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Ben Lofthouse, co-manager at Henderson Global Equity Income Fund, says investors globally are seeing dividend growth with the world's top 1,200 listed firms expected to pay a total of $1.19 trillion in 2014.
David Stevenson, head of business management at Baring Asset Management, says the Hong Kong-Shanghai Connect program is "one of many steps" the Chinese government is taking to open up its economy.
Catherine Mann, chief economist at the OECD, discusses whether a delay in the Japanese sales tax hike would help the economy.
CNBC's Kaori Enjoji reports on whether third quarter Japanese GDP figures which pushed the country into a technical recession, will be the catalyst for snap elections.
Seijiro Takeshita, director of Mizuho International, says a revival in capital expenditure has not happened in Japan, despite positive signs in the economy such as low unemployment.
Reggie Aggarwal, CEO of CVent, talks about how the company's near-bankruptcy experience helped it become more disciplined and discusses the opportunity in the events planning business.
Fiona Reynolds managing director at PRI, says the global tax system needs to keep up with new technology.
Roberto Azevêdo, director general of the World Trade Organization, says there is a "brighter picture" for world trade after a key agreement between the U.S. and India was struck on Thursday.
European shares opened slightly higher on Friday with a slew of key data due out for the euro zone.
Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbones, says the U.S. Treasury curve is behind the Federal Reserve.
Yoram Gutgeld, member of parliament for the Democratic Party and economic advisor to Matteo Renzi, says the government will carry out "massive" tax cuts and enact key reforms.
Yoram Gutgeld, member of parliament for the Democratic Party and economic advisor to Matteo Renzi, says the euro zone needs more "medicine" from the ECB and Germany needs to invest more to help the region's economy recovery.
Simon Maughan, head of research at OTAS Technologies, says Nokia is a completely different business after the sale of its devices unit to Microsoft.
Steven Bell, director of global macro at F&C, says the 0.3 percent quarter-on-quarter rise in French third quarter GDP is a "relief" but the country's government is "paralyzed" and unable to make the necessary structural reforms.
Steven Bell, director of global macro at F&C, says the impact of a weaker euro on the economy is minimal.
Terry McGraw, chairman of McGraw Hill and the International Chamber of Commerce, says that he believes meaningful policy will come out of the G20 meeting in Australia.
Terry McGraw, chairman of McGraw Hill and the International Chamber of Commerce, says he sees a trade facilitation agreement being signed at the G20 meeting.
Peder Holk Nielsen, CEO of Novozymes, says that business leaders at the so called B20 will continue to push economic growth policies.
Roberto Jaguaribe, Brazilian ambassador to the UK, says the investigation into corruption allegations at Petrobras will not stop investment in the country's energy sector.
The euro zone economy is flirting with recession ahead of gross domestic product numbers on Friday. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick and Geoff Cutmore explain the problems facing the single currency bloc.
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.