European Closing Bell


  • Iraq 'heading for disintegration': Pro     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Tina Fordham, senior political analyst at Citi, discusses Iraq and says the turmoil in the country is part of a wider trend for the disintegration of borders.

  • Bulgaria: More about politics than banking?     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    David Hauner of BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research comments on the bank runs in Bulgaria, and says they are likely related to the Ukraine/Russia crisis.

  • Wimbledon controversy over 'all-white' rule     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Glenn Lovett, president of global strategy at Repucom, discusses how Wimbledon's all-white rule forces sportswear designers to innovate.

  • Chilango issues Burrito bonds     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Eric Partaker, co-founder of Chilango, discusses the company's crowdfunding campaign through the issuance of "Burrito bonds".

  • European markets close slightly higher     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European markets finished slightly up on Friday afternoon, after wobbling around the flat line throughout the day.

  • What Juncker's EU nomination means for the UK     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Andrew Lilico, director at Europe Economics, comments on the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker for the position of Commission President by EU leaders, and what this means for the U.K

  • Markets to 'go further from here': Pro     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Simon Smiles, CIO of ultra high net worth at UBS, says the market rallies can go further from here, despite a "pretty good" first half of the year.

  • E-cig potential is 'dramatic': Pro     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Tom Metzold, portfolio manager at Eaton Vance, says tobacco-maker will have to branch out of traditional cigarettes as the potential for e-cigarettes is "dramatic".

  • European market closes slightly lower     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European markets closed slightly lower on Thursday, with shares in Barclays and Standard Chartered ending the day sharply down following news of a lawsuit and a profit warning respectively.

  • EM-exposed groups 'attractively priced': Pro     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    David Herro, CIO at Harris Associates, says the prospects for global economic growth this year are getting better, and discusses investing in emerging markets.

  • Will Alibaba be the biggest IPO in US history?     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    R.J. Hottovy, global director of consumer equity research at Morningstar, outlines the factors which make Alibaba an "attractive" story ahead of the company's New York IPO.

  • Stan Char's statement 'worse than expected': Pro     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Ed Salvesen, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, comments on the banking sector following Standard Chartered's profit warning and Barclays' potential fine from US authorities.

  • Norway Sovereign Wealth Fund to take more risks     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Victoria Barbary, director at the Soverign Wealth Center, says that Norway's Sovereign Wealth Fund has been under political pressure to make larger returns.

  • Nigeria's growth no longer oil-dependent: Citi pro     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Miguel Azevedo, head of investment banking for Africa at Citigroup, says the growth prospects for Nigeria are "very positive" and that the country's economy is no longer oil-dependent.

  • European market closes lower     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European closed down on Wednesday, amid concern over violence in Iraq and mixed data out of the U.S.

  • Poland: New elections unlikely     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Peter Attard Montalto, emerging market economist at Nomura, discusses the political scandal in Poland, saying it has put the independence and credibility of the central back in question.

  • Pfizer to make new AstraZeneca bid?     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Kokou Agbo-Bloua, head of equity and derivative strategy for Europe at BNP Paribas, says that Pfizer is likely to submit another bid to acquire AstraZeneca as a deal would still make "a lot of sense".

  • 'Huge amount' of money poured into art     Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Philip Hoffman, chief executive at The Fine Art Group, says that there will be a "huge amount" of money poured into the art market this week, with several auctions taking place.

  • US 'has to step up' in Iraq     Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Morris Reid, managing director at Mercury, comments on the latest developments in Iraq and says that ultimately the U.S will "step up and do the right thing."

  • European market closes mixed     Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed mixed on Tuesday, struggling after the release of worse-than-expected data for Germany.

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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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