The insurance losses caused by Hurricane Irma are "much lower" than previously estimated as the storm was downgraded, Urs Ramseier, CEO at Twelve Capital, said.
The fall in the value of the pound has helped push mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity because it lowers premiums, Sriram Prakash, global lead of M&A insight at Deloitte, said.
CNBC's Joumanna Bercetche discusses investors' bullish approach to government bonds, as inflows reach record levels.
A good, broad-based economic momentum means it’s better to invest in the equity market, Sven Balzer, senior investment strategist at Coutts, said.
Change is coming for the automobile industry as the sector makes a move towards electric vehicles, Sven Balzer, senior investment strategist at Coutts, said.
North Korea’s recent missile launching schedule has been driven by “technological factors”, Jonathan Wood, director at Control Risks, said.
CNBC’s Chery Kang talks international efforts to suppress North Korea’s nuclear capability, following several missile tests.
The insurance industry could stand to lose $60-70 billion following the devastating impact of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Niklaus Hilti, managing director and CEO of Credit Suisse Insurance Linked Strategies, said.
CNBC’s Martin Soong talks about the “anti-climactic” conclusion to free trade talks and sanctions on North Korea at the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) conference.
European stocks opened slightly higher on Monday morning, while investors monitored the economic impact of Hurricane Irma.
The supply-demand dynamic is “arguably better” in high yield bond investing due to a significant flow of “rising stars,” Fraser Lundie, co-head of credit at Hermes Investment Management, said.
The fall of the pound has had a visible impact on the consumer, and consequently, the retail sector, Antoine Lesne, head of SPDR ETF strategy at State Street Global Advisors, said.
Unless there are signs of euro zone members being hurt by the strong euro, investors are unlikely to pull out, Valentin Marinov, head of G-10 FX research at Crédit Agricole CIB, said.
CNBC’s Joumanna Bercetche discusses Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Greece, during which the French president gave his vision for the future of the European Union and the country’s financial crisis.
International isolation of North Korea appears to be accelerating in the wake of the country’s latest missile test. CNBC’s Chery Kang reports.
Domestic economic issues other than Brexit are making it more difficult for businesses to invest, Suren Thiru, head of economics at the British Chambers of Commerce, said.
The European Central Bank is not discussing the "really big issue" in Europe, which is that they are missing inflation targets and running a larger current account surplus, Eric Lonergan, fund manager at M&G, said.
Although U.K. inflation is subdued, it is still expected to rise faster than earnings until 2019, Suren Thiru, head of economics at the British Chambers of Commerce, said.
President Donald Trump has toned down his stance on North Korea, saying that military action is not “inevitable”. CNBC’s Chery Kang reports.
There has been an “underlying shift” in risk preferences away from a post-crisis recession mindset, Eric Lonergan, fund manager at M&G, said.
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.