European Closing Bell


  • Tourism to be Greece's economic 'savior'?: CEO  Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Panos Paleologos, founder and CEO at HotelBrain, says Greece has had a "record year" in arrivals of tourism and thinks that this sector will help bring back their "confidence" and "ambition".

  • Alibaba: The future of commerce?  Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Andrew Goldberg, global market strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management talks about China's retail sales and how Alibaba is already a "tremendous" story that many will follow.

  • Europe rallies at close, Serco plummets  Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Monday, with Carlsberg gaining after reporting earnings, and shares in Serco sinking over 30 percent.

  • What to watch for in UK, US  Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Stephen Jones, CIO of Kames Capital, says forecasts "sustained economic growth" in U.K. and U.S. markets.

  • Is energy Europe's 'big disadvantage'?  Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Juergen Fitschen, co-CEO of Deutsche Bank says that Europe face "one big disadvantage" versus the U.S. - the price of energy.

  • Simon Moore, international director at the CBI, says Britain has taken positive steps in trade with China, but more can be done.

  • 'Chillier tone' out of Russia  Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Renée Friedman, principal analyst at IHS, says that while there has been a "chillier tone" from Russia, we are not heading towards another Cold War.

  • Why Russia may stay in recession  Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Robert Parker, senior adviser at Credit Suisse, says irrespective of the crisis in Ukraine, Russia will stay in recession for the next year.

  • Europe closes lower after US job data  Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stock indexes closed lower on Friday, with the exception of the U.K.'s benchmark FTSE 100 after the U.S. economy produced fewer than expected jobs in October and tensions in Ukraine unsettled investors once more.

  • Netto returning to the UK  Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Per Bank, chief executive officer & managing director of Dansk Supermarket says they are returning to the U.K. because the "competition is fierce", especially in discount compared to Germany and Denmark.

  • Health market will dwarf other markets: Pro  Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Alexander Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital says a combination of factors is contributing to the health and wellbeing market growing at an "exponential rate", including longevity, and increased pressure to eat more healthily.

  • Russian ruble 'under pressure'  Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Neil Shearing, chief emerging markets economist at Capital Economics says that part of the reason why the ruble has come under pressure is to do with lower oil prices and part to do with the associated risks with the crisis in Ukraine.

  • El-Erian: Europe QE buys time for policymakers  Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Mohamed El-Erian, the chief economic adviser to Allianz says that he believes the European Central bank will do more QE (quantitative easing), to allow policymakers to have "more time".

  • El-Erian: Deflation scenario for Europe a 'risk'  Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Mohamed El-Erian, the chief economic adviser to Allianz says that a deflation scenario for Europe is a "risk", as it doesn't need "excessive disinflation" on top of the quest for a new growth model.

  • Bitcoin: Expect chaos and drama  Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Chief Scientist at Bitcoin Foundation, Gavin Andresen, says there's still "value" in the bitcoin, but he expects to see "chaos" and "drama" as the bitcoin ecosystem works itself out.

  • Europe closes mixed after Draghi's Speech  Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed mixed on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi struck a dovish tone as he spoke after the bank decided to keep interest rates on hold. The Bank of England also left interest rates unchanged.

  • ECB: Germany and Quantitative Easing  Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Co-Head of Solutions at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Mike O'Brien, explains Germany's opposition to quantitative easing.

  • Draghi is 'the man'  Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Chief economist at ING Diba, Carsten Brzeski, says that ECB President Mario Draghi clearly "won any battle" there was within the governing council and said the ECB was "prepared to do more" for the euro zone.

  • The price of oil is 'incredibly weak'  Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Market analyst at Hantec Markets, Richard Perry, says that oil prices don't show "signs of getting any better."

  • Money transfer: Pay what you want  Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Founder of money transfer service Xendpay, Rajesh Agrawal, says that their company allows customers sending remittances back to developing countries to only tip what they want for their service.

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