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European equities opened lower on Tuesday, following cautious trade in their Asian counterparts.
Max King, investment strategist at Investec Asset Management, says strong earnings are causing the equity market rally.
Wolfgang Neumann, CEO of Rezidor Hotel Group, says the hotel industry has been resilient during the financial crisis.
Peter Long, CEO of TUI Travel PLC, says customers are opting for all inclusive package holidays as incomes are under pressure.
Bob Baur, chief global economist at Principal Global Investors, and Mike Amey, portfolio manager at PIMCO, discuss the potential problems of implementing the Volcker rule.
John Wraith, rates strategist at Bank of America Merill Lynch Global Research, says the U.K.'s economy is not strong enough to cope with higher interest rates.
Arvind Ramakrishnan, head of Asia at Maplecroft, says the Democrat party which is calling for an unelected council to govern the country, will not get support from the majority of the country and does not have enough backing to win a national election.
Adam Cole, head of G10 FX strategy at RBC Capital Markets, says the market has priced in tapering and is no longer worried about the timing.
Vashi Dominguez, founder, CEO and chairman of Vashi, says diamonds face increasing competition from other gemstones.
Tim Murphy, CEO and founder of IP Global, says Asian buyers are attracted to the London property market.
Daniel Gleeson, mobile analyst at IHS, says next year will see "smartphone ubiquity" - smartphones in every country at every price point.
Nicholas Davidson, senior portfolio manager of value equities at AllianceBernstein, discusses stock valuations and whether there are any cheap stocks left to buy.
European equities opened higher on Monday after strong jobs data from the U.S. spurred gains on Wall Street and in Asia.
Richard Mallinson, geopolitical analyst at Energy Aspects, and Peter Hutton, energy analyst at RBC Capital Markets, debate whether Iran could increase oil production as soon as sanctions are lifted next year.
Nabil Fahmy, Egypt's foreign minister, says America's influence in the Middle East will diminish if it fails to engage with the region¿s problems.
Lothar Mentel, chief investment officer at Tatton Investment Management, says better banking supervision is needed in the U.K. and that the Vickers proposals are "toothless".
Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, says the yield on the U.S. treasury could hit 3 percent when the Federal Reserve begins tapering.
Jonathan Webb, head of FX strategy at Jefferies Bache, says tapering is a "done deal" in December or January as the U.S. shows improving economic strength.
Nabil Fahmy, Egypt's foreign minister, says business confidence will improve once the country adopts its constitution.
Ramon Vega, founder of Vega Swiss Asset Management, discusses what to expect from the World Cup draw.
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.