Richard Quest Anchor and Correspondent, CNN Business Editor-at-Large

Richard Austin Quest is a British journalist and non-practising barrister working as a news anchor for CNN International. He is also an editor-at-large of CNN Business. Richard Quest is CNN’s foremost international business correspondent and anchor of Quest Means Business, the definitive word on how we earn and spend our money. Based in New York, he is one of the most instantly recognizable members of the CNN team.

Quest also serves as CNN Business editor-at-large and often hosts the digital live financial show “Markets Now” live streamed from the floor of the NYSE Wednesdays at 12pm ET at Additionally, Quest is the host of CNN International’s signature monthly feature program Quest’s World of Wonder, an immersive travel series that finds him exploring a new destination each month and meeting fascinating people who reveal the heart of that city.

Quest Means Business, which airs weekdays at 3pm ET / 8pm BST on CNN International, destroys the myth that business is boring, bridging the gap between hard economics and entertaining television. CEOs and global finance ministers make a point of appearing on QMB. Guests of the show include the biggest names in banking like Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase, former Federal Reserve Vice Chair Richard Clarida and Robert Zoellick, the former President of the World Bank; European policy makers including current and former IMF chiefs Kristalina Georgieva, Christine Lagarde and Dominique Strauss-Kahn as well as former EC President Jose Manuel Barroso, and some of the most influential names in corporate America including Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey and Hans Vestberg of Verizon.


CNN is a multinational news channel and website headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. Founded in 1980 by American media proprietor Ted Turner and Reese Schonfeld as a 24-hour cable news channel, and presently owned by the Manhattan-based media conglomerate Warner Bros.

CNN International is an international television channel and website owned by CNN Global. CNN International carries news-related programming worldwide; it cooperates with sister network CNN’s national and international news bureaus.

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