Nikkei CNBC

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Nikkei CNBC
Launched April 1990 (as Nikkei Satellite News)
May 1, 1997 (as Asia Business News)
October 1, 1999 (relaunch, as Nikkei CNBC)
Owned by Nihon Keizai Shimbun, NBCUniversal, TV Tokyo, Jupiter TV
Country Japan
Broadcast area Japan
Replaced Nikkei Satellite News (1990–1999)
Asia Business News (1997–1998)
CNBC Business News (1998–1999)
SKY PerfecTV! Channel 251 (SD)
Channel 570 (HD)
eo light TV Channel 881 (HD)
J:COM Channel 303 (HD)
JCN Channel 101
Hikari TV Channel 850

Nikkei CNBC (日経CNBC) is a business and financial news television channel broadcast in Japan. It is owned primarily by CNBC Asia and Japanese media group Nihon Keizai Shimbun and TV Tokyo Holdings Corporation.

The channel is a result of the merger of the former Nikkei Satellite News (launched 1990) and Asia Business News (launched 1997, renamed CNBC Business News in 1998) by an agreement with CNBC Asia and Nihon Keizai Shimbun.


Current shows

Nikkei CNBC produces Japan-US Market Relay Morning Express (8:30 to 10 am JST), Afternoon Express aired at Midday.

CNBC's Worldwide Exchange and Squawk on the Street have Japanese translations; raw programming includes Power Lunch and Closing Bell.

Nikkei CNBC operates as follows:

JST Weekdays Anchor/Host Description
Asia Squawk Box
Bernard Lo
Japan-US Market Relay Morning Express
Madoka Ogawa
Afternoon Express
Sumie Sone
Tokyo Market Watch
Yuki Iyagawa, Noriko Gohda
Market Street
Sumiko Ezure, Sumie Sone
Yuki Iyagawa, Noriko Gohda, Chiasa Takoh
1725-1750 (First Run)
1930-1955 (Repeat)
Worldwide Exchange
Wilfred Frost, Susan Li first word on movements on futures exchanges and trading in Europe and Asia
News Zone
Noriko Enokido
US Squawk On The Street
Carl Quintanilla, Simon Hobbs, Jim Cramer, David Faber broadcasts live from above the New York Stock Exchange
JST Tues.-Sat. Anchor/Host Description
US Power Lunch
Tyler Mathisen, Amanda Drury, Brian Sullivan, Melissa Lee examines the companies, people, and trends influencing Wall Street
US Closing Bell
Kelly Evans, Bill Griffeth (for the 3-4pm hour) covers the close of the trading day and real-time market coverage
0600-0700 (ex. Saturdays)
Fast Money
Melissa Lee
0600-0630 (Saturdays)
Options Action
0630-0700 (Saturdays)
Money in Motion

Former shows

  • Tokyo Squawk Box
  • Tokyo Morning Express
  • Power Lunch Tokyo
  • Tokyo Market Express
  • Tokyo Market Wrap
  • Nikkei CNBC Closing Bell
  • Nikkei CNBC Express
  • The Kudlow Report, hosted by Lawrence Kudlow; rebroadcast of CNBC US program.


  1. "Profit From It" (1998–2002)
  2. "Make It Your Business" (2002–2004)
  3. "The World Leader in Business News" (2004 - 2006-06-11)
  4. "First in Business Worldwide" (2006-06-12 - present)

See also

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