Squawk Box Europe


  • Why are businesses not spending?  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Tom Finke, CEO and chairman of Babson Capital, says business spending is not as robust as it should be as companies have not seen "escape velocity" in the economy.

  • BNP Paribas' fine is 'severe': Pro  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 2:10 AM ET

    Filippo Alloatti, senior research analyst at Hermes Fund Managers, discusses whether the fine handed to BNP Paribas was large enough.

  • Erik Nielsen, global chief economist at UniCredit, says Bank of England governor Mark Carney has been giving mixed messages about when interest rates are going to rise in the U.K.

  • Deeper issues in Bulgaria's banks ahead?  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Cvete Koneska, eastern Europe analyst at Control Risks, discusses whether Bulgaria's banking sector has deep problems.

  • What does the BNP Paribas fine mean for the bank?  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 1:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi discusses the terms of BNP Paribas' settlement with U.S. authorities after the bank pleaded guilty to two criminal charges and agreed to forfeit $8.83 billion.

  • Make a 'macro bet' on European banks: Pro  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Beat Wittmann, CEO of TCMG Asset Management, says he is "very bullish" on European bank stocks and adds that the sector will outperform.

  • BoE's Carney: Rockstar to unreliable boyfriend  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 12:44 AM ET

    As Mark Carney completes a year at the helm of the Bank of England, CNBC's Catherine Boyle looks back at the highs and lows.

  • Touring, streaming key for music revenues: Pro  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Sheema Siddiqi, digital manager at Modest Music Management, and Marie-Alicia Chang, co-founder of Semetric, discuss how revenues from touring and digital streaming are key for artists' revenues.

  • Ratings agency system 'not sufficient': Pro  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Annette Heuser, executive director at Bertelsmann Foundation, says there needs to be a more "comprehensive" system of sovereign ratings agencies.

  • Europe drifts higher, euro zone inflation data due  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    European shares traded slightly higher on Monday at the start of a week packed with important economic data, starting with euro zone inflation figures on Monday morning.

  • Basic resources, oil and gas to outperform: Pro  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    Ian Harnett, managing director and chief investment strategist at Absolute Strategy, and Sean Corrigan, chief investment strategist at Diapason Commodities Management, discuss whether basic resources and oil and gas are the sectors to watch.

  • 'Commoditization' of IT sees prices falling: Pro  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Richard Gordon, managing vice president at Gartner Research, says there is price pressure on the IT sector.

  • European banks on 'solid ground': Ex-ECB member  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 2:15 AM ET

    Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, former member of the ECB executive board, says that loan demand in Europe is not as "dynamic" as it was in the pre-crisis years, but the banking sector is on "solid ground".

  • Low interest rates 'not ideal': Ex-ECB member  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 2:15 AM ET

    Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, former member of the ECB executive board, says low interest rates in the euro zone are "not ideal" and easy monetary policy has contributed to high share prices that are not based on fundamentals.

  • BNP Paribas is a 'solid bank': Shareholder  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 2:10 AM ET

    Thomas Dhainaut, asset manager at Sycomore asset management, says that BNP Paribas is a "solid bank" as its board approves a record $8.9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities.

  • BoE's Carney has no 'intellectual backbone': Pro  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    Sean Corrigan, chief investment strategist at Diapason Commodities Management, says Bank of England governor Mark Carney has no "intellectual backbone" following a change of heart over the timing of the U.K.'s first interest rate hike.

  • The ups and downs of Q2  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 1:50 AM ET

    As the second quarter of 2014 comes to an end, CNBC's Geoff Cutmore and Steve Sedgwick run through the best performing equity markets and bonds, and look ahead to the next quarter.

  • Arrests made in Bulgarian banking plot  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 1:40 AM ET

    Otilia Dhand, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, says Bulgarians are "sensitive" to a bank run due to past experiences in the country amid the news that authorities have arrested five people on suspicion of plotting to destabilize the country through an attack on the banking system.

  • Sex tape adds fire to GSK China scandal  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    The Chinese corruption scandal at GlaxoSmithKline was complicated by the revelation that a sex tape involving the company's top boss in China was sent to senior executives not long before the government opened its investigation into the alleged bribery of doctors.

  • Drop in Asian investor sentiment on China fears  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Michael Metcalfe, head of global macro strategy at State Street, says that concerns about China's economy have caused a drop in Asian investor sentiment.

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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