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Cormac Leech, bank equity researcher at Liberum Capital, tells CNBC that in 2013 banks will continue to rally but less than in 2012 as economic fundamentals take hold.
Stephane Deo, global head of asset allocation at UBS shares his views on whether the European Central Bank will step in and do more in 2013.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick takes you through the open of the European market on the 2nd of January 2013.
Brendan Brown, head of research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International, tells CNBC that global attention will now move on to the 'real' monetary and geopolitical cliffs.
Ireland will be the poster child of austerity success and will emerge from economic ruin to achieve strong growth and job creation, the country's deputy prime minister told CNBC.
Colin Hamilton, global head of commodities research at Macquarie Group shares his views on the outlook for gold in 2013 and whether it looks attractive as an inflation hedge.
Paul Gambles, managing partner at MBMG International, tells CNBC that the only positive outcome from the fiscal cliff deal is the narrow time frame left, to sort out spending cuts and tax increases.
Armed robbers targeted an Apple store in central Paris on New Year's Eve, taking thousands of euros (dollars) worth of goods, a police official said on Tuesday.
Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Credit Agricole Corporation, tells CNBC that 2013 will see more rallying in the yields of periphery markets.
Eamon Gilmore, Ireland's deputy prime minister, tells CNBC what he expects to gain from holding the EU presidency for the next six months.
NBC's Steve Handelsman has the latest on the Fiscal Cliff deal live from Washington, telling CNBC that the deal is probably as good as it gets in terms of cooperation between Republicans and Democrats.
This year risks being a "groundhog year" for the U.K.'s embattled economy as it threatens to repeat much of 2012's gloom, according to an influential think tank.
An embarrassing derailment of France's 75 percent millionaires' tax may open an opportunity to water down a scheme that had damaged the country's image with international investors.
A surprising number of gold bulls are undaunted in the face of the yellow metal's steep selloff. They say key factors bode for more gains in 2013.
For Ian Barlow, Britain's tax authority has gone from being fearsome to being really rather nice.
European regulations are stifling innovation within the telecom industry and preventing its growth, Ben Verwaayen, CEO of Paris-based telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent has told CNBC.
Maurice Levy, CEO, Publicis Groupe talks about the outlook for the global advertising industry in 2013.
Peter Chatwell of Credit Agricole and Roger Nightingale of RDN Associates debate the lessons from Japan for monetary and fiscal policy in the U.S. and Europe.
Alcatel-Lucent CEO Ben Verwaayen says regulation is holding back innovation in the European telecommunication industry, while the U.S. is advancing rapidly.
Roger Nightingale, Economist at RDN Associates argues the "fiscal cliff" doesn't matter and the U.S. economy will head into recession, irrespective of what Congress and the White House do.
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.