European Closing Bell


  • 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.

  • A technical look at the sterling     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Richard Perry, market analyst at Hantec Markets, charts the recent performance of sterling and says the recovery - following the sharp sell-off - seems to be taking hold.

  • UK housing: Volatility is smoothing out     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, says the U.K. real estate market is stabilizing and discusses the possible impact of Scottish independence.

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

    European shares closed lower on Thursday on concerns regarding U.S. monetary policy and an independence vote in Scotland.

  • Oscar Pistorius cleared of murder charges     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    A South African Judge cleared Oscar Pistorius of murder on Thursday but the Paralympian is "not out of the woods yet", NBC's Duncan Golestani reports.

  • OPEC slashes global oil demand forecast     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Abhishek Deshpande, oil and gas analyst at Natixis, discusses OPEC's latest demand and supply revisionsl.

  • Cocoa price has peaked despite Ebola: Pro     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Jonathan Parkman, head of agriculture at Marex Spectron, says that the cocoa price has peaked and should continue to fall, despite the proximity of Ebola outbreaks to cocoa farms in West Africa.

  • European market closes flat     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed mostly flat on Wednesday, having fluctuated during the session on concerns over when the U.S. Federal Reserve might start to raise key interest rates and the upcoming independence vote in Scotland.

  • 'Big victory' for UK with new Europe lineup     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Nina Schick, policy analyst at Open Europe, comments on the new European Commission lineup and says that "it's the best outlook one could expect".

  • Ferrari has a 'fantastic future' ahead: Cordero     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 1:24 AM ET

    Ferrari will present record revenues at the end of the year says Luca Cordero, Ferrari's outgoing chairman, following his resignation.

  • Russia Deputy PM: 'Sanctions not good from any side' Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 10:11 PM ET
    Arkady Dvorkovich, Russia's deputy prime minister

    Economic sanctions against Russia imposed by the E.U. and the U.S. are not good for the global economy, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • Destiny video game: Activision 'is all in'     Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Michael Pachter, managing director of equity research at Wedbush Securities, discusses the release of Destiny - the most expensive video game ever made - and whether it will sell enough to break even.

  • European market closes lower     Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Tuesday, with investors cautious regarding an upcoming independence vote for Scotland and pushed lower by weak trade on Wall Street.

  • Europe recovery now in countries' own hands?     Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Yra Harris, partner at Praxis Trading, comments on the latest round of ECB actions and says the European economy now needs structural and fiscal reforms.

  • Carney: Rate normalization time nears     Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Mark Carney, governor at the Bank of England, says many of the conditions for the U.K. economy to settle have been met and that interest rate normalization is getting closer.

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