Anthony Skinner, director and head of MENA at Maplecroft, says there are ongoing tensions between Turkey and the European Union, meaning Turkey won't join the bloc within the next 10 years.» Read More
Andrew Soper, global head of G10 options flow at Nomura, says the euro will not have any safe haven appeal in 2014.
CNBC's Tom Mackenzie looks at what to expect from U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew's tour of Europe.
Willi Wu, founder and lead developer at Robocat, discusses how weather apps make money.
Anthony Skinner, head of MENA at Maplecroft, says there are likely to be further terrorist attacks in Egypt as tensions in the country rise.
European equities opened lower on Monday as investors looked ahead to a busy week of data from the euro zone, central bank meetings and U.S. jobs numbers.
Nick Xanders, head of European equity strategy at BTIG, says the utility sector is cleaning up its business and could benefit from an economic recovery in 2014.
Terry Scuoler, CEO of EEF, says growth and investment in British manufacturing is the strongest for a number of years, but banks still need to do more to lend to small businesses.
Eric Chaney, chief economist at AXA Group, says there is not yet a full banking union, but a "half-cooked" deal resulting from political compromise.
Hazem Al-Beblawi, Prime Minister of Egypt, says the ousted Muslim Brotherhood is losing self-confidence and the government is in "command", as tensions escalate between supporters of the Islamist party and the security forces.
Malcolm Graham-Wood, founding partner at Hydrocarbon Capital, says China's GDP will be around 7.5 percent in 2014 and this will keep oil demand strong.
Charles Diebel, head of market strategy at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, says the U.S. banking and corporate sectors are doing well.
Lyn Graham-Taylor, rates strategist at Rabobank, says European peripheral bond yield spreads will narrow in 2014 as the global recovery takes hold.
JP Morgan Chase plans to reach roughly $2 billion in criminal and civil settlements with federal authorities who suspect that it ignored signs of Bernard L. Madoff's Ponzi scheme, according to people briefed on the case.
Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, says the foreign exchange market will welcome a situation where emerging market central banks are looking to defend their currencies as tapering takes place.
Philippe Waechter, head of economic research at Natixis Asset Management, says Italy and France are late in implementing structural reforms, but Spain is doing well after a stellar set of jobs numbers.
European equities opened higher on Friday as investor attention turned to a number of speeches for U.S. Federal Reserve officials.
Max King, investment strategist at Investec Asset Management, says that earnings will be the "big story" for equity prices in 2014.
Michael Kollo, head of quantitative research at Renaissance Asset Management, says there is a large number of profitable companies with good growth prospects to invest in within the emerging markets.
Attractive CEOs receive higher total compensation, better returns on their first days on the job and boost stock performance when they appear on television, according to research by two economists at the University of Wisconsin.
Alejandro Garcia, CEO of IXE Group, and Ric Deverell, global head of product research at Credit Suisse, discuss the corn market and the effect of biofuels on prices.
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.