European Closing Bell


  • Should the West intervene in Iraq?     Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Barak Mendelsohn, senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, says that the Iraq crisis further destabilizes the Middle East. However, he is unconvinced that international intervention is needed.

  • Germany 'exciting' for Dunkin' Brands: CEO     Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Nigel Travis, CEO of Dunkin' Brands, discusses the group's expansion into Europe and says Germany is the "really exciting" story. He also comments on the group's coffee success.

  • European market closes higher     Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Thursday, as investor sentiment was boosted after the Federal Reserve said the U.S. economy is rebounding and that interest rates would stay low for some time.

  • GE's new Alstom bid: What you should know     Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Steven Winoker, senior analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, discusses GE's latest offer for Alstom's energy assets, and says the cash element is "critical".

  • How rich got richer in 2013     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    George King, managing director of RBC Wealth Management, says that the surge in the equity markets contributed to the jump in high-net worth individuals in 2013.

  • Greece to meet privatisation targets?     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Constantinos Maniatopoulos, chairman of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund, discusses the Chinese Premier's visit to Greece and the country's privatisation program.

  • European market closes flat     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed flat on Wednesday, as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's policy decision.

  • H&M 'not too late' on online: CFO     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Jyrki Tervonen, CFO at H&M, comments on the group's quarterly performance and on the impact of geopolitical events. He also discusses the group's online strategy.

  • 'High demand' for Com Hem IPO: CEO     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 11:52 AM ET

    Anders Nilsson, CEO of Swedish cable company Com Hem, comments on the group's successful market debut on Tuesday.

  • BCSG has a 'very specific' offer: MD     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    John Davis, managing director at cloud technology provider BCSG, discusses London's tech sector, which he says benefits from great "optimism, buzz and investment".

  • P3 not a 'must have': Moller-Maersk CEO     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    Nils Andersen, CEO of Moller-Maersk, says he's surprised at China's decision to block the P3 alliance, but says it will have no impact on his company's performance.

  • Moller-Maersk doesn't need P3 alliance?     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Robert Joynson, head of European transport and infrastructure research at Macquarie, says the future of Moller-Maersk "looks good", with or without the P3 alliance.

  • Siemens CEO: Our Alstom bid is 'superior'     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 11:31 AM ET

    Joe Kaeser, CEO of Siemens, says that his group's offer for Alstom's power assets is "compelling", and "superior" to the one proposed by General Electric.

  • European market closes higher     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Tuesday, bouncing back from Monday's losses. However, investors remained cautious due to ongoing tensions in Iraq.

  • Are central banks fuelling equity bubbles?     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    David Marsh, co-founder and managing director at OMFIF, says that due to the low interest environment, central banks have raised their exposure to riskier assets, especially equities.

  • Why Li Keqiang's UK visit is important     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Hong Bo, reader in financial economics at SOAS, discusses China's relations with European countries, and says Li Keqiang's visit to the U.K. might "open the door" for more Chinese investors to come to the U.K.

  • China-UK trade should hit $100B: Premier Li     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 10:58 AM ET

    Cooperation between China and U.K. has "global significance" says Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, adding that bilateral trade should reach $100 billion.

  • UK-China trade at 'record ': PM Cameron     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron says bilateral trade between China and the U.K. is at a record level, and that the two countries signed deals worth £14 billion on Tuesday.

  • England to win World Cup: Deutsche     Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Henrik Gullberg, senior foreign exchange strategist at Deutsche Bank, says that based on the bank's research, England will win the World Cup. France, Switzerland and Portugal are "undervalued".

  • China's Li to visit UK: What to expect     Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Jonathan Fenby, director of China research at Trusted Sources, discusses the U.K.'s relationship with China ahead of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's three-day visit to the U.K.

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  • Join Louisa Bojesen for a fast-paced, dynamic wrap up to the trading day. European Closing Bell gives an in-depth analysis of the day's market action and includes expert analysis from the major players in the European business and financial world. Reporting live from London on the day's financial and business events, Closing Bell also includes live contribution and analysis from across Europe. Get involved in the program and e-mail your questions and comments to the show: Europeanclosingbell@cnbc.com.

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