European Closing Bell


  • Not that many ABS to buy in Europe: Pro     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, says that all signs point to more action from the ECB, but that it "won't be QE as we know it".

  • 'Interesting' months ahead for sterling: Pro     Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, discusses sterling following the U.K.'s weak manufacturing data and discusses the outlook for the currency.

  • European market closes flat     Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed flat to lower on Monday as investors weighed worse-than-expected manufacturing data against tensions in Ukraine.

  • Donald Tusk gets top EU job: What it means     Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Nina Schick, analyst at Open Europe, comments on the appointment of Donald Tusk as European Council president and the potential for France's Pierre Moscovici to become commissioner for economic affairs.

  • Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, says that as the theme for the rest of the year will be diverging economic performance between U.S., Europe and Japan, we should go long on the dollar.

  • Russia: Stocks are 'ridiculously' cheap     Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Joseph Dayan, managing director and head of markets at BCS Financial Group, says that Russian equity valuations are at "ridiculous levels."

  • U.K. Prime Minister, David Cameron, outlines new measures to tackle the raised terrorism threat level - which include the temporary ability to seize passports at the border.

  • West must not be weak: Ex UK Army chief     Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 10:10 AM ET

    Sir Richard Dannatt, former head of the British Army, says that the U.S. and the West need to "exercise leadership" and take a strong stance against Russia's actions in Ukraine.

  • European bank lending 'very weak': Pro     Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Alan Higgins, U.K. CIO at Coutts, says the weak euro zone PMI reflects the "very weak" bank lending environment and says a ECB rate cut is more likely than a quantitative easing program.

  • Ukraine: The struggle between hard and soft power Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 7:26 AM ET
    Ukrainian soldiers in the eastern town of Dzerzhinsk, near Donetsk, Aug. 28, 2014.

    The crisis in Ukraine seems to be slipping closer to all-out war, as Russian President Vladimir Putin called for “statehood” for its disputed region.

  • Jinn is new 60-minute delivery service     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Jinn is an app that allows users to order anything from any shop in London and get it delivered within 60 minutes, explains co-founder, Leon Herrera.

  • European market closes flat     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European closed mostly flat on Friday the U.K. raised the odds of a terrorist attack on its soil to "severe" from "substantial".

  • For Tesco 'the only way is up': Pro     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Bryan Roberts, retail insights director at Kantar Retail, says Tesco is trying to get all the bad news out of the way before the new CEO starts.

  • Putin fighting for 'regime survival'     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    Daragh McDowell, senior analyst at Maplecroft, says the conflict between Ukraine and Russia has become an "existential issue for both presidents", as backing down would mean losing their positions.

  • UK raises terrorist threat level to 'severe'     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Raffaello Pantucci, senior research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute for Defense and Security Studies, discusses the terrorist threat to the U.K. and what the government can do to lessen it.

  • How can Russian aggression be halted?     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Andrew Wood, an associate fellow at Chatham House, discusses the latest developments in the Ukraine crisis and what can be done to stop Russian aggression.

  • Disrupting the property market: Movebubble     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Movebubble is a property rental platform putting renters and landlords directly in touch and allowing users to build profiles and get rated, explain Movebubble co-founders, Logan Hall and Aiden Rushby.

  • Strong dollar 'good' for Pernod Ricard: CFO     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Gilles Bogaert, chief financial office for Pernod Ricard, says the French beverage group expects a gradual improvement in sales, and that the foreign exchange impact should lessen over the next few months.

  • European market closes down     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares accelerated losses to close lower as investors digested events in Ukraine and considered the likelihood of more monetary easing from the European Central Bank.

  • Let's get flexible in labor market: AXA France     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Jad Ariss, director-general for AXA Enterprises at AXA France, says France is in need of labor market reforms, as unemployment continues to tick higher.

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  • Join Louisa Bojesen for a fast-paced, dynamic wrap up to the trading day. European Closing Bell gives an in-depth analysis of the day's market action and includes expert analysis from the major players in the European business and financial world. Reporting live from London on the day's financial and business events, Closing Bell also includes live contribution and analysis from across Europe. Get involved in the program and e-mail your questions and comments to the show: Europeanclosingbell@cnbc.com.

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