Worldwide Exchange


  • Holding structure 'no longer necessary': Philips CEO  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Philips CEO, Frans Van Houten, says that splitting the group into separate businesses will enable it to "tighten its focus" and free up some capacity to invest in new opportunities.

  • US markets: 'Sit back and wait'  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 5:45 AM ET

    Kenny Polcari, director at O'Neil Securities, says that after the "excitement" of the past few weeks, investors are realizing that they got a "little bit ahead" of themselves.

  • Start-ups: 'Definitely in a growth stage'  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 5:20 AM ET

    Eileen Burbidge, partner at Passion Capital, says U.K. start-ups have "a lot of promise" in areas such as fintech, health-tech and cyber-security and discusses whether we're heading for a tech bubble.

  • Can the White House derail M&A activity?  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Tony Dwyer, chief equity strategist at Canaccord Genuity, says the White House push against tax inversion could have a temporary impact on deals, but that ultimately, "it's down to the credit market".

  • Minority of M&A is due to tax reasons: Pro  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 4:45 AM ET

    Steve Allan, M&A practice leader for EMEA at Towers Watson, says there has been an "enormous" amount of mergers and acquisitions lately and that most deals create value.

  • Oil market to tighten further: Pro  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Charles Whall, portfolio manager at Investec Asset Management, says oil groups' focus on free cash flow is positive for investors but will lead to a "real significant tightening" of the market.

  • 'Escargrowth' or 'Austerity Strudel' anyone?  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 4:24 AM ET

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday to discuss France's reform agenda. CNBC imagines what the menu could have looked like.

  • Tesco: 'Free rein to bring in a new strategy'?  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 4:19 AM ET

    The investigation into Tesco's accounting errors points so "some failure of corporate governance", CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.

  • Euro zone PMI: 'Moving in the wrong direction'  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, says the euro zone's performance is "meager" following the release of the latest flash PMI data and news that the German manufacturing sector is not expanding.

  • US equities 'riding the tide': Pro  Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    Michael W. Gurka, Founder and president at BruinHill Partners, explains that he is rather bullish on U.S. equities and discusses the dollar.

  • How to trade Alibaba  Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 5:40 AM ET

    R.J. Hottovy, global director of consumer equity research and senior restaurant and retail analyst at Morningstar, says Alibaba's expansion outside of China will be challenging.

  • ECB won't reach balance sheet target: Pro  Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, says that the ECB's reluctance to use quantitative easing means the central bank is likely to "fall short" of its balance sheet expansion target.

  • Silver and gold to fall further?  Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Richard Perry, market analyst at Hantec Markets, charts the recent performance of silver and gold and says "enormous" pressure is generating "further downside momentum" for silver prices.

  • Tesco investigating profit overstatement  Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:35 AM ET

    Tesco's stock price fell to its lowest level since 2003 after the group announced it had launched an investigation into a misstated profit, CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.

  • Ebrahim Rahbari, director of European and global economics at Citi Research, discusses the "fundamental differences in opinion" between Germany and France when it comes to fiscal policy.

  • UK minimum wage hike won't hurt jobs: Labour  Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:11 AM ET

    Labour's pledge to raise the minimum wage will not lead to job losses as the timeframe will allow businesses to adapt, says Chuka Umunna, U.K. shadow secretary of state for business, innovation and skills.

  • UK's cities, regions need devolution: Labour  Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Chuka Umunna, U.K. shadow secretary of state for business, innovation and skills, discusses devolution and says the U.K. should devolve powers for regions to grow better.

  • US equity market nearing top: Pro  Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    Todd Horwitz, author and founder of Averagejoeoptions.com, says the U.S. equity market is "very close to a top" and could start to see some selling pressure.

  • Alibaba IPO: Is it 'time for a correction'?  Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 5:20 AM ET

    Donald Luskin, CIO at Trend Macro, says the Fed's latest statement implies the bank "will be easy forever" and that the Alibaba IPO suggests that it might be time for correction.

  • 'Single market' is key for UK businesses: CIO  Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Anne Richards, CIO at Aberdeen Asset Management, says markets will quickly move on from Scotland and that there is "a compelling argument" for the BoE not to raise rates yet.

About Worldwide Exchange

  • CNBC's global business programme brings the business and investing world together. Each weekday Julia Chatterley, Wilfred Frost and Seema Mody consider the business stories that have global significance. With reports from CNBC's correspondents from around the world, Worldwide Exchange delivers essential, actionable information for any investor, anywhere who wants to be part of a global business conversation.

Contact Worldwide Exchange

  • Twitter: @CNBCWEX
  • Showtimes

    United States
    Monday - Friday 4a ET
    Monday - Friday 10:00 CET
    Monday - Friday 17:00 SIN/HK
    Monday - Friday 20:00 SYD
    New Zealand
    Monday - Friday 22:00 NZ


  • Chatterley is CNBC’s European reporter covering key business and political events, as well as regular Eurogroup and EU leaders summits in Brussels.

  • Wilfred Frost is anchor of Worldwide Exchange, joining CNBC in 2014.

  • Seema Mody is a CNBC reporter and host of the "Trading the Twicker" segment on "Fast Money."