UAE: CNBC launches Abu Dhabi studio

US business news TV and internet channel CNBC started Tuesday broadcasting across the Middle East after it inaugurated Tuesday its new studio in Abu Dhabi.

The new facility will function as the channel’s Headquarters in the Middle East.

“CNBC broadcasts daily from the network’s international headquarters in New York, London and Singapore,” said John Casey, CNBC’s senior vice-president of international news and programming.

“With the addition of our new Middle East Headquarters at ADGM, we plan to connect Abu Dhabi to the world’s financial capitals.”

For its first week, the channel will broadcast from Monday through Thursday and will provide business stories and regional news from Asia, Europe and the US.

Hadley Gamble, the channels Middle East anchor hosted the first show, “Capital Connection” with the Singapore studio anchor Nancy Hungerford.

The new studios are located in Global Market (ADGM) of the Emirati capital.

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