Carolin Roth is based in London and is anchor for Worldwide Exchange. 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 anchored Capital Connection abd 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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For bank investors, the third quarter is one they’d rather erase from their minds – and portfolios alike. European banks were down by more than 25 percent and saw their worst performance since the fourth quarter of 2008, when the collapse of Lehman brothers shook the markets.
No time wasted. Only an hour after Sergio Ermotti was appointed interim CEO of UBS following Oswald Gruebel's decision to resign, the Swiss Italian banker, alongside Chairman Kaspar Villiger, addressed the media in a hastily arranged conference call.
The gold rush is back! As the price of gold reaches new record highs, recreational prospecting for gold has turned into an ever more popular pastime. Not just in the US or Australia, but also across parts of the Alps in Switzerland.
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.