Squawk Box Europe


  • Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS, tells CNBC that Federal Reserve tapering will happen the question will be how fast it comes.

  • OECD's Boucher: Optimistic on Global Growth     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 1:10 AM ET

    Richard Boucher, deputy secretary general at the OECD says the United States is no longer the main engine for growth, so a tapering of QE may not deal as harsh a blow as expected.

  • Roland Klaus, spokesman for AfD, Germany's new anti-euro political party, tells CNBC that the party supports the EU's original mandate of free trade, free travel, free jobs, but it is eroding democracy.

  • Why Latvia Wants to Join the Euro Zone Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 6:31 AM ET
    Riga, Latvia

    Latvia is due to get the green light to become the 18th member of the euro zone on Wednesday, prompting questions over why the small, economically successful Baltic nation wants to join the troubled currency union.

  • European Market Opens Lower     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    European shares opened lower on Wednesday, with services data from key euro zone economies due later.

  • How to Invest in Europe     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Adrian Bignell, fund manager at Invesco, says that Europe has never been cheaper against the U.S. and that headwinds are starting to abate, and explains his exposure to France.

  • No More Cheap Cocktails for Spanish MPs     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 2:50 AM ET

    Squawk Box Europe anchors react to the news that the Spanish government has called an end of subsidized cocktails for its parliament members.

  • China Is Not Dumping Solar Panels: Pro     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Stephen Perry, chairman of The 48 Group Club and Edward Guiness, fund manager at the Guiness Alternative Energy Fund, argue against the EU's decision to impose tariffs on Chinese solar products.

  • NBC's Jim Maceda Reports From Turkey     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 2:24 AM ET

    NBC's correspondent, Jim Maceda, reports from Turkey were protests are still ongoing despite Tuesday's government apology.

  • How to Trade the Nikkei     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 2:10 AM ET

    Ben Collett, head of Asian equities at Sunrise Brokers, says he is trading the Japanese market on a per-session basis and that it will be "left to its own devices" until elections in the autumn.

  • Should You Still Worry About Europe?     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Tim Howkins, CEO of IG Group, discusses the European recession and says that while Italy and Spain "feel very poor", the latter is his "fastest growing" business at the moment.

  • Short-Dated Peripheral Bonds Attractive: Pro     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 1:50 AM ET

    Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, advises reducing holdings in 10 year U.S. Treasurys and moving into short-dated peripheral bonds.

  • Is Latvia Ready for the Euro?     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 1:15 AM ET

    Valdis Dombrovskis, Latvia's Prime Minister, explains why he is looking forward to his country's adoption of the euro and hopes the single currency will be introduced on January 1, 2014.

  • Why Japan Is Treading 'a Fine Line'     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 1:05 AM ET

    Beat Siegenthaler, chief strategist at UBS, says Japan needs to encourage investments in risky assets while making sure investors don't "rush out of Japanese bonds".

  • Bravo! IMF Contradicts EU as It Praises France Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 5:35 AM ET

    The International Monetary Fund has praised France's reform efforts in a review of the country which appears to be in stark contrast with the European Commission's comments last week.

  • A Better Time for Risk-Off Mode?     Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:45 AM ET

    With the U.K. economy in a slow growth environment and QE losing impact, it's a better time to be in risk-off mode, Philippe Bodereau, managing director and head of pan-European credit research at PIMCO, told CNBC.

  • Russia's Leadership 'Could Hinge on Economy' Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:37 AM ET

    As Russia's economic growth slows, analysts and business leaders have warned of deep and wide-reaching political consequences if the situation deteriorates further.

  • Karsten Schroder, at Amplitude Capital told CNBC Japan's market will see an increase in volatility, and the best protection is a "robust portfolio."

  • Banks Hold on to Zombie Assets     Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    James Ross, senior portfolio manager at AllianceBernstein told CNBC zombie assets have been held by banks until now so "from their point of view, why not stick with it cause they are about to get their reward."

  • Can China's Recovery Be Sustained?     Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 3:40 AM ET

    Zhiwei Zhang, chief China economist at Nomura, tells CNBC that demand in China is still very weak so he would remain cautious on the growth outlook.

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 07:00 - 10:00 CET
    Monday - Friday 13:00 - 16:00 SIN/HK
    Monday - Friday 16:00 - 19:00 SYD
    New Zealand
    Monday - Friday 18:00 - 21:00 SYD


  • 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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