David Benamou, managing partner of Axiom Alternative Investments, says a crisis, like the fall in oil prices, is needed to expose the risk dispersion.
Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for economic and financial affairs, says the market fundamentals of Europe's banks are solid.
Giles Keating, deputy global CIO at Credit Suisse, says the current banking crisis is more similar to 1987 than to 2008 and talks about interest rates.
CNBC's Tania Bryer speaks to British film actors at the BAFTA Gala dinner about the Oscars racism row.
Harris Georgiades, minister of finance for Cyprus, says the country has wiped out its deficit and has a growth rate of 1.5 percent.
European markets opened higher on Friday after getting hammered the day before as crude oil prices saw a rebound.
Jeroen Dijsselbloem, president of the Eurogroup, discusses concerns over Europe's banking sector.
Nicolo Carpaneda, investment director in the fixed income team at M&G Investments, discusses the world economy and markets.
Bob Janjuah, senior independent client adviser at Nomura, says the U.S. election affects the Federal Reserve's plans and predicts negative interest rates.
Martin Arnold, director and research analyst at ETF Securities, says investors are pumping money into gold due to nervousness.
Didier Duret, global CIO of ABN Amro Private Banking, says we are not in a systemic risk environment and the situation is manageable.
European stocks opened sharply lower on Thursday as investors digest comments made by U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.
Frédéric Oudéa, CEO of Societe Generale, says low oil prices, low interest rates and a weak euro support the euro zone economy.
Valdis Dombrovskis, European Commission vice-president for the euro and social dialogue, discusses the mechanisms in place to reduce banking risk.
Gilles Bogaert, CFO of Pernod Ricard, talks about the impact of soft commodity prices and plans to further improve profit margins.
George Quinn, CFO of insurance-broker Zurich, says the changes that have happened to the regulatory regime are justified.
George Quinn, CFO of Zurich, discusses his company's disappointing earnings and says it will take steps to tackle under-performing accounts.
Bob Janjuah, senior independent client adviser at Nomura, discusses the oil markets and where prices are headed.
Eric Robertsen, head of global macro strategy and FX research at Standard Chartered, says the lack of inflation is a problem for the Federal Reserve.
Maurice Levy, CEO of Publicis, says there is more pressure now to cut costs and reduce fees, due to the impact of digital and greater competition.
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.