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Michael Pettis, finance professor at Peking University & author of 'The Great Rebalancing', tells CNBC why it will be so difficult for China to transform their economy into a more sustainable model.
Daniele Antonucci, European economist at Morgan Stanley, tells CNBC why Spain's best hope for recovery is to model itself on Germany's export-driven economy.
Marco Bardelli, CEO of UBI Capital, tells CNBC that the weakening yen has become a political game which is taking attention away from the key issues Japan face, like kick-starting domestic consumption.
Bernd Braasch, financial stability director at the Bundesbank, tells CNBC why building local currency bond markets in emerging countries is key to developing a long term, sustainable economic strategy.
Christian Schulz, senior economist at Berenberg Bank, tells CNBC that the upcoming Italian elections, particularly the prospect of Silvio Berlusconi returning to power, are weighing on the markets.
Jean-Guy Carrier, secretary general of the International Chamber of Commerce, tells CNBC that he has seen a clear increase in market confidence over the past six months and expects that to continue.
Julie Deane, founder of the Cambridge Satchel Company, tells CNBC how her small business has proved so popular she's been able to open a London store at a time when so many others are closing.
Philipe Houchois, autos analyst at UBS, tells CNBC that Peugeot are too big a player in the industry to fail, even though they may need the French government to provide financial help.
Dennis Kelleher, CEO of Better Markets, tells CNBC why a $5 billion fine would be the least S&P deserve for their fraudulent AAA ratings which helped cause the financial crash.
Sara Taylor Fagen, chief political strategist at DDC Advocacy, tells CNBC that the president will use his State of the Union address to focus on putting responsibility for the sequester back onto Republican shoulders.
Jeff Molitor, CIO Europe at Vanguard, tells CNBC why exchange-traded funds are so useful for investors and why the ETF boom is sustainable.
Nicholas Brooks, head of research and investment strategy at ETF Securities, tells CNBC how supply side factors are fueling high commodity prices, particularly for copper, platinum and palladium.
Oliver Ralph, reporter at the Financial Times, tells CNBC why Antony Jenkins couldn't make sweeping changes to the investment arm of Barclays Bank.
Arthur Calavritinos, portfolio manager at ANC-Capital, tells CNBC why the potential merger between American Airlines and US Airways is a positive development for the airline industry.
Laura Champine, MD, retail & consumer products equity research at Cannacord Genuity, tells CNBC that storm Nemo shouldn't hurt retail as February is usually a slow month for sales.
Film critic Mark Kermode tells CNBC why Argo beat off the competition at the BAFTAs while trying to explain the lack of an Oscar nomination for Ben Affleck.
Maya Bhandari, director of Global Macro Strategy at Citi, tells CNBC why a shift in the make up of China's economy is hurting Brazil's recovery.
David Hartwell, senior Middle East analyst at IHS, tells CNBC that political instability in Egypt seems to be dragging the country towards another crisis point.
Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects Ltd, tells CNBC why oil is unlikely to strengthen despite an incoming storm because it has become a transportation rather than power sector fuel.
Philip Hoffman, CEO of The Fine Art Fund Group, says the top end of the art market will continue to boom for the next ten years.