European Closing Bell


  • Alstom will use cash to be more 'robust': CEO  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    Patrick Kron, CEO of Alstom, says that the cash from GE will be reinvested in the three joint ventures created by the deal, and that some will be returned to shareholders.

  • Fixed income: Favor EM over high yield  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Joaquim Levy, CEO of Brodesco, says that emerging market fixed income is more attractive than U.S. high yield.

  • These UK firms may beat European rivals  Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Stephen Roper of Warwick Business School says that U.K. mid-market firms should outpace their European rivals this year, and discusses the main challenges for them.

  • The benefits of multi-asset investing  Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Tom Caddick, head of fund management at Santander Asset Management, says multi-asset investing is a long-term strategy. He also outlines his stance of equities.

  • European market closes lower  Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed down on Monday, after disappointing data out of the euro zone and ongoing turmoil in Iraq.

  • Should UK renegotiate with Europe?  Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Matthew Elliot, CEO of Business for Britain, says the U.K. should renegotiate its membership of the European Union to bolster its influence in some key sectors, especially finance.

  • Bouygues 'real winner' from Alstom deal?  Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Matthieu Rolin, fund manager at Prigest, says that the Alstom/GE deal is good for shareholders and solves Alstom's cash problem. He argues that Bouygues is the real winner from this deal.

  • Market is 'artificial': Bonham Carter  Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Edward Bonham Carter, vice chairman at Jupiter Asset Management, says that after such a "strong run", investors should be cautious and that the global market environment is "artificial".

  • Norway needs structural reform: Fin Min  Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    Norway's finance minister Siv Jensen, says the country has built up a "massive bureacracy" and needs structural reform to grow faster.

  • Chocolate price rise 'two-part story'  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Chris Gadd, soft commodities analyst at Macquarie Group, says that the rising price of chocolate is a "two part story", as demand has grown while production is relatively stagnant.

  • Why wine should be your tipple of choice  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Tom Gearing, director of Cult Wine, talks about the potential returns from fine wine investing.

  • Should the West intervene in Iraq?  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Barak Mendelsohn, senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, says that the Iraq crisis further destabilizes the Middle East. However, he is unconvinced that international intervention is needed.

  • Germany 'exciting' for Dunkin' Brands: CEO  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Nigel Travis, CEO of Dunkin' Brands, discusses the group's expansion into Europe and says Germany is the "really exciting" story. He also comments on the group's coffee success.

  • European market closes higher  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Thursday, as investor sentiment was boosted after the Federal Reserve said the U.S. economy is rebounding and that interest rates would stay low for some time.

  • GE's new Alstom bid: What you should know  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Steven Winoker, senior analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, discusses GE's latest offer for Alstom's energy assets, and says the cash element is "critical".

  • How rich got richer in 2013  Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    George King, managing director of RBC Wealth Management, says that the surge in the equity markets contributed to the jump in high-net worth individuals in 2013.

  • Greece to meet privatisation targets?  Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Constantinos Maniatopoulos, chairman of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund, discusses the Chinese Premier's visit to Greece and the country's privatisation program.

  • European market closes flat  Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed flat on Wednesday, as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's policy decision.

  • H&M 'not too late' on online: CFO  Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Jyrki Tervonen, CFO at H&M, comments on the group's quarterly performance and on the impact of geopolitical events. He also discusses the group's online strategy.

  • 'High demand' for Com Hem IPO: CEO  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 11:52 AM ET

    Anders Nilsson, CEO of Swedish cable company Com Hem, comments on the group's successful market debut on Tuesday.

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