Europe opened higher on Wednesday as investors shift their focus to an upcoming ECB meeting where they expect further monetary stimulus to be announced.
Brewin Dolphin’s Ben Gutteridge and Saxo Bank’s Steen Jakobsen take a look at the state of Europe’s banking sector, with comment on Credit Suisse and the ECB.
David Neuhauser, managing director at Livermore Partners, talks about where commodities are heading, with specific comment on Glencore and China.
“(Donald Trump’s) going to be far better than what the liberals think he will be,” says Saxo Bank Chief Economist, Steen Jakobsen.
Otkritie CEO, Ruben Aganbegyan, says it’s unclear whether President Vladimir Putin will run for re-election, while commenting on sanctions and the U.S.
In absence of reforms, an agreement with OPEC would be positive news for Russia says Otkritie CEO, Ruben Aganbegyan.
Standard Chartered Bank Chief Economist, Marios Maratheftis, explains why he believes Italy will be the main risk for 2017, and why it should be the priority at present.
CDU Secretary General, Peter Tauber weighs in on how much a threat the AfD party could be for the CDU party in Germany.
Prof. Jürgen W. Falter, political scientist and far-right expert at University of Mainz, talks about how Angela Merkel is going to garner more support to be re-elected as Germany’s Chancellor.
Prof. Jürgen W. Falter, political scientist and far-right expert at University of Mainz, says Angela Merkel is convinced that there’s no one else who could fulfil her role in regards to handling the “European theater.”
Marina Petroleka, global head of industry at BMI Research, explains why oil prices will be stronger in 2017.
Moscow Exchange Chief Financial Officer, Evgeny Fetisov gives his opinion on CFDs and spread-betting, and whether there are products out there which are toxic for investors.
Moscow Exchange Chief Financial Officer Evgeny Fetisov talks about how the interest rate environment, politics and other macro-economic factors will affect the market in 2017.
Is the U.K. due for another recession, or should the country avoid one at all costs? Nesta Chairman, Sir John Gieve weighs in.
Chairman of Nesta Sir John Gieve takes a look at the low-interest rate environment and the Bank of England’s strategy in a post-Brexit world.
Douglas Feagin, head of international operations at Ant Financial, talks about Alipay European expansion.
Deutsche Post DHL Group CEO, Frank Appel believes delivery drones will likely remain part of a niche market, while looking at the “huge opportunity” of digitalization.
Deutsche Post DHL Group CEO, Frank Appel says Amazon is an important partner and customer, while commenting on competition.
Milken Chairman, Mike Milken talks about the world’s current political state and whether the U.S. is heading in the right direction.
“We can push technology forward, but individuals need to have relationships, they need to feel part of (a) society,” says Milken Chairman, Mike Milken.
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.
Steve Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program Squawk Box Europe and is also CNBC's OPEC reporter covering major meetings.