CNBC asks the executives of several banks about how they are affected by market volatility from China.» Read More
Simon Rogerson, CEO of Octopus, says small businesses are key to growth because they have created 1 in 3 new jobs in the last 12 months in the U.K., three times the rate of FTSE 100 companies.
Neil Dwane, chief investment officer for equities for Europe at Allianz Global Investors, suggests pension funds and the insurance industry should be used to finance infrastructure projects, rather than China.
Michael Wolf, CEO of Swedbank, says he is pleased with the bank's capital buffers, even though the bank's Q3 net profit is down 14 percent.
Neil Dwane, chief investment officer for equities for Europe at Allianz Global Investors, says the hotel and travel industry has the ability to compete with companies such as Airbnb.
Chetan Ahya, global co-head of economics and chief Asia economist at Morgan Stanley, says nominal GDP growth in China is actually slowing and there is deflation.
Jean Paul Clozel, CEO of Actelion, talks about plans for acquiring ZS Pharma and whether or not his company could be targeted for a merger with a larger company.
Jean Paul Clozel, CEO of Actelion, expects sales of Tracleer, a medicine for high blood pressure, to decline slowly when it becomes generic.
Barnaby Martin, managing director of European credit strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch, says money is rotating out of corporate bonds and into equities.
European markets opened lower on Monday after Chinese growth figures confirmed slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Barnaby Martin, managing director of European credit strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch, says companies have been acquiring too much debt and default rates will rise when interest rates go up.
The CEOs of BG Group, Eni, Total and BP share their views of the energy sector and what challenges they face because of low oil prices.
Bob Parker, senior adviser of investment, strategy & research at Credit Suisse, says it is rational for markets to not price in the possibility of the U.K. leaving the European Union due to uncertainty over membership negotiations.
Michele Della Vigna, head of European energy research at Goldman Sachs, says he expects the biggest contraction of capital expenditure since the early 1990s to occur over the next three years.
Bob Parker, senior adviser of investment, strategy and research at Credit Suisse, says the UK needs investment from China ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Britain.
Helge Lund, BG Group CEO, and Claudio Descalzi, CEO of Eni, talk about the challenges facing the energy sector.
Valentin Marinov, managing director and head of G10 FX research at Credit Agricole, questions whether low energy prices are feeding through into higher consumption or economic growth.
China GDP grew 6.9 percent in the third quarter. Duncan Wrigley, head of macro research at North Square Blue Oak, says parts of the Chinese economy are growing steadily.
Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament, says Nigel Farage, leader of the U.K. Independence Party, brings "an element of fun" to the parliament.
Claudio Castiglioni, general manager of Tod's, a luxury retailer that has expanded into China says the country is a growing market for the company, but Hong Kong has proven a challenge.
Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament, says Europe, being the biggest single market in the world with the highest per capita income, should have more self confidence.
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.