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Andrey Kostin, CEO of VTB, says European Union sanctions on Russia are a sign of "economic war" and the two sides should talk "like businessmen."
Russian finance minister Anton Siluanov says the European Union sanctions on the country are harmful but companies are adjusting.
Russian finance minister Anton Siluanov says he hopes the country's central bank will lower interest rates at its meeting today.
Andrey Kostin, CEO of VTB, says the Russian central bank needs to cut interest rates.
Alexander Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital, discusses why wine is not a good investment.
The grip of Western sanctions around the neck of the Russian economy may be squeezed even tighter this week, as the death toll in Ukraine rises.
Global drinks brand Diageo posted disappointing sales for the first half on Thursday, after a slump in the Asia Pacific region.
Paddy Rodgers, CEO of Euronav, and Halvor Ellefsen, chief operating officer at Galbraiths, discuss why they are bullish on the oil market.
Jason Gammel, equities analyst at Jefferies, says Shell is a good "defensive" stock which is committed to protecting its dividend.
Gilles Andrier, CEO of Givaudan, says the company has natural hedges against the appreciation of the Swiss franc because it is a global business.
European equities opened in negative territory on Thursday as oil prices resumed their decline and Greece's disagreements with its European neighbors appear more pronounced.
Francisco Jeronimo, research director for European mobile devices at IDC, says the fact that Samsung is not in control of the Android operating system makes it harder for it to differentiate its product.
Filippo Alloatti, senior research analyst at Hermes Fund Managers, says that despite a surprise profit in the fourth quarter, Deutsche Bank still faces many challenges.
Ivan Menezes, CEO of Diageo, says the weak ruble has made the Russian market slower, but adds that he expects the company to "come through this stronger."
Ivan Menezes, CEO of Diageo, says the austerity drive in China hit the company's high-end products, but adds that consumer momentum is returning in the world's second-largest economy.
Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, discusses the reasons why he is bullish on the European economy in 2015.
Mark Goddard, general manager at FIFA TMS, says that the rise in spending on buying new players has been driven by increased revenues soccer clubs are getting from television deals.
Frank Holmes, CEO and chief investment officer at U.S. Global Investors, discusses why gold could get a boost this year.
There are still attractive valuations in global stock markets, according to Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller.
Russia’s plans to bolster lending to the real economy and create a “bad bank” echo some of the post-credit crisis actions of Western governments.
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.