Joseph Dayan, head of markets at BCS Financial Group, explains why he thinks Russia's central bank will "pause and wait" when it comes to cutting interest rates.» Read More
Jim Rogers, Rogers Holdings Chairman and author of "Street Smarts," explains why he is short in government bonds, and where he is investing globally.
Chris Weafer, chief strategist at Sberbank Investment Bank tells CNBC that Russia is as much a consumer story as oil proxy.
Iran's crude exports to its biggest customer, Asia, fell by a quarter in 2012 and shipments this year are expected to drop by at least 12 percent under U.S. sanctions pressure, but ample alternative supplies will keep refiners flush with oil.
Simon Quijano, EMEA Chief Economist at ING, tells CNBC there will always be a tug of war with Ukraine between Western Europe and Russia.
Asia's financial capital Hong Kong retained its top spot as the world's most expensive city to rent a high-end apartment as robust demand on the island, a popular destination for employees looking to relocate overseas, and constrained supply, kept prices elevated.
The world's top economic policymakers are likely to discuss how Japan's new monetary and fiscal policy drive is weakening the yen when they meet next month, but will stop well short of calling it a competitive devaluation, G20 officials said.
Kirill Dmitriev, chief executive officer of RDIF, says Russia is one of the few countries in the world that can deliver growth, and joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) has made it more competitive.
Maria Bartiromo gets the Davos buzz from Steve Pagliuca, MD at Bain Capital, on European optimism and the changing face of Russia.
Investors worldwide continue to be skeptical towards Russia, confounded by whether real reforms will bring structural changes. During the World Economic Forum, the Russian delegation has been trying to reassure investors in order to reverse capital outflows that have reached more than $350 billion since 2007.
The fallout from a bizarre trial in Russia appears to be aggravating Western concerns about state-sponsored corruption.
Sergey Belyakov, Russia's deputy minister of economic development, tells CNBC they want to create an enabling environment for investment and continue to push a program of privatisation where the market conditions are right.
Leaders of the world's largest banks have gone some way to persuading investors that their industry's near-death experience is over, even though the public still doesn't trust them.
William Browder, CEO and co-founder of Hermitage Capital Management, says Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's speech at the World Economic Forum was divorced from reality, and advises investors to avoid the country.
Loading central banks with more tasks and pressing them to pursue more aggressive monetary policies could risk a round of competitive devaluations, European Central Bank policymaker Jens Weidmann said on Monday, citing pressure on the Bank of Japan.
Michael Michaelide, rates strategist at RBS, tells CNBC why he doesn't expect a Cypriot default and why its long term economic prospects are good.
Julian Mayo, Co-CIO at Charlemagne Capital, tells CNBC that 2013 should be a good year for Russia and which stocks to pick to play its growth.
Francois Hollande's clumsy handling of financial reform promises has turned public mood against him and prompted smirking foreign leaders to offer refuge to French tax exiles.
China's growing influence means it is useful to think about the world economy in terms of two separate narratives, one expert explains.
Megafon’s $1.7 billion share offering raised eyebrows last year when Goldman Sachs pulled out as lead bookrunner close to launch – but the investment bank has now issued a “buy” rating on the stock.
French actor Gerard Depardieu has been granted citizenship by Russian President Vladimir Putin, with CNBC's Robert Frank.