European Closing Bell


  • Chinese economy: No loss of momentum  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 12:20 PM ET

    At Davos, Li Keqiang, the Chinese Premier makes his first keynote address saying that China's economy will not lose speed or momentum but continue to thrive.

  • Chinese premier: Must uphold peace together  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 12:00 PM ET

    At Davos, Li Keqiang, the Chinese Premier makes a keynote address saying that the world must work together to uphold peace and stability, with China opposing terrorism in all its manifestations.

  • Italy needs more than QE: CEO  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:50 AM ET

    Speaking at the World Economic Forum, Francesco Starace, CEO of Enel, says that Italy is moving in the right direction when it comes to reforms.

  • Europe growth? I'm optimistic: CEO  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post DHL, says lower oil prices are great for the global economy, and comments on the European Central Bank's decision on QE.

  • Italian PM: We declared a war on corruption  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says the country has declared war on corruption and that there are effects with those words.

  • Canada will achieve a balance budget  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    At Davos 2015, Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance in Canada talks about the Canadian economy and why the Bank of Canada cut its interest rates.

  • A Brexit? The UK should stay in Europe!  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    At Davos 2015, John Cridland, director-general of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), discusses how the U.K. could accidentally remove itself from the European Union.

  • Europe ends higher after ECB bond-buying hint  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    European markets closed higher on Wednesday, as news emerged that the European Central Bank is set to buy around 50 billion euros ($58.3 billion) per month of government bonds for around a year.

  • OPEC SecGen: We have to cut production together  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:15 AM ET

    Abdallah Salem El-Badri, OPEC's secretary general, insists that the group "knew what it was doing" when it held production, and said that all producers have to "cut together."

  • Do low energy prices impact wind-power?  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    At Davos 2015, Anders Runevad, CEO of Vestas talks about alternative energy and his expectations for the sector during 2015.

  • Europe 'has' to do QE: CEO  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    At Davos, Martin Gilbert, CEO of Aberdeen Asset Management, talks about the European Central Bank's deflation focus and the possibility of quantitative easing.

  • Egypt: Security is essential  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:50 AM ET

    At Davos 2015, Mustafa Abdel-Wadood, partner of Abraaj Group talks about Egypt's economic revival plans.

  • We needed more volatility  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:30 AM ET

    At the World Economic Forum, Joachim Faber, chairman at Deutsche Börse Group says that having too low a volatility in the markets for too long was not a sustainable option.

  • 2015: A year of volatility?  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:15 AM ET

    At Davos, Christian Meissner, head of global corporate and investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, talks about the current state of investment banking business and the impact of volatility in the markets.

  • Ukraine President: Must stop this 'terrorism'  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:00 AM ET

    At Davos, Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko talks to CNBC about how the country needs help from the rest of the world to stop its conflict with Russia.

  • European Union is the 'best club'  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:00 AM ET

    At Davos 2015, Dalia Grybauskaite, president of Lithuania, talks about the tensions between Ukraine and Russia, saying she supports Ukraine and we will not embrace "terroristic behavior or military aggression."

  • Ukraine 'turning point’ close: Russian deputy PM Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 4:17 AM ET
    Local residents inspect their home, which was damaged by last night's shelling in the village of Sartan, near Mariupol January 20, 2015.

    The conflict over Ukraine’s borders with Russia may be close to a “turning point”, according to Arkady Dvorkovich, Russia’s deputy Prime Minister.

  • Do we live in a trustworthy world?  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 12:00 PM ET

    The public are less trustworthy of CEOs' and everyone, according to Edelman's trust barometer. Richard Edelman, CEO of Edelman explains further.

  • IHS 'skeptical' about China's economy  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    With China's economic growth at a 24-year low, Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS, says Chinese policymakers are caught "in a balancing act" between low growth and reform.

  • Europe ends higher as bets on ECB action rise  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed in positive territory on Tuesday amid speculation that the European Central Bank (ECB) will announce a full-scale bond-buying program when it meets on Thursday.

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