Squawk Box Europe


  • CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports on the secret recordings of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy made by a close aide and the outrage caused in his right opposition party.

  • Europe's CEOs on what they expect Draghi to do     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 1:38 AM ET

    European corporates give their thoughts on what to expect from the European Central Bank's policy decision on Thursday.

  • Thorsten Polleit, chief economist at Degussa Goldhandel GmbH, says the euro financial system is still "vulnerable" and further easing from the European Central Bank would do "great damage" to the economy.

  • Peter Rosenstreich, chief FX analyst at Swissquote Bank, says a lack of action by the European Central Bank on Thursday will see the euro continue to rally.

  • Ukraine enlists billionaires to take on Russia Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 4:59 AM ET
    Ukraine's richest man Rinat Akhmetov at a training session of his team in Donetsk on February 12, 2013, a day before its Champions League football match.

    The phrase “Russian oligarch” has become a cliché – but Ukraine’s billionaires have been shoved into the spotlight in their country’s recent turmoil.

  • Summly's $30 million price tag was the right one says Nick D'Aloisio, creator of Summly and product manager at Yahoo, adding that he's not jealous of the $19 billion Facebook paid for WhatsApp.

  • Venezuela: Power vacuum since Chavez death     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Diego Moya-Ocampos, senior Latin America analyst at IHS, discusses the on-going protests in Venezuela and says that they are still not strong enough to destabilize the government.

  • Russian missile launch unrelated to Ukraine     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:33 AM ET

    The Russian missile launch was a regular exercise and not related to the situation in Ukraine reports NBC's Jim Maceda from Moscow.

  • Yahoo launches News Digest: Summly creator     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Nick D'Aloisio, creator of Summly and product manager at Yahoo, comments on the launch of Yahoo News Digest, based on the Summly app he developed and sold to the giant.

  • European market opens slightly lower     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    European stocks opened slightly lower on Wednesday after seeing stellar gains in the previous session as tensions in Ukraine appeared to have temporarily eased.

  • 'Pretty strong upside' for European equities?     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    Ian Harnett, European strategist at Absolute Strategy Research, explains that while he's downgraded European stocks to neutral relative to Japan and emerging markets, there is still significant upside to be had this year.

  • How Ukraine could become 'ungovernable'     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    David Dalton, eastern Europe editor at Economist Intelligence Unit and Samuel Greene, founding director of the Russia Institute at King's College London, discuss potential solutions to the Ukraine crisis.

  • Invest in equities on 'dull' growth: Pro     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    Neil Dwane, CIO for Equities for Europe at Allianz Global Investors, says investors should look at equities more positively and argues there is more value to be found in Europe than in the U.S.

  • US dollar becoming 'less of a safe haven': Pro     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, discusses European bonds and the disconnect between Treasurys and the dollar.

  • What Ukraine needs to do for an IMF deal     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Dimitry Sologoub, chief economist at Raiffensen Bank Ukraine, comments on the situation in Crimea, Ukraine, and what the main obstacles to a deal with the IMF are.

  • Rouble to stabilize: Pro     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    Ulrich Leuchtmann, head of foreign exchange research at Commerzbank, discusses the rouble on the back of Putin's speech on Tuesday and says that the recent "nasty performance" has come to an end.

  • 'Crimea is lost' to Ukraine: Pro     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 3:40 AM ET

    James Nixey, head of Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House, says Putin is "entirely satisfied" with his "land-grab" and is unlikely to go further.

  • European market opens higher     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    European stocks opened higher on Tuesday after major bourses saw heavy declines in the previous session due to the brewing instability in Ukraine.

  • 'Significant move' in Russian debt: Pro     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbones, comments on Ukrainian and Russian debt and explains why he's been buying emerging markets¿ hard currency bonds.

  • Patrick Kennedy, CEO of Paddy Power defends the group's decision to offer bets on the outcome of Oscar Pistorius's trial, arguing they have a long history of offering odds on global news stories.

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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