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Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, says diplomacy and military action is needed to take the fight to ISIS.
Mark Canning, former British ambassador to Indonesia and current senior advisor at Bell Pottinger, says Indonesia's new president Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo will face challenges, but is confident he will do a good job.
Jacques Cailloux, chief European economist at Nomura, discusses why global stock markets wobbled last week, and suggests markets are only realizing ECB President Mario Draghi's message that he cannot reflate the economy without the help of reform from governments.
Neil Dwane, chief investment officer for European equities at Allianz Global Investors, says interest rate rises from the Fed and Bank of England are still a long way off.
Patrick Legland, global head of research at Societe Generale, says the U.S. could deliberately be pushing down oil prices to hurt Russia.
Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, says people should not panic over Ebola.
Yoel Sano, head of political risk at Business Monitor International, says Russia is showing "increasing assertiveness".
Frans van Houten, CEO of Philips, says it's the "right time" to spin off the company's lighting business from its healthcare arm.
Frans van Houten, CEO of Philips, says the slowdown in China and Russia is a near-term "reality" after weakness in those countries weighed on third-quarter earnings.
Patrick Legland, global head of research at Societe Generale, says French public spending as a percentage of gross domestic product is "extremely worrying".
James Gautrey, global technology and telecoms sector specialist at Schroders, says that margins are too thin in the payments space which raises questions about the Apple Pay business model.
Erlan Sagadiev, Kazakhstan's deputy minister for industry and new technologies, says the diversification of the country's economy is "paying dividends".
Erlan Sagadiev, Kazakhstan's deputy minister for industry and new technologies, says the Kashagan oil field is an important part of the country's economy despite delays to the project.
Europe shares opened slightly higher on Friday as global markets pause to consider more economic data out of the U.S.
Amy Bensted, head of hedge fund products at Preqin, says the industry has seen a "choppy" performance.
Seth Kleinman, global head of energy strategy at Citi, says the U.S. shale boom is driving the bearish sentiment in the oil market.
Philippa Malmgren, founder of DRPM Group, says investors are still concerned about the luxury slowdown in China as Jimmy Choo - known for its high-end shoes - sets its IPO price at 140 pence ($2.25) a share.
Tim McCullough, technical strategist at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, says the S&P will hit 1960 points before seeing a "larger" drop than the recent sell-off.
Tim McCullough, technical strategist at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, and Sony Kapoor, director of Re-Define, discuss the prospect for U.S. Treasurys.
Scott Moeller, director of the M&A research center at Cass Business School, says the U.S. Treasury rules making tax inversion deals harder could put a "damper" on the M&A market.
Geoff Cutmore is co-anchor for CNBC’s flagship programme 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.
Stephen Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program Squawk Box Europe and is also CNBC's OPEC reporter covering major meetings.