European Closing Bell


  • McCormick: Expect Fed hike in June  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Jim McCormick, head of asset allocation at Barclays, says that while the Greece story is going "off the radar," it's more about what the Federal Reserve will do next, in terms of a rate hike.

  • Rubenstein: The dangers of a Fed rate hike  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    David Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, doesn't see the Fed hiking rates until the fall, as this could strengthen the U.S. dollar further.

  • Rubenstein: Risks in Greece, Russia  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    David Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, says as a place to invest in, Greece is "very risky". He added that he wouldn't invest in Russia -- pre- or post-sanctions.

  • Rubenstein on Greek bailout extension  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    Euro zone finance ministers have approved a four-month extension of Greece's bailout. David Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, says negotiations will continue to happen for a long time, despite the extension.

  • Rubenstein on investment trends  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    David Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, discusses where in the world his company is bullish on, including Japan.

  • Some Russian-European ties are growing closer Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 12:32 PM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, January 15, 2015 in Moscow.

    Russia’s relationship with the European establishment is at its worst for decades. However, ties with some European parties are getting stronger.

  • Can the euro sustain a long-term rally?  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 11:35 AM ET

    Enrique Diaz, chief risk officer at Ebury, discusses risks in currency markets - and the euro in particular - given recent movements.

  • Ex-Lithuanian PM: West must step up  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    Speaking to CNBC, the former Lithuanian Prime Minister, Andrius Kubilius, said the West must take responsibility for halting further aggressions by Putin and pro-Russian forces in Ukraine.

  • Capital markets should fill banks' void: Pro  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 11:20 AM ET

    Jim Esposito, co-head of Global Financing Group at Goldman Sachs, says that European capital markets should step in to fill the void that's being left by the banking system.

  • Time for a European capital markets union?  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    Is it time for Europe to develop a new unified capital markets model? Jim Esposito, co-head of Global Financing Group at Goldman Sachs, weighs in with his thoughts.

  • Fed has created a real problem: Pro  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Will the Federal Reserve raise rates in June? Piers Curran, head of trading of Amplify Trading, explains why he thinks this won't be the case.

  • Is Fashion Week still in vogue?  Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 11:50 AM ET

    Enrico Ziglio, founder of Sister Jane says fashion week is still important, but trends are changing faster than ever, due to the consumer and social media's impact.

  • A 'rich period' for UK film growth  Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    Ahead of the Oscars 2015, Adrian Wootton, chief executive of Film London and the British Film Commission talks about the growth in the U.K. film industry.

  • European markets ended mixed on Friday, with investors reacting to fresh economic data amid continued uncertainty over Greece.

  • Greene: EU failed to get Russia concerns  Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 11:20 AM ET

    Dr Samuel Greene, director at King's Russia Institute, says that the situation with Ukraine is not the cause for Europe's conflict with Russia, but a symptom to understanding Russia.

  • No Greek solution = Bad market reaction?  Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 11:05 AM ET

    If an agreement between Greece and the euro zone isn't reached by Monday, then the markets will react negatively says Themis Themistocleous, head European investment office at UBS Wealth Management.

  • Eurogroup on Greece: It's complicated  Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Discussing the Greek debt negotiations, CNBC's Julia Chatterley talks to Jeroen Dijsselbloem, president of the Eurogroup and Hans Joerg Schelling, finance minister of Austria, on their thoughts.

  • Has Greece's 'Lehman moment' finally arrived? Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 4:54 AM ET
    A woman holds a Greek flag as she takes part in an anti-austerity pro-government demonstration in front of the parliament in Athens February 11, 2015.

    A key week for Greece's economic future drew to a close on Friday with the country facing the very real threat that it's running out of money.

  • Darts: A globalized sport?  Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 11:55 AM ET

    The British game of darts, is becoming more popular and globalized as a game. Barry Hearn, Chairman of Matchroom explains why.

  • Fed minutes: More 'muted' than expected  Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 11:45 AM ET

    Could the U.S. enter this 'currency war', after the latest dovish Fed meeting? Phyllis Papadavid, senior global FX strategist at BNP Paribas weighs in.

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