European Closing Bell


  • Prospects for Italy and France in 2014  Sunday, 1 Jun 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    James McCormack, global head of sovereign ratings at Fitch Ratings, talks about the prospects for Italy and France for the rest of 2014.

  • Theftie: Stopping smartphone theft  Friday, 30 May 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Kevin Mahaffey, co-founder of Lookout Mobile Security, says Lookout software recognizes events such as theft, takes a picture, and sends GPS data to the phone owner by email.

  • Will.i.am on Beats-Apple deal  Friday, 30 May 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Will.i.am, founding shareholder of Beats Electronics and frontman for The Black Eyed Peas, discusses the beginning of Beats Electronics and its collaborations with Apple.

  • European market closes mixed  Friday, 30 May 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed mixed on Friday, cementing a slow drift sideways this week, as investors await a European Central Bank monetary policy announcement next week.

  • How Modi could boost India's gold demand  Friday, 30 May 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Anthem Blanchard, CEO of Anthem Vault, says that India will become a lot more pro-business under Modi's leadership and that gold demand could rise by 20 to 30 percent per year in the country.

  • Best tech is connected to culture: Will.i.am  Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Technology is increasingly integrated with culture, says Will.i.am, founding shareholder of Beats Electronics and frontman for pop supergroup The Black Eyed Peas. He say Apple is great at melding technology and culture.

  • Businesses 'say no' to loans: Funding Circle  Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    James Meekings, co-founder of Funding Circle, says businesses are turning away bank loans because the processes are "slow and archaic."

  • European market closes flat  Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed flat on Thursday following U.S. growth data, and as investors eyed a possible shift in policy by the European Central Bank.

  • Teachers' Pension Plan CEO talks investment  Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan manages around $141 billion, says Ron Mock, the group's CEO, as he discusses how the Pension Plan invests.

  • France is bellwether for Europe: PIMCO's Balls  Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Andrew Balls, deputy CIO and managing director at PIMCO, says France will lag German and Spanish growth for a few years, while also discussing the U.K. economy.

  • European market closes lower  Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed slightly down on Wednesday, despite a slew of positive data being released for the euro zone.

  • Alston: Still a lot of issues at play for GE  Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Emiliano Mellino, senior France correspondent at Dealreporter Europe, says GE has made a lot of steps towards a deal with Alstom, but that issues around the nuclear assets remain unresolved.

  • Can South Africa boost its growth?  Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Peter Attard Montalto, emerging market economist at Nomura International, discusses South Africa and says that the growth outlook for the medium-term is not particularly "rosy."

  • European market closes slightly higher  Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed slightly higher on Tuesday, as the U.K.'s FTSE Index rose after being closed for a public holiday and other bourses took a breather from their rally on Monday.

  • How to position for higher inflation  Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Stephane Deo, global head of asset allocation at UBS, explains how best to invest in a higher inflation environment, and why he favors equities over fixed income.

  • Capitalism has 'triumphed': Summers  Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    The capitalist system has triumphed and has proven to be "remarkably resilient" says Lawrence Summers, former U.S. Treasury Secretary.

  • How can we deliver inclusive capitalism?  Monday, 26 May 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Lynn Forrester de Rothschild, CEO at EL Rothschild says that business is better-placed than government to create the opportunities for inclusive capitalism.

  • UK can work outside the EU: UKIP spokesman  Monday, 26 May 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Steven Woolfe, UKIP economic spokesperson and MEP-elect, says that UKIP's primary belief is that a free trade agreement will help the UK economy.

  • Otmar Issing, president at the Center for Financial Studies at Goethe University, says that the European election results show that a strong majority of Europeans still support European integration.

  • European election message is 'reform' Pro  Monday, 26 May 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Hugo Dixon, editor-at-large at Reuters News, says that the outcome of the European elections shows that the European Union needs to be reformed.

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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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