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Edmund Salvesen, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, discusses what to expect from U.S. bank earnings.
U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, says the country needs to invest and export more in order to build a more resilient economy.
David Thodey, CEO of Telstra, says the company plans to be in Asia for a long time.
Axel Weber, chairman of UBS, says it is "unlikely" the European Central Bank will provide more stimulus to the economy as there is no deflation risk.
Michael Browne, fund manager at Martin Currie, and Nicholas Davidson, senior portfolio manager of value equities at AllianceBernstein, discuss whether the telecoms sector has been successful in merger and acquisition deals.
Axel Weber, chairman of UBS, says market regulators will move to an "intrusive control environment" on all types of trading products to counter "misbehavior".
French finance minister Michel Sapin, says France was a ship at risk of sinking, but the current government has kept it "afloat". It now needs to speed up its engine to drive growth.
Christopher Granville, managing director at Trusted Sources, says Russian president Vladimir Putin will look to patch up relations with Europe after the annexation of Crimea because the country relies on trade with the continent.
Christian Schulz, senior economist at Berenberg Bank, says the French economy is still trying to tackle "massive leaks".
Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, says the sustained period of low interest rates could have "financial stability implications" for the euro zone.
Axel Weber, chairman of UBS, says that the problems in the euro zone still remain and debt markets are "underpricing" the risk.
Russia will talk about helping Ukraine if it recognizes the annexation of Crimea, Russia’s finance minister told CNBC.
Adora Cheung, CEO of Homejoy, discusses her cleaning company and its expansion into the London market.
Martin Arnold, director and research analyst at ETF Securities, says the gold price will see a modest rise this year, but other precious metals could be a more attractive investment.
Peter Sullivan, head of European equity strategy at HSBC, and Beat Wittmann, CEO of TCMG Asset Management, discuss how buying China-exposed stocks could be a way to profit from the reforms happening in China.
European shares opened sharply lower on Friday following declines in U.S. stocks which saw the Nasdaq Composite posted its worst session in more than two years.
Alain Bokobza, head of global asset allocation at Societe Generale, says that the CAC40 could hit 7000 by 2016 as the government carries out key reforms.
Italian finance minister Pier Carlo Padoan, says Italy is one of the most "sustainable" fiscal systems out of all of the developed economies, despite a high debt level.
Yianos Kontopoulos, group CIO of Eurobank Ergasias, says the Greek economy is improving after the country made a strong return to the bond market.
Daniel Gleeson, mobile analyst at IHS, says Samsung has reduced the interoperability of its wearable technology by only making it compatible with other Samsung products.
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.