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
Christopher Granville, managing director of Russia/FSU Research at Trusted Sources, calls U.S.-led policies in Syria a "failure" and explains what Putin's goals are in the war-torn region.
Beat Wittmann, partner at Porta Advisors, says he is not worried about China structurally and that the situation is positive.
Michael Thompson, managing director for Global Markets Intelligence at S&P Capital IQ, says there is still scope to replace labour with capital through technological advances, especially in industries such as healthcare.
Alex Treves, head of Japanese equities at Fidelity, discusses the Tankan survey of Japanese manufacturers, which showed a dip in business confidence and raised expectations of further stimulus from the Bank of Japan.
Michael Thompson, managing director for Global Markets Intelligence at S&P Capital IQ, says structural problems in Japan and other markets still exist.
Colleen Graffy, chairman of the Society of English and American Lawyers, explains how the debate around the U.S. government budget will affect the country’s presidential elections.
Eleni Marouli, senior analyst at IHS Technology, says Axel Springer’s purchase Business Insider stake was in part a reaction to its failed bid for the Financial Times.
European stocks opened higher Wednesday following a positive lead from Asia overnight and Wall Street Tuesday.
Anne Richards, CIO of Aberdeen Asset Management, says that there are big changes about to take hold across the auto industry.
CNBC’s Nancy Hulgrave reports on news that Volkswagen could appoint a replacement for Matthias Mueller as head of Porsche, who last week was selected to head up VW in the midst of the emissions scandal.
Jon Jonsson, portfolio manager at Neuberger Berman, says credit markets have had a tough ride in recent months.
Anthimos Thomopoulos, CEO of Piraeus Bank, says recent political turmoil in Greece set the country’s banking crisis recovery back by six months.
Michael Browne, fund manager at Martin Currie, says that while Sainsbury’s business is doing quite well, it can’t fight falling food prices across the U.K.
Amit Midha, president at Dell Asia Pacific and Japan, says he’s optimistic about the consumption story across Asia.
Labour MP and Shadow Education Secretary Lucy Powell, says it’s important the party comes together under Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.
European equities opened sharply lower on Tuesday with investors keeping an eye on the auto sector amid the Volkswagen emission scandal and on the commodity stocks after miner Glencore tanked on Monday amid a commodities rout.
Tim Daplyn, founder and MD at Red Brick Research, says the VW scandal will hit the reputation of a number of automakers amongst the Millennial generation.
Christopher Semenuk, portfolio manager at TIAA-CREF, says investors need to step back and focus on company earnings performance.
John Meyer, partner at SP Angel, says it’s unlikely that beleaguered miner Glencore will go private.
Bart De Smet, CEO of Ageas, explains why his firm continues to invest in Asian markets including China.
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.