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CNBC announces next week’s guest line-up for its new programme Trading Matters in Australia

Sydney October 5, 2007– CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced a line-up of significant names in the Australian finance and investment industries as guests on the second week of the network’s new Australian show Trading Matters.

Anchor Oriel Morrison will interview Platypus Asset Management


Don Williams and Fat Prophets


Angus Geddes on Monday, October 8. 

Other guests during the week on the 5.00pm show (Mon-Thu) include:

a.                 AMP China Capital Growth Fund Senior Portfolio Manager Karma Wilson (Tuesday)

b.                  Deutsche BankHead Investment Research Tom Murphy (Tuesday)

c.                  Deutsche Asset Management Director & Investment SpecialistBill Barbour (Wednesday)

d.                 BT Funds ManagerJack Chemello

e.                 National Australia BankGlobal Head of Commodities Timothy Andriesen (Thursday).

Trading Matters provides Australian investors with real time, actionable information on local and international share and market performance, and is the essential investor’s guide to the Australian equities market. Trading Matters also offers unrivalled access to the country's top investors and money managers - revealing the inside track on opportunities for both the institutional and retail investor. A daily, half-hour, digest of the day's most important business headlines, a comprehensive wrap of the trading day and concise, actionable and tangible advice are all components of the new show.

Trading Matters can be viewed Monday to Thursdays on Foxtel (Channel 652) and Austar (Channel 652) at 5.00pm.


About CNBC Asia Pacific

CNBC Asia Pacific is uniquely positioned to speak to viewers from across the region. Headquartered in Singapore, the network provides nine hours of live Asia-Pacific 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), CNBC Pakistan, Nikkei-CNBC (Japan) are available in more than 21 countries across the Asia Pacific region. CNBC also has a strategic alliance with China Business Network, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Shanghai Media Group, and a partnership with Digital Chosun, an entity of Chosun Daily Group of Companies, the premier multiplatform media conglomerate in Korea.  The channels are distributed via satellite, cable and terrestrial broadcast networks, as well as broadband, on CNBC content is also distributed on mobile platforms through selective markets. 

CNBC is 100% owned and managed by NBC Universal, which is the broadcasting unit of GE, the ‘World’s Most Admired’ company in FORTUNE magazine's annual poll of executives (March 2007).