European Closing Bell


  • Macron: Greece must respect commitments   Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 11:05 AM ET
    Macron: Greece must respect commitments

    Emmanuel Macron, economy minister of France discusses the potential bailout negotiations with Greece, saying it should respect its commitments as part of the European Union.

  • Could Greece complicate Russian talks?   Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Could Greece complicate Russian talks?

    Bill O'Neill, head of the UK investment office at UBS Wealth Management talks about Russia's sanctions and debated whether Greece is using the Russia sanctions as "leverage" in term of debt negotiations.

  • New Russia sanctions: How far will they go? Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 6:39 AM ET
    Russia sanctions economic crisis

    The grip of Western sanctions around the neck of the Russian economy may be squeezed even tighter this week, as the death toll in Ukraine rises.

  • Nigerian elections: Who could win   Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 5:00 AM ET
    Nigeria elections: Who could win

    Osita Benjamin Chidoka, minister of aviation in Nigeria, talks to CNBC about the upcoming presidential elections and the impact of oil prices on the economy.

  • Brexit: UK should be a leader, not leaver.   Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 11:45 AM ET
    Brexit: UK should be a leader, not leaver.

    Peter Wilding, director at British Influence, discusses the rise of UKIP, the euro currency and the potential of a 'Brexit' from the EU.

  • European stocks end flat, Greece banks collapse   Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    European stocks end flat, Greece banks collapse

    European markets ended flat on Wednesday after seesawing for much of the session, with gains in the technology sector helping to offset a continued slump in Greek banking stocks.

  • Invest in cybersecurity: Burbidge   Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    Invest in cybersecurity: Burbidge

    Eileen Burbidge, partner at Passion Capital, says that we must bridge the public and private sector in terms of cybersecurity.

  • H&M CFO: 'We're happy' with our business   Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 11:20 AM ET
    H&M CFO: 'We're happy' with our business

    H&M sales have beaten expectations and is planning on expanding internationally. Jyrki Tervonen, chief financial officer, says that focusing on the customer is essential to the functioning of their business.

  • Will Europe hike rates before Fed?   Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Will Europe hike rates before Fed?

    Discussing the Fed meeting, Karsten Schroeder, chairman at Amplitude Capital, says that the U.S. Federal Reserve will hike interest rates before Europe, it's just a question of when.

  • Shiller sees Greece, Russia buying opportunity Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:17 AM ET
    Robert Shiller, Yale University Professor of Economics, co-founder of Case-Shiller Index

    There are still attractive valuations in global stock markets, according to Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller.

  • Russia’s bank rescue plans: Too little, too late? Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 5:41 AM ET

    Russia’s plans to bolster lending to the real economy and create a “bad bank” echo some of the post-credit crisis actions of Western governments.

  • Dubai Airport takes crown from Heathrow: CEO   Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    Dubai Airport takes crown from Heathrow: CEO

    Heathrow has been dethroned by Dubai International as the busiest international air hub. Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports, says that "long term vision" is the key to Dubai's city growth and therefore its air traffic.

  • Yemen: A 'painful headache'?   Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 11:35 AM ET
    Yemen: A 'painful headache'?

    Crispin Hawes, managing director at Teneo Intelligence talks about the tensions that have been rising in Yemen, saying that this will be a "painful headache" for the new Saudi Arabian king.

  • European stocks end lower after US earning misses   Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    European stocks end lower after US earning misses

    European markets closed down on Tuesday, after a number of Wall Street's biggest firms missed earnings expectations as a result of the consistently strong dollar.

  • Durable goods: Bad day for the markets   Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    Durable goods: Bad day for the markets

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks about the disappointing data about durable goods and how the U.S. Federal Reserve is involved.

  • EU: No direct financial risk yet   Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    EU: No direct financial risk yet

    Ewen Cameron Watt, chief investment strategist at BlackRock Investment Institute, explains why he doesn't think contagion is likely when it comes to Greece.

  • Does Russia’s Putin need an economic miracle? Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 10:05 AM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Former ambassador to Moscow tells CNBC that the Russian president needs a miracle to turn his country's fortunes around.

  • Potential for a 'Grexit'?   Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    Potential for a 'Grexit'?

    George Kakarelidis, senior lecturer at the Technological Educational Institute of Patras, says the Greek coalition government has one purpose only: to try to renegotiate Greece's bailout terms.

  • Why punishing Greece could end badly   Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 11:35 AM ET
    Why punishing Greece could end badly

    Vicky Pryce, chief economic adviser at CEBR, talks about the future of Greece in the euro zone.

  • Europe markets shrug off Syriza win, end higher   Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    Europe markets shrug off Syriza win, end higher

    European markets closed higher Monday, after opening the session lower, as investors digested news that anti-austerity party Syriza won a general election in Greece on Sunday.

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