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Gianluca Salford, European fixed income strategist at JPMorgan, says he is upbeat on the prospects of the euro zone economy and sees "juice left" in the region's bonds.
The United States carried out air strikes in Iraq against Islamic State fighters near the Kurdish capital of Irbil and the Mosul dam, which is under control of the militants.
Raoul Ruparel, head of economic research at Open Europe, says further Western involvement in Iraq will be "hard to sell" to the public.
CNBC's Annette Weisbach reports on the discussions between the German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his Ukrainian, Russian and French counterparts on how to tackle the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
Jesse Sherman, portfolio manager at Renaissance Asset Management, says the fall in Russian equities is a buying opportunity.
Recent events in and around Russia seem to have highlighted risks of investing in the country – yet the rouble and the MICEX have had a good week.
Sam Gill, CEO of ET Index, discusses how investors can get value by using the company's index which links share price to greenhouse gas emissions.
Richard Templer, director of Climate-KIC UK, says start-ups with an interest in climate change are on the rise in an "exciting" market.
Alexander Branis, chief investment advisor at Prosperity Capital Management, says further sanctions on Russia are unlikely as the economic damage to the EU is already being felt.
European stock markets opened higher Friday, despite disappointing economic data on Thursday.
Charlie Campbell, building materials and housebuilders analyst at Liberum, says the cooling in U.K. house prices is supportive of real estate stocks.
Ilan Solot, vice president of foreign exchange at Brown Brothers Harriman, and Adrian Landgrebe, CEO and founder of Sagil Capital, discuss how the Brazilian elections will impact investors.
Gerry Fowler, global head of equity and derivative strategy at BNP Paribas, says there are some pockets of stretched stock valuations, but the broader market is "cheap".
Ross Norman, CEO of Sharps Pixley, discusses the implications of the end of London's Victorian era silver fix.
Protests have calmed down in Ferguson where an unarmed black teenager was shot by police, NBC's Ron Allen reports, but tensions in the community still remain.
Morris Reid, managing director of Mercury, says U.S. President Barack Obama has "waffled" over the country's policy on terrorism which has allowed the rise of the Islamic State.
Michael Gallagher, director of research at IdeaGlobal, says tighter monetary policy in the U.S. will cause an equity market correction in the first quarter of 2015.
Alibaba Pictures, a film and TV production unit of Alibaba Group, said it had found possible irregular accounting ahead of the group's IPO. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.
Michael Gallagher, director of research at IdeaGlobal, and Morris Reid, managing director of Mercury, discuss whether markets have baked in the price of economic sanctions on Europe.
Julie Dickson, EM equity fund manager at Ashmore Investment Management, and John Haynes, head of research at Investec Wealth and Investment, discuss how China has very little to worry about in its 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.