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Adam Cole, head of G10 FX strategy at RBC Capital Markets, says the market has priced in tapering and is no longer worried about the timing.
Vashi Dominguez, founder, CEO and chairman of Vashi, says diamonds face increasing competition from other gemstones.
Tim Murphy, CEO and founder of IP Global, says Asian buyers are attracted to the London property market.
Daniel Gleeson, mobile analyst at IHS, says next year will see "smartphone ubiquity" - smartphones in every country at every price point.
Nicholas Davidson, senior portfolio manager of value equities at AllianceBernstein, discusses stock valuations and whether there are any cheap stocks left to buy.
European equities opened higher on Monday after strong jobs data from the U.S. spurred gains on Wall Street and in Asia.
Richard Mallinson, geopolitical analyst at Energy Aspects, and Peter Hutton, energy analyst at RBC Capital Markets, debate whether Iran could increase oil production as soon as sanctions are lifted next year.
Nabil Fahmy, Egypt's foreign minister, says America's influence in the Middle East will diminish if it fails to engage with the region¿s problems.
Lothar Mentel, chief investment officer at Tatton Investment Management, says better banking supervision is needed in the U.K. and that the Vickers proposals are "toothless".
Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, says the yield on the U.S. treasury could hit 3 percent when the Federal Reserve begins tapering.
Jonathan Webb, head of FX strategy at Jefferies Bache, says tapering is a "done deal" in December or January as the U.S. shows improving economic strength.
Nabil Fahmy, Egypt's foreign minister, says business confidence will improve once the country adopts its constitution.
Ramon Vega, founder of Vega Swiss Asset Management, discusses what to expect from the World Cup draw.
Peter Montalto, emerging market economist at Nomura, says Mandela was successful in his role at creating a nation even though problems still remain in the South African economy,
Peter Montalto, emerging market economist at Nomura, discusses the outlook for emerging markets in 2014.
European equities opened higher on Friday ahead of the latest U.S. nonfarm payrolls report, which could make or break the case for an imminent scaling back in U.S. monetary stimulus.
Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbones, and Andrew Lilico, director of Europe Economics, discuss the potential movement of gilt yields.
Dr. Jurgen Heraeus, chairman of the supervisory board of Heraeus, says that the European Central Bank's cheap money policy is "not good in the long run".
Luke Mansfield, head of product innovation at Samsung Electronics Europe, says London is an attractive place to open the innovation center because it has one of the best talent pools in the world.
Simona Gambarini, associate director of research at ETF Securities, says soft commodity prices have dropped but decreases have not been passed on to consumers.
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.