Steve Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program "Squawk Box Europe" having spent nearly three decades in and around financial markets, first as a trader and then as a journalist.
Steve has attended high levels international events for CNBC for over a decade including key G7, G8 and G20 meetings, as well as the St Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia and the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he also routinely moderates key panels on a host of subjects. Steve also led our coverage of the COP21 climate change talks in 2015.
In 2014 Steve was on the ground for CNBC in Kiev, Ukraine during the Russian annexation of Crimea and interviewed key players, including the President and Prime Minister of Ukraine throughout the conflict.
Steve 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, Steve worked for the UK Press Association on the City desk and at Dow Jones on the European Markets desk. At Dow Jones, Steve regularly broke market-moving stories and was a contributor to The Wall Street Journal Europe.
Before his career in journalism, Steve spent 11 years trading in the financial markets, specialising in equity and bond market derivative products. In 1988, Steve 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.
Steve 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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CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports oil prices slip from one-year highs as oil producers hold an informal meeting at the World Energy Congress.
I've said it before and I'll say it again, when it comes to verbal intervention the world's central bankers ain't got nothing on the oil barons.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports questions about non-OPEC producers cutting output is putting pressure on oil prices.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports the British pound dropped as much as 6 percent in early trading but is now recovering as question remain over what prompted the "flash crash."
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick tracks the plunge in the British pound which fell 6 percent before bouncing back.
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You've got to love the way the big boys of oil cartel OPEC are still proving a class act when it comes to moving the market.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports the latest energy story from London.
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Steve Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program Squawk Box Europe and is also CNBC's OPEC reporter covering major meetings.