European Closing Bell


  • How to Trade EUR/USD  Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Richard Perry, chief market strategist at Central Markets, discusses the U.S. dollar ahead of Friday's jobs report, and says he expects pressure on the EUR/USD trade to continue in the long-term.

  • What's in Store for Tesco?  Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Richard Perks, director of retail research at Mintel International, says Tesco has been doing "all the right things", but these measures won't have paid off yet, due to the horse meat scandal.

  • European Market Closes Higher  Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European markets closed higher, but off session highs in afternoon trade on Tuesday, as worse-than-expected factory data for the euro zone dented investor sentiment.

  • Market Has 'No Clear Direction': Pro  Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Valentijn Van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of strategy at ING Investment Management, says fragile sentiment is persisting and expects intra-day volatility to continue for the rest of the week.

  • Turkish Government Won't Give In: Pro  Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Emre Deliveli, economist and writer at the Hurriyet Daily News, says the Turkish government has a lot of public support, and that no compromise will be found until the Prime Minister's return from North Africa.

  • Why the Fed Won't Taper Until 2014  Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Julian Callow, chief international economist at Barclays, says the Fed will not begin to taper off bond purchases until next year, due to continued low inflation and the sequestration's negative impact on GDP.

  • Bravo! IMF Contradicts EU as It Praises France Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 5:35 AM ET

    The International Monetary Fund has praised France's reform efforts in a review of the country which appears to be in stark contrast with the European Commission's comments last week.

  • Russia's Leadership 'Could Hinge on Economy' Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:37 AM ET

    As Russia's economic growth slows, analysts and business leaders have warned of deep and wide-reaching political consequences if the situation deteriorates further.

  • The Rise of Wearable Tech  Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Robert Scoble, startup liaison officer at Rackspace, discusses the rise of wearable tech, how to monetize it and why Google is making a much smarter play than Apple.

  • Oil Prices to Move Higher: Pro  Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Harry Tchilinguirian, head of commodity markets strategy at BNP Paribas, explains why there is a "good basis" for oil prices to be moving higher in the second half of the year.

  • European Market Closes Lower  Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares traded lower on Monday afternoon despite better-than-expected euro zone manufacturing data.

  • Investors Should 'Take Money Off the Table'  Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Ronnie Chopra, head of strategy at Tradenext, advises "taking money off the table" as he believes most of this year's stock rally has already taken place.

  • How Important Is the USD/JPY 100 Break?  Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Tom Levinson, FX strategist at ING, discusses the USD/JPY break below the 100 level, and says that despite short-term risks for the dollar, he remains positive on the longer term.

  • Why South Africa Remain Challenging for Miners  Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Nik Stanojevic, mining analyst at Brewin Dolphin, talks about the challenges facing miners in South Africa following growing unrest, but adds that the weakening rand should help.

  • Can Europe Grow Without a Banking Union?  Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Guy Verhofstadt, former prime minister of Belgium and leader of the ALDE Group, says the euro zone need to sort out its banking sector by implementing a banking union.

  • US Recovery Will Be Slow: Pro  Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, comments on the latest U.S. data for April and explains why the U.S. economic recovery will continue at a very slow pace.

  • Nikkei Could See 'Some Relief': Pro  Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Roelof Jan Van Den Akker, senior technical analyst at ING Wholesale Banking, charts the Nikkei and discusses short and long-term trends in EUR/USD and USD/ZAR.

  • Why a Slowdown in India Is No Worry  Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Gary Greenberg, head of emerging markets at Hermes, discusses emerging markets, the slowdown in India, the "too cheap" Russian market, and explains why his preferred stock is a Chinese dairy company.

  • European Market Closes Lower  Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Friday after disappointing German and Italian data was released. In addition, markets continued to see selling on fears that the U.S. Federal Reserve could begin to taper its asset-purchasing program.

  • Nikkei Will 'Surprise on the Upside': Pro  Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Yra Harris, partner on Praxis Trading, explains why he is not expecting any reversal in the market and why the Nikkei will surprise people on the upside.

About European Closing Bell

  • 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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