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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Residents of Catalonia will proudly claim that its region is the wealthiest of all regions in Spain and highlight the region's attractiveness for tourists, Barcelona's importance as shipping hub and the concentration of industrial activity around the Catalan capital. But while the beauty of Catalonia is worth boasting about, the region's finances are looking ugly.
European stocks are expected to open lower on Wednesday amid concerns over Spain and Greece’s finances and following a rare earnings miss by Apple. With Spain’s borrowing costs soaring after an auction of short term debt on Tuesday an alarm signal was sounded when the cost of borrowing over 5 years rose above the cost of 10 year borrowing.
In this environment of extreme market volatility and periods that swing between “euphoria and panic” it is tempting to follow the news headlines from risk on to risk off and back, UBS CIO Alex Friedman said, but this investment approach will not make you money in the long term.
Joschka Fischer, former vice-chancellor of Germany blasted Chancellor Angela Merkel for not being prepared to solve the euro zone crisis, should the June 17th Greek elections produce a non-bailout vote.
Facebook, the internet's top social network and the first U.S. company to start with a market capitalization of more than $100 billion at its initial public offering (IPO) last month, turned into a disappointment later as its stock price fell and one banker said this is a bad sign for other IPOs.
If the euro zone collapses, the Swiss flag carrier—Swiss International Airlines—would "lose competitiveness altogether," Harry Hohmeister, CEO of Swiss International Airlines told CNBC at the SwissMediaForum.
Greece will leave the euro zone next year and the country's new currency will "immediately fall by 60 percent," according to Citi chief economist Willem Buiter.
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