European Closing Bell


  • Accellion's file-sharing is secure: CEO  Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Accellion is a mobile file-sharing firm that offers users secure remote access, explains CEO Yorgen Edholm.

  • 'Deflation is very tricky': Wilbur Ross  Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Monetary policy alone can't deal with the threat of deflation, says Wilbur Ross, chairman and CEO at WL Ross & Co, arguing that ECB president, Mario Draghi, is right to call for structural reforms.

  • Bank of Cyprus: Ackermann 'uniquely positioned'  Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Wilbur Ross, chairman and CEO at WL Ross & Co, says former Deutsche Bank CEO Joseph Ackermann, is equipped to deal with the issues facing Bank of Cyprus. Ross also discusses the future of retail banking.

  • European market closes lower  Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Tuesday, with sentiment curbed by weak economic data from Germany and concerns over the future path of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy.

  • 'Solid recovery' underway in US: IMF  Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, deputy director of the research department at the IMF, outlines the latest IMF's growth forecasts for the euro zone, the U.S. and Latin America.

  • Top banker pleads guilty to Libor rigging  Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    The first guilty plea in the Libor investigation is a "milestone" says David Enrich, European banking editor at the Wall Street Journal, adding that the senior banker's identity is to be protected.

  • Peripheral Europe 'on edge': Pro  Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, says that peripheral Europe is "on edge" as the risk of deflation becomes increasingly relevant.

  • It was a mixed picture in European stocks at the start of the week, with the German DAX paring gains following disappointing economic data from the country.

  • Ebola response needs to be stepped up: WHO  Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Tarik Jasarevic, World Health Organization spokesman, says that the global response to Ebola needs to be stepped up.

  • Choose stocks over bonds: Pro  Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Alan Higgins, chief investment officer at Coutts, says investors should stay with equities because 'we see a lot of value still in equities especially relative to fixed income'.

  • Germany: Will Europe’s engine room stall? Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 4:43 AM ET

    Germany has played the role of predictable engine, chugging away at the heart of the euro zone machine, for much of the post-credit crisis era.

  • What is behind Rousseff's turnaround in the polls?  Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Andrew Palmer, Americas editor at The Economist, discusses how Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has increased her popularity quickly, after polls showed her behind rival Marina Silva ahead of the elections.

  • Arrigo Berni, CEO of Moleskine, talks about the Livescribe Notebook which allows notes written on paper to be transferred onto a digital device.

  • Moleskine CEO on 30% share price drop  Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Arrigo Berni, CEO of Moleskine, says investors need time to understand the business model of the company. Shares in Moleskine have fallen 30 percent this year.

  • Europe shares close higher; easyJet shares soar  Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Friday, bouncing back after yesterday's sell-off, after they were buoyed by better-than-expected nonfarm payrolls data from the U.S.

  • Correction ahead if fundamentals 'crack': Pro  Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says there could be a stock market correction ahead if there are "cracks" in the fundamentals of the U.S. economy.

  • Low wage growth will keep Fed on hold: Pro  Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    John Silvia, chief economist at Wells Fargo Securities, says the lack of wage growth will keep the Federal Reserve "on hold" for longer in terms of an interest rate hike.

  • Draghi can't help the euro zone alone: Pro  Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Jacques Cailloux, chief European economist at Nomura, says ECB President Mario Draghi cannot increase inflation in the euro zone alone, and needs countries to enact structural reform.

  • Hong Kong: 'No easy way out'  Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Andy Liu, China analyst at Teneo Intelligence, says nothing will come out of the Hong Kong chief executive's speech and that an agreement between protesters and government would be "quite difficult".

  • Russia to become more transparent: Putin  Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Russian President Vladimir Putin told the Russia Calling conference that the Bank of Russia can still practice currency intervention, and that the country is working on delivering more transparency for businesses.

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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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