Carolin Roth is based in London and is an anchor for "Capital Connection". Carolin also covers the Swiss market for CNBC. Fluent in both German and English, she has been with CNBC since 2007, reporting on air since 2009. She has also hosted European Closing Bell and co-anchored Squawk Box (Europe) from CNBC's London studios. Carolin also contributes to CNBC programming in the US.
Carolin has covered key events for CNBC including WEF, European debt crisis live out of Greece, Italy, Spain,Hungary and Cyprus, the German election campaign and the Geneva motor show.
Carolin gained experience in the financial sector in Germany and the US before completing her Masters degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Zurich.
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Investors worldwide continue to be skeptical towards Russia, confounded by whether real reforms will bring structural changes. During the World Economic Forum, the Russian delegation has been trying to reassure investors in order to reverse capital outflows that have reached more than $350 billion since 2007.
Business leaders, politicians and labor organizations warned on Thursday that urgent action needs to be taken to prevent Europe's youth from becoming a lost generation, a development which could have severe social consequences.
Cyprus, rather than Spain, Italy or Greece, poses the biggest sovereign risk to the euro zone, according to Charles Dallara, the managing director of the Washington-based bank lobby group, the Institute of International Finance (IIF).
Friday's U.S. non-farm payrolls showed a surprise fall to a 4-year low of 7.7 percent as the U.S. economy added 146,000 jobs in November.
The economy took center stage in the Dutch election campaign, as the euro zone's fifth-largest economy is set to slide back into recession in the second half of the year. Unemployment stands at a seven-year high of 6.5 percent but the biggest problem may not have even fully unfolded yet: the shaky grounds of the housing market.
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