European Closing Bell


  • Market 'over-reacting' to Bill Gross news: Pro  Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Simon Ballard, head of credit strategy at National Australia Bank and Tom Elliott, partner and co-founder of Macro Advisory Partners, discuss the market reaction to Bill Gross's departure from PIMCO.

  • 'Fantastic start' for H&M online: CFO  Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Jyrki Tervonen, CFO at Hennes & Mauritz, discusses the group's disappointing sales in September and comments on the online strategy.

  • European market closes lower  Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Thursday afternoon, as the head of the Bank of England warned that the time for raising interest rates from record lows was nearing.

  • Will Germany lose out with ECB voting rotation system?  Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Former ECB economist and president of the Center for Financial Studies at Goethe University, Otmar Issing, says the concerns about the ECB's voting rotation scheme are "exaggerated".

  • Russia draft law to allow seizure of foreign assets Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 10:43 AM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Russian courts could get the green light to seize foreign assets on Russian territory under a draft law.

  • Modern art sales break record  Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Sales of post-war art broke records in the first half of 2014. Katharine Arnold, associate director at Christie's, tells CNBC. She discusses the latest trends in the market.

  • European market closes higher  Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed up on Wednesday, after wavering throughout the day, as weak economic data from Germany fuelled ECB stimulus hopes.

  • Euro lower on QE expectations: Pro  Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Valentin Marinov, director of foreign exchange strategy at Citi, says the euro is lower due to the market focusing on the upcoming ECB meeting and on expectations of quantitative easing.

  • France's situation is 'urgent': MEDEF  Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Tax and social law reforms are the most important changes to implement in France, says Pierre Gattaz, president of MEDEF, adding that French people are "ready" for them.

  • The economy doesn't work for most: Labour leader  Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    The economy has "got to be changed" says U.K. Labour leader Ed Miliband, arguing that ir currently doesn't work for most people.

  • Why German euro-skepticism matters  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Moritz Kraemer, chief rating officer for sovereign ratings at Standard & Poor's, says that the rise of euro-skepticism in Germany could mean the government hardens its stance.

  • European market closes lower  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Tuesday, after weak economic data weighed on sentiment and new tax rules in the U.S. hit the pharmaceutical sector.

  • Germany's future could be 'risky': BDI  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Ulrich Grillo, president of the BDI says that without an additional 50 to 80 billion euros ($64-103 billion) in investments, Germany's future "is risky".

  • Emerging markets heading for correction?  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    David Hauner, head of cross-asset strategy product for EEMEA at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says that emerging markets' risk assets are in "a bit of a dangerous situation".

  • Euro at 'much better level': Philips CEO  Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Performance wise, 2014 will not be a good year for Philips says CEO Frans Van Houten. He adds that the euro is now at a more "acceptable" level, making for a more level playing field.

  • Ed Balls speech insufficient': Labour MP  Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Labour politician Diane Abbott comments on the Shadow Chancellor's speech and on raising the U.K. minimum wage.

  • European market closes lower  Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed down on Monday, with sentiment curbed by lower commodity prices, as well as an unexpected profit warning from U.K. supermarket Tesco.

  • ECB to take 'very dramatic action': Pro  Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Guy Foster, group head of research at Brewin Dolphin Wealth Management, discusses the ECB's TLTRO and says the central bank will have to take "some very dramatic action".

  • Tesco in 'really tricky situation': Pro  Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Bruno Monteyne, senior analyst at Bernstein, says Tesco's accounting error was not a big surprise and that the group is in a "really tricky situation".

  • Scotland will get more powers: Secretary of State  Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Power will definitely be devolved to the Scottish people, says Alistair Carmichael, Scottish Secretary of State, as all three U.K. political parties have agreed to it.

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