Worldwide Exchange


  • Investors 'shrug off' Russia sanctions?     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Joseph Dayan, head of markets at BCS Financial Group, discuss the new sanctions on Russia and the impact it could have for global firms - such as BP.

  • BP: 'No end in sight' for litigation     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, says that it's difficult to hold a long-term view on BP while the impact of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is still being calculated.

  • Marijn Dekkers, CEO of Bayer, says the company does not feel the "absolute need" to make acquisitions, but is keeping an eye on opportunities in the market.

  • M&A volume down: Pro     Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Scott Moeller, director of the M&A research centre at Cass Business School, highlights that while, in value terms, M&A activity is increasing, volume is down year-on-year.

  • Art: Add to online cart?     Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Confidence to buy art online is growing says Robert Read, head of fine art at Hiscox, because it's convenient, easy and allows potential buyers to view art from around the world.

  • Why you should invest in Chinese banks     Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Stephen Sheung, head of investment strategy at SHK Private, discusses the Chinese banking sector and advises that it's "better to accumulate" than to shy away from them.

  • Poor consumption holding back firms: Pro     Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 4:10 AM ET

    Bill Blain, strategist at Mint Partners, says the lack of consumption is holding back global growth as Western consumers remain very "cash-strapped."

  • U.S. pharma giant Pfizer is trying to appeal to AstraZeneca's shareholders as management at the U.K. group has yet to respond regarding the takeover bid, CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.

  • Watch tech sector on Friday: Pro     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 5:45 AM ET

    Bob Iaccino, chief market strategist at Tehthys Partners, expects U.S. trading to be flat on Friday, but says the Microsoft earnings beat could pull the tech sector higher.

  • Microsoft: Cloud focus is positive     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Norman Young, senior equity analyst at Morningstar, says Microsoft has the resources to compete in the "land-grab" for cloud business, and that the shift to a cloud- and mobile-led strategy is positive.

  • Baltics to be hit by Ukraine crisis: SEB CEO     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 5:20 AM ET

    Annika Falkengren, CEO of SEB Bank, comments on the bank's activity in Ukraine, Russia and the Baltic countries, and says activity in Sweden and Germany is picking up.

  • US stock market to push higher?     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Michael Purves, chief global strategist at Weeden & Co., discusses U.S. earnings and says the market is "pretty resilient", signalling that further upside is possible.

  • Cyberattacks growing in volume: Pro     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 4:45 AM ET

    James Kretchmar, CTO for EMEA at Akamai, discusses online security and how it's becoming an increasingly important trend as cyberattacks are getting higher in volumes.

  • Inflation: Is Japan losing momentum?     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Andrew Sullivan, director of Asian sales trading at Kim Eng Securities, says the latest Japanese inflation data is a "little bit disappointing" and shows that momentum is slowing slightly.

  • UK retailer becoming more optimistic: Pro     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Bryan Roberts, retail insights director at Kantar Retail, says the U.K. is seeing a "tepid uplift" in consumer activity and that retailers are becoming more optimistic about the year ahead.

  • Daniel Gleeson, mobile analyst at IHS, says that Microsoft's control over Nokia's software and hardware businesses gives the group greater ammunition to challenge Android and iOS leadership.

  • Why S&P downgraded Russia's credit rating     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Christian Esters, senior director for sovereign ratings at Standard and Poor's Ratings Services, says the reasons behind Russia's credit rating downgrade include capital outflows and increased risks of slower growth.

  • Facebook: Time to invest?     Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 5:45 AM ET

    Victor Anthony, managing director at Topeka Capital Markets, says Facebook is performing "exceptionally well" with engagement at an all-time high and revenue growing for the third quarter in a row.

  • Apple moving into EM: Pro     Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Grigoris Kouteris, general manager at Upstream, says one of the key lessons from Apple's results is the focus on emerging markets and the company's "move beyond the developed world."

  • Stay away from Apple?     Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Pedro Noronha, managing partner at Noster Capital, explains that he remains "not terribly excited" about Apple in spite of the positive quarterly numbers.

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.

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  • 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."