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Canada's Finance Minister Joe Oliver, says the country is not facing a low inflation issue like the euro zone economy.
Chris Watling, CEO of Longview Economics, says western equity markets are expensive and could see a 15 percent correction which would create a buying opportunity.
Gilles Sitbon, senior fund manager at Sycomore Asset Management, says a tie-up between Alstom and GE is "attractive" for both companies.
Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, says euro/dollar will again test $1.40 despite monetary policy action taken by the European Central Bank.
Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, discusses why Argentina, Mexico and Japan will win the "economics World Cup".
Nick Tolchard, head of Invesco Middle East, says the attitude for risk shown from sovereign wealth funds is increasing.
CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports on the latest developments in the Alstom saga in which the French government has secured an option to buy 20 percent of Alstom from Bouygues, paving the way for a tie-up between Alstom and General Electric.
Eileen Burbidge, partner at Passion Capital and Asi Sharabi, co-founder of lostmy.name, discuss why lostmy.name won CNBC's Power Pitch and the business's expansion strategy.
Biz Stone, Twitter co-founder, co-founder and CEO of Jelly, says he's got "complete faith" in the current executive leadership at Twitter and that Twitter should also be viewed as a "broadcast mechanism".
Biz Stone, co-founder and CEO of Jelly, comments on his new venture Jelly and says it aims to "re-imagine" web search to get "more human results".
Jorgen Ole Haslestad, president and CEO of Yara International, says that the group shouldn't be hit that much by a slowdown in Brazil and comments on the sector¿s consolidation.
European stocks opened lower on Friday after U.S. markets were little changed, with investors weighing the Federal Reserve's dovish tone and Iraq tensions.
Peter Lenardos, director of pan-European financials at RBC Capital Markets, says the IPO rally is Europe-led but investors are "still discriminating" when it comes to price.
Bassim Haidar, founder, chairman and CEO of Channel IT Group, says that London's property market is overpriced but not overheated and that the government cannot cool it down.
Bassim Haidar, founder, chairman and CEO of Channel IT Group, says Nigeria is going through a "transformation phase" and that its growth should double in the next 15 years.
Joaquim Levy, CEO of Bradesco Asset Management, says the Brazilian private sector has turned around in recent years as the population turns to the private sector for its services.
Torgrim Reitan, Statoil CFO, outlines the group's investment strategy and says it aims to prioritize and streamline investments.
Steve Cadigan, CEO of Cardigan Talent Ventures, says organizations need to be increasingly fluent in mobile and social media when looking to hire.
Oystein Olsen, governor at the Central Bank of Norway, says the bank will consider lowering interest rates if the outlook worsens and that while it follows the currency market, it does not target krone developments.
Alan Capper, head of credit strategy at Lloyds Bank, discusses whether the coronation of Prince Felipe will be a turning point for the Spanish economy.
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.