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CNBC's Tom Mackenzie outlines the tapering timing predictions from some major banks and politicians.
Henry Steed, principle design director at ICN Design International, says investing in sustainable infrastructure now will provide good returns in the long term.
Andreas Kluth, Berlin bureau chief at The Economist, and Irwin Collier, professor of economics at Freie Universitaet Berlin, discuss Germany's "Grand Coalition" ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel being sworn in.
European equities opened lower on Tuesday as investors look ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve's last policy meeting of the year.
Norman Villamin, chief investment officer, Europe, at Coutts, says there is a "long road ahead" to resolve some economic problems such as consumer and government debt in the global economy.
Liu Thai-Ker, chairman of the advisory board of the Centre for Liveable Cities, says China can learn lessons from Singapore on how to create sustainable cities.
A crash in oil prices to $80 a barrel, U.S. deflation, and a Soviet-style economic model for Europe, are among the ten most "outrageous" predictions for 2014 published by Saxo Bank.
Dr. Michael Meister MdB, deputy chairman of the CDU/CSU-Parliamentary Group, says European countries need to undertake structural reforms to make their economies more competitive.
Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxobank, says a European Union wealth tax is the final step towards a totalitarian European state.
Nigel Travis, CEO of Dunkin' Brands, says drive-thrus will be a big part of the company's growth strategy in the U.K. after it opened its first Dunkin' Donuts store in London.
Morris Reid, managing director of Mercury, calls Edward Snowden an "absolute traitor", saying the former NSA contractor knew what he was getting in to when we worked for the U.S. spy agency.
Steven Saywell, Global Head of FX Strategy, BNP Paribas, says the 2.8 percent growth forecast by the U.S. is "optimistic" and 2.2 percent is more likely.
Remo Ruffini, chairman of Moncler, says he does not take notice of the company's numbers but focuses on the quality of the product.
Raoul Ruparel, head of economic research at Open Europe, says Joerg Asmussen was a "good link" between Germany and the European Central Bank after the politician quit the central bank's board to take up a position in the German government.
CNBC's Claudia Pensotti reports on Moncler's IPO which saw the share price soar over 40% from the 10.20 euro listing price.
Bill O'Neill, head of CIO wealth management research UK at UBS, says the bull market in bonds will end but will continue in equities in 2014.
European equities opened mixed on Monday as investors are cautious ahead of the last Federal Reserve's last policy decision of the year, this week.
Akshay Kapoor, business and product development director at Gekko Global Markets, and Andrew Edwards, CEO of ETX Capital, discuss the challenges and potential for the spread betting industry.
Mikal Hallstrup, chief visionary officer at Designit, and Jesper Kløve, senior vice president of device R&D at Novo Nordisk, discuss the pharmaceutical company's new product to help diabetes sufferers.
Claus Lønborg, CEO of Copenhagen Capacity, says a wide talent pool and drive from authorities to invest in new projects, makes Copenhagen an innovation "hotspot".
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.