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European equities opened mixed on Thursday as Greece's economic outlook deteriorates further.
Tom Stevenson, investment director of Fidelity Worldwide, makes the case for investing in small caps given current market conditions.
Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel, says it may be time for drinks companies like Diageo to realign their business models to meet emerging trends in developing markets.
Dubai Airports CEO, Paul Griffiths, tells CNBC that the U.K. has been suffering from the indecision over whether to build a new runway at Gatwick or Heathrow airports.
Iberia CEO, Luis Gallegos, says the negotiating process with the workers union wasn't easy following disruptive strikes.
Simon Maughan, head of research at OTAS Technologies, says select European banks are offering attractive yields and dividends that set them apart from their continental peers.
Charisma Coach, Richard Reid, says campaigning politicians should be accentuating their natural strengths, but ensuring there's content behind the curtain.
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."
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.
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.
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.
Christian Gattiker, chief strategist at Julius Baer, doesn't recommend a trade in oil services stocks, saying it could pose a "value trap."
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.
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.
Guy Miller, chief market strategist and head of macroeconomics at Zurich, says we shouldn't be surprised by China's slowdown.
Raymond Yeung, senior economist of ANZ, says weak Chinese growth and factory figures show further need for policy easing by China's central bank.
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.