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Stephen Sedgwick

Anchor, CNBC

Stephen Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program "Squawk Box Europe ." Sedgwick is also CNBC's OPEC reporter, covering major meetings and interviewing top OPEC oil ministers, non-OPEC ministers and heads of bodies such as the IEA and EIA.

Prior to joining CNBC, Sedgwick worked for the UK Press Association on the City desk and at Dow Jones on the European Markets desk. At Dow Jones, Stephen regularly broke market-moving stories and was a contributor to The Wall Street Journal Europe.

Before his career in journalism, Stephen spent 11 years trading in the financial markets, specialising in equity and bond market derivative products. In 1988, Stephen joined Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (formerly Kleinwort Benson Securities) and worked as an equity option marketmaker before moving on to Credit Lyonnais where he became Head of the London option market-making team on Liffe.

Sedgwick studied politics at the University of London, with a focus on world economic development, IMF, World Bank and WTO; and journalism at the National Council for Training Journalists.

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  • Does Greece Need Heroic Help Now? Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010 | 2:50 AM ET

    Greece is in dire need of a modern day Leonidas. The country is facing present day foes equal perhaps to Sirens, Minotaurs and snake-haired Gorgons all added together.

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    Happy Monday! At least it is for the likes of James Cameron, Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges who, among others, are savoring Golden Globe victory this morning. Not a sequel or remake in sight amongst the winners.

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  • Showtimes

    Europe
    Monday - Friday 07:00 - 10:00 CET
    Asia
    Monday - Friday 13:00 - 16:00 SIN/HK
    Australia
    Monday - Friday 16:00 - 19:00 SYD
    New Zealand
    Monday - Friday 18:00 - 21:00 SYD
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