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Kenneth Cukier, data editor at The Economist, discusses his outlook for 2015 for U.S.-Saudi Arabia relations, mobile phone subscriptions and Facebook user growth.
Simon Colvin, analyst at Markit, discusses the top toy maker stocks and why some of them are under pressure from digital gaming companies.
European shares were slightly lower on Wednesday, failing to gain traction from a modest rally in the U.S. where the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 18,000 points for the first time ever.
Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory, says the Russian government is deliberately letting the ruble fall.
Simon Collins, mortgage technical manager at John Charcol, discusses how recent U.K. mortgage rules have led to a slowdown in the real estate sector.
Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, says the potential for several elections in a short space of time due to disagreements between political parties could weigh on U.K. assets in 2015.
Tim Connaghan, author of "Behind the Red Suit," says fund managers need to work harder in 2015 in order to deliver alpha.
Jeremy Stretch, head of foreign exchange Strategy at CIBC, discusses his outlook for the U.S. dollar in 2015.
Jeremy Stretch, head of foreign exchange Strategy at CIBC, says that continuing to sell euro below $1.20 against the dollar could surprise investors.
Maurice Levy, CEO of Publicis, says there has been progress made at the COP20 event in Lima on climate change, but more commitment is needed from China and India to tackle the issue.
Geoffrey Yu, foreign exchange strategist at UBS, and Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, discuss whether the Mexican peso is a good buy.
European shares opened slightly higher on Tuesday with investors looking ahead to revised growth data from a number of global economies.
Paras Anand, head of European equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, and Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, discuss the prospects for European stocks in 2015.
François Pérol, CEO of Groupe BPCE, says the Hollande administration will carry out the necessary reforms to improve the economy.
Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, says intra-euro zone spreads versus German bunds will widen in 2015.
A 'Grexit' or Greek exit from the euro zone is unlikely according to, Arnab Das, managing director of market research and strategy at Roubini Global Economics, adding that the euro zone will be held together by continued promises from policy makers and politicians.
Nick Malkoutzis, editor of Macropolis, discusses the hurdles facing Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras in the second ballot in the presidential election.
David Rubenstein, CEO of private equity firm Carlyle Group, swapped his deal-making day job to rap a holiday greeting as homage to his company's investment in Dr, Dre's headphone brand Beats Electronics.
Crude oil prices will continue to fall due to weak demand and and excess supply, according to Dennis Gartman, editor and publisher of The Gartman Letter.
Dennis Gartman, editor and publisher of The Gartman Letter, says stock prices will continue to march higher but markets could see big moves in major indices.
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.