European Closing Bell


  • Greece 'has seen the worse': CEO     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Evangelos Mytilineos, CEO of Mytilineos, says Greece has now seen the worse and that it's now easier for businesses to get funding. He adds that the weaker euro is also helping

  • European market closes higher     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Thursday after an announcement from the European Central Bank on how it will make key decisions in the future.

  • Should you buy European assets?     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    David Stubbs, global market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, says U.S. assets remain attractive following the latest Fed meeting and discusses European assets.

  • Is the TLTRO disappointing?     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Marc Ostwald, strategist at ADM Investor Services, comments on the ECB's cheap loan program and says that doing anything before the asset quality review "was always going to be a problem".

  • TLTRO unlikely to boost lending?     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, says that the ECB's TLTRO won't boost lending to SMEs and that European banks already have "plenty of liquidity".

  • European market closes higher     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed largely higher on Wednesday, as investors bet the U.S. Federal Reserve would hold off on hiking interest rates.

  • How sterling will react to referendum result     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Geoffrey Yu, senior foreign exchange strategist at UBS, discusses sterling ahead of the Scottish referendum and how the currency would react to either Yes or No outcomes.

  • Sterling to plummet if Scotland votes Yes: Pro     Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    George Buckley, chief U.K. economist at Deutsche Bank, discusses how either outcomes in the Scottish independence referendum will impact markets and whether "sterling-ization" is possible.

  • Spain is 'key market' for Orange: CEO     Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Stephane Richard, CEO of Orange, discusses the group¿s offer for Spain's Jazztel and says that the merger between the two would "create a champion in the industry".

  • European market closes lower     Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Tuesday with investors looking ahead to a key Federal Reserve policy meeting this week as well as a referendum on Scottish independence.

  • Peter Hambro, executive chairman at Petropavlovsk, explains that the group is to issue a new bond to fund a "major debt repayment" after the group was hit by the falling gold price.

  • France is 'a lucky peripheral': Pro     Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Nicholas Spiro, managing director at Spiro Sovereign Strategy, comments on the French prime minister's speech ahead of a confidence vote in Parliament.

  • 'I'm involved in every aspect': Burberry's CEO     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    The amount of work that goes into putting on a fashion show is "phenomenal" says Christopher Bailey, designer and CEO of Burberry, who also discusses how he juggles between being the group's CEO and designer.

  • European market closes lower     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed slightly lower on Monday, with trade range-bound due to concerns over the upcoming U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting and Scottish independence vote.

  • Heineken is 'a jewel in the beer space': Pro     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Rob Cox, global editor at Reuters BreakingViews, outlines the reason why SABMiller, itself a target of bid talk, is interested in competitor Heineken.

  • Will Scotland be a repeat of Czechoslovakia?     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Sandy Chen, banks analyst at Cenkos Securities, discusses the upcoming Scottish referendum and the implications of a Yes vote.

  • OECD cuts global growth forecasts     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Jean-Luc Schneider, deputy head of the policy studies branch at the OECD Economics Department, explains why the body has reduced its growth forecasts and why the ECB should do more.

  • France: Braced for a ‘tough autumn’ Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 7:17 AM ET
    French President François Hollande

    With all the sound and fury coming from the debate over the future of Scotland, the tough choices facing France appear to have slipped off the radar.

  • European market closes flat to lower     Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed flat to lower on Friday, as investors monitored developments in Russia and Scotland, and looked ahead to an important U.S. Federal Reserve meeting next week.

  • Reforms boost monetary policy: Draghi     Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    The euro zone still needs structural reforms to enhance the effectiveness of monetary and fiscal policies, say ECB President Mario Draghi and Jeroen Dijsselbloem, president of the Eurogroup.

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