Andrew Charlesworth, fund manager at John Laing Infrastructure Fund, says government-funded infrastructure projects can end up being less efficient than those led by the private-sector.» Read More
Renato Nazzini, law professor at King's College London, says the European Commission's antitrust investigation into Google has the potential to significantly interference with how the internet giant does business.
Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says a Greek default wouldn't happen overnight, but would be a "slow-death scenario."
Alcatel-Lucent CEO, Michel Combes, says he convinced Nokia to acquire the whole company rather than just its wireless business.
Alcatel-Lucent CEO, Michel Combes, explains that the company's merger with Nokia will result in more R&D positions in France.
Alcatel-Lucent CEO, Michel Combes, says he doesn't expect a culture clash with Nokia and will step down as chief executive under the merger plans.
World Economic Forum Economist, Thierry Geiger, says many countries are failing to implement basic reforms that will boost tech and help raise productivity and growth.
Christian Gattiker, chief strategist at Julius Baer, doesn't recommend a trade in oil services stocks, saying it could pose a "value trap."
European equities opened higher Wednesday with investors awaiting the European Central Bank's monetary policy decision and comments on the progress of its bond-buying program.
Orbitz Worldwide CEO, Barney Harford, says it's the year for U.S. travellers to travel to Europe, thanks to the strong dollar.
Mount Anvil CEO, Killian Hurley, calls for a city-wide standard for London's housing market.
Guy Miller, chief market strategist and head of macroeconomics at Zurich, says we shouldn't be surprised by China's slowdown.
Patrick Moorhead, president and principal analyst at Moor Insight & Strategies, says he expects a consumer resurgence in PCs this year as users look to upgrade old models.
Raymond Yeung, senior economist of ANZ, says weak Chinese growth and factory figures show further need for policy easing by China's central bank.
Russia took advantage of thawing relations with Iran to resurrect its delivery of defensive weapon systems to the Middle Eastern nation.
Labour Party advisor and former CEO of Wickes and Iceland, Bill Grimsey, says there are concerns over the pay packages of FTSE 100 directors, while ordinary people suffer cuts to their disposable income.
European equities opened mixed Tuesday amid investor caution as first-quarter earnings season officially kicks off
WPP CEO, Martin Sorrell, says he is seeing improvement in Western Europe, and hopes there will be a pick-up in growth by 2017.
WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell explains why he's still bullish on China.
WPP CEO, Martin Sorell, says his clients are still incredibly cautious and unwilling to invest in the future.
Chris Wheeler, U.S. banks analyst at Atlantic Equities, says Deutsche Bank should stick to investment banking, but whether it could make enough money from that business alone is unclear.
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.