Squawk Box Europe


  • Billions Stolen From Sochi Winter Olympics: Report Friday, 31 May 2013 | 3:05 AM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Russian businessmen and officials close to President Vladimir Putin have stolen up to $30 billion from funds intended for preparations for next year's Sochi Winter Olympics, according to a report released on Thursday by opposition leaders.

  • Add to Your Gold on the Dips, Or Sell?     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Evy Hambro, managing director and CIO of Natural Resources team at BlackRock, tells CNBC that to buy or sell gold depends on the rest of your portfolio.

  • European Markets Open Lower     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Karen Tso takes you through the European market open where stocks are down on bad economic data and fed fears.

  • Seijiro Takeshita, director of Mizuho International, tells CNBC that Japanese large manufacturers are a really good long-term buy because they have not yet started to reap the benefits of the Yen.

  • Co-Op Board Tries to Save Banking Business     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    The Co-Op board must discuss how to save its banking business which is facing a 1.8 billion pound black hole. CNBC's UK business editor, Helia Ebrahimi, has more.

  • Jane Wells tries Prancercise     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 2:24 AM ET

    The latest video to have gone viral introduces "Prancercise," an exercise program that mimics a horse's various gaits.

  • Saudi Could Increase Oil Supply: Expert     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 2:10 AM ET

    Johannes Benigni, managing director, JBC Energy, tells CNBC that in the second half of the year there will be significantly more demand for oil than in the first half of the year.

  • Germany: The Best of a Bad Bunch?     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, tells CNBC that he is not surprised to see negative surprise for Germany as trade throughout the euro zone nations is under pressure.

  • David Kern, chief economist at the British Chambers of Commerce, tells CNBC why the worst thing, incoming Bank of England governor, Mark Carney can do is more quantitative easing.

  • OPEC Meets in Vienna to Search for Answers     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 1:05 AM ET

    OPEC oil ministers may look set to hold production steady at today's meeting in Vienna. But it's political divisions that could take center stage. Steve Sedgwick reports from the ground.

  • Wine Is Closely Correlated to Gold: Expert     Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 3:45 AM ET

    Yannick Naud, portfolio manager at Glendevon King Asset Management, tells CNBC that there's been some correction in the wine market since 2011, and this is likely to continue for older vintages.

  • Mervyn King to Appear on Desert Island Discs     Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 3:40 AM ET

    Outgoing Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King is to appear on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs on Sunday. He will be asked to choose various items he would like to have with him if he was stranded on a desert island.

  • Dirk Van Vlaanderen, vice-president of European equities at Jefferies International, tells CNBC that damage from corn fungus on Tate & Lyle seems very manageable and was in line with estimates.

  • European Markets Open Lower     Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Karen Tso takes you through the European market open, where stocks have come in lower off the back of a volatile session in Asia.

  • Does Europe Need a TARP of Its Own?     Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, tells CNBC that at some point Europe will have to find a TARP-style solution, as six years after the crisis bank assets are still more than three times Europe GDP.

  • M&A Back on the Radar?     Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 2:10 AM ET

    Mervyn Metcalf, managing director at Dean Street Advisors, tells CNBC he would be cautious on M&A, saying that there are many big deals but not the start of a floodgate.

  • House Prices Could Indicate Recovery: Pro     Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Nancy Curtin, chief investment officer at Close Brothers Asset Management, tells CNBC that it's interesting to see a move in house prices even in cities like London with limited supply.

  • Brazil Hikes Rates by 50 Basis Points     Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 1:20 AM ET

    Luis Costa, EM FX strategist at Citi, tells CNBC that Brazil is stuck in a high inflation and slow growth and consumption is not growing at all.

  • US Ranked Most Competitive in the World     Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 1:10 AM ET

    Professor Stephane Garelli, director at the IMD's World Competitiveness Center, tells CNBC that the US is back in the top spot but does it deserve to be there when a lot of its growth is funded by debt?

  • Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, tells CNBC that the European commission report into the health of the EU member states is a futile exercise in pretend-and-extend.

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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