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Professor Krzysztof Rybinski, rector at Vistula University, says that former Polish finance minsiter Jacek Rostowski was a "liability" to the government, but the new appointment Mateusz Szczurek, is an "excellent economist".
Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, says that there is a lack of certainty in the FX market and nobody is taking big bets.
Patricia Heiberger, editor, Asia Pacific at Mergermarket, discusses the consumer merger and acquisition sector in 2013.
Ric Deverell, global head of product research at Credit Suisse, says that global growth next year will be "reasonably stable" but there will be no "massive acceleration" soon.
Bill O'Neill, head of CIO wealth management research UK at UBS, says there is sufficient capacity for corporate earnings to grow.
CNBC's Karen Tso takes a look a life inside Hungary's debtors village.
Richard Staite, U.S. banks analyst at Atlantic Equities, discusses the U.S. banking sector and the numerous fines that many banks face.
Zsolt Hernádi, CEO of MOL, says the Hungarian government has changed its mindset regarding energy prices.
Fabrice Montagne, senior European economist at Barclays, says that the French economy is showing resilience but he doubts that the government will make key reforms.
Stewart Richardson, partner at RMG Wealth Management, discusses investing in Japan.
Lyn Graham-Taylor, fixed income strategist at Rabobank, discusses the best bond trade as the end of the year approaches.
Zoltán Cséfalvay, Hungary's Minister of State for Economic Strategy, says the forex mortgage problem was a real "burden" on the population but the government has introduced measures to tackle it.
Zoltán Cséfalvay, Hungary's Minister of State for Economic Strategy, says that the European Union should be a "community of nation states" and not controlled from Brussels.
Adam Myers, European head of FX strategy at Credit Agricole CIB, says that a string of positive employment data means the "game is open" for a January taper from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Zsolt Katona, CEO of the Budapest Stock Exchange, says that the unpredictability that dogged certain sectors in the economy is now over.
Chris Brauer, senior lecturer at the Institute of Management Studies, Goldsmiths, discusses how the bitcoin virtual currency works.
Christoph Schmidt, president of the German Council of Economic Experts, says that introducing a statutory minimum wage in Germany would challenge the stability of the country's labor market and decrease domestic demand.
Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, says that tapering will have a big effect on the housing market in Asia.
Demand for new cars in the region increased by 4.7 percent on October 2012, according to data from the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA), following a 5.4 percent expansion in September.
European equities opened lower on Tuesday as markets turned cautious over the when the U.S. Federal Reserve might scale back its stimulus program.
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.