European Closing Bell


  • European shares finished higher on Wednesday with investors reacting to a slew of earnings and ongoing negotiations surrounding Greece's bailout program.

  • Peugeot CEO: Want better French growth  Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 11:15 AM ET

    Carlos Tavares, CEO of Peugeot, talks about Russia and how it and the French economic reforms impact his business.

  • Greece debt: More political, than economic  Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    James Davidson, fund manager at JPMorgan Asset Management, discusses Greek debt negotiations in terms of a Grexit and its potential for contagion.

  • Casino CFO: No more price cuts expected  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    Discussing the supermarket landscape in France, Antoine Giscard d'Estaing, CFO of Casino, said he doesn't anticipate a further round of price cuts.

  • Orange CEO: France has cheap telecom prices  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 11:35 AM ET

    Stéphane Richard, CEO of Orange, says that the prices in the French telecoms market is one the lowest in Europe -- and the western world.

  • Europe shares end mixed after data; Greece in focus  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stock markets closed mixed on Tuesday as fears over Greece's debt problems continued to make investors nervous.

  • Orange CEO: French reform will pay off  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 11:15 AM ET

    Stéphane Richard, CEO of Orange, weighs in on the structural reforms and the economic recovery taking place in France.

  • UK inflation: Don't get 'hung up' on it  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Discussing the U.K. inflation data, George Buckley, chief UK economist at Deutsche Bank, says the falling prices in oil, petrol and utility bills is adding downward pressure on inflation.

  • France passes reform bill: Reaction  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    The French government has passed an economic reform bill by decree. Christian Keller, economist at Barclays weighs in on the rare, but "good move."

  • Will kids go for this nutritious startup?  Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 11:50 AM ET

    Having quality family time and your children eating healthily is key to families. Philippa Askham, founder of Sweetpea Pantry explains how it hopes to help this situation.

  • Who's behind the online bank hack?  Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    A recent report by Kaspersky Lab, says that hackers have stolen millions from banks. Ollie Whitehouse, Director of NCC Group, discusses what this means for organisations.

  • Barroso: Bad to question euro zone rules  Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 11:35 AM ET

    José Manuel Durao Barroso, former president of the European Commission and visiting professor of international economic policy at Princeton University says that it would be "a huge mistake" for the euro zone to allow one country to bend the basic euro zone rules.

  • European markets end lower; Greece down 4%  Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    European markets ended slightly lower Monday as investors focused on fresh Russian sanctions from the European Union and negotiations between Greece and the rest of the euro zone over its debts.

  • Will Greece and EU strike a deal?  Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    Discussing the Greek debt negotiations, Michael Gallagher, director of research at Idea Global, says we're getting closer to a deal, hopefully within the next week.

  • Puma CEO: The 'fastest sports brand' worldwide?  Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    Bjoern Gulden, CEO of Puma SE says "we want to be the fastest sports brand in the world," while discussing its 2015 marketing costs and hiring of superstar, Rihanna.

  • Puma CEO: Q4 in line with forecast  Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    Bjoern Gulden, CEO of Puma, discusses its recent earnings results, adding that the volatility in currency has had a huge impact on business.

  • The '50 shades' effect  Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 11:50 AM ET

    50 Shades of Grey has been released this Valentine's Day weekend. Shannon Edwards, CEO of Styloko.com talks about the retail sales around both Valentine's Day and the film.

  • European equities closed higher on Friday with investor sentiment boosted by better-than-expected growth numbers out of the euro zone and the prospect of a cease-fire deal between Ukraine and Russia.

  • Dixon: Euro GDP is positive, but I'm skeptical  Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 11:20 AM ET

    Euro zone GDP data has boosted by 0.3 percent. Peter Dixon, economist at Commerzbank, says that Germany's GDP data has given the euro zone data "a real lift," however "I'm skeptical" on whether it can be sustained.

  • What's driving down iron ore prices?  Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 11:20 AM ET

    Jeff Largey, head of European metals and mining at Macquarie Capital, discusses whether the pressure on the price of iron ore will continue and comments on the state of ArcelorMittal.

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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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