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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If a week is a long time in politics, two weeks covering affairs of state in Italy can seem like an eternity. Maybe that's why Rome got its moniker, but having covered the fall of Berlusconi and the rise of Monti's technocrats, there's some relief things moved along quicker than I and investors feared.
Euro zone leaders are expected to come up with a substantive plan to solve the area’s crippling debt crisis by the time of the G20 leaders summit in Cannes on Nov. 3. At the back of every investor’s mind is the thought that we could be setting ourselves up for a big fall.