale, says share buybacks indicate companies do not have confidence in the growth prospects of the economy.
Pelham Smithers, managing director of Pelham Smithers Associates, says the Galaxy S6 has stabilized Samsung's mobile business.
Kokou Agbo-Bloua, Managing Director, Global Head of Flow Strategy & Solutions at Societe Generale, says we live in a world where we cannot trust economic data.
Vasileios Gkionakis, head of global FX strategy at Unicredit, says the Federal Reserve is worried by the dollar and its impact on the manufacturing sector.
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.