European Closing Bell


  • Germany's future could be 'risky': BDI  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Ulrich Grillo, president of the BDI says that without an additional 50 to 80 billion euros ($64-103 billion) in investments, Germany's future "is risky".

  • Emerging markets heading for correction?  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    David Hauner, head of cross-asset strategy product for EEMEA at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says that emerging markets' risk assets are in "a bit of a dangerous situation".

  • Euro at 'much better level': Philips CEO  Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Performance wise, 2014 will not be a good year for Philips says CEO Frans Van Houten. He adds that the euro is now at a more "acceptable" level, making for a more level playing field.

  • Ed Balls speech insufficient': Labour MP  Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Labour politician Diane Abbott comments on the Shadow Chancellor's speech and on raising the U.K. minimum wage.

  • European market closes lower  Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed down on Monday, with sentiment curbed by lower commodity prices, as well as an unexpected profit warning from U.K. supermarket Tesco.

  • ECB to take 'very dramatic action': Pro  Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Guy Foster, group head of research at Brewin Dolphin Wealth Management, discusses the ECB's TLTRO and says the central bank will have to take "some very dramatic action".

  • Tesco in 'really tricky situation': Pro  Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Bruno Monteyne, senior analyst at Bernstein, says Tesco's accounting error was not a big surprise and that the group is in a "really tricky situation".

  • Scotland will get more powers: Secretary of State  Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Power will definitely be devolved to the Scottish people, says Alistair Carmichael, Scottish Secretary of State, as all three U.K. political parties have agreed to it.

  • Greece 'has seen the worse': CEO  Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Evangelos Mytilineos, CEO of Mytilineos, says Greece has now seen the worse and that it's now easier for businesses to get funding. He adds that the weaker euro is also helping

  • Should you buy European assets?  Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    David Stubbs, global market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, says U.S. assets remain attractive following the latest Fed meeting and discusses European assets.

  • European market closes higher  Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Thursday after an announcement from the European Central Bank on how it will make key decisions in the future.

  • Is the TLTRO disappointing?  Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Marc Ostwald, strategist at ADM Investor Services, comments on the ECB's cheap loan program and says that doing anything before the asset quality review "was always going to be a problem".

  • TLTRO unlikely to boost lending?  Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, says that the ECB's TLTRO won't boost lending to SMEs and that European banks already have "plenty of liquidity".

  • European market closes higher  Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed largely higher on Wednesday, as investors bet the U.S. Federal Reserve would hold off on hiking interest rates.

  • How sterling will react to referendum result  Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Geoffrey Yu, senior foreign exchange strategist at UBS, discusses sterling ahead of the Scottish referendum and how the currency would react to either Yes or No outcomes.

  • Sterling to plummet if Scotland votes Yes: Pro  Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    George Buckley, chief U.K. economist at Deutsche Bank, discusses how either outcomes in the Scottish independence referendum will impact markets and whether "sterling-ization" is possible.

  • Spain is 'key market' for Orange: CEO  Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Stephane Richard, CEO of Orange, discusses the group¿s offer for Spain's Jazztel and says that the merger between the two would "create a champion in the industry".

  • European market closes lower  Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Tuesday with investors looking ahead to a key Federal Reserve policy meeting this week as well as a referendum on Scottish independence.

  • Petropavlovsk facing 'major debt repayment': Exec  Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Peter Hambro, executive chairman at Petropavlovsk, explains that the group is to issue a new bond to fund a "major debt repayment" after the group was hit by the falling gold price.

  • France is 'a lucky peripheral': Pro  Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Nicholas Spiro, managing director at Spiro Sovereign Strategy, comments on the French prime minister's speech ahead of a confidence vote in Parliament.

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