Squawk Box Europe


  • ECB TLTRO 'misguided', liquidity isn't the issue: Pro

    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
    Danske Bank takes $1.5B write-down

    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.

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

    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.

  • Low oil price: An economic boost or market headwind?

    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.

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

    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
    Here's why you should short the Chinese yuan

    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

    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
    Paris cab drivers to protest Uber court decision

    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
    Smartphones: New 'playground' for hackers

    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
    Will BT buy EE or O2?

    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

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

  • Japan corporates need to spend or 'trouble' ahead: Pro

    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.

  • NSW Police: Negotiation with gunman in Sydney siege

    The New South Wales police are negotiating with the gunman in the Sydney hostage crisis, deputy police commissioner Catherine Burn said, adding that the force's approach is to resolve the situation "peacefully".

  • Donetsk, Ukraine

    Ukraine is still on the radar of international investors, according to a minister, and has only a "minimal" risk of defaulting.

  • Gambling machine firm Talarius bets on recovery   Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 3:45 AM ET
    Gambling machine firm Talarius bets on recovery

    Peter Harvey, COO of Talarius, says the company has seen a pick up in growth this year as consumers have more disposable income to spend on leisure.

  • Venezuela facing $29B revenue hole from oil price: Pro

    Bradford Jones, portfolio manager at Sagil Capital, says Venezuela is facing a "perfect storm" with low oil reserves and a low oil price.

  • Google closes Russia office after Internet crackdown Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 3:28 AM ET
    Hand touching screen with Google's website displayed

    Google is planning to close its Russian engineering operations, amid growing disquiet at technology companies about new Russian internet laws.

  • European markets open lower as oil falls   Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 3:00 AM ET
    European markets open lower as oil falls

    European stock markets opened lower on Friday, after commodity prices continued to fall and traders re-evaluated the European Central Bank (ECB)'s latest news.

  • 2015: A year of mini-rallies, mini-corrections   Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 3:00 AM ET
    2015: A year of mini-rallies, mini-corrections

    Benoit Anne, head of global emerging market strategy at Societe Generale, says fears around Federal Reserve policy will make the market difficult to trade in the first half of 2015.

  • Is the UK undergoing a 'taxless' recovery?   Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 2:30 AM ET
    Is the UK undergoing a 'taxless' recovery?

    Stephen Ibbotson, director of business at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, discusses why the group has downgraded the U.K.'s growth forecast in 2014.

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 15:00 - 18:00 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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