Squawk Box Europe


  • ECB was waiting for 'one member': Bini Smaghi  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    The ECB has waited this long to act because it wanted to achieve a high consensus argues Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, former ECB executive board member and chairman at Snam.

  • CP Gurnani, CEO of Tech Mahindra, says Narendra Modi, India's prime minister has realized the potential of digital and discusses the group¿s strategy.

  • US jobs: Investors should 'chill a bit'  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, discusses U.S. jobs and says that so far job creation has been consistent with 2.5 to 3 percent growth for the U.S. in the second quarter.

  • BoE: Focus is on the housing market  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 1:53 AM ET

    Investors should expect the housing market to be in focus at the Bank of England's June meeting, but a rate hike is not on the cards, CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi reports.

  • Renminbi to become global reserve currency?  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 1:15 AM ET

    George Nast, global head of products and transaction banking at Standard Chartered, discusses whether the Chinese renminbi can become a reserve currency and says there's been "massive growth" in its use to close transactions.

  • Bond yields to rise in the summer: Pro  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, says the Fed will likely be less dovish in its coming meeting, which should push global yields higher.

  • How to shoot the perfect soccer penalty  Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    The English soccer team rushes its penalties, which is one of the reasons it loses on penalties says Ben Lyttleton, author of 'Twelve Yards', advising that kicking down the middle has more chance of success.

  • 'Very robust IPO calendar' ahead: Nasdaq  Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Bruce Aust, head of listings at NASDAQ, discusses why a lot of European companies decide to list in the U.S. and says that it will be a "very busy summer" IPO-wise.

  • European market opens lower  Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    European shares opened lower on Wednesday as traders remained cautious before the European Central Bank's policy announcement later this week.

  • UK consumers feeling 'indebted': Pro  Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    Johan Jooste, head of the London investment office at Julius Baer, discusses the U.K.'s consumer environment and says that the recovery should bring a pick-up in employment and wages.

  • Is Tesco's turnaround plan working?  Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 2:52 AM ET

    Tesco's CEO says the group saw its "worst trading" ever in the first quarter and that no improvement is expected for the next few quarters, CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi reports.

  • Economy 'much better' in second half of 2014: Pro  Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Frank Holmes, CEO and CIO at U.S. Global Investors, says that the PMI numbers from around the world show that the second half of the year will be "much better" than the first half.

  • Oil: US shale reduces volatility  Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, discusses the oil and gas market and says infrastructure is the best way to invest in oil.

  • How ECB action will impact the euro  Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 1:43 AM ET

    Foreign exchange volumes will only break out if the ECB delivers a "massive surprise" says Geoffrey Yu, foreign exchange strategist at UBS, also discussing what could drive the euro through its floor.

  • Health care: Heading for more personalization  Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    David Cordani, president and CEO of Cigna, discusses health care trends and how the Affordable Care Act has impacted the group.

  • Tesco's margins are 'very thin'  Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 1:15 AM ET

    Tesco's U.K. sales are expected to continue to slide says CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi ahead of the release of a trading update.

  • The 'stakes are high' for the ECB  Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 1:14 AM ET

    There are "overwhelming market expectations" for the ECB to ease on Thursday, a CNBC poll reveals as respondents expect Mario Draghi to announce at least one of three substantial actions, CNBC's Steve Liesman reports.

  • Negative deposit rate: CNBC explains  Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 1:10 AM ET

    The ECB is widely expected to cut its deposit rate on Thursday, which would bring it in negative territory, forcing banks to pay interest to park money there. CNBC's Catherine Boyle explains.

  • Investors hoping for QE: Pro  Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Geoffrey Yu, foreign exchange strategist at UBS, discusses ECB monetary policy and says the bank is trying to show governments that it has reached the limits of what it can do.

  • Qatar World Cup: Heat caused deaths before  Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Mel Goldberg, solicitor at Mel Goldberg Law, discusses the Qatar 2022 World Cup and the FIFA investigation into corruption allegations.

About Squawk Box Europe

  • During three hours of unscripted and dynamic debate, CNBC's flagship show leads you into the open of the European markets. Each trading day, anchors Geoff Cutmore, Steve Sedgwick and Karen Tso are joined by leading business personalities and financial market specialists adding to the debate. The show opens with the Overnight Indicator covering Asia's market performance and analysis on how the US markets fared, with the second hour 'Squawk Pre-Trade' focusing on news affecting the opening call and futures prices. Finally, Squawk Real-Time focuses on live market trades and market reaction to major stories of the day.

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    Monday - Friday 13:00 - 16:00 SIN/HK
    Monday - Friday 16:00 - 19:00 SYD
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  • Cutmore anchors CNBC’s flagship "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.

  • Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program "Squawk Box" (Europe) and is also CNBC's OPEC reporter covering major meetings.

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