Kokou Agbo-Bloua, global head of flow strategy and solutions at Societe Generale, discusses the latest Chinese factory PMI data, which showed an unexpected acceleration.
Elmar Brok, Brexit negotiator for the European Parliament, agreed with his colleague Guy Verhofstadt’s view that Brexit discussions need to move quicker.
Attacks from British politicians on the EU Brexit divorce bill proposals are not helpful, Elmar Brok, Brexit negotiator at the European Parliament, told CNBC.
CEO of International Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Sheila Patel, says her team sees more positive opportunities for emerging markets than domestic ones.
Guy Verhofstadt, European Parliament's Brexit coordinator, said that public comments made by EU officials are calls to negotiate rather than criticism.
Energy and transport innovations in India make it an attractive emerging market, Sheila Patel, CEO at Goldman Sachs Asset Management International, said.
European markets open higher on Thursday as investors look to upcoming data and news coming out of the political sphere, while cheering on the positive trading seen overseas.
A deeper look at Chinese economic data shows a weakening of the real economy in China, Shuang Ding, head of Greater China economic research at Standard Chartered, told CNBC.
An agreement on methodology to fix the financial settlement between the U.K. and European Union after Brexit is needed, Guy Verhofstadt, European Parliament's Brexit coordinator, said.
Many Japanese economic leaders are anxious about what will happen to Britain once it leaves the EU, Heizō Takenaka, Japanese economist and retired politician, told CNBC's Akiko Fujita.
The output gap and slack in some European economies such as France and Spain has to be looked at "from a global point of view" rather than just a domestic perspective, Sonja Laud, head of equity at Fidelity International, said.
Though political risk in the euro zone may have receded in recent months, Euroskeptic populist movements in Italy could move to threaten that next year, Federico Santi, Europe analyst at Eurasia Group, told CNBC.
The European market outside of the U.K. is stronger for recruitment firm Hays than it is inside Britain, CFO Paul Venables told CNBC.
Valdis Dombrovskis, the vice president for the euro and social dialogue at the European Commission, discusses Brexit negotiations.
Chantico Global CEO Gina Sanchez and William Hobbs, head of investment strategy at Barclays, discuss market valuations.
William Hobbs, head of investment strategy at Barclays, speaks about investing in markets and black swan events.
Nathalie Loiseau, France's minister for European affairs, shares her view on the process of Brexit negotiations.
Investors tried to oust any nerves surrounding North Korea tensions and took advantage of the positive sentiment seen overseas.
Medef President Pierre Gattaz weighs in on his hopes for French President Emmanuel Macron's labor reforms.
Andrea Iannelli, investment director at Fidelity International, says that U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed tax reforms are not reflected in markets.
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.