Squawk Box Europe


  • Heimo Scheuch, Wienerberger CEO, discusses the U.K. housing market on the back of the group's results and highlights that building remains below pre-crisis levels.

  • Copper: 'Big story developing'  Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 2:10 AM ET

    Peter Goodburn, founding partner at WaveTrack International, charts the recent performance of copper and talks about the prospects of a bull market in 2014.

  • Internet retail: UK's strength?  Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    Michael Browne, fund manager at Martin Currie, says that the U.K. has a "unique international skillset" in setting up internet retailing businesses.

  • Stress test should be the same for all: Koenig  Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 1:52 AM ET

    Elke Koenig, Bafin president, argues for one single European stress test and says the U.S. regulator's decision to ring-fence its national banks against foreign ones will not make banking safer.

  • Commodity prices to move higher in 2014: Pro  Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Jason Schenker, president and chief economist at Prestige Economics, discusses the commodity outlook for 2014 and says the slow global growth will be positive for commodity prices.

  • How to trade the euro  Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    Phyllis Papadavid, senior global foreign exchange strategist at BNP Paribas CIB, says the macro fundamentals are there for the euro to move lower next week.

  • Should shadow banks be regulated?  Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 1:10 AM ET

    Shadow banks are "helpful" institutions that must only be regulated if they create a systemic risk for banks, argues Andreas Dombret, member of the executive board at Deutsche Bundesbank.

  • South Africa welcomes Chinese investments: Zuma  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 3:44 AM ET

    Chinese invetsments are welcome in South Africa and the wider continent says Jacob Zuma, South Africa president, as foreign direct investments in the country doubled in 2013.

  • RBS to be 'highly investable' soon  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Cormac Leech, bank equity researcher at Liberum Capital, says RBS's "kitchen sinking" in 2013 will enable the group to make rapid progress over the coming two years to become "highly investable."

  • Severstal is 'on track': CFO  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 3:20 AM ET

    Alexey Kilichenko, Severstal CFO, says that despite strong demand forecasts, oversupply remains an issue.

  • Telekom Austria: Too early for turnaround?  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    Hannes Ametsreiter, CEO of Telekom Austria, says that the group is seeing "positive signals" but that it might still be too early to say that a turnaround is underway.

  • European market opens mixed  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    European stocks opened mixed on Thursday continuing the risk aversion seen in asset markets this week.

  • South Africa consolidating budget deficit: Fin min  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 2:40 AM ET

    South Africa is consolidating its budget deficit says Pravin Gordhan, South African finance minister, adding that the country needs a "big leap" towards collective action between the government and the private sector.

  • Merlin does well in recessions: CEO  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Nick Varney, CEO of Merlin Entertainment, says that, in the last few years, the group registered "significant growth" as the business is recession-proof.

  • US consumers' spending still 'cautious': Ahold CEO  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 2:20 AM ET

    Dick Boer, Ahold CEO, says growth in the U.S. market is limited as consumers continue to be cautious with their spending and discusses investments, including in its online division.

  • Is the Facebook-Whatsapp deal 'potty'?  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 2:09 AM ET

    The up to $19 billion spent on Whatsapp by Facebook looks "a bit potty" says Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP CEO, saying the group continues to invest a lot more in Google than in Facebook.

  • WPP to be 'more aggressive' in EM: Sorrell  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 2:05 AM ET

    Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP CEO, hails the group's good results and says emerging countries remain its most profitable markets but that currency issues should remain an issue through 2014.

  • 'Very bullish' on euro zone financials: Pro  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    Beat Wittmann, CEO of TCMG Asset Management, discusses the financial sector in Europe and says he is "very bullish" on euro zone financials.

  • ECB negative rates are 'politically acceptable'  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 1:50 AM ET

    Domenico Crapanzano, head of European rates at Jefferies, says that the OMT has worked out "pretty well" for the ECB and that negative rates are more likely than another round of quantitative easing.

  • Bundesbank won't participate in OMT: Sinn  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 1:48 AM ET

    The Bundesbank is unlikely to participate in the ECB's OMT program even if the European Justice Court deems it legal, argues Hans-Werner Sinn, president of the Ifo Institute for Economic research.

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
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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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