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Sergei Guriev, professor of economics at Sciences Po, says Russian President Vladimir Putin's credibility comes from propaganda and military success rather than his economic record.

Smartphones: New 'playground' for hackers  Mon, 15 Dec '14 | 1:45 AM ET

Greg Day, CTO of FireEye, says hackers will increasingly focus their attention on smartphones as consumers carry out more activities on their devices.

The New South Wales police are negotiating with the gunman in the Sydney hostage crisis, deputy police commissioner Catherine Burn said, adding that the force's approach is to resolve the situation "peacefully".

Cab drivers in Paris are set to strike on Monday to protest against a decision not to ban Uber's UberPop ridesharing service, which allows drivers without a taxi license to pick up and drop off customers. CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports.

Will BT buy EE or O2?  Mon, 15 Dec '14 | 1:40 AM ET

BT is expected to announce what major U.K. telecoms company it is going to buy on Monday, with EE or O2 up for grabs, CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi reports.

The oil ports of As Sidra and Ras Lanuf in Libya have been closed, CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.

There was no "rational" reason for calling elections in Japan, according to Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, adding that a rise in corporate spending will be key for the country's economy.

London airspace closed on power outage  Fri, 12 Dec '14 | 11:10 AM ET

The U.K's air traffic control announces it has restricted flights in and around London due to a computer failure, CNBC's Louisa Bojesen reports.

Own a piece of Marilyn Monroe  Fri, 12 Dec '14 | 10:15 AM ET

CNBC's Phil Han reports from an auction at Christie's that is selling Hollywood memorabilia.

Is Abe ready to win again?  Fri, 12 Dec '14 | 7:00 AM ET

CNBC's Phil Han reports on this weekend's Japanese election and if Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is ready to win once again.

Oil drop is 'bearish sign' for US market  Fri, 12 Dec '14 | 5:50 AM ET

Ahead of the U.S. market open, Todd Horwitz, author & founder of Averagejoeoptions.com talks about the market's volatility and how oil has impacted it.

2015: Major cyber-attacks ahead  Fri, 12 Dec '14 | 5:20 AM ET

Over the last year, there's been a severe escalation in cyber attacks and 2015 will not be any different, with multiple devices being affected around the world, says Raj Samani, CTO for EMEA's McAfee.

Oil price slowly trickling towards consumers  Fri, 12 Dec '14 | 5:00 AM ET

The declining price in oil is certainly having an effect and it is "common sense" for lower oil prices to filter down to the consumer says Martin Leclerc, chief investment officer and portfolio manager at Barrack Yard Advisors.

Uber's service has been facing some tough critics in recent weeks. Despite negative coverage, Eileen Burbidge, partner at Passion Capital, says investors won¿t be put off, with Baidu potentially investing more money in the country.

Japan is in a 'sweet spot'  Fri, 12 Dec '14 | 4:40 AM ET

Discussing the possibility of a flip from deflation to inflation in Japan will inevitably cut into corporate margins say Jesper Koll, managing director and head of Japanese equity research at JPMorgan Securities, yet for the next year, low oil prices will help.

Future predictions of Japan's policies  Fri, 12 Dec '14 | 4:20 AM ET

As Japan braces itself for a snap election, Jesper Koll, managing director and head of Japanese equity research at JPMorgan Securities says that PM Shinzo Abe's "grip on economic power" and parliament will lead to consistent policies for the next two years.

Oil: Bad for energy sector, good for us  Fri, 12 Dec '14 | 4:00 AM ET

The continual drop in oil prices is good for the consumer and is a "great opportunity" for heavy oil importers in emerging world, like Indonesia, says Marc Ostwald, strategist at ADM Investor Services.

Peter Harvey, COO of Talarius, says the company has seen a pick up in growth this year as consumers have more disposable income to spend on leisure.

Bradford Jones, portfolio manager at Sagil Capital, says Venezuela is facing a "perfect storm" with low oil reserves and a low oil price.

Benoit Anne, head of global emerging market strategy at Societe Generale, says fears around Federal Reserve policy will make the market difficult to trade in the first half of 2015.

The "great rotation" from bonds into equities hasn't happened this year, according to Neil Dwane, CIO for European equities at Allianz Global Investors, but said with poor returns in fixed income, the move could be seen in 2015.

European markets open lower as oil falls  Fri, 12 Dec '14 | 3:00 AM ET

European stock markets opened lower on Friday, after commodity prices continued to fall and traders re-evaluated the European Central Bank (ECB)'s latest news.

Is the UK undergoing a 'taxless' recovery?  Fri, 12 Dec '14 | 2:30 AM ET

Stephen Ibbotson, director of business at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, discusses why the group has downgraded the U.K.'s growth forecast in 2014.

Mark Lewis, senior sustainability research analyst at Kepler Cheuvreux, says China will be key to reaching an agreement on climate change targets.

Dmytro Shymkiv, deputy head of the Ukraine presidential office, says there is no split between Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Petro Poroshenko, after the former said the country needs financial help to avoid default.

Ukraine is on investors' radar: Politician  Fri, 12 Dec '14 | 1:45 AM ET

Dmytro Shymkiv, deputy head of the Ukraine presidential office, says the country has a "proper economic agenda" and the risk of default is "minimal".

Yacine Kanoun, managing director at PivotHunters, discusses the technicals behind recent S&P 500 movements and why you should sell the market.

If WTI oil breaks $55 then buy: Pro  Fri, 12 Dec '14 | 1:30 AM ET

Discussing the charts, Yacine Kanoun, managing director at PivotHunters, says WTI oil is a good buy if it breaks $55.

Marie Diron, senior vice president in credit policy at Moody's, says Oman and Bahrain will be affected the most by a lower oil price in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

Fitbit: Connecting 'Health and Wellness'  Tue, 4 Nov '14 | 11:40 AM ET

Fitbit EMEA vice-president Gareth Jones says that their health monitoring products are now being expanded to attract a "greater body of consumers".

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