Squawk Box Europe


  • Smurfit Kappa has 'repositioned': CEO     Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 2:10 AM ET

    Gary McGann, CEO at Smurfit Kappa Group says that the group has repositioned in terms of asset quality and achieved the "balance sheet structure" it needs going forward.

  • The Bank of England could update its forward guidance on Wednesday as the U.K. unemployment level, to which the guidance is pegged, fell a lot faster than expected, reports CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi.

  • Should you invest in the oil majors?     Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    Mike Amey, portfolio manager at Pimco, discusses commodities and says that an upside to the oil price is "not obvious."

  • The global economy will improve but 2014 will be a "transition year" says Severin Cabannes, deputy CEO at Société Générale, saying the bank has a positive but "prudent" outlook for the year.

  • 'Best year to invest in Turkey'?     Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 1:40 AM ET

    Tomasz Czechowicz, managing director at MCI Management, discusses investment opportunities in CEE countries and advises investing in the "digital disruption space" as well as Turkey and Russia.

  • Irish economy to double in size in 30 years?     Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Danny McCoy, CEO of IBEC, tells CNBC that he is "very bullish" on Ireland as the country recorded another record year for export in 2013 and comments on corporate and income tax.

  • Yellen was 'not all that dovish': Pro     Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Kiran Kowshik, currency strategist at BNP Paribas, expects the U.S. dollar to trade higher on the back of Yellen's comments and says the aussie and kiwi should climb higher.

  • ING saw 'strong improvement' in 2013: CFO     Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    Patrick Flynn, CFO at ING, says the group made "significant progress" on its transformation program, adding the group's priority is to repay the Dutch state before paying dividends again.

  • Severin Cabannes, deputy CEO at Société Générale, says the ECB stress tests are a "key process" to restore credibility and stop the "fragmentation" of the region's banking sector.

  • Daniel Abrahams, co-founder and managing director at CurrencyTransfer, explains that it aims to create a marketplace for international payments by comparing brokers' foreign exchange rates.

  • Economy and jobs main concern for Scots     Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 3:38 AM ET

    Scots need "independent facts" about what independence would mean for the country, argues Tom Hunter, Scotland's first homegrown billionaire, saying this debate is "too important" to be left to politicians alone.

  • MBA: 'Go East, young man'     Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Westerners should be encouraged to go and study in China to bridge the "knowledge deficit" on the country, explains Tom Hunter, board member at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.

  • L'Oreal to buy back shares from Nestle     Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 3:12 AM ET

    L'Oreal stock rose on Tuesday morning as it announced that it would buy 8 percent of Nestle's stake in the cosmetic group and sell its stake in Galderma, reports CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi.

  • European market opens higher     Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    European stocks followed their Asian counterparts higher on Tuesday morning as investors awaited a speech from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • Commodities: Supply side getting better?     Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    Chris Godding, head of global equities at Signia, discusses metal commodities and says the overcapacity is coming to an end as demand continues to be stable.

  • Barclays 'in best position' in a long time?     Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi looks at Barclays' earnings and comments from CEO Anthony Jenkins that he was "totally bullish" on the group's prospects due to the management's "bold moves."

  • Harold Goddijn, CEO of TomTom, says the group made progress with its technology in 2013 and that 2014 will be an "exciting year" as it diversifies in new markets, including sports.

  • Asia will lead global demand for aircraft for the next few decades, says Fabrice Bregier, CEO of Airbus, adding that the sector's growth in the region should be faster than expected.

  • Is Europe 'the place to be'?     Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    Alex Friedman, global CIO at UBS Wealth Management and Valentijn Van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of strategy at ING Investment Management, discuss European equities and how best to invest in them.

  • Bonds: Position for tail risk?     Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Credit Agricole, explains why the OMT referral to the European Court did not cause bond market alarm and why now is a good time to "position for tail risk."

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 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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