European Closing Bell


  • Is the oil price on the rise?  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Peter Hutton, energy analyst at RBC Capital Markets, says that although the oil market looks dormant, a number of "big things" happening behind the scene could drive the price higher.

  • European market closes lower  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stocks closed lower on Thursday, after fluctuating for much of the day, as investors reacted to rate decisions by the Bank of England and the European Central Bank.

  • TLTROs 'key' to stop banks deleveraging: Pro  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Gildas Surry, banks analyst at BNP Paribas, discusses Commerzbank and the overall European banking sector.

  • Russian business can work with sanctions: RenCap CEO Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 2:20 AM ET

    Russian businesses facing the impact of a new, harsher round of sanctions can adapt to cope, according to the chief executive of Renaissance Capital.

  • Regulation adds risk for UK banks: Moody's  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Moody's Investors Service has put a negative outlook on the U.K. banking sector. Johannes Wassenberg, managing director at Moody's, explains that the changing regulatory framework will add pressure on U.K. lenders.

  • European market closes lower  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Wednesday with investors reacting to disappointing data and concerns that tensions between Russia and Ukraine could escalate further.

  • Should markets fear 'Putin effect'?  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Cristian Maggio, emerging market strategist at TD Securities, and Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg Bank, discuss whether both the euro zone and emerging markets could be hit by a "Putin effect".

  • Why Ebola epidemic is out of control  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Jimmy Whitworth, head of population health at the Wellcome Trust, discusses why the latest Ebola outbreak is so serious. He says more tests of experimental drugs and vaccines need to be done.

  • StanChart: Some headwinds to dissipate  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Ian Gordon, equity research analyst at S&P Capital IQ, discusses Standard Chartered's results, and says the group's losses should be lower in the second half.

  • Lundin Petroleum 'past the worst': CEO  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Ashley Heppenstall, CEO of Lundin Petroleum, says delays in its Norway project have negatively impacted production, but that the group should now be "past the worst".

  • A technical look at euro, sterling  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Richard Perry, market analyst at Hantec Markets, says there is the prospect for a technical rally for the euro and that a period of sterling "bullishness" is coming to an end.

  • Ecclestone pays $100M to settle bribery trial  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Christian Sylt, editor at Formula Money, comments on the Ecclestone bribery trail - which ended after the F1 boss offered a $100 million settlement - and what it means for the sport.

  • European market closes mixed  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Tuesday as a blast of big-name earnings from the continent boosted investor sentiment. However, both the Italian and Spanish markets closed in negative territory.

  • Where next for the US dollar?  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, discusses the outlook for the U.S. dollar against developed and emerging market currencies.

  • Vivendi wants higher price for Brazil assets: Pro  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Ian Whittaker, media analyst at Liberum Capital, discusses Telefonica's bid to acquire Vivendi's Brazilian assets and says Vivendi is giving itself time for other bid to come in.

  • France: What’s worrying the markets Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    France’s plans to reform its economy and cut its debt face “significant” risks, one of the world’s most respected ratings agencies has warned.

  • Asset managers to trigger next crisis?  Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Philip Coggan, Buttonwood columnist at The Economist, says that asset managers could trigger the next crisis due to increasingly tight regulations.

  • US-Africa trade 'has been quite weak': Pro  Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Alexa Lion, analyst for Sub-Saharan Africa at Frontier Strategy Group, says the U.S. is "playing catch-up" with the EU and China when it comes to trade with Sub-Saharan Africa.

  • European market closes mixed-to-lower  Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares pared gains to close mixed-to-lower on Monday, as investors reacted to corporate earnings and a state bailout for Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo.

  • Turkey: 'Policy errors' ahead?  Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Timothy Ash, head of emerging markets research at Standard Bank, discusses Turkey following the central bank's latest rate cut and says the concentration of power is a concern.

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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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