European Closing Bell


  • Di Montezemolo on his time at Ferrari  Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Luca Cordero Di Montezemolo, outgoing Ferrari chairman, talks to CNBC about his 23 years at Ferrari and the progress the company has made since he first started working there.

  • European market closes lower  Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed sharply lower on Thursday, after a press conference by ECB President Mario Draghi left investors wanting more details about its asset purchase program.

  • Expect more outflows from Pimco: Analyst  Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Thomas Seidl, senior research analyst for European insurance at Sanford Bernstein, discusses the change of management at Pimco's mother company - Allianz - and what to expect from Pimco.

  • Is the ECB preparing for 'outright QE'?  Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Fredrik Nerbrand, head of global asset allocation at HSBC, and Jeremy Stretch, head of foreign exchange strategy at CIBC, discuss the latest ECB meeting and euro zone inflation expectations.

  • Putin: Russia will remain open economy Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 6:28 AM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Russian President Putin pledged Russia would continue to develop as an open market - but stop using the US dollar for trade.

  • Russia capital controls? ‘Impossible’: Minister Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 2:57 AM ET

    Russia will definitely not impose controls to stop the flow of money out of the country, its Minister of Economic Development told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Prepare against the next big pandemic: Pro  Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Sarbjit Nahal, head of thematic investment strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch, talks about global pandemics and discusses investment strategies.

  • European market closes lower  Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Wednesday, with investors reacting to fresh economic data from the euro zone and the U.S., and looking ahead to Thursday's ECB meeting.

  • We're 'fully hedged' on currency effect: BMW  Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    BMW is "fully hedged" against the falling euro says Ian Robertson, head of sales and marketing at BMW, adding that the weaker currency should not affect the group's 2014 performance.

  • ECB to become more aggressive?  Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, says the ECB will have to take a more "aggressive" approach going forward as demand for credit remains weak and spare capacity is "very significant".

  • UK's Cameron promises tax relief if re-elected Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 7:44 AM ET
    British Prime Minister David Cameron

    David Cameron said a re-elected Conservative government would raise the threshold for the country's 40 percent rate of income tax

  • Russian budget: Is Putin facing reality? Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 3:48 AM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Russia’s first post-sanctions budget suggested the Kremlin is more hopeful than most about the country’s economy.

  • Should the West get involved in Hong Kong?  Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    The Hong Kong protests are "unsettling" for businesses, says Anson Chan, former Hong Kong chief secretary, adding that the international community should be more involved.

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

    European shares closed broadly higher on Tuesday, as investors focused on key data from the euro zone rather than the geopolitical risk posed by the protests in Hong Kong.

  • Protests put HK and Beijing 'to shame': Ex-official  Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Anson Chan, former Hong Kong chief secretary, says the Hong Kong authorities' response to the protests is surprising, and that this crisis is entirely "of the government's making".

  • Why you should short the euro  Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Phyllis Papadavid, senior global foreign exchange strategist at BNP Paribas, says the latest euro zone inflation data "confirms" that investors should short the euro against a range of G10 currencies.

  • A technical look at the dollar index  Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Riccardo Ronco, head of technical analysis at Aviate Global, charts the recent performance of the dollar index and the CCI commodity index and says most commodities face another downside.

  • European market closes lower  Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed down on Monday, with disappointing data weighing on sentiment and protests in Hong Kong affecting some financial firms with exposure to the region.

  • 'Long way to go' for UK economy: Conservative MPs  Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Sajid Javid and Nadhim Zahawi, U.K. members of Parliament for the Conservative Party, comment on George Osborne's economic plan.

  • UK construction: 'More pain to come'  Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Andy Brough, fund manager at Schroders, says there is "more pain to come" for the U.K. construction sector after Balfour Beatty issued its third profit warning in a year.

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