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Daniel Tubbs, head of global emerging markets at Mirabaud Asset Management, said there is still "significant under investment" in parts of central and western China.
Greek stocks tumbled over 10 percent on Monday, after politicians failed to elect a president in a key vote, paving the way for a snap election in the new year.
European shares followed the rally in Asian and U.S. equities, opening higher on Monday.
David Stubbs, global market strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, says the U.S. trade is crowded, but is still where investors should be.
Captain Dave Smith, retired British Airways pilot and spokesman for the British Airline Pilots Association, says the AirAsia pilot made choices that were "perfectly normal".
Nick Hungerford, director and CEO of Nutmeg, says he will continue to be aggressive in equities in areas such as the U.S. and Germany.
Tom Elliott, international investment strategist at DeVere Group, says Saudi Arabia is a low--cost producer that could be driving down the oil price to disrupt Shia regimes in Syria an Iraq.
Kristina Church, analyst at Barclays, says European demand is still very mixed in the auto sector, and adds that the German industry should have seen a stronger recovery in 2014.
Kenneth Cukier, data editor at The Economist, discusses his outlook for 2015 for U.S.-Saudi Arabia relations, mobile phone subscriptions and Facebook user growth.
Simon Colvin, analyst at Markit, discusses the top toy maker stocks and why some of them are under pressure from digital gaming companies.
European shares were slightly lower on Wednesday, failing to gain traction from a modest rally in the U.S. where the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 18,000 points for the first time ever.
Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory, says the Russian government is deliberately letting the ruble fall.
Simon Collins, mortgage technical manager at John Charcol, discusses how recent U.K. mortgage rules have led to a slowdown in the real estate sector.
Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, says the potential for several elections in a short space of time due to disagreements between political parties could weigh on U.K. assets in 2015.
Tim Connaghan, author of "Behind the Red Suit," says fund managers need to work harder in 2015 in order to deliver alpha.
Jeremy Stretch, head of foreign exchange Strategy at CIBC, discusses his outlook for the U.S. dollar in 2015.
Jeremy Stretch, head of foreign exchange Strategy at CIBC, says that continuing to sell euro below $1.20 against the dollar could surprise investors.
Maurice Levy, CEO of Publicis, says there has been progress made at the COP20 event in Lima on climate change, but more commitment is needed from China and India to tackle the issue.
Geoffrey Yu, foreign exchange strategist at UBS, and Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, discuss whether the Mexican peso is a good buy.
European shares opened slightly higher on Tuesday with investors looking ahead to revised growth data from a number of global economies.
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.