European Closing Bell


  • European market closes higher  Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher Wednesday, helped along by a rally in the insurance sector, as investors remained focused on geopolitical tensions.

  • Can a weak German GDP spur more EU reforms?  Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 11:25 AM ET

    Chris Tinker, founder of Libra Investment Services, says that a weak German GDP number would be an opportunity for Germany and the ECB to push France and Italy towards more structural reforms.

  • Russia's richest man sells 10% stake in USM Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 2:28 AM ET

    Russia's richest man, Alisher Usmanov, is selling a 10 percent stake in USM as a "motivational incentive" for the firm's management team.

  • The multi-billion business of hunting  Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    James Horne, chairman at James Purdey & Sons, explains how the shooting industry is a "significant" contributor to the U.K. economy, as the shooting season opens.

  • European market closes lower  Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed largely lower on Tuesday, as investors weighed weak German data, corporate releases and geopolitical tensions in Ukraine, Gaza and Iraq.

  • Is Germany the sick man of Europe?  Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Nick Nelson, head of global equity strategy at UBS, says the German market has underperformed the European market since June.

  • Japan: Brace yourself for bleak GDP  Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Keith Wade, chief economist at Schroders, says that Japan's second quarter GDP will likely be hit by its new consumption tax.

  • Pandora 'fixated on the US': CEO  Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Allan Leighton, CEO of Pandora, discusses the company's charm bracelet and ring segments and says it remains small in Europe and Asia as it prefers to focus on the U.S.

  • European market closes higher  Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European markets closed higher on Monday, following suit with Asia after a turnaround on Wall Street on Friday.

  • Was Turkey's election fair and transparent?  Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Thomas Rymer, spokesman at the OSCE, says that although the Turkish presidential elections were "competitive", the media coverage was "heavily slanted" towards Recip Tayyip Erdogan.

  • What will an Erdogan presidency look like?  Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Investors are hoping that Turkey's "phenomenal growth" will continue under Recip Tayyip Erdogan's presidency but political instability and geopolitics remain a concern, CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.

  • Ukraine: Will the crisis escalate further?  Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Wolfango Piccoli, managing director at Teneo Intelligence, discusses the tensions between Ukraine and Russia and says that the risk of a Russian invasion is very low.

  • Avoid high yield corporate bonds: Pro  Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, says the relief rally in the market has come to an end and discusses volatility in high-yield corporate bonds.

  • How to invest in restaurants  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Benoit Broch, investment director at ISIS Equity Partners, discusses the business of entertainment and how best to invest in restaurants.

  • Turkey's Erdogan close to 'unrivalled power'?  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Anthony Skinner, director of country risk at Maplecroft, says that as Turkish president, Recep Erdogan would appoint members of the Constitutional Court - the "last buffer to his unrivalled power".

  • European market closes down on the week  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower for the seventh time in eight sessions on Friday. Geopolitical tensions continued to rattle investors' nerves.

  • Sierra Leone holds anti-Ebola 'stay at home day'  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Eric Hazard, acting director of Save the Children in West and Central Africa, outlines the latest steps countries are taking to tackle the Ebola epidemic.

  • Are the markets ruled by geopolitics?  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Philippe Bodereau, global head of financial research at PIMCO, says there is a disconnect between valuations and fundamentals at the moment as geopolitical events dominate the news flow.

  • Russia retaliates with sanctions: Winners and losers Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    After imports of food from the U.S., EU, Australia, Canada and Norway were banned, Russian supermarkets are going to have to find substitutes fast.

  • Rentify: Disrupting UK rental market  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    George Spencer, CEO of Rentify, is an online lettings service, also providing landlords with the tools to manage their properties themselves, but a at "much more competitive" price than traditional lettings agent.

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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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