European Closing Bell


  • UK PM introduces new terrorism prevention plans  Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    U.K. Prime Minister, David Cameron, outlines new measures to tackle the raised terrorism threat level - which include the temporary ability to seize passports at the border.

  • West must not be weak: Ex UK Army chief  Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 10:10 AM ET

    Sir Richard Dannatt, former head of the British Army, says that the U.S. and the West need to "exercise leadership" and take a strong stance against Russia's actions in Ukraine.

  • European bank lending 'very weak': Pro  Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Alan Higgins, U.K. CIO at Coutts, says the weak euro zone PMI reflects the "very weak" bank lending environment and says a ECB rate cut is more likely than a quantitative easing program.

  • Ukraine: The struggle between hard and soft power Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 7:26 AM ET
    Ukrainian soldiers in the eastern town of Dzerzhinsk, near Donetsk, Aug. 28, 2014.

    The crisis in Ukraine seems to be slipping closer to all-out war, as Russian President Vladimir Putin called for “statehood” for its disputed region.

  • Jinn is new 60-minute delivery service  Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Jinn is an app that allows users to order anything from any shop in London and get it delivered within 60 minutes, explains co-founder, Leon Herrera.

  • European market closes flat  Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European closed mostly flat on Friday the U.K. raised the odds of a terrorist attack on its soil to "severe" from "substantial".

  • For Tesco 'the only way is up': Pro  Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Bryan Roberts, retail insights director at Kantar Retail, says Tesco is trying to get all the bad news out of the way before the new CEO starts.

  • Putin fighting for 'regime survival'  Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    Daragh McDowell, senior analyst at Maplecroft, says the conflict between Ukraine and Russia has become an "existential issue for both presidents", as backing down would mean losing their positions.

  • UK raises terrorist threat level to 'severe'  Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Raffaello Pantucci, senior research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute for Defense and Security Studies, discusses the terrorist threat to the U.K. and what the government can do to lessen it.

  • How can Russian aggression be halted?  Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Andrew Wood, an associate fellow at Chatham House, discusses the latest developments in the Ukraine crisis and what can be done to stop Russian aggression.

  • Disrupting the property market: Movebubble  Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Movebubble is a property rental platform putting renters and landlords directly in touch and allowing users to build profiles and get rated, explain Movebubble co-founders, Logan Hall and Aiden Rushby.

  • Strong dollar 'good' for Pernod Ricard: CFO  Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Gilles Bogaert, chief financial office for Pernod Ricard, says the French beverage group expects a gradual improvement in sales, and that the foreign exchange impact should lessen over the next few months.

  • Let's get flexible in labor market: AXA France  Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Jad Ariss, director-general for AXA Enterprises at AXA France, says France is in need of labor market reforms, as unemployment continues to tick higher.

  • European market closes down  Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares accelerated losses to close lower as investors digested events in Ukraine and considered the likelihood of more monetary easing from the European Central Bank.

  • Russia wants war: Ukraine ambassador  Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Ukrainian Ambassador Dmytro Kuleba says Ukraine is working on a "responsible" reaction to Russia's "first blunt invasion".

  • Is Manuel Valls the new Tony Blair?  Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Pascal Lamy, former head of the World Trade Organization, discusses whether Manuel Valls can reinvent France's Socialist party, like Tony Blair did with the U.K.'s Labour Party.

  • French economy is 'quite weak': BDI  Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Ulrich Grillo, president of the Federation of German Industries, comments on relations between trade unions and industry in France and Germany, as well as economic conditions in both countries.

  • Start-up: Mallow & Marsh  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Harriot Pleydell-Bouverie, founder of Mallow and Marsh, explains how her business grew from making marshmallows in her kitchen to a recent deal with supermarket chain Sainsbury's.

  • Why Honda 'succeeds at globalisation'  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Jeffery Rothfeder, author of "Driving Honda", says that Honda's strategy of setting up localized operations in every market it goes into means the group gets the best margins in the auto industry.

  • European market closes flat-to-higher  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed flat-to-higher on Wednesday as investors considered the possibility of more monetary easing in the euro zone.

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