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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.
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.
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.
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore takes a look through the biggest moves on the S&P 500 through November and December and where the market may be heading.
Manik Narain, head of EMEA foreign exchange and fixed income strategy at UBS, and Paul Gambles, managing partner at MBMG Group, discuss whether the Russian ruble is attractive after the country's central bank took action to stem the currency's decline.
As Airbus delivers the first A350 to Qatar Airways, CEO Fabrice Bregier, says it is a "historic" day for the company, adding that competition with Boeing is "fierce".
Fabrice Bregier, CEO of Airbus, says the French company will be number one in terms of aircraft deliveries beating its rival Boeing.
Fabrice Bregier, CEO of Airbus, says the A380 is a "fantastic" aircraft and the company will continue to support it.
European shares opened higher on Monday with sentiment boosted by a rebound in the price of oil and the Russian ruble.
John Haynes, head of research at Investec Wealth and Investment, explains why the euro may strengthen against the dollar in 2015 and warns many investors are not positioned for it.
Paul Gambles, managing partner at MBMG Group, says the Micex looks cheap after falling dramatically this year and could be a good investment.
Brian Coulton, global emerging market strategist at Legal and General Investment Management, says China's economy will inevitably slow down but will not crash.
Brian Coulton, global emerging market strategist at Legal and General Investment Management, says mistakes made by Russia's central bank, combined with sanctions, will fuel a major contraction for the country in 2015.
Carlo Gallo, director at Enquirisk, says Russia economic situation is likely to deteriorate further as the oil price remains low and the sanctions bite.
Carlo Gallo, director at Enquirisk, says the low oil price is likely to lead to a cut back on public spending in Russia fueling "resentment" by the population against the government.
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.