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John Haynes, head of research at Investec Wealth & Investment, says equities look reasonably valued and that he is not majorly concerned about soft corporate earnings.
European equities opened higher Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve hinted at a December rate hike. A raft of earnings are also in focus for markets.
Andrew Wilson, CEO of Goldman Sachs Asset Management International and global co-head of fixed income of GSAM, says it will be tough for fixed income investors in an environment of interest rate rises by the Federal Reserve.
Philip Hammond, U.K. Foreign Secretary, says there is a significant possibility that the Russian airplane which crashed in Egypt was brought down by an explosive device.
NBC correspondent Bill Neely reports on the what may have caused a Russian plane to crash in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
Alain Dehaze, CEO of Adecco, says France needs to become more competitive, but adds that the country's economy is slowly recovering.
Frédéric Oudéa, CEO of Société Générale, says the bank has developed a strong dynamic in commercial activity.
Corinne Vigreux, co-founder of TomTom, says the company will be working with car manufacturers who don’t necessarily want to work with Google as part of their self-driving car programs.
Conrad Saldanha, portfolio manager for emerging markets equity at Neuberger Berman says the perception of risk is the one thing that unites emerging markets.
European equities were trading higher Wednesday with sentiment lifted by a rally in U.S. and Asian markets.
Adam Kostyál, head of European listings at Nasdaq OMX, says there’s a strong pipeline and investor interest for European IPOs.
József Váradi, CEO of Wizz Air, says that customer service is very important for the company, and sets it apart from other discounted airlines.
Eric Migicovsky , CEO of Pebble, says Apple has helped bring a lot of attention to the smartwatch space.
David Roche, president and global strategist at Independent Strategy, says unintended consequences are arising as a result of central banks’ monetary policy.
Feike Sijbesma, CEO of DSM, discusses the importance of setting concrete, multi-year earnings targets.
Alex Schneiter, the new CEO of Lundin Petroleum, says the company will be careful with how it spends its money given pressures from commodity prices.
Patrick Flynn, CFO of ING, says the company has been clocking most of its growth outside of Europe.
Alastair King, founder and chairman at Glendevon King Asset Management, discusses the results of YPO’s latest Global Pulse Index.
Oliver Tant, CFO of Imperial Tobacco, says that despite volume and revenue being hit by troubles in Iraq and Syria, those troubles haven’t hit the bottom line.
Themis Themistocleous, CIO for EMEA at UBS Wealth Management, says results from financials have been disappointing, as many had expected regulatory headwinds and fines to wind down.
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.