European Closing Bell


  • European market closes higher     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Thursday, after a business activity index showed the euro zone rebounded in July.

  • Terror attacks: Is Europe most at risk?     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Europe is at risk of terrorist attacks as "hundreds" of fighters in Syria hold Western passports, say Torbjorn Soltveldt, principal MENA analyst at Maplecroft, following the Norwegian terror attack warning.

  • Are US regulators too aggressive?     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Alan Brown, senior adviser at Schroders, discusses high-frequency trading and regulation, as Barclays files to dismiss the U.S. suit against its dark pool trading.

  • How to invest in energy diversification     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Bruce Jenkyn-Jones, head of listed equities at Impax Asset Management, says geopolitical events have shown the need for energy diversification. He selects his top "green" picks.

  • European market closes higher     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Wednesday amid corporate earnings news and ongoing turmoil in Gaza and Ukraine.

  • Nigerian monetary policy vs. terror     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says the violence in the country has had very little impact on monetary policy, and discusses China's investments on the African continent.

  • Telenor CEO on Ukraine, Russia business     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor, discusses the group's exposure to Ukraine and Russia and says that "economic parameters tend to shift" back into positive mood after big negative events.

  • Daimler needs structural changes: Pro     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Kristina Church, director for European auto and components research at Barclays, says she's worried about the long-term structural changes needed at Daimler to deal with regulatory costs.

  • UK and France in war of words over Russia Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 4:18 AM ET

    The U.K. is facing accusations of hypocrisy for attacking France for supplying Russia with a warship while sending its own military supplies.

  • 'Solid balance in the oil market': Pro     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, explains that oil demand is steadily rising, and says there is strong growth on the supply side to meet that demand.

  • Nour Al Hammoury, chief market strategist at ADS Securities, says it's a "historic day" for Saudi Arabia and the region, as the kingdom announces it will soon open its market to foreign investors.

  • European market closes higher     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Tuesday with investors shrugging off concerns surrounding events in both Gaza and Ukraine.

  • Can Royal Mail deliver?     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Alex Paterson, senior analyst at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, comments on the group's quarterly results and on the "disappointing" parcel business.

  • Severstal not impacted by sanctions: CFO     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Alexey Kulichenko, CFO at Russian steel and mining company Severstal, says the sanctions imposed on Russia have had no impact on the group so far.

  • Ukraine needs 'united' EU position: Foreign min     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Ukraine needs the EU to speak with one voice to stop the "continuous inflow of heavy weaponry" into Russia, says Pavlo Klimkin, Ukrainian foreign minister.

  • Backfire? How Russia sanctions could hit Europe Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 10:51 AM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    There were strong signals Tuesday that the European Union is preparing to step up its economic sanctions against Russia.

  • Has Putin 'painted himself into a corner'?     Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Roderic Lyne, former British ambassador to Russia, and Timothy Ash of Standard Bank, discuss Vladimir Putin's strategy in Ukraine.

  • Andrei Illarionov, former chief economic adviser to the Russian President, says Vladimir Putin will stop at nothing to control Ukraine.

  • European market closes lower     Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares were lower on Monday as sentiment remained subdued due to the ongoing tensions in Gaza and Ukraine.

  • Scope of latest US sanctions 'limited'     Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    Apostolos Bantis, credit analyst at Commerzbank, and Pawel Swidlicki, research analyst at Open Europe, discuss the latest U.S. sanctions on Russia and the possibility of harsher sanctions from the EU.

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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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