David Rees, emerging market economist at Capital Economics, says Argentina's technical default is the "final hurdle" preventing the country tapping the markets to raise money.» Read More
Alessandro Profumo, chairman of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, says a delay to vital fundraising has created "uncertainty".
Michala Marcussen, global head of economics at Société Générale Corporate and Investment Banking, discusses the 75 percent tax rate on high earners in France, after President Francois Hollande¿s controversial reform got the green light.
Peter Oppenheimer, head of economics at Goldman Sachs, says that the "long-term positive story" for equities should continue in 2014 but that the drivers will change.
Kerry Craig, market strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, expects the European market to grow at a more moderate pace in 2014 as fundamentals start playing a more important role.
European shares opened higher on Friday after the two-day Christmas break, with trading expected to be thin as investors gear up for the New Year.
Paul Hermelin, CEO of Capgemini, comments on the group's performance in 2013 and says that while Europe is not a "booming market", it is "awakening again."
Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, discusses Abenomics and says it is still "too early to tell" if the pick-up in Japanese inflation is sustainable.
Spain plans to cut taxes for low-income Spanish families in 2014, but citizens in higher income brackets won't get the same windfall.
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Gilles Moec, co-head of European economic research at Deutsche Bank, says any push for further European integration against a back drop of anti-European sentiment would be a "political gamble" for French president Francois Hollande.
European equities opened marginally higher on Tuesday as upbeat U.S. economic sentiment continues to buoy sentiment in Europe, but with the holidays approaching trading could be thin.
James Butterfill, global equity strategist at Coutts, discusses the outlook for emerging markets in 2014.
Matt Lasov, analyst at Frontier Strategy Group, worries that China's banking system looks like U.S. banks before the financial crisis.
CNBC looks back at the companies that made the news in 2013 for the right and the wrong reasons - including Blackberry and Twitter.
CNBC's Tom Mackenzie takes a look at the hottest technology trends of next year.
Peter Toogood, investment director at City Financial Investment Company Limited, says nothing will change the recent bad results of Marks and Spencer.
Valentijn Van Nieuwenhuijzen, portfolio manager at ING Investment Management, says it remains a big political challenge to set up a banking backstop.
Fabrice Brégier, CEO of Airbus, says the European Central Bank's monetary policy shows it is aware that the European economy must grow.
Jean-Claude Trichet, former president of the European Central Bank, says the global economy has returned to growth.
Cutmore anchors CNBC’s flagship "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.
Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program "Squawk Box" (Europe) and is also CNBC's OPEC reporter covering major meetings.