European Closing Bell


  • Spain's Rajoy says mishandled major corruption scandal Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 5:50 AM ET
    Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy

    Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy acknowledged on Thursday he made a mistake in his handling of a major corruption scandal in the ruling centre-right People's Party, but vigorously denied he had received illegal payments.

  • US shares better bet over long-term?  Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Gerry Fowler, global head of equity and derivative strategy at BNP Paribas, says the environment is more favorable for U.S. equities to outperform in long term.

  • European market has mixed close  Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares were mixed on Wednesday as investors await a monetary policy announcement from U.S. Federal Reserve officials when they wrap up a two-day meeting.

  • Invensys takover an 'interesting' offer: Schneider CEO  Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric, says the Invensys takeover is an interesting offer for the company's shareholders.

  • US data not decisive in Fed taper: economist  Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Larry Hatheway, chief economist at UBS Investment Bank, says that the upcoming jobs numbers will not be decisive in deciding the outcome of Fed monetary policy.

  • Technical look at crude oil  Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Ron William, founder and principal strategist at RW Market Advisory, takes a technical peek at WTI crude oil, and looks at the spread between it and Brent oil, while discussing related setups on the S&P 500 and gold.

  • Europe shares close higher despite mixed data  Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed narrowly higher on Tuesday after a mixed bag of earnings reports, fresh economic data released from the euro zone, and a bank sell-off led by Barclays.

  • Expect quiet FOMC meeting: Pimco  Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Ben Emons, a portfolio manager at Pimco, gives his take on how this week's Federal Reserve policy meeting will pan out.

  • How to position ahead of the Fed meeting  Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Ashraf Laidi, chief global strategist at City Index, advises traders on how to play any news out of the U.S. Federal Reserve this week.

  • Does Barclays offer a warning for banks?  Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Fredrik Nerbrand, head of global asset allocation at HSBC, discusses the dichotomy between European regulators' push for "safer" banks, while also wanting them to lend more.

  • Europe stocks pare gains  Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares pared earlier gains to close slightly down on Monday following a late sell-off after reports that Barclays will seek to raise £5 billion ($7.69 billion) via a rights issue.

  • Is calm returning to emerging markets?  Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Slim Feriani, CEO of Advance Emerging Capital, discusses emerging markets' rock-and-roll ride over the last two years.

  • China-EU clash over wine just 'political posturing'  Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Tom Gearing, former Apprentice runner-up and co-director of Cult Wines, tells CNBC that threats by China to impose tariffs on European wine exports has not effected the industry.

  • Africa is no longer a 'commodity story'  Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Michelle Kathryn Essome, CEO of the African Venture Capital Association, says Africa is now a consumer story and there are many opportunities in industries like financial services.

  • Gap between Europe and US equities closing: pro  Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Kevin Gardiner, CIO of Europe at Barclays, says that expectations of Europe have been too low and the gap between Europe and U.S. equities is closing.

  • European market closes lower  Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares were lower on Friday in a choppy trading session as Rolls Royce and Daimler dragged down European bourses after both stocks were downgraded by analysts.

  • Euro zone problems 'will flare up again'  Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Professor Moorad Choudhry from the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Brunel University, says Draghi has stabilized the euro but has not addressed the underlying problems of the single currency.

  • Facebook shares soar on ad revenue  Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin says that Facebook shares soared on mobile ad revenue, trading at their highest level since its IPO.

  • Ubuntu fundraises for PC/smartphone cross  Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Jane Silber, CEO of Canonical, talks about Ubuntu phone, a cross between a PC and smartphone, which is being financed by crowd funding.

  • European market closes lower  Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Thursday with investor confidence curbed by a mixed bag of earnings from major companies and concerns about slowing growth in China.

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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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