European Closing Bell


  • Why BT is in a 'sweet spot'     Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Guy Peddy, senior analyst for telecoms and media at Macquarie Group, says BT's results were boosted by demand for super-fast broadband, and customers' loyalty.

  • Inflation keeps ECB under pressure: Pro     Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Philip Tyson, rates strategist at ICAP, says the ECB will be "very concerned" about the latest euro zone inflation figures which are "very close to record lows". He expects "some sort of rate move" by the central bank.

  • Emerging market rout 'a long time coming': Rhodes Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    Bill Rhodes, president and CEO of William Rhodes Global Advisors, told CNBC that he had been expecting a selloff in emerging markets ever since the Fed first started tapering.

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

    European equities closed higher on Thursday after data from the U.S. showed the economy expanding in the fourth quarter.

  • Infineon benefiting from auto recovery: CEO     Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Reinhard Ross, CEO of Infineon Technologies, comments on the group's quarterly earnings and says the "strongest growth momentum" came from the auto sector.

  • China is real concern: Rhodes     Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Investors should be "concerned about China" as it's "going through a major change" and its banking system is experiencing a "real difficult time" warns Bill Rhodes, president and CEO at the William Rhodes Global Advisors.

  • EM sell-off was 'a long time coming': Rhodes     Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Bill Rhodes, president and CEO at the William Rhodes Global Advisors and author of "Banker to the World", says the turmoil in emerging markets was "a long time coming" and that a lot more tightening will be needed "before we're through."

  • Low volatility is a thing of the past: Pro     Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Arnaud Gandon, CIO at Heptagon Capital, says that volatility will be a lot higher in 2014 than it was last year bu,t expects corporate spending and M&A activity to pick up.

  • European market closes lower     Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed lower on Wednesday, hitting new six-week lows, as global markets awaited a policy announcement by the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • Turkey still politically 'stable': Minister     Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    It's too early for a "serious revision" to Turkish growth expectations, as the national elections will highlight the country's political stability, says Mehmet Simsek, Turkey's finance minister.

  • Which EMs face the most pressure?     Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Cristian Maggio, senior emerging market strategist at TD Securities, and Elizabeth Corley, CEO at Allianz Global Investors, discuss emerging markets and which one are the most under pressure.

  • Chinese demand for luxury to rebound: Pro     Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    William Mack, equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ Equity Research, explains why he is positive on the luxury goods industry and reveals what his top picks are for the sector.

  • A technical look at the Turkish lira     Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Richard Perry, analyst at Hantec Markets, charts the recent performance of the Turkish lira relative to the U.S. dollar and discusses where it's expected to go next.

  • European market closes higher     Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed the session in positive territory after consumer data and earnings in the U.S. helped to boost sentiment in afternoon trade.

  • Egypt: El-Sisi to announce presidential bid     Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    A general in the Egyptian police was killed in a drive-by shooting on Tuesday, reports CNBC's Yousef Gamel El-din, and Adbel Fatah El-Sisi, one of the country's top military generals, is expected to announce his presidential campaign within days.

  • Fed to meet as taper tantrums rock emerging markets Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 12:28 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve building in Washington.

    Top global CEOs are returning from Davos to a week that will see further volatility after last week's emerging market led sell-off.

  • How to crowdfund your mortgage     Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Christian Faes, co-founder at LendInvest, explains that the crowdfunding platform offers peer-to-peer lending for mortgages, focused on the "short-term mortgage market."

  • Currency valuations using...the Big Mac     Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Paul Wallace, European economics editor at The Economist, explains his survey that examines purchasing power parity and currency valuation using McDonald's Big Mac prices from around the world.

  • How to invest in emerging markets     Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Investors will have to take a "selective approach" when investing in emerging markets, says Apostolos Bantis, credit analyst at Commerzbank, as the biggest challenges are focused in "specific countries."

  • European market closes lower     Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed lower on Monday, falling to their lowest levels in more than a month as major telecoms and energy stocks weighed on 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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