European Closing Bell


  • Is it too late for an ECB rate cut?     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Silvio Peruzzo, European economist at Nomura, discusses what to expect from the European Central Bank's rate decision on Thursday.

  • Russia assets show 'directionless volatility'     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Fadi Zaher, head of bonds and currencies at Kleinwort Benson, discusses how to trade amid the volatility caused by the Ukraine crisis.

  • Europe shares close lower ahead of Ukraine talks     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stocks closed lower on Wednesday, with investors focused on negotiations between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov over the situation in Ukraine.

  • Taper doesn't explain Turkey's woes: Pro     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Reuters correspondent Tom Bergin, says Turkey has a lot of country-specific problems that cannot be blamed on tapering by the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • Standard Chartered engine out of puff: Pro     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Margot Patrick, reporter on the Wall Street Journal, and Bill Blain, strategist at Mint Partners, discuss Standard Chartered's results.

  • Expect weak growth in Russia this year: Pro     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Christian Keller, head of emerging market research at Barclays, says Russia will not see strong growth this year, after the Ukraine crisis hit the country's economy.

  • Ukraine enlists billionaires to take on Russia Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 4:59 AM ET
    Ukraine's richest man Rinat Akhmetov at a training session of his team in Donetsk on February 12, 2013, a day before its Champions League football match.

    The phrase “Russian oligarch” has become a cliché – but Ukraine’s billionaires have been shoved into the spotlight in their country’s recent turmoil.

  • Crimea may be prelude to new 'Cold War': UN     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 1:05 AM ET

    U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, says tensions in Crimea could lead to a new "Cold War" but insisted that it's important for "cool heads" to prevail.

  • How to invest in Europe     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Alexander Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital, talks about investing in the European industrial recovery.

  • EM assets 'under a huge cloud': Pro     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Percival Stanion, head of asset allocation at Baring Asset Management, says that emerging market assets are "under a huge cloud".

  • Taras Kachka, vice president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, says that the situation in Ukraine will "remain difficult for a long period".

  • Ukraine weighs on EM assets: Pro     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Barnaby Martin, European credit strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says the situation in Ukraine is "delaying perception EM is investable".

  • How to invest in global security     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Sarj Nahal, equity strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, talks about how to invest in the growing global safety and security space.

  • Europe shares close lower on Ukraine crisis     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stocks closed sharply lower on Monday, with investor sentiment curbed by the growing instability in Ukraine's Crimea region.

  • Three things to watch in Ukraine     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Johan Jooste, head of the London investment office of Julius Baer, highlights three things to watch for in the crisis in Ukraine.

  • IMF to address Ukraine financially     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 11:24 AM ET

    Christine Lagarde, head of the IMF, says that the organization will address the concerns about Ukraine from an economic and financial point of view, not a geopoltical one.

  • Key questions on Ukraine     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Bartosz Pawlowski, global head of EM strategy at BNP Paribas, looks at the key questions on Ukraine from a market perspective.

  • Russia's actions 'pre-planned': Pro     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Andrew Foxall, director of the Russia Studies Center at the Henry Jackson Society, says that Russia's actions were "pre-planned".

  • Why Crimea matters Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 3:11 AM ET
    A unit claiming to Cossack and other citizen pro-Russian volunteers arrive to take up position outside a Ukrainian miltary base where heavliy-armed unidentifed soldiers have surrounded Ukrainian soldiers inside as Russian flag flies behind in Crimea on March 3, 2014 in Perevalne, Ukraine.

    Crimea may seem a nondescript piece of land to fight over – but its strategic position has made it a battleground between Russia and the West before.

  • What the Ukraine crisis means for markets Monday Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 8:16 AM ET
    Russian armoured personnel carriers reported to be heading to Simferopol of Crimea, Ukraine on February 28, 2014.

    The prospect of the U.S., Europe and Russia edging ever closer to blows –- diplomatic or otherwise -- over Ukraine looks increasingly real.

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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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