The UK needs to maintain domestic economic strength ahead of UK-Australian trade talks, Australian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Alexander Downer said.
There’s an important need for housing in the UK, but Wienerberger CEO Heimo Scheuch said that there were no particular issues in the residential market affecting his business.
Housing construction in Hungary has been very low, but there is room for improvement, and a substantial area of business could be drawn from Eastern Europe, Wienerberger CEO Heimo Scheuch said.
Despite spikes in market volatility – such as today’s terror attack in Barcelona – there have still been significant inflows in Japanese and European equities, Wei Li, head of investment strategy at iShares EMEA, BlackRock, said.
CNBC’s Nancy Hungerford discusses shares in Fiat Chrysler following reports that a Chinese firm was touted as a possible buyer for the automaker.
Chinese e-commerce giants like Alibaba should have a degree of oversight because of China’s lack of a retail alternative to digital, Pelham Smithers, managing director at Pelham Smithers Associates, said.
A “psychological engine” that pushes users to become healthy is at the core of Earthmiles, and financial rewards are just a part of it, CEO Megha Prakash told CNBC.
Alibaba could have an opportunity to overtake its peer Tencent in the Chinese e-commerce market, Pelham Smithers, managing director at Pelham Smithers Associates, said.
The terrorist attack that killed 13 civilians and injured 100 others, though barbaric, “will not change our way of life”, Australian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Alexander Downer said.
European stocks opened sharply lower on Friday morning as investors reacted to Spain's worst terror attack in more than 13 years.
Barcelona district Las Ramblas is packed with tourists despite a terrorist attack which killed 13 and injured more than 100 others. NBC's Claudio Lavanga reports.
Vopak CFO Jack de Kreij discusses the oil tank storage company's first half earnings, and what to expect for the second half.
Dominic Bokor-Ingram, portfolio manager at Charlemagne Capital, discusses the force of frontier markets - markets too small to be considered emerging markets.
High profile urban locations in European cities remain a target for terrorist attacks, Jonathan Wood, director at Control Risks, said.
Jean Medecin, member of investment committee at Carmignac, said that unfortunately as terrorist attacks happen more often, market reaction doesn't tend to price them in.
Viraj Patel, G-10 FX strategist at ING, discusses splits in the Federal Reserve following the latest minutes from a meeting of policymakers.
Marshalls CEO Martyn Coffey told CNBC that the firm has not seen any immediate impact of Brexit on its business - but he's not complacent.
HMD Global partners with tech companies like Google to provide its "unique" smartphone, CEO Florian Seiche said.
Artificial intelligence could be the key to unlocking real-time insight into student learning, Albert Hitchcock, chief technology and operations officer at Pearson, told CNBC.
Eric Horvitz, technical fellow & managing director at Microsoft Research, discusses the significance of artificial intelligence for the company's products.
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.