European Closing Bell


  • Paris shootings: A 'barbaric' attack  Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    France has the highest Muslim population proportionately of any European country. Margaret Gilmore, senior associate fellow at RUSI, discusses how this has "raised tensions" and how Wednesday's "barbaric attack" is not a representation of religious beliefs

  • Paris shootings: 'Planned in advance'  Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    Margaret Gilmore, senior associate fellow at RUSI, discusses the potential strategy behind the terrorists behind the shootings in Paris on Wednesday.

  • Europe shares rally on hopes of further ECB action  Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    Europe shares ended higher on Wednesday, with investors anticipating more stimulus by the European Central Bank (ECB) after new data showed that the euro zone has entered into deflation.

  • Is Draghi feeling hot under the collar?  Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 11:05 AM ET

    The pressure on European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is at an all-time high as the euro zone inflation rate turns negative. James Nixon, chief European economist at Oxford Economics, and Geoffrey Yu, senior FX strategist at UBS gives their thoughts.

  • Paris shootings: Gunmen still at large  Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 11:05 AM ET

    It has been confirmed that 12 people died after gunmen opened fire on the Parisian office of magazine "Charlie Hebdo". CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports the latest.

  • People falling out of love with London property  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 11:50 AM ET

    Property demand in London has dropped since February 2014 by 28 percent. Russell Quirk, CEO of emoov, says that property demand or "hotspots" has increased in "commutable" areas like Reading and Colchester.

  • The start of the wage rise?  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    60 percent of employers plan on boosting pay packets in 2015, according to a report by Hays. Paul Venables, finance director at Hays, the report's findings.

  • Europe ends lower as oil price extends declines  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    The price of oil caused European markets to fluctuate on Tuesday with the commodity continuing to be a main driver of global asset market

  • Iranian ties with the West  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 11:20 AM ET

    Iranian oil minister has announced that they will double oil exports once sanctions are lifted, at the same time as the US Senate is debating the Keystone XL Pipeline. CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses further, saying that Iran needs economic growth to stay in power.

  • Greek elections sets off chain reaction  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Ahead of the upcoming elections in Greece, Bill Blain, strategist at Mint Partners, says it is Greece's "knock-on effects" that will have an impact on European investments.

  • 2015: Passwords to be phased out?  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 11:45 AM ET

    Passwords could be phased out in favour of major multi-factor components. Greg Day, CTO at Fireeye, says that we should be "building layers" appropriate to the risk we are protecting.

  • Smartphones: Hackers choice for 2015  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    How can individuals protect themselves from being hacked on their smartphone? EJ Hilbert, cyber security analyst at Kroll, and Greg Day, CTO at Fireeye, give their thoughts.

  • Europe's biggest risks  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 11:35 AM ET

    Chris Torrens, director of global risk analysis for Europe and Africa at Control Risk, discusses Europe's biggest risks.

  • European stocks close sharply lower, led by energy  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Monday as concerns over the health of the euro zone resurfaced as investors returning from the festive period.

  • How to invest in Russia  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 11:25 AM ET

    With Russia being a risky country to invest in, Martina Bozadzhieva, head of research for EMEA at Frontier Strategy Group discusses the strategy she gives to her clients.

  • Will Russian sanctions be lifted?  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 11:15 AM ET

    Lifting sanctions imposed on Russia as soon as this month or the next would be "premature" but they will eventually be lifted, says Martina Bozadzhieva, head of research for EMEA at Frontier Strategy Group.

  • Draghi's cunning plan with QE  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Everyone is speculating if - and when - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi will announce the start of sovereign bond-buying in Europe. Nick Hungerford, CEO of Nutmeg, says Draghi will announce it in January but not do anything about it until after the Greek elections.

  • For Russians, who celebrate Christmas on January 7th, this year’s headaches will not be solely vodka-induced.

  • Is there life after Tinder?  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Loveflutter puts personality first when it comes to dating, and looks for a more "meaningful" approach to dating, says Daigo Smith, co- founder of Loveflutter.

  • Europe shares ends higher after Dow hits 18,000  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Tuesday, with an upward revision to U.S. GDP data and record gains on Wall Street boosting sentiment.

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