Squawk Box Europe


  • Spain 'must not be complacent': BBVA CEO   Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 3:30 AM ET
    Spain 'must not be complacent': BBVA CEO

    Spain must keep on reforming to reach its real growth potential, BBVA CEO, Francisco Gonzalez tells CNBC, adding that the group expects to pass the ECB stress tests with "high marks."

  • Is Ukraine an opportunity for Western defense firms?

    Ben Moores, senior analyst commercial aircraft markets at IHS, discusses the global defense industry and whether the events in Ukraine will impact the sector.

  • Why Crimea matters Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 3:11 AM ET
    A unit claiming to Cossack and other citizen pro-Russian volunteers arrive to take up position outside a Ukrainian miltary base where heavliy-armed unidentifed soldiers have surrounded Ukrainian soldiers inside as Russian flag flies behind in Crimea on March 3, 2014 in Perevalne, Ukraine.

    Crimea may seem a nondescript piece of land to fight over – but its strategic position has made it a battleground between Russia and the West before.

  • European market opens sharply lower   Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 3:00 AM ET
    European market opens sharply lower

    European stocks opened sharply lower on Monday as investor sentiment was curbed due to brewing instability over Ukraine.

  • Ukraine: Independence Square is 'living memorial'

    Kiev's Independence Square continues to bear traces of the bloodshed and violence of the Ukrainian protest reports CNBC's Steve Sedgwick from Kiev.

  • Planning around geopolitical events: CFO Council

    Philip Broadway, CFO at Old Mutual and Chris Kennedy, CFO at easyJet discuss how geopolitical shocks, like the situation in Ukraine, can impact business planning.

  • Russia going for 'Georgian-style scenario': Pro   Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 2:00 AM ET
    Russia going for 'Georgian-style scenario': Pro

    Daragh McDowell, senior analyst at Maplecroft, says Russia is trying to provoke a "Georgian-style scenario" by forcing Ukraine to fire the first shot and says a Western-led military action against Russia is unlikely.

  • Euro zone bank lending in 'steady decline': Pro   Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 2:00 AM ET
    Euro zone bank lending in 'steady decline': Pro

    The euro zone's growth outlook is not as good as expected argues Alan Capper, head of credit strategy at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking as bank lending data for the region continue to weaken.

  • Ukraine could derail Fed tapering: Pro   Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 1:45 AM ET
    Ukraine could derail Fed tapering: Pro

    John Wraith, fixed income strategist at Bank of America Merril Lynch, says core sovereign markets remain "appealing" when it comes to fixed income and adds the Fed could put tapering on hold if the situation in Ukraine worsens.

  • China: 'Long domestic story ahead'   Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 1:30 AM ET
    China: 'Long domestic story ahead'

    Jonathan Fenby, director of China research at Trusted Sources, says China is unlikely to "dominate" the 21rst century due to its "whole collection of domestic problems."

  • 'Calling for de-escalation': NATO   Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 1:13 AM ET
    'Calling for de-escalation': NATO

    NATO and the U.K. have called on Russia to "de-escalate tensions", as the Ukrainian acting foreign minister, Andriy Deshchitsya, says Russia has rejected calls for negotiations and consultations.

  • 'Yes, it's a war': Ukraine deputy secretary   Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 1:07 AM ET
    'Yes, it's a war': Ukraine deputy secretary

    Russia's intrusion in Ukraine is a declaration of war says Victoria Sumar, Deputy Secretary of the Council of National Security and Defence of Ukraine, adding that Ukraine has "no reason to use armed forces right now."

  • Is the euro a 'safe-haven'?   Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 1:00 AM ET
    Is the euro a 'safe-haven'?

    Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, discusses the foreign exchange market and says that that the euro zone and its currency have "safe-haven characteristics."

  • Can the EU sanction Russia?   Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 1:00 AM ET
    Can the EU sanction Russia?

    The European Union has little "beyond the diplomacy card" to punish Russia, reports CNBC's Carolin Roth from Brussels as economic sanctions could have big repercussions for the region's economy.

  • What the Ukraine crisis means for markets Monday Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 8:16 AM ET
    A Russian armored personnel carrier, photographed in February 2014

    The prospect of the U.S., Europe and Russia edging ever closer to blows –- diplomatic or otherwise -- over Ukraine looks increasingly real.

  • NATO calls for Russian withdrawal, Kerry to Kiev Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 7:57 AM ET
    Orthodox priests stand among pro-Russian armed men blocking access to the Ukrainian frontier guard base in Balaklava, a small city not far from Sevastopol, on March 1, 2014.

    Ukraine mobilized after Russia's Vladimir Putin threatened to invade in the biggest confrontation since the Cold War.

  • UK youngest entrepreneur is...10-year old!   Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 3:45 AM ET
    UK youngest entrepreneur is...10-year old!

    At 10-year old Henry Patterson has launched his third business, a sweet and accessory company aimed at children called Not Before Tea.

  • Does DNA determine risk appetite?   Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 3:30 AM ET
    Does DNA determine risk appetite?

    Henrik Cronqvist, professor of finance at the China Europe International Business School, discusses how investors' genes can determine their investment style.

  • European market opens higher   Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 3:00 AM ET
    European market opens higher

    European stocks opened higher on Friday, continuing a rebound seen late in Thursday's session.

  • Stock picking in Europe will pay off: Pro   Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 3:00 AM ET
    Stock picking in Europe will pay off: Pro

    Nick Nelson, head of global equity strategy at UBS, says that European trading is improving albeit from a very low base and that stock pickers should start doing better as it's now "less about the macro."

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


  • Geoff Cutmore

    Cutmore anchors CNBC’s flagship "Squawk Box" in EMEA; the three-hour show bookends the opening of European equity markets.

  • Karen Tso

    Based in London, Tso co-anchors CNBC flagship show in EMEA, Squawk Box, a show that sets the news agenda every trading day.

  • Stephen Sedgwick

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

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