European Closing Bell


  • Tesco: Is it really going wrong?     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Paul Kavanagh, senior market strategist at Killik & Co., discusses Tesco following the supermarket chain's results, and says the it is doing "most of the positive things quite well", including its online offering.

  • BASF 'has room to grow': Chair     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Kurt Bock, chairman of BASF, comments on alternative energy and says that the group still has room to grow in core European countries.

  • European market closes lower     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stocks closed lower Tuesday, with the basic resource sector pressured down due to concerns about China.

  • Qualcomm 'pushing' into EM: CEO     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Wearable tech and 4G are the main focus at the World Mobile Congress says Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm CEO, adding that emerging markets remain a key area for tech producers.

  • Wearable tech is in the spotlight     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    CNBC's Louisa Bojesen and Tom Mackenzie discuss wearable tech and apps from the Mobile World Congress.

  • Mobile internet to boost world education?     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Sureyya Ciliv, CEO of Turkcell, says mobile internet's increasing global penetration will allow easier access to knowledge.

  • European market closes higher     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stocks closed higher on Monday, boosted by a strong demand for Spanish shares after the country was upgraded by Moody's Investors Service.

  • Renzi has brought 'big sea change': Pro     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Cosimo Pacciani, London banker and school friend of Italy's prime minister, Matteo Renzi, discusses Renzi's leadership style and the targets he has set to reform the country's politics and economy.

  • Are non-bank lenders the 'banks of today'?     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Michael Arougheti, CEO of Ares Capital, discusses the growing European non-bank lending market and says that non-bank lenders have "become the banks of today."

  • HTC to give 'world's best selfie': Co-founder     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    HTC Chairwoman Cher Wang tells CNBC that 2014 will be a great year for the group due to "uncompromising technology" and its "very good" communication strategy.

  • EU telcos are consolidating: Orange Deputy CEO     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Pierre Louette, Orange deputy CEO and group secretary general, says that the European telecommunications market is highly fragmented, and discusses regulation.

  • 'Big need' for EM concierges     Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 11:48 AM ET

    Veronica Voronina, founder of The Anonymous, discusses the growing demand for concierges from wealthy entrepreneurs in Russia and Brazil.

  • Is the IPO frenzy for real?     Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Gareth McCartney of UBS says the uptick in public listings in Europe will continue, boosted by the quality of assets coming to market, and the breadth of sectors and regions.

  • EU shares close up for third week     Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stocks closed higher on Friday, with France's CAC 40 posting a five-and-half-year high.

  • UK retail weakens after Xmas splurge     Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    Kerry Craig of JP Morgan Asset Management is sanguine about Friday's weak U.K. retail sales numbers, but the rebound in consumer spending needs to spread to the corporate sector.

  • Ukraine chaos is about energy: analyst     Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    Commerzbank's Simon Quijano-Evans says the instability in Ukraine stems from competing needs to secure future energy supplies.

  • Analysing Nigeria's central bank suspension     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    The suspension of the Nigerian central bank governor means criticism by the central bank of government policy will no longer be tolerated, says Manji Cheto of Teneo Intelligence. However, it does not necessarily mean the central bank will lose its ability to act independently of government.

  • Suez CEO: I want to invest in in Italy     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    Jean-Louis Chaussade, CEO of Suez Environment, says he wants to step-up investment in countries like Italy rather than in northern Europe, "where all the investment has been done before".

  • More stimulus for China this year?     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Miranda Carr, head of China research at NSBO, says China could need more economic stimulus in the second quarter of 2014, following further disappointing data.

  • We have 'good fundamentals': Accor CEO     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    Accor CEO S├ębastien Bazin discusses the hotelier's annual results, which were reported on Thursday.

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