Worldwide Exchange


  • Japan: Base salaries are rising     Friday, 2 May 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Uwe Parpart, head of research at Reorient Financial Markets, says retail data from large Japanese department stores show the impact of the sales tax hike is not as bad as expected, due to better wages.

  • Uncertainty remains on RBS: Pro     Friday, 2 May 2014 | 4:19 AM ET

    George Hay, European financial editor at Reuters Breakingviews, says the RBS stock surged following earnings because, for the first time in a while, the group did not present "a new strategy or a new disaster."

  • Ian Bond, director of foreign policy at the Centre for European Reform, comments on Ukraine following the launch of the government's operation to retake control in eastern parts of the country.

  • Pfizer raises bid for AstraZeneca     Friday, 2 May 2014 | 4:04 AM ET

    American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has hiked its takeover bid for British rival AstraZeneca to $106.5 billion. CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.

  • It's nearly time to get out of Europe: Pro     Friday, 2 May 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    James Butterfill, global equity strategist at Coutts, says that earnings are becoming more important with each quarter, and that so far for Europe it has been a "earnings-less recovery."

  • Should you 'sell in May and go away'?     Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    Martin Leclerc, CIO and portfolio manager at Barrack Yard Advisors, says investors shouldn't necessarily sell in May and go away but take the opportunity to look at their portfolio and reposition for the coming months.

  • Oil: Majors should focus on exploration     Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin Ltd, says the light at the end of the tunnel is in sight for energy stocks but that more needs to be done to get earnings going up and selects his top picks.

  • How to play the US dollar     Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Marvin Barth, head of foreign exchange research for Europe at Barclays, says the U.S. dollar will appreciate in the long term, but will be challenged soon.

  • Can Sony reprogram for recovery?     Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 4:50 AM ET

    Manoj Menon, partner and managing director at Frost & Sullivan, comments on the news that Sony has slashed its profit outlook by over two thirds and says the good news is that the group is getting out of the PC business.

  • Booking a car park space? Here's the app!     Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    ParkJockey is an app that allows users to find and book car park spaces in advance, explains Umut Tekin, CEO of ParkJockey. The app, which is already available in London and Miami, will launch in six other cities before year-end.

  • Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, discusses the U.K. economy and points out that while the manufacturing side is doing very well, it is only a small part of the economy.

  • EU expansion: Is it a good thing?     Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 4:22 AM ET

    Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading and Neil Shearing, chief emerging markets economist at Capital Economics, discuss what joining the European Union and the euro zone has done for Eastern European countries.

  • Russia 'probably in recession': Pro     Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 4:20 AM ET

    Neil Shearing, chief emerging markets economist at Capital Economics, says Russia is probably in recession and that despite the IMF program, it will be very difficult to see economic stability in Ukraine.

  • Time for risk on?     Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, explains why after four "tricky months" for the market, he now believes it's time to be risk on.

  • Still value in US market: Pro     Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    John Canally, investment strategist and economist at LPL Financial, comments on the U.S. stock markets and on Wednesday's FOMC meeting.

  • Can Alibaba dominate in the US?     Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Emmett Kilduff, CEO and founder of Eagle Alpha, says that Alibaba could take on eBay and Amazon in the U.S. after its IPO.

  • Twitter: Is the valuation justified?     Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 5:20 AM ET

    Richard Windsor, founder of Radio Free Mobile, says the issue with Twitter is that its addressable market is much smaller than Facebook's and that it needs to start expanding out of micro-blogging.

  • US in midst of credit boom: Pro     Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities, says the U.S is in the middle of a credit boom and that investments from pension funds should continue to increase as the year goes on.

  • Inflation: Should ECB stay clear of QE?     Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Marc Faber, publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, explains why he does not believe the ECB should do quantitative easing on the back of low inflation.

  • Japan: SMEs confidence falls     Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, discusses the Japanese economy and says markets need to wait until June to get a comprehensive picture of how the hike in sales tax impacted the economy.

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."