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Willem Buiter, chief economist at Citi, says that if the U.S. government shutdown is irresponsible and any default on its debt would cause huge problems for the global economy.
Andrey Kostin, president and chairman of the management board at VTB, talks about the effects of the debt ceiling on the Russian economy.
Bill Smead, CEO & CIO of Smead Capital Management, says the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will inspire family building in the U.S. and cause positive knock on economic effects.
Padhraic Garvey, head of developed markets rates and debt strategy at ING Wholesale Banking, discusses the best investments as the debt ceiling saga grips Washington.
Alexei Yakovitsky, global CEO of VTB Capital, says that growth in the short term might be slower in the US and euro zone and will impact the overall economy.
Dr. Seijiro Takeshita, London director at Mizuho International, Manik Narain, head of EMEA FX and fixed income strategy at UBS, discuss Japan's sales tax hike.
Despite hopes that global trade levels are recovering, it could take some time for the shipping industry's chronic overcapacity to improve, an industry expert warned.
Political analyst Federico Niglia and economist Giuseppe Ragusa from LUISS University, discuss the Italian political crisis and talk about whether Italian prime minister Enrico Letta will survive.
European shares opened lower on Monday as the threat of a U.S. government shutdown weighs on sentiment.
Richard Meade, deputy editor of Lloyd's List, says that the eventual increase in demand will reduce over capacity in shipping industry.
Kevin Lilley, European fund manager at Old Mutual Global Investors, says that he is not confident Italian banks will make sufficient returns in the long term to make them an attractive investment.
Anne Lester from J.P. Morgan Asset Management, discusses what traits to look for in a company you are investing in.
Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, says that over supply is the main structural issue in the global steel industry.
Pawel Swidlicki, research analyst at Open Europe, discusses the Italian political crisis.
Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, says that the U.S. economy is bigger than it was at the peak of the last cycle, but the situation is not the same for Europe.
Knut Hallberg, senior economist at Swedbank, says that when political uncertainty in the U.S. and Italy calms down, bond yields will go up.
Francesco Giavazzi, professor of economics at Bocconi University, compares the confidence vote for Italian prime minister Enrico Letta to when members of the fascist party voted against Mussolini and fascism.
Claus J. Raidl, president of National Bank of Austria, discusses the results of the Austrian elections after the ruling coalition lost votes to the anti-euro right wing opposition.
Paschos Mandravelis, political commentator for Kathimerini Newspaper, discusses the effect of the Golden Dawn party on Greek politics.
Kit Juckes, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Societe Generale, says that the postponement of tapering, threat of U.S. government shutdown, and unstable European politics will hamper a fourth quarter economic rally.
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.