European Closing Bell


  • FIFA VP: A call for transparency and reforms   Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 11:35 AM ET
    FIFA VP: A call for transparency and reforms

    Prince Ali bin Al Hussein, Vice President of FIFA is stepping up his game in the presidency elections, saying that FIFA needs to have "clear transparency" and "proper reforms."

  • Mining, oil stocks help Europe higher; Greece up 11%

    European equities closed higher Tuesday, thanks to a rally in the energy and basic resources sectors and a degree of relief over Greece's latest plans to renegotiate its debt.

  • Oil: 'Too early' to call a bottom   Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 11:15 AM ET
    Oil: 'Too early' to call a bottom

    The first half of 2015 will be "good news for consumers" and bad news for oil producers, says Richard Mallinson, geopolitical and oil analyst at Energy Aspects.

  • Greece: A 'well-played hand' with debt   Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Greece: A 'well-played hand' with debt

    David Owen, managing director and chief European economist at Jefferies, says that 2015 will be the year that we'll see some renegotiating of Greece's debt.

  • Cyberspace: 'A credible theater of war'?   Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    Cyberspace: 'A credible theater of war'?

    FireEye have released a report about a hacking operation that breached the Syrian opposition's data through the use of fake female identities. Richard Turner, EMEA vice=-president of FireEye, explains further.

  • Emerging markets: Are we too optimistic?   Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 11:35 AM ET
    Emerging markets: Are we too optimistic?

    Could Russia's recent downgrade spread to other emerging economies? James Purcell, cross asset strategist at UBS, doesn't think so.

  • European stocks close mixed; Julius Baer soars   Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    European stocks close mixed; Julius Baer soars

    European equities closed mixed on Monday, after a volatile day of trading.

  • Greece's power when it comes to debt   Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    Greece's power when it comes to debt

    How much power does Greece currently have over negotiating its debt? Elena Panaritis, economist at Thought 4 Action, says there are only two options: "default within euro," or "paying back the debt."

  • Peer-to-peer lending: The new landscape   Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    Peer-to-peer lending: The new landscape

    Sachin Patel, head of U.K. capital markets at Funding Circle, discusses peer-to-peer lending and the benefits of it.

  • Where will oil bottom out?   Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:35 AM ET
    Where will oil bottom out?

    Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, says that there is not enough oil demand growth, which will lead to a continued surplus of supply for the first half of 2015.

  • Europe ends lower after euro zone deflation deepens

    European equities closed lower on Friday, with investors reacting to earnings and euro zone inflation and unemployment reports.

  • Talking Technical: Oil and FX   Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    Talking Technical: Oil and FX

    Lynnden Brannigan, head of technical strategy at Barclays, discusses currencies and oil movements.

  • ECB QE will take time to take effect   Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:15 AM ET
    ECB QE will take time to take effect

    Sue Noffke, UK equities fund manager at Schroders, says the European Central Bank's bond-buying program will take time to make an effect.

  • Wine should be tasted, not invested   Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 11:45 AM ET
    Wine should be tasted, not invested

    Alexander Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital says there's a "very limited case for investing in wine," especially due to its "appalling" performance and its inefficiencies attached to the market.

  • Emerging markets: Time to turn the risk-on?   Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    Emerging markets: Time to turn the risk-on?

    Pablo Goldberg, managing director at Blackrock talks about the current state of emerging markets and business strategy.

  • Europe shares close mixed; oil, Fed weighs   Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    Europe shares close mixed; oil, Fed weighs

    European equities closed mixed on Thursday as oil prices and a slightly hawkish tone from the U.S. Federal Reserve managed to dent investor sentiment.

  • 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.

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