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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses Moncler's IPO on the Milan stock market on Monday, in Italy's biggest flotations since November 2010.
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.
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.