Squawk Box Europe


  • Looking for dividend? Retail stocks are key  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Jon Cox, head of European consumer equities at Kepler Cheuvreux, says there is a "risk of de-rating" in staples, and investors should look at food and general retail companies offering a high dividend yield.

  • Co-op Bank fails Bank of England stress tests  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Co-operative Bank has failed a key test of how it would perform in a financial crisis by the Bank of England. CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses the results and what it means for Britain's banks.

  • Will gold ever regain its shine?  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 2:10 AM ET

    Guy Wolf, global head of market analytics at Marex Spectron, and Beat Wittmann, senior advisor at Raiffeisen Switzerland, discuss why there is "no place for gold" in today's trading environment.

  • ECB QE will drag peripheral yields lower: Pro  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    Iain Stealey, fixed income fund manager at JPMorgan Asset Management, says quantitative easing by the European Central Bank will happen and this will force yields on bonds in the periphery lower.

  • Oil could be back at $100 by end of 2015: Pro  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 1:25 AM ET

    Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects, says that the oil price could push $100 by the end of 2015, given the potential for a bounce back in demand.

  • BT enters talks over $19.5B EE mobile deal  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    BT announced that it has entered into exclusive talks with Deutsche Telekom and Orange to acquire their mobile business EE. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore and Wilfred Frost discuss.

  • European situation worse than Japan: Pro  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Tony Morris, global head of quantitative strategies at Nomura, says that on some economic measures, Europe is worse than Japan, but there are opportunities for investors.

  • Will ECB QE sort out the euro zone's problems?  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Jacques Cailloux, chief European economist at Nomura, says he is concerned that the European Central Bank's easing measures won't meet the investment needed by the euro zone economy.

  • Roberto Henriques, head of financials credit research at JPMorgan, says European banks have a credit problem, not liquidity issues, and the European Central Bank's TLTRO program will not solve this.

  • Danske Bank takes $1.5B write-down  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 3:05 AM ET

    Henrik Ramlau-Hansen, CFO of Danske Bank, explains why the company will book 9 billion kroner ($1.5 billion) worth of goodwill impairments, adding that the lender has "not been forced" to do it by regulators.

  • Didier Duret, CIO at ABN Amro Private Banking, says the low oil price will be a boost for the global economy, while Patrick Legland, global head of research at Societe Generale, argues it could spark a "massive" sell-off across asset classes.

  • Europe opens lower as Sydney siege continues  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    European shares followed their Asian counterparts lower on Monday, after oil hit 5-1/2-year lows and attention focused on a developing hostage incident in Sydney, Australia.

  • Response to Sydney hostage crisis good: Expert  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 2:50 AM ET

    Australian law enforcement has responded well to the continuing hostage situation in a Sydney cafe, according to Peter Jennings, executive director at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute.

  • Here's why you should short the Chinese yuan  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Chris Morrison, strategist at Omni Macro Fund, says a slowing Chinese economy and easier monetary policy will see the yuan weaken.

  • Russia's Putin using military for credibility: Pro  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 2:15 AM ET

    Sergei Guriev, professor of economics at Sciences Po, says Russian President Vladimir Putin's credibility comes from propaganda and military success rather than his economic record.

  • Paris cab drivers to protest Uber court decision  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    Cab drivers in Paris are set to strike on Monday to protest against a decision not to ban Uber's UberPop ridesharing service, which allows drivers without a taxi license to pick up and drop off customers. CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports.

  • Smartphones: New 'playground' for hackers  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    Greg Day, CTO of FireEye, says hackers will increasingly focus their attention on smartphones as consumers carry out more activities on their devices.

  • Will BT buy EE or O2?  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 1:40 AM ET

    BT is expected to announce what major U.K. telecoms company it is going to buy on Monday, with EE or O2 up for grabs, CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi reports.

  • Two key oil ports in Libya shut down amid fighting  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    The oil ports of As Sidra and Ras Lanuf in Libya have been closed, CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.

  • There was no "rational" reason for calling elections in Japan, according to Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, adding that a rise in corporate spending will be key for the country's economy.

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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  • Showtimes

    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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