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Simon Waxley, senior portfolio manager at Whitebox Advisors, says he is looking for bottom up stocks with a "skewed" risk-reward profile.
Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, says that a promising growth prospect for the domestic U.S. economy will make it a profitable place to invest in 2014.
Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, says countries will not let Japan become ultra-competitive at the expense of their own economies meaning that the yen will have trouble weakening further.
Chris Torrens, director of global risk analysis at Control Risks, highlights some of the risks for investors in 2014 which include frontier markets and the reduced role of the U.S. in global peacekeeping.
Samir Brikho, CEO of AMEC, says the company is reducing its level of dependency on oil and gas through renewable energy projects, especially in the U.S.
European markets opened higher on Tuesday, completing their most successful year of this decade.
Nick Hungerford, chief executive and founder of investment management company Nutmeg, expects gold to continue its downward trend in 2014.
Roger Nightingale, economist at RDN Associates, argues that when economies are doing badly, increased central bank liquidity drives equity prices.
Riccardo Barbieri, chief European economist at Mizuho International, expects geopolitical risk to be minimal in 2014.
Michala Marcussen, global head of economics at Société Générale Corporate and Investment Banking, discusses the 75 percent tax rate on high earners in France, after President Francois Hollande’s controversial reform got the green light.
Paul Sweeting, European head of strategy at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says pension funds are moving away from investing in equities alone, and putting money into less liquid assets like infrastructure.
European shares were mixed in morning trade on Monday, with trading still subdued before the New Year's holiday.
Alessandro Profumo, chairman of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, says a delay to vital fundraising has created "uncertainty".
Michala Marcussen, global head of economics at Société Générale Corporate and Investment Banking, discusses the 75 percent tax rate on high earners in France, after President Francois Hollande¿s controversial reform got the green light.
Peter Oppenheimer, head of economics at Goldman Sachs, says that the "long-term positive story" for equities should continue in 2014 but that the drivers will change.
Kerry Craig, market strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, expects the European market to grow at a more moderate pace in 2014 as fundamentals start playing a more important role.
European shares opened higher on Friday after the two-day Christmas break, with trading expected to be thin as investors gear up for the New Year.
Paul Hermelin, CEO of Capgemini, comments on the group's performance in 2013 and says that while Europe is not a "booming market", it is "awakening again."
Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, discusses Abenomics and says it is still "too early to tell" if the pick-up in Japanese inflation is sustainable.
Spain plans to cut taxes for low-income Spanish families in 2014, but citizens in higher income brackets won't get the same windfall.
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.