Certainly an improvement - not hard, really, given how shabby the set has looked of late.
I see they have taken the opportunity to introduce new astons too . These actually look better IMO than the equivilant US/Asia astons on which they are based.
And shock! Europe Tonight (and presumably from the pics above European Closing Bell) are back to being double headed. I haven't seen a double headed programme from CNBC Europe in ages.
Still resolutely clinging to the US 2003 music though, I see. I like it (though I liked the 2000 music more) but isn't it time to revamp the titles, they don't sit very easily with the rest of the blue look.