Squawk Box Europe


  • China a 'cheap' market: Pro  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    Alan Higgins, chief U.K. investment officer at Coutts, says China is a cheap market with high dividends, making it attractive for investors.

  • Europe inflation issues 'misdiagnosed': Pro  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Markus Schomer, chief economist at PineBridge Investments, says low inflation in the euro zone is good for the bloc's economy as it increases competitiveness.

  • TLTRO auction will be a 'huge failure': Pro  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Markus Schomer, chief economist at PineBridge Investments, says the European Central Bank's TLTRO program is "ill-designed" and will be a "huge failure".

  • Is India the best emerging market bet?  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Michael Kelly, global head of asset allocation at Pinebridge Investments, says he likes Indian assets because of the reformist agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Will gold shine bright in 2015?  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 2:15 AM ET

    Matthew Turner, precious metals analyst at Macquarie Securities, says he is "cautiously bullish" on gold with Indian and Chinese demand to return and U.S. interest rates likely to peak at lower levels than the market expects.

  • If TLTRO fails, ECB will need to buy more assets: Pro  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Robert Kuenzel, euro area economist at Daiwa Capital Markets, says if the TLTRO does not live up to its hype, then the European Central Bank will have to think about buying more assets through a quantitative easing program.

  • Hong Kong police move to clear protesters  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 1:25 AM ET

    Hong Kong police have begun clearing out pro-democracy protesters from sites around the city, Emily Tan reports.

  • What to expect from the Russian central bank  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Liza Ermolenko, emerging Europe economist at Capital Economics, says the Central Bank of Russia will hike interest rates by 100 basis points, but the country will stop short of capital controls to halt the fall of the ruble.

  • Ukraine: IMF finds $15B black hole in finances Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 4:02 AM ET

    A further $15 billion may be needed to bailout struggling Ukraine, which seems ever closer to economic disaster.

  • UK challenger banks need level playing field: CEO  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Paul Lynam, CEO of Secure Trust Bank, says big U.K. banks have unfair advantages which leave smaller challengers struggling to compete.

  • Black Friday sparks concerns over margins: Pro  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    Chris Chaviaras, analyst at Barclays, says heavy discounting during Black Friday could push retailers' margins lower than expected.

  • Europe opens higher shrugging off risks  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    European shares opened higher on Wednesday, shrugging off the oil price decline that has shaken global markets.

  • UBS falls out of love with pharma stocks  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    Nick Nelson, head of global equity strategy at UBS, explains why he has put an underweight rating on the pharmaceutical sector.

  • US tightening will hit all assets: BofAML  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Barnaby Martin, european credit strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, says the positive effects of U.S. Federal Reserve stimulus measures will go into reverse as the central bank tightens monetary policy.

  • Greek issues won't stop ECB QE: BoFAML  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Gilles Moec, head of developed Europe economics at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says renewed problems in Greece's economy won't be enough to stop the European Central Bank pushing ahead with further stimulus measures.

  • Brexit biggest challenge to EU since birth of euro: Pro  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 2:25 AM ET

    Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, says a potential U.K. exit from the European Union could be the biggest challenge to the bloc since the beginning of the single currency.

  • Chinese yuan could devalue 20%: Pro  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 2:20 AM ET

    Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank explains why the Chinese currency could devalue 20 percent.

  • Don't expect a bump in oil price in 2015: Pro  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 2:15 AM ET

    Oil markets will remain oversupplied in 2015 with demand not matching supply, according to Abhishek Deshpande, oil and gas analyst at Natixis.

  • Greek governments have spent too much: Ex-PM  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 2:05 AM ET

    Former Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis, says that successive governments have spent too much money.

  • U.S. will do worse than expected in 2015: Pro  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    The U.S. economy will underperform expectations while the euro zone will see a broader recovery with peripheral countries coming to the fore, according to Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank.

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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