Doyin Okupe, senior special assistant on public affairs to Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, defends the government's attempts to tackle the problem of insurgency and says the "safe return" of the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram is key.» Read More
Joerg Kraemer, chief economist at Commerzbank, says the European Central Bank is likely to take action to increase bank lending in the near future.
Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, says a euro/dollar move lower could be driven by the sell-off in the euro and dollar buying.
French food group Danone has said it will sue New Zealand's Fonterra following a contamination scare that sparked the recall of infant milk formula across Asia.
Michael Widmer, metals strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, says the macroeconomic concerns that caused investors to pour money into gold are no longer there and emerging market demand alone will not boost the price of the precious metal.
Mads Koefoed, head of macro strategy at Saxo Bank, says private sector consumption in the U.S. will increase this year as the effect of the automatic taxation measures caused by sequestration are beginning to fade.
Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbones, and Michael Browne, fund manager at Martin Currie, discuss the key criteria for investment and what metrics to look out for.
European equities opened higher on Wednesday ahead of further euro zone data that could prompt the European Central Bank (ECB) to change its monetary policy on Thursday.
Mike Thompson, managing director and head of global markets intelligence at S&P Capital IQ, and Michael Browne, fund manager at Martin Currie, discuss equity valuations in Europe and the U.S.
Edi Truell, CEO of Tungsten Corporation, said the e-invoicing company is investing and expanding into India and Brazil.
Kevin Adams, head of the institutional fixed income team at Henderson Global Investors, says divergence in central bank action in Europe and the U.S. will mean core European bonds will outperform U.S. Treasurys.
Vincenzo Scarpetta, political analyst at Open Europe, discusses whether French unions are too excessive after the "boss-napping" incident at a Goodyear tyre factory.
Tim McCullough, technical strategist at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, says that gold could see a long-term rise after its recent rout, despite a stronger U.S. dollar.
John Strickland, director of JLS Consulting, says long-haul flights still remain difficult for low-cost carriers to do successfully.
CNBC's Annette Weisbach reports that Munich Re is expecting more natural catastrophe's in the future, especially tropical storms.
Alan Miller, founding partner at SCM Private, and Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, discuss the prospect for Japanese stocks and the yen in 2014.
European equities opened higher on Tuesday following data that showed growth in the euro zone's service and manufacturing industries gained momentum in December.
Disgruntled workers at a Goodyear factory in northern France detained two of their bosses Monday by barricading a meeting room door with a large tire, their union said. CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi is at the scene.
Martyn Briggs, senior consultant, automotive at Frost & Sullivan, says that business sales are driving the pick-up in the U.K. car market, but consumer confidence is also returning.
Boeing and Flydubai announced an order for 75 737 MAX 8s and 11 Next-Generation 737-800s, in a deal valued at $8.8 billion.
Murat Ulgen, chief economist for Central and Eastern Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa at HSBC, says emerging markets have been growing but growth has been "disappointing".
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.