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Georgios Tsapouris, investment strategist at Coutts, says confidence is back in the European economy as the periphery returns to growth.
Alexey Moiseev, deputy finance minister of Russia, says the country needs to deliver structural reforms to improve the economy.
Rob McCreery, founding partner at Libra Investment Services, looks at the risk-reward profiles of companies reporting earnings in the Stoxx 600 this week, and where the investment opportunities are.
Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, says Iranian oil will bring increased supply of oil while demand remains "tepid", causing oil prices to push lower.
A deal for Iran to curb its nuclear program in return for sanctions relief is set to take effect on January 20.
Discount retailer Sports Direct, owned by billionaire Mike Ashley, bought a 4.63 percent stake in Debenhams on Monday.
Beat Wittmann, CEO at TCMG Asset Management, says he is bullish on European financials claiming European banking stocks could see "at least" a 35 percent rally in 2014.
Commuters across the world embraced the annual "No Pants" commute, traveling trouserless on subways.
Otto Dichtl, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus Europe, says the risk-reward profile of credit markets continue to deteriorate and investors can expect to break even "at best" on high-yield debt.
NBC's Stephanie Stanton gives a roundup of the Golden Globes ahead of Oscar nominations this week.
Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, warns about the dangers posed by a bubble in high-yield corporate debt.
Dennis Gartman, founder, editor and publisher of the The Gartman Letter, says non-farm payroll numbers are "pulled from thin air" and have no consistency.
Chris Walker, FX strategist at Barclays, says an LTRO from the European Central Bank could help push the euro lower.
CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi looks at French president Francois Hollande's reputation following allegations he was having an affair.
French first lady who has been admitted to hospital following reports of President Hollande's affair will be discharged on Monday.
Ukraine might have recently decided to strengthen its financial ties with Russia but the EU should not abandon the country, an opposition leader said.
Trevor Stirling, senior research analyst of European beverages at Sanford Bernstein, says Sean 'Diddy' Combs is a "marketing genius" after helping boost Ciroc vodka sales and teaming up with Diageo to take over tequila brand DeLeón.
George O'Connor, senior analyst at Panmure Gordon, says the rotation into equities and good value in small caps make them an attractive buy.
William Mackie, senior analyst of capital goods at Berenberg, says growing confidence and loose monetary policy will help drive earnings and shares in the industrial sector in 2014.
French president Francois Hollande has threatened legal action against Closer magazine after it published pictures and information about his alleged affair with actress Julie Gayet.
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.