Manik Narain, head of EMEA foreign exchange and fixed income strategy at UBS, and Paul Gambles, managing partner at MBMG Group, discuss whether the Russian ruble is attractive after the country's central bank took action to stem the currency's decline.» Read More
Fadi Zaher, head of bonds and currencies at Kleinwort Benson, says complacency from investors is the biggest risk to markets in 2014.
Fred Neumann, managing director and co-head of Asian economics research at HSBC, says investors should be cautious with their outlook on growth growth in Asia.
Jane Crowther, editor-in-chief at Total Film, discusses the season's top movies and how film studios are profiting from the Christmas period.
George O'Connor, senior analyst at Panmure Gordon, says smaller cap technology companies will show strong "stellar" growth.
Carl Weinberg, chief economist at High Frequency Economics and Johan Jooste, head of London investment office at Julius Baer, discuss Japanese equities and the yen.
Patrick Coveney, CEO of Greencore, says Ireland is in a much better place than three years ago but caution still remains.
Carl Weinberg, chief economist at High Frequency Economics, says there will be no "happy ending" in Europe unless the banking sector is made stronger.
European equities opened lower on Friday as investors continue to speculate over when the U.S. Federal Reserve could unwind its monetary stimulus program.
Johannes Wassenberg, managing director of EMEA banking at Moody's Investors Service, says despite signs of an economic recovery in Europe, banks still remain a problem.
Gary McGann, CEO of Smurfit Kappa, says Ireland has made good progress as it prepares to exit its bailout program, but the country must stay competitive.
David Lubin, chief emerging market economist at Citi, says China is vulnerable to an "external shock" because it has pursued a credit driven, investment orientated growth model that is becoming "inefficient".
Carl Weinberg, chief economist at High Frequency Economics, says Ireland will become a "success story" when investors buy Irish debt, but at present it remains a "risky proposition".
Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, says people will feel "unsettled" by the uncertainty of central bank policy in 2014.
CNBC's Tom Mackenzie explains the story behind Ireland's bailout exit.
Danny McCoy, CEO of IBEC, says Ireland will see a strong recovery as the country plans to exit its bailout program.
Miles Eakers, head of foreign exchange at Savi Trading, discusses the year-end currency trade.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he sees no reason to abandon his spending pledges despite an economic downturn in the country.
Laurence Boone, head of developed Europe economics at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses the outlook for emerging markets in 2014.
Karsten Schroeder, CEO of Amplitude Capital, says financial markets are still very sensitive to news flow and announcements on monetary policy.
Alistair Scobie, US lodging, gaming and restaurants research at Atlantic Equities, discusses the Hilton flotation and the outlook for the hotel sector.
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.