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Members of CNBC's panel on the future of monetary policy discuss what they see as the biggest risks facing the global economy in 2014.
U.K. finance minister George Osborne says he "completely rejects" that forward guidance is a failure, as the Bank of England nears its 7 percent unemployment threshold to consider hiking interest rates.
Larry Summers said was is in agreement with U.K. finance minister George Osborne on stimulating investment, but conceded that he had not always been a fan of Britain's austerity policy.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, says the U.S. Federal Reserve has dealt with the normalization of monetary policy well, but it is "premature" to discuss this in Japan.
Alexandre Tombini, governor of the Central Bank of Brazil, says that tapering will be positive for the South American country.
Vijay Chandok, president of ICICI, discusses the Indian economy, saying the consumer is king in India.
Tidjane Thiam, CEO of Prudential, says he remains positive on emerging markets and does not see a slowdown in those countries.
Sir Christopher Pissarides, professor of economics and 2010 Economics Nobel Prize laureate, says central banks need to be more "vague" on their forward guidance.
Guido Mantega, Brazilian finance minister, says a lack of lending from banks is slowing consumption in the Brazilian economy.
Arif Naqvi, CEO of Abraaj Group, says Nigeria and Ghana will continue to grow and are good countries to invest in.
Yoshiaki Fujimori, CEO of LIXIL Group and vice chairman of Japan Association of Corporate Executives, says Abenomics is helping the company and the Japanese economy.
Michael Froman, U.S. trade representative, says the European Union and the U.S. will "take time" to get the EU-U.S. trade deal right, even if it takes longer than first predicted.
Gordon Brown, former British Prime Minister, says China needs to address its shadow banking system.
Feike Sijbesma, Chairman and CEO of DSM, says the European economy is still plagued by several problems, despite the green shoots of a recovery.
Francisco González, CEO of BBVA, says betting against the euro is a big mistake as the single currency is "here to stay".
John Rice, vice chairman of GE and CEO of GE Global Growth and Operations, says manufacturing will continue to be important to the global economy.
Guy Ryder, director general of the ILO, says jobs are high on the agenda at Davos, and people are "really worried" about youth unemployment.
European equities opened lower on Thursday after manufacturing data from China fell to a six-month low.
Enda Kenny, Irish Prime Minister, says the European single market must realize its potential.
Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Renault Nissan, says the company will throw a lot of investment at self-driving cars as the automobile technology race heats up.
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.