European Closing Bell


  • Will German banks survive the stress tests?     Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Edmund Salvesen, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, and Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, discuss the upcoming bank stress tests in Europe.

  • Should the Netherlands exit the EU?     Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Mark Pragnell, head of commissioned projects at Capital Economics, argues that the Netherlands would be better off if it exited the euro zone and European Union.

  • European market closes higher     Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed higher for a second day on Friday, as investors brushed off a worse-than-expected U.S. nonfarm payrolls report for January, and as steelmaker Arcelormittal surged on optimistic 2014 forecasts.

  • Urbanization key trend for Assa Abloy: CEO     Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 11:19 AM ET

    Johan Molin, Assa Abloy CEO, says Europe is "bottoming out" and highlights that urbanization, especially in emerging markets, is supporting the group "very much."

  • Is this good news for the ECB?     Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Raoul Ruparel, head of economic research at Open Europe, discusses the ECB and euro zone after the German constitutional court transferred the OMT case to the European court.

  • Veolia's debt is at 'correct level': CEO     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Antoine Frérot, CEO of Veolia, says that the group has now done all that it "needed to do."

  • European market closes higher     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed higher on Thursday after both the European Central Bank and the Bank of England kept their main interest rates unchanged, while U.S. stocks rallied on positive news ahead of jobs data tomorrow.

  • ECB had 'no real reason to act': Pro     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Reint Gropp, professor at Goethe University says the ECB's decision to leave interest rates unchanged is "not really a surprise" as there's "no real reason to act now."

  • Sub-Sahara is Africa's 'juicy part': Pro     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Miguel Azevedo, head of investment banking in Africa at Citi, discusses growth and investment opportunities in Africa and says the Sub-Sahara region is "the juicy part."

  • European market closes higher     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed higher on Wednesday afternoon, as business activity in the euro zone expanded at its fastest pace since June 2011 in January, with stocks in Greece staging a rally on the back of a media report suggesting the maturity of loans to Athens could be extended.

  • London tube must be more efficient: COO     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    The London underground system ground to a halt on Tuesday evening, as unions call for plans to close ticket offices to be scrapped, reports CNBC's Tom Mackenzie.

  • GSK: 'It's only going to improve'     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    Ranjith Gopinathan, program manager for Europe's Healthcare Practice at Frost & Sullivan, comments on GSK's results and says that "it's only going to improve" going forward.

  • How EM turmoil is impacting developed markets     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Salman Ahmed, global and emerging markets fixed income strategist at Lombard Odier Investment Management, says "genuine concern" of a slowdown in big emerging markets is starting to spill over in developed markets.

  • European market closes mixed     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed mixed on Tuesday, having wobbled in-and-out of positive territory on a day of disappointing earnings in Europe.

  • Dollar/yen to move lower?     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, discusses the Japanese currency after it became the worst performing market.

  • European market closes lower     Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed lower on Monday as U.S. factory data offered a disappointing take on January, and as concerns over a slowdown in China took hold once more.

  • Bankia 'predictable and stable': CFO     Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    2013 was a "transformation year" for Bankia says Leopoldo Alvear, CFO at Bankia, as the bank posts profit for the whole year.

  • The European recovery should benefit from the stress tests on banks, says Vitor Constancio, ECB vice president.

  • Making money from social investment     Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Ben Allen, founder of Oomph and Joe Ludlow, director of impact investment at Nesta, discuss investment opportunities in companies with social purposes.

  • European market closes lower     Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed lower on Friday as investor sentiment was weakened by euro zone inflation data that missed expectations.

About European Closing Bell

  • 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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