European Closing Bell


  • Europe 'has' to do QE: CEO  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    At Davos, Martin Gilbert, CEO of Aberdeen Asset Management, talks about the European Central Bank's deflation focus and the possibility of quantitative easing.

  • Egypt: Security is essential  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:50 AM ET

    At Davos 2015, Mustafa Abdel-Wadood, partner of Abraaj Group talks about Egypt's economic revival plans.

  • We needed more volatility  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:30 AM ET

    At the World Economic Forum, Joachim Faber, chairman at Deutsche Börse Group says that having too low a volatility in the markets for too long was not a sustainable option.

  • 2015: A year of volatility?  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:15 AM ET

    At Davos, Christian Meissner, head of global corporate and investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, talks about the current state of investment banking business and the impact of volatility in the markets.

  • Ukraine President: Must stop this 'terrorism'  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:00 AM ET

    At Davos, Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko talks to CNBC about how the country needs help from the rest of the world to stop its conflict with Russia.

  • European Union is the 'best club'  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:00 AM ET

    At Davos 2015, Dalia Grybauskaite, president of Lithuania, talks about the tensions between Ukraine and Russia, saying she supports Ukraine and we will not embrace "terroristic behavior or military aggression."

  • Ukraine 'turning point’ close: Russian deputy PM Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 4:17 AM ET
    Local residents inspect their home, which was damaged by last night's shelling in the village of Sartan, near Mariupol January 20, 2015.

    The conflict over Ukraine’s borders with Russia may be close to a “turning point”, according to Arkady Dvorkovich, Russia’s deputy Prime Minister.

  • Do we live in a trustworthy world?  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 12:00 PM ET

    The public are less trustworthy of CEOs' and everyone, according to Edelman's trust barometer. Richard Edelman, CEO of Edelman explains further.

  • IHS 'skeptical' about China's economy  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    With China's economic growth at a 24-year low, Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS, says Chinese policymakers are caught "in a balancing act" between low growth and reform.

  • Merck's 'not up for a big deal in 2015': Chair  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    Merck Chairman Karl-Ludwig Kley sheds some light on his company's plans for 2015, a year he forecasts will see less pharmaceutical M&A activity than 2014.

  • Europe ends higher as bets on ECB action rise  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed in positive territory on Tuesday amid speculation that the European Central Bank (ECB) will announce a full-scale bond-buying program when it meets on Thursday.

  • Europe: 'The problems are back'  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    The European Central Bank's first meeting is a hot topic at Davos this year. Axel Weber, chairman of UBS says that the real issue in Europe is reforms.

  • Davos: Who needs a 'wake up call'?  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:25 AM ET

    Discussing the current state of Europe at Davos 2015, Karl-Ludwig Kley, chairman of Merck says the lack of coordination and cohesion in European businesses is the current problem.Meanwhile political leaders need a wake-up call.

  • Davos 2015: The future of IHG  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:25 AM ET

    At the World Economic Forum, Richard Solomons, CEO of IHG, says trusting a brand is really important within organisations and talks about his company's plans.

  • Oxfam: 'Poverty is still here with us'  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:15 AM ET

    Oxfam has forecast that the richest 1 percent will own half of the global wealth by 2016. Executive director Winnie Byanyima explains that poverty is still dangerous for democracy and continues to hurt the poorest.

  • Davos 2015: The biggest themes  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    At 2015's World Economic Forum in Davos, CNBC's Hadley Gamble says that one of the biggest topics this year will be "global instability."

  • Uber's 'amateur' taxi drivers  Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    With Uber eyeing a huge European expansion, Steve McNamara, general secretary of the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association, says he's convinced that the firm's operations in London are "not legal" and that Uber "employs a lot of amateurs, who want to be taxi drivers."

  • The role of a CEO is changing  Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    Ahead of the World Economic Forum, CNBC asks how has the role of the CEO is changing. Andrew White, associate dean for executive education at Saïd Business School, discusses his findings.

  • Europe closes largely higher; ECB meeting eyed  Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed largely higher on Monday, as investors look ahead to Thursday's European Central Bank (ECB) meeting. Meanwhile in Italy, the shares of several banks soared on rumored changes to how shareholders vote.

  • The ripple effects of a 'Grexit'  Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 11:20 AM ET

    How would a "Grexit" impact other countries? Hans-Werner Sinn, president of the Ifo Institute for Economic Research in Germany, explains why it wouldn't be such "a major disturbance."

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