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CNBC's flagship show in Europe sets you up with everything you need to know for the European business day. Anchors Geoff Cutmore, Steve Sedgwick and Karen Tso engage in unscripted and dynamic debate on the day's top stories. They are joined by leading business executives, policymakers, financial str…

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    SQUAWK BOX, FRIDAY 2ND DECEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 29:06


    Asian markets retreat and U.S. equities give back some gains, with investors eyeing today's Non-Farm Payrolls report - while Fed Governor Michelle Bowman echoes Jerome Powell's message that tightening may slow but last longer. EU ministers edge closer to a deal to cap Russian crude oil prices, tentatively agreeing on a 60 dollar per barrel ceiling just days ahead of a de facto deadline. President Biden rolls out the red carpet for his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, hosting his first state dinner as the pair pledge to hold Russia accountable for its actions in Ukraine. Twitter reportedly offers incentives to advertisers in a bid to win them back - while Elon Musk suspends Kanye West's account after the rapper violates the platform's rules once again.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, THURSDAY 1ST DECEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 28:00


    U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell hints at a slowdown in interest rate rises. A 50bps move is expected in December, sending U.S. equities into the green. The tech sector leads gains in Hong Kong as Asian markets track Wall Street. A private sector survey in China shows manufacturing activity shrinking for a fourth consecutive month. Sam Bankman-Fried has denied he committed fraud at his now-bankrupt FTX exchange. We hear exclusively from Dutch minister for Climate and Energy Policy, Rob Jetten, who says that the failure of EU nations to agree on a gas price cap is jeopardising the bloc's energy crisis plan. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, WEDNESDAY 30TH NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 28:04


    Chinese manufacturing activity shrinks for a second consecutive month as strict zero-Covid restrictions and dropping global demand weigh. Opec+ nations reportedly prepare to make deeper supply cuts, pushing prices higher as the EU's ban on the majority of Russian crude imports is due to be enforced. U.S. equities dip for the third straight day ahead of a key speech from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. And in banking news, HSBC is to sell off its Canadian unit to the Royal Bank of Canada for $10bn as it pivots towards the Chinese market.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, TUESDAY 29TH NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 27:00


    Chinese equities rebound after Wall Street slides, with the Hang Seng leading the charge, as new Covid cases decline in the country for the first time in over a week. Crude prices rebound, in spite of more hawkishness from the Fed's James Bullard, ahead of a key meeting of oil producers later this week with a major policy adjustment reportedly on the table. Blockfi files for bankruptcy, leaving at least 100,000 creditors on the hook, as the crypto lender becomes the latest company to fold in the wake of FTX's dramatic collapse. And, Elon Musk accuses Apple of halting its advertising on Twitter and threatening to remove the platform from its app store.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, MONDAY 28TH NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 29:56


    Protests erupt across China, some even calling openly for Xi Jinping to go – as frustration mounts over strict Covid controls. Profits at China's industrial firms slide, weighed down by Covid restrictions and falling factory-gate prices, as authorities unleash waves of new stimulus to spur demand. Oil prices plunge - hitting their lowest level since 2021, and Asian equities also slide, as uncertainty over China rattles markets. And, Black Friday online sales top 9 billion dollars, hitting a new record as consumers flock to 'Buy Now Pay Later' platforms to offset soaring prices.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, FRIDAY 25TH NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2022 26:50


    Covid cases in China hit fresh record highs as new local infections top 30,000, weighing on investor sentiment in the region. The ECB stresses further rate rises are needed to prevent inflation from becoming entrenched, with Board Member Isabel Schnabel signaling the central bank is not yet planning to slow the pace of hikes. EU states remain deadlocked over a price cap on Russian oil, while energy ministers in Brussels agree to revisit a price cap on gas next month. Retailers brace for one of the busiest shopping days of the year. U.S. consumers are expected to increase their Black Friday spending, while European shoppers face a downturn.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, THURSDAY 24TH NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2022 29:23


    Wall Street is in the green ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday period as the Federal Reserve hints that it may soon wind down the pace of rate hikes. In China, authorities tighten Covid restrictions again as cases reach a new record high. The PBOC has suggested a potential RRR cut in a bid to support the economy. EU nations are at loggerheads over both the proposed G7 Russian oil exports price cap as well as a ceiling on gas as the bloc meets today for an extraordinary energy summit. Russian missiles pound Ukrainian energy infrastructure installations causing nationwide blackouts. President Volodomyr Zelenskyy tells the UN Security Council that Moscow is guilty of energy terrorism.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, WEDNESDAY 23RD NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 28:17


    Credit Suisse warns of a CHF1.5bn loss in the fourth quarter. The lender will be asking shareholders to vote on its restructuring and capital-raising plans. U.S. markets are up ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday with investors eyeing Fed minutes later today. The EU proposes a €275/MWh gas price cap in a bid to stem soaring costs across the bloc this winter. However, Greek energy minister Kostas Skrelas tells CNBC the level is too high. The FTX bankruptcy proceeding is under way in Delaware amid allegations of lost assets and fatal mismanagement by founder and CEO Sam Bankman-Fried. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, TUESDAY 22ND NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 24:10


    Beijing orders closures of numerous public facilities as Covid infections in the capital hit a record high. Cases also continue to surge in Guangzhou and Chongqing. The dollar and Treasury yield dip as Cleveland Federal Reserve President Loretta Mester tells this channel that inflation needs to slow further before she is ready to stop raising rates. Crude rallies after hitting a ten-month low as Saudi Arabia denies reports that Opec+ is set to hike output next month. The fallout from the collapse of FTX continues to be felt in the sector with Bitcoin falling to below $16,000 for the first time in 2 years while lender Genesis is now reportedly set to file for bankruptcy. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, MONDAY 21ST NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 31:37


    Chinese authorities locks down the largest districts in Beijing and Guangzhou following the country's first Covid deaths in six months. Former Disney CEO Bob Iger returns to the role to replace Bob Chapek as the entertainment giant attempts to regain momentum following a torrid quarter. Investors turn their focus on retail earnings and upcoming Black Friday sales for signs of resilience from the U.S. consumer. Atlanta Federal Reserve President Raphael Bostic suggests that one more rate rise of up to 100bps could prove to be enough to bring down inflation. In crypto new, FTX admits it owes its top 50 creditors more than $3bn as the new CEO scrambles to sell off or restructure the business. And in Egypt, Cop27 wraps up with negotiators hailing an agreement on ‘loss and damage' funds. However, no deal has been reached to further curb greenhouse gases.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, FRIDAY 18TH NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2022 26:07


    U.S. equities dip slightly for a second day while bond yields rise after St Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard argues that rate rises have had a minimal effect at curbing inflation. However, Bullard believes that 2023 will finally see disinflation. There are hopes of reopening in China with Alibaba shares up to a six-week high in Hong Kong. This, despite the company missing sales forecasts due to zero-Covid restrictions. In the Bahamas, the government seizes collapsed crypto exchange FTX's assets following its bankruptcy filing. And there is turmoil at Twitter as mass resignations follow CEO Elon Musk's call for a new ‘hardcore' work culture at the social media giant. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, THURSDAY 17TH NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 22:27


    UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is set to present his autumn budget in the House of Commons later today. Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey says that recent political and financial turmoil has battered the country's reputation. U.S. markets are in the red following a Christmas warning note from retail giant Target. Federal Reserve governor Christopher Waller indicates that pace of rate hikes may be close to slowing. Tuesday's fatal explosion in eastern Poland has been judged not to have been part of a deliberate attack by Russia. However, European Parliament President Roberta Metsola tells CNBC that pressure on Moscow must be maintained. Singaporean investment titan Temasek writes down its $300m stake in FTX. It says it misplaced trust in CEO Sam Bankman-Fried. Short-seller Carson Block tells this channel that the crypto sector has lost its way.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, WEDNESDAY 16TH NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 25:41


    World leaders hold an emergency meeting at the G20 in Bali after an alleged missile kills two people in a Polish village near the Ukrainian border. President Biden is cautious on speculation the missile may have been launched by Russian forces. U.S. equities rally once more after factory inflation data comes in weaker than expected. October producer prices rose 0.2 per cent. Former U.S. President Donald Trump has officially announced he will run in 2024 despite intense criticism within the GOP. In crypto news, BlockFi could be next in line to file for bankruptcy. Crypto.com CEO Kris Marszalek tells CNBC the sector is feeling the impact of FTX's collapse. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, TUESDAY 15TH NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 30:12


    China's economy continues to stutter as October data comes in short with Covid restrictions and a property slump weighing heavily on activity. U.S. equities are in the red for the first time in three sessions after Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Lael Brainard backs slower tightening but says that further work lies ahead. Berkshire Hathaway makes a $4bn swoop for a holding in Taiwanese chip maker TSMC – the third tech company in its portfolio. German semi-conductor firm Infineon hikes its long-term guidance following a 30 per cent rise in FY revenue as well as unveiling plans for a new €5bn facility in Dresden. And in Bali, Indonesia, President Biden and President Xi strike a warmer tone despite recently soured relations between Washington and Beijing. The U.S. has voiced concerns over rhetoric regarding Taiwan but President Biden has downplayed talk of a new Cold War.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, MONDAY 14TH NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 26:27


    President Biden and President Xi prepare to meet for head-to-head talks at the G20 in Bali as relations between the world's biggest economies sour further. We hear from German economy minister Robert Habeck who says Berlin must diversify its economic partners after cancelling several high-profile Chinese investments. In the U.S., Democrats retain the Senate with wins in Arizona and Nevada. The GOP are set to win the House of Representatives. Tech stocks lift the S&P 500 while global sentiment shifts helps European equities to their best weeks since March. And in crypto news, the collapse of the FTX exchange shocks the sector. Rival Binance withdraws FTX tokens from its platform. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, FRIDAY 11TH NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 44:18


    Wall Street posts its best day since 2020 with the Dow surging over a thousand points on signs inflation may have peaked. Goldman Sachs' tells CNBC the data vindicates the Fed's approach. The jump in U.S. equities sends yields sharply lower while the dollar sinks in its worst day since 2009. China adjusts its Covid controls, cutting the quarantine period for close contacts and easing restrictions for inbound travelers as Beijing looks to minimise the number of people affected by the measures. The White House announces President Biden will hold his first face-to-face meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping next week, with the aim of improving relations between the two global superpowers. In the world of crypto, FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried courts investors, reportedly seeking more than 9 billion dollars to rescue the crypto exchange. SEC Chairman Gary Gensler tells CNBC the sector is failing to comply with clear rules.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, THURSDAY 10TH NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 26:22


    Wall Street is in the red as control of the U.S. Congress remains undecided and the crypto sell-off sinks market sentiment. Crypto exchange Binance pulls out of a deal to buy up troubled rival FTX's U.S. business, citing “issues beyond our control and our ability to help”. There are three U.S. states whose Senate midterm election results hang in the balance. Georgia is set for a December run-off with Nevada and Arizona still too close to call. Meanwhile, President Biden says he prepared to form bipartisan ties with Republican lawmakers. Social media giant Meta are set to slash 11,000 jobs. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said he takes full responsibility for the redundancies.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, WEDNESDAY 9TH NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 40:52


    Control of the U.S. Senate is too close to call as Pennsylvania lieutenant-governor John Fetterman flips the seat from Republican to Democrat. Meanwhile GOP Senate candidate for Georgia Herschel Walker urges voters to remain patient. NBC News estimates that Republicans will take control of the House of Representatives with a projected win of 219 seats. An NBC poll finds that the cost of living and abortion rights topped voter concerns. Meanwhile two-thirds do not want President Biden to run for a second term. In crypto news, FTX's coin crashes with more than $2bn wiped out. Rival Binance has swooped in for FTX's non-U.S. business.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, TUESDAY 8TH NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 26:26


    New Twitter CEO Elon Musk has urged independent voters to back GOP candidates in the mid-term elections while Donald Trump has hinted he will put his name forward for the presidential race in 2024. Wall Street has reacted ahead of the elections closing in the green for the second straight session. The Dow is up by more than 400 points. The EU has accused the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act of breaching international trade rules. German Finance Minister Christian Lindner tells CNBC that he is concerned about the Act's consequences on European business. We are also live at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh where despite billions being pledged by world leaders, the impasse between ambition and execution on climate change remains vast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, MONDAY 7TH NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 27:16


    Apple says that Beijing's zero-Covid policy is damaging production of its most popular mobile phones. Chinese exports and imports contract for October, simultaneously shrinking for the first time since May 2020. Octobers non-farm payroll data beats expectations. However, the Dow breaks a four-week winning streak on rising rate concerns. Richmond Federal Reserve President Thomas Barkin tells CNBC prices still have some way to go. In tech news, thousands of Twitter employees are fired as part of Elon Musk's overhaul of the social media giant. The company will launch its blue tick subscription service reportedly after the U.S. mid-term elections. We are also live at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt where IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva tells CNBC that higher fuel prices are accelerating adoption of greener energies. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, FRIDAY 4TH NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2022 25:43


    The Bank of England hikes interest rates to a historic 3 per cent – the largest jump in 30 years. Governor Andrew Bailey has told CNBC the MPC's move was needed despite the threat of recession. U.S. equities are in the red as investors brace for October non-farm payroll numbers. They are expected to show employment activity decelerating to its slowest rate in two years. Chinese tech stocks rally on the Hang Seng amid reports of positive U.S. audits of Chinese companies and a potential relaxation of the country's zero-Covid restrictions. Stateside, Twitter lay-offs are reportedly set to begin today following Elon Musk's takeover of the social media giants. There are also job cuts expected at Lyft and Strip while Amazon freezes further hiring. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, THURSDAY 3RD NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2022 36:22


    Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell seeks to terminate market speculation of a pivot away from raising rate hikes. Powell said it was ‘premature' to end the hiking cycle. Wall Street reacts by dipping into the red following earlier gains while Treasury yields edge higher. Service activity in China falls to its lowest level since May as Beijing's strict zero-Covid policies continue to strangle the economy. We are live at Web Summit in Lisbon where Ukrainian First Lady Olena Zelenska tells CNBC countries must put aside national self-interest and continue assisting her country in its war against Russia. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, WEDNESDAY 2ND NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 28:21


    U.S. equities dip as investors brace for a fourth consecutive 75bps rate hike from the Federal Reserve. HSBC CEO Noel Quinn tells CNBC he believes the U.S. central bank is close to it. Mainland Chinese markets add to yesterday's big gains despite Beijing denying rumours it will soften its zero-Covid policy. Standard Chartered CEO Bill Winters says he is bullish that Chinese growth will return. The BoE sells up to £750m of UK government debt, becoming the first central bank to sell sovereign bonds back to the markets. And we are live at Web Summit in Lisbon where hot topics will include Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter and U.S. regulators' potential crackdown on TikTok.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, TUESDAY 1ST NOVEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2022 26:21


    Saudi Aramco posts a near-40 per cent surge in Q3 net income on the back of rising global prices. President Biden urges IOCs to use their record profits to help reduce prices for consumers. BP CEO Bernard Looney tells CNBC his company is already putting its windfall gains to good use. The Dow is slightly down but has posted its best month since 1976. Asian equities start the new month in the green. In China factory activity stalls as authorities increase Covid restrictions. The yuan is down to its lowest level since the GFC due to a weak midpoint setting. New Twitter CEO Elon Musk dissolves the board and sets aggressive targets amid upcoming job cuts at the social media giant.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, MONDAY 31ST OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2022 25:45


    Credit Suisse issues further details about its CHF4bn capital increase as part of its overhaul. Chairman of the Saudi National Bank, Ammar Al Khudairy, tells CNBC the Swiss lender must not hesitate in restructuring the bank. The Dow is on course to post its best month since January 1976 despite recent weakness in tech stocks. Chinese economic activity contracts for October as authorities ramp up Covid restrictions in key manufacturing and financial cities. And in Brazil, Lula da Silva narrowly wins the presidential election to edge out incumbent Jair Bolsonaro. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, FRIDAY 28TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2022 28:05


    Elon Musk completes his $44bn takeover of Twitter and immediately fires CEO Parag Agrawal and CFO Ned Segal and confirms the acquisition by tweeting ‘the bird is freed'. Big Tech suffers an almost $800bn loss to its market cap as investors flee the sector on the back of underwhelming earnings, weak forecasts and spiralling costs. Amazon and Apple earnings are also due to today. The e-commerce giant offers a weak outlook ahead of the Christmas season while Apple misses on iPhone sales. In forex news, the euro nears parity against the dollar as the ECB raises rates by a further 75bps. President Christine Lagarde says the central bank's job to calm inflation is still incomplete.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, THURSDAY 27TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2022 24:34


    Credit Suisse posts a larger-than-expected Q3 loss. The lender unveils a turnaround plan which includes restructuring its IB unit and cutting costs by 15 per cent. Chairman Axel Lehmann has admitted the bank has been ‘unfocused'. The ECB is expected to raise rates by a further 75bps which would place them at their highest level since 2009. Facebook parent company Meta sees shares freefall by almost 20 per cent in extended trade. CEO Mark Zuckerberg's move to build the ‘metaverse' platform has so far failed to attract investors. And staying in Silicon Valley, Elon Musk is on the verge of purchasing Twitter with the finishing touches being applied by banks to financing deals.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, WEDNESDAY 26TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 22:06


    Asia-focused bank Standard Chartered beats expectations, posting a 40 per cent jump in Q3 profit on the back if rising rates. Spanish lender Santander see net quarterly profit of €2.4bn. It says it is confident it will hit its full-year targets. Declining ad revenue causes Google parent company Alphabet to miss on its top and bottom lines for the third straight quarter. Microsoft shares are down despite beating estimates. It warns that its cloud business is experiencing a marked slowdown, posting its smallest revenue growth in 5 years. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, TUESDAY 25TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 24:06


    UBS suffers a 24 per cent drop in net profit but an improvement in net interest income as the bank navigates macro-economic headwinds going into the fourth quarter. HSBC posts a better-than-expected Q3 earnings despite rising impairments. Rishi Sunak becomes UK prime minister urging the Conservative party to ‘unite or die'. In tech news, Chinese tech loses $55bn on a single day on Wall Street as investors signal concerns about President Xi Jinping's unprecedented third term. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, MONDAY 24TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2022 30:37


    China GDP comes in short of Beijing's official GDP data with Covid lockdowns affecting growth. President Xi Jinping consolidates his grip on power ahead of a third term in office. In the UK, former chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to become prime minister as soon as today after Boris Johnson withdraws his candidacy. In Italy, Giorgia Meloni is sworn in as prime minister to create the most right-wing cabinet wince WW2. Wall Street posted its best trading week since June amid reports that some Fed officials plan smaller interest rate hikes in the coming months.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, FRIDAY 21ST OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2022 29:14


    UK Prime Minister Liz Truss quits after just six chaotic weeks in the job. Sterling dips on the news ahead of an accelerated Tory leadership contest. A new Prime Minister is expected to be announced by next Friday. In Brussels, EU leaders meet late into the night with Germany's Olaf Scholz dropping his country's opposition to a gas price cap, provided sufficient supplies are secured. U.S. indices are in the red and both the 2- and 10-year yields hit levels not seen since 2008. In corporate news, sportswear giant Adidas cuts its full-year guidance blaming weaker demand in China and in the West and its departure from the Russian market. However, luxury firm Kering shrugs off any recession concerns to post a 14 per cent surge in Q3 sales despite Gucci lagging in China. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, THURSDAY 20TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2022 28:56


    Tesla beats on the topline but misses revenue estimates which drives the share price down in extended trade. CEO Elon Musk is bullish, saying that the company's market cap could eventually exceed that of Apple and Saudi Aramco combined. Beleaguered UK Prime Minister Liz Truss is rocked by the departure of Home Secretary Suella Braverman over immigration targets. Wall Street sees the 10-year yield rising to its highest level since 2008. Asian markets follow suit prompting the BoJ to put a floor under bond prices. And in earnings news, Swiss-Swedish industrial titan ABB posts a Q3 beat in orders and revenue and signals it will hit its 2023 margin targets a year early.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, WEDNESDAY 19TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 25:29


    Netflix shares soar in extended shares on the news that the streaming giant has increased subscriber numbers by 2.4m in the third quarter to double expectations. Goldman Sachs tops quarterly earnings forecasts despite revenue and profit falling off. CEO David Solomon tells CNBC the lender is bracing for a downturn in the U.S. Wall Street enjoys a second straight day of gains on strong earnings despite a volatile session. U.S. futures are also set to move higher. New Hong CEO John Lee urges the territory to attract more global talent during his maiden address after Covid restrictions were eased. The EU moves to tackle high gas prices and to avoid an energy bidding war between member states. However it falls short of imposing an energy price cap. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, TUESDAY 18TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2022 33:31


    UK Prime Minister Liz Truss says she recognises her mistakes and apologises for the way the mini-budget was launched and handled. Her new Chancellor Jeremy Hunt rips up the bulk of her economic programme in a bid to calm jittery markets. On Wall Street, tech stocks fight back, helping the Nasdaq to its best day since July. Bank of America shares surge following better-than-expected Q3 profits on the back of an increase in interest income. CEO Brian Moynihan tells our colleagues Stateside that U.S. consumer remains ‘very solid'. Credit Suisse is reportedly wooing the Abu Dhabi and the Saudi sovereign wealth funds for capital injections into its investment banking arm. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, MONDAY 17TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2022 35:28


    Chinese President Xi Jinping opens the Communist Party National Congress, hailing the nation's battle against Covid while looking to secure a historic third term. Asian markets start in the red following a volatile week which saw the Dow drop 400 points. In the UK, new Chancellor Jeremy Hunt distances himself from his predecessor's policies, causing the pound to surge. Meanwhile calls for Prime Minister Liz Truss to resign grow. IIF chair Axel Weber warns of a growing gap between monetary tightening and looser fiscal policy. We hear from Mercedes CEO Ola Källenius who says China will remain the car maker's biggest market but voices concerns that future growth will be vulnerable to geo-politics and supply chain constraints. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, FRIDAY 14TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 31:11


    US stocks stage a massive comeback, with the Dow swinging 1,500 points, despite US CPI coming in hotter than expected. Chinese consumer prices rise by the most in more than two years, as the country's ruling party prepares to usher in a historic third term for President Xi Jinping. Kwasi Kwarteng heads home early from IMF meetings, amid speculation the government is considering yet another U-turn over its controversial ‘mini-budget'. However, the U.K. Chancellor says he is committed to the plan. LVMH's Antoine Arnault hails the resilience of the luxury sector throughout the pandemic, telling CNBC the stronger dollar is now boosting sales.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, THURSDAY 13TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 25:02


    The Bank of England snaps up £4.4 billion in Gilts in its biggest daily move so far, as the emergency programme enters its final 48 hours. U.K. Prime Minister Liz Truss says she will stick to her plans to not cut public spending. ECB hawks Robert Holzmann and Pierre Wunsch tell CNBC they expect rates to keep rising despite fears of a looming recession, with the benchmark rate possibly topping 3%. The Fed comes under further pressure in its inflation fight, with food and energy costs causing wholesale prices to rise more than forecast last month. EU energy ministers agree on plans for a joint gas buying scheme, but fail to strike a deal on a price cap.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, WEDNESDAY 12TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 27:52


    Sterling see-saws after a report the Bank of England is preparing to extend its emergency bond-buying programme, despite Governor Andrew Bailey's message to markets that funds have just three more days to rebalance their positions. The International Monetary Fund slashes its global outlook and warns the world is on the brink of a 'painful' recession. Chinese authorities ramp up covid testing across some of the country, days ahead of the Communist Party Congress. In corporate news, LVMH toasts a third quarter sales beat, as the luxury giant sees a boost from the stronger dollar, with American tourists splashing out in European stores.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, TUESDAY 11TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 27:54


    JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon speaks exclusively to CNBC, saying U.S. stocks could double their losses on the year and defending the U.S. Government's new restrictions on tech exports to China. A slump in semiconductor stocks sends the Nasdaq to a two-year low while selling continues in Asia, as chip giants in Taiwan, Japan and South Korea react to new US action against China. President Biden vows to deliver more air defense systems to Kyiv after Russian missiles strike cities across Ukraine, killing 14 and damaging key civilian infrastructure. Gilts come under renewed pressure after separate moves by the Bank of England and the U.K. Chancellor fail to quell concerns over Prime Minister Liz Truss' economic strategy.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, MONDAY 10TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 26:35


    Global markets under pressure, as the Dow slumps after U.S. jobs data points to tightness in the labour market, while investors look ahead to a crucial week for data and earnings. Fresh data flashes warning signs for the Chinese economy, as the services sector contracts for the first time in four months, while the chip sector drags stocks lower after the US announces fresh restrictions. Russian President Vladimir Putin accuses Ukraine of a "terrorist act" after a bridge linking Crimea to Russia is hit by an explosion, disrupting a key military supply line. Nissan reportedly pushes Renault to sell down its stake in the Japanese carmaker, as part of talks that would see the auto giants create a joint venture to accelerate the development of electric cars.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, FRIDAY 7TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 30:04


    Credit Suisse sets aside CHF3bn to launch a public tender off with the aim of buying back its debt securities. The IMF warns of an upcoming global growth downgrade. Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva tells CNBC that “multiple shocks” are to blame and that drastic central bank moves are required to rein in inflation. The Dow is down but Wall Street is still set for a large weekly gain ahead of the non-farm payrolls. We are live in Prague at the inaugural summit of the European Political Community where Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki tells us Germany's addiction to cheap Russian gas and its “disastrous” energy policy have left the rest of Europe in a vulnerable position. And in tech news, Samsung posts its first quarterly decline for 3 years as it wrestles with a global slowdown and reduced memory chip demand.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, THURSDAY 6TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 28:18


    Opec + members slash output by 2m bpd, pushing up oil prices to a three-week high. The cartel's secretary-general, Haitham Al-Ghais, tells CNBC the cut was not a political decision. The U.S., however, accuses Opec of siding with Russia and ‘shortsightedness' for the reduction in production. The Biden administration immediately orders more oil to be released from its SPR. Ratings agency Fitch is the latest to issue a negative outlook warning for the UK. Elon Musk and Twitter could reportedly resolve their litigation wrangles later this week. The Tesla boss has launched plans to transform the social media platform into a ‘super-app'. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, WEDNESDAY 5TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 27:00


    Opec+ members are reportedly considering a 2m bpd output cut ahead of its first in-person meeting in more than 2 years. Softer economic data inspires hopes of less drastic Fed tightening moves, which helps the S&P 500 log its best two-day gain in more than two years. Elon Musk agrees to purchase Twitter for the original $44bn sale price and will likely avoid the deal being dragged through the courts. And in corporate news, HSBC shares hit a 20-month high after reports the bank is set to offload its Canadian unit. And UK PM faces a further division from within her cabinet and party after refusing benefits increases in line with inflation. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, TUESDAY 4TH OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 29:36


    UK Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng is reportedly set to bring his medium-term fiscal plan forward following yesterday's U-turn on cutting the top rate of tax. Asian markets are in the green, extending the global rally. The Dow will look to build on its 760-point rally. Ukrainian forces continue to claw back more territory in the south and east of the country following Moscow's annexation of four regions. In banking news, Credit Suisse's credit default swaps reach new highs after the Swiss lender failed to calm market fears about its financial health.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, MONDAY 3RD OCTOBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 32:29


    The pound slides as the S&P puts the UK on notice for a downgrade as the Conservative Party conference begins in Birmingham. Prime Minister Liz Truss admits her tax cut plans could have benefited from better communication. The Dow falls by 500 points to close below the 29,000 mark in what was the worst September for the index for 20 years. Ukrainian forces recapture the eastern city of Lyman as Russian President Vladimir Putin signs accession treaties for 4 illegally occupied regions. Oil prices surge on news that Opec+ producers are reportedly mulling a 1m bpd output cut. And in corporate news, Credit Suisse moves to reassure investors about its financial health, causing credit default swaps spreads to move sharply higher.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, FRIDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2022 31:15


    The S&P 500 slumps to a new low for this year, weighed down by Apple's broad declines. U.S. markets are set for the third consecutive negative quarter. However, Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman tells our U.S. colleagues that he sees no signs of panic from investors. UK PM Liz Truss and Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng are to have and emergency meeting with the OBR but Downing Street insists its mini-budget tax cuts are essential. Chinese manufacturing shows signs of recovery but the Caixin survey shows that services are struggling from a sharp slowdown. And in energy news, Germany outlines a €200bn package to shield consumers from soaring gas prices. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SQUAWK BOX, THURSDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 27:00


    The Bank of England scrambles to restore market calm with a £65bn bond-buying programme. We are live for the latest from Threadneedle Street. Last Friday's controversial UK ‘mini-budget' also makes waves at CNBC's Delivering Alpha conference with founder and CEO of Citadel, Ken Griffin, voicing his concern about the potential fallout for investor confidence. The 10-year Treasury yield falls by its largest amount since 2020 while the S&P 500 breaks its six-day losing streak but billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller tells this channel a downturn is still imminent. Porsche is set to list in Frankfurt later today in what is likely to be Europe's largest IPO ever. And European leaders vow to investigate the recent Nord Stream pipeline leaks in the Baltic while European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen says the bloc will refuse to recognise referenda held in four occupied Ukrainian regions.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.