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The European Union has lost its way and must adapt to survive, the former Slovakian prime minister told CNBC.
Peter Thal Larsen, Asia editor at Reuters Breakingviews, discusses Hong Kong and government measures to deal with housing shortages.
Indranil Sen Gupta, India chief economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, expects the Indian central bank to cut rates in the second half of the year as inflation comes down further.
Didier Saint Georges, member of the investment committee at Carmignac Gestion, explains why in 2014, investors should "not look at emerging markets as a whole."
Carsten Nickel, senior vice president at Teneo Intelligence, says the concerns about the German coalition are "completely overdone" and that the GDP figure is "positive."
Jason Haft, principal consultant at Investran, says that private equity firms need to improve data collection and dissemination to respond to investors' demands.
Gerard Cassidy, lead banking analyst at RBC Capital Markets, says that the "bar is set quite low" for U.S. banks' earnings expectations so it would be surprising to see a "big disappointment."
Jonathan Tepper, partner at Variant Perception, explains that Spain is experiencing an "ugly deleveraging" phase as debt as remains stable but incomes have fallen.
Bobby Lee, CEO at BTC China, explains why Alibaba's decision to ban bitcoin as a form of payment on its website does not affect his company.
Robert Wood, chief UK economist at Berenberg UK, highlights that U.K. inflation numbers are "bang on target" and that the Bank of England should therefore hike its rates within the next six to twelve months.
Nicholas Spiro, managing director at Spiro Sovereign Strategy and Philippe Waechter, head of economic research at Natixis Asset Management, discuss France and whether President Francois Hollande will push through with reforms.
Fabrice Brégier, Airbus president and CEO, says the group is on track to deliver its first A350 aircraft by the end of the year and says it's already its "most successful" long-range aircraft.
Fabrice Brégier, Airbus president and CEO, applauds the group's "record year" in 2013 in terms of deliveries and its "fantastic" backlog.
Scott Bauer, senior market strategist at Trading Advantage, says traders are moving on from Friday's jobs report to focus on corporate earnings.
Thomas Besson, head of automobile sector research at Kepler Cheuvreux, explains why he remains bullish on European auto-makers with Renault and Daimler among his top picks.
Richard Mallison, geopolitical analyst at Energy Aspects, explains that Iranian oil exports may not increase in 2014 while talks for a deal with Western countries continue.
Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, says that while gold got "annihilated" in 2013, it should rebound in 2014.
Prinn Panitchpakdi, country head for Thailand at CLSA, says the Thai elections scheduled for February 2 are unlikely to go ahead as protests continue.
John Strickland, director at JLS Consulting, discusses Airbus' performance and expectations, as the group is due to introduce the A350 in 2014.
Bernard Aybran, CIO at Invesco Asset Management, says that equities are most attractive in Europe and Asia but that there are still "plenty of reasons" to be in the U.S. market.