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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Italy has one of the highest savings rates in the OECD and holds considerable household wealth. In fact, the country's household wealth is five times as high as the country's gross domestic product (GDP). None of this appears to add up with the country's miserable public finances.
As jittery markets pushed the euro below the 1.10 level against the Swiss franc for the first time ever on Tuesday, the headache for the Swiss National Bank (SNB) over its limited options to fight the strong franc is turning into a chronic migraine.
In an interview with CNBC, Greece's minister for growth, competitiveness and shipping, Michalis Chrisochoides, was utterly confident that his PASOK party will be able to push through the unpopular medium-term austerity package.
It is the most crucial week yet for Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou in his efforts stave off default for the country.
Greece’s parliament square, Syntagma square, has been the center stage for protests against the country’s harsh austerity measures since spring 2010, when the first EU/IMF bailout package was signed.
ArtBasel, to many the most prestigious modern- and contemporary art fair, opened its doors on June 15 for the 42nd time, hot on the heels of the Venice Biennale last week.
Swiss-based commodity trader Glencore is set to unveil the pricing of its mammoth $12 billion dual IPO in London and Hong Kong later this week, and in what will be be the biggest IPO of the year and the largest in the UK to date, its shares are expected to start regular trading on the London exchange on May 24 and in Hong Kong just one day later.
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