Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem says the Greek government needs to accept an extension to its bailout program and can then debate changes to the features of the package.
Ben Lofthouse, fund manager at Henderson Global Investors, says the outlook for dividends in 2015 might not be as strong as last year because of issues with oil companies stemming from the low oil price.
Peter Sullivan, head of European equity strategy at HSBC, and Kit Juckes, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Societe Generale, discuss the outlook for European stocks.
Brad Gordon, CEO of Acacia Mining, says there is more work to do to restructure the company.
Nick Malkoutzis, editor of Macropolis, says the chance for a solid agreement over Greek's debt on Monday is low.
Christopher Granville, director of Russia research at Trusted Sources, explains why he is optimistic on the Ukraine-Russia cease-fire deal and what investors should watch out for.
Kit Juckes, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Societe Generale, discusses what the new sanctions mean for Russian assets.
HSBC has taken out newspaper adverts to apologize for its role in helping wealthy clients avoid tax. Meanwhile, Labour Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls told CNBC that the Conservatives have failed to act since learning about the revelations.
Brian Bonner, chief editor of the Kiev Post, says the cease-fire negotiated between Russia and Ukraine will not work, following reports of continued fighting despite the deal.
Jean Paul Clozel, CEO of Actelion, says the strong Swiss franc will have an impact on the company''s earnings but won't lead to job cuts.
Morris Reid, managing director at Mercury, and Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects, discuss the battle over the Keystone Pipeline bill.
As the dust settles on the newly-signed peace deal between Ukraine and Russia, European leaders and experts are questioning President Putin's motives.
Mark Phelps, CIO of concentrated global growth at AllianceBernstein, discusses the companies to invest in to take advantage of the development of driverless cars.
European equities opened higher Friday following a cease-fire deal between Ukraine and Russia, with investors likely to focus on fourth quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data from the euro zone.
Ludovic Subran, chief economist and director of economic research at Euler Hermes, says the investment numbers in France's gross domestic product figures were "worrying".
Yannick Bolloré, CEO of Havas, says an increasing number of people are using mobile phones, but it is still hard to monetize mobile advertising.
Giles Keating, global head of private banking and wealth management research at Credit Suisse, says the volatility in the oil price is "crazy" and the commodity is going through a "complicated" bottoming process.
Total CEO Patrick Pouyanne hits out at Saudi Arabia's decision not to cut oil production.
Total CEO Patrick Pouyanne, says the U.S. will not get energy independence and will need to keep importing oil.
Pedros Iosifidis, professor in media and communication policy at City University, discusses how Syriza's social media tactics are behind its rapidly rising popularity in Greece.
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.