European Closing Bell


  • Sarkozy’s legal woes: Au revoir presidential hopes? Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 2:37 AM ET

    Nicolas Sarkozy's latest entry to the headlines may put a stop to his presidential ambitions.

  • How to invest in renewable energy  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Peter Dickson, technical director at Glennmont Partners, says he invests in renewable energy infrastructure projects such as wind farms, and that yields are "quite predictable".

  • Is BoE forward guidance working?  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Pat McFadden, a U.K. Labour Party politician, discusses the Bank of England's forward guidance, which he says has failed to provide "clarity and certainty".

  • European market closes higher  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Tuesday, with investors buoyed by upbeat Chinese and U.S. economic data, and a sanctions settlement by French bank BNP Paribas.

  • EasyJet investing in capacity: Pro  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    John Strickland, director at JLS Consulting, says the market over-reacted to easyJet's downgrade, and discusses the European airlines sector.

  • 'Heavy penalty' for BNP Paribas: Pro  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    Benoit de Broissia, portfolio manager at KNL Richelieu, says there seems to be a "direct correlation" between BNP Paribas's dollar transactions and the size of its fine.

  • UK is best off in EU: Schauble  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    A Brexit would be more of a "catastrophe" for the U.K. than it would be for the EU says Wolgang Schauble, German finance minister.

  • No 'summer lull' this year?  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    George Godber, fund manager at Miton Group, says a "summer lull" in markets is unlikely this year, and outlines his U.K.-focused strategy as well as his top asset picks.

  • Ukraine ceasefire ends: Why you should worry Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    The crisis in Ukraine may have slipped from the headlines briefly, but the increasing risks it poses shouldn’t be far from investors’ minds.

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

    European shares closed flat on Monday, at the start of a week packed with important economic data, starting with euro zone inflation figures.

  • EM equities to climb higher?  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    James Hartop, group managing director for corporate client solutions in EMEA at UBS, says there could be some upside for emerging markets equities in the second half of the year.

  • Iraq 'heading for disintegration': Pro  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Tina Fordham, senior political analyst at Citi, discusses Iraq and says the turmoil in the country is part of a wider trend for the disintegration of borders.

  • Bulgaria: More about politics than banking?  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    David Hauner of BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research comments on the bank runs in Bulgaria, and says they are likely related to the Ukraine/Russia crisis.

  • Wimbledon controversy over 'all-white' rule  Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Glenn Lovett, president of global strategy at Repucom, discusses how Wimbledon's all-white rule forces sportswear designers to innovate.

  • Chilango issues Burrito bonds  Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Eric Partaker, co-founder of Chilango, discusses the company's crowdfunding campaign through the issuance of "Burrito bonds".

  • European markets close slightly higher  Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European markets finished slightly up on Friday afternoon, after wobbling around the flat line throughout the day.

  • What Juncker's EU nomination means for the UK  Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Andrew Lilico, director at Europe Economics, comments on the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker for the position of Commission President by EU leaders, and what this means for the U.K

  • Markets to 'go further from here': Pro  Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Simon Smiles, CIO of ultra high net worth at UBS, says the market rallies can go further from here, despite a "pretty good" first half of the year.

  • E-cig potential is 'dramatic': Pro  Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Tom Metzold, portfolio manager at Eaton Vance, says tobacco-maker will have to branch out of traditional cigarettes as the potential for e-cigarettes is "dramatic".

  • EM-exposed groups 'attractively priced': Pro  Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    David Herro, CIO at Harris Associates, says the prospects for global economic growth this year are getting better, and discusses investing in emerging markets.

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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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