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CNBC Launches Worldwide Exchange - CNBC's New Worldwide Daily Business News Programme

CNBC Europe

CNBC, the world leader in business news, today announced the name of its new worldwide daily business news programme – Worldwide Exchange.

The show utilises the resources and newsrooms of CNBC Europe, CNBC and CNBC Asia and will be jointly hosted by Ross Westgate in London, Michelle Caruso-Cabrera in New York and Christine Tan in Singapore.

Worldwide Exchange will deliver in-depth analysis of worldwide trends which are influencing those who are investing across international markets. The show will feature live reports from financial centres around the world, including London, Frankfurt, Paris, New York, Shanghai, Mumbai and Dubai.

Barbara Stelzner, Head of News, CNBC Europe said, “The show’s innovative perspective and production format will - for the first time - provide our viewers with an opportunity to get business news and analysis on a truly global basis. With guests from around the world, the programme will give unique insight into developments that drive worldwide business and finance decisions.”

Worldwide Exchange launches on 19th December and will run from 10 am – 12 noon CET (9 am – 11 am UK), 4 am – 6 am ET in the U.S. and 5 pm – 7 pm in Asia. Elements of the new programme will include in its first hour, live economic data and stock market reports from Europe’s capitals; ‘It’s the Global Economy’ in which an economist fields questions from the three regions; ‘Currency Corner’, a global interview with a key currency market expert. In additional there will be a weekly segment from Dubai called ‘CNBC Arabia Live’.

In the programme’s second hour, it will feature segments such as ‘CEO Exchange’ with an in-depth interview with a top corporate executive; ‘Global Talking Point’ in which a key issue that is affecting all three regions is debated and a weekly segment from Mubai titled ‘CNBC India Live’.

About CNBC

CNBC is the recognised global leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information. The network's Business Day programming (weekdays from 4:00am – 7:00pm ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and is widely recognized as the leader in real-time business news and analysis. CNBC primetime and weekends offer broad-based news, business and political talk programming. In addition to being seen in North America, South America and the Caribbean, CNBC is also incorporated into CNBC Europe and CNBC Asia Pacific programming.

About CNBC Europe

CNBC Europe is the only pan-European real-time financial and business channel dedicated to European CEO's and senior corporate executives, the European financial services industry and the European investor. Today the channel is available in over 100 million homes, 1,400 banks and financial institutions and 340,000 hotel rooms throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

About CNBC Asia

CNBC Asia Pacific is uniquely positioned to speak to viewers from across the region. Headquartered in Singapore, the network provides 8 hours of live Asia-produced programming, which is complemented with coverage of live market action from Europe and the US. CNBC Asia Pacific's channels, which include CNBC Asia, CNBC-TV18 (India), Nikkei-CNBC (Japan) are available in more than 34 countries across the Asia Pacific region. CNBC Asia Pacific also has a strategic alliance with China Business Network, a subsidiary of the Shanghai Media Group. The channels are distributed via satellite, cable and terrestrial broadcast networks.

About CNBC World

CNBC World is a 24-hour digital network offering live, global financial market information and programming. CNBC World leverages the resources of CNBC business news from Asia and Europe and creates a 24-hour a day, 7 days per week global business news network. CNBC World provides in-depth market coverage from around the world, major industry news conferences, analyst calls and presentations, and one-on-one interviews with business leaders. CNBC World is available in 22 million homes across the United States via cable and satellite.

For further information

CNBC Europe
Charlotte Blenkinsop
+44 20 7653 9448

Kevin Goldman
+ 00 1 201 735 4720

Mayda Jutahkiti
+65 6557 2265