Ross Westgate hosts CNBC's worldwide daily business news programme, "Worldwide Exchange".
He is one of CNBC's most experienced anchors, with over 13 years experience in financial broadcasting. Prior to " Worldwide Exchange," Ross anchored "Morning Exchange" and "Power Lunch Europe" and regularly anchored " Squawk Box." In addition, he has presented the channel's Media Talk series of programmes and sports series, "Money and Sport."
Ross covers many high-profile business events on behalf of CNBC, including the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos and the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival. He is also a contributor to City AM and an ambassador for The Prince's Trust.
Before studying for a postgraduate in broadcast journalism, Ross worked for six years in London, where he trained as a stockbroker, working with private clients.
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CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe. The Spanish IBEX 35 Index was up 0.2 percent, after regional elections in Spain were seen as positive for the Prime Minister's austerity drive.
A look at U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Ross Westgate, including a report Chevron is cutting third quarter earnings due to production reduction caused by Hurricane Isaac.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports the latest details on what's moving European markets today, including the IMF cutting its global growth forecast for the second time this year.