European Closing Bell


  • What the Ukraine crisis means for markets Monday Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 8:16 AM ET
    A Russian armored personnel carrier, photographed in February 2014

    The prospect of the U.S., Europe and Russia edging ever closer to blows –- diplomatic or otherwise -- over Ukraine looks increasingly real.

  • NATO calls for Russian withdrawal, Kerry to Kiev Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 7:57 AM ET
    Orthodox priests stand among pro-Russian armed men blocking access to the Ukrainian frontier guard base in Balaklava, a small city not far from Sevastopol, on March 1, 2014.

    Ukraine mobilized after Russia's Vladimir Putin threatened to invade in the biggest confrontation since the Cold War.

  • IAG to reach profit goal in 2015: Pro     Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    John Strickland, director at JLS Consulting, discusses why he thinks IAG will reach its profit goal next year.

  • US credit market's 'tight' conditions     Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Jeff Lewis, senior portfolio manager at TIG Securitized Asset Fund, talks about the U.S. housing market and says that the U.S credit market remains tight.

  • Europe shares close flat; Bayer up 3%     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    European stocks closed flat on Friday, boosted by economic data from the U.S.

  • Career change? Become a lego pro     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Duncan Titmarsh, the first U.K. Lego-certified professional and co-director of Bright Bricks, talks about building a career as a certified lego professional.

  • Ukraine needs to eradicate corruption: CEO     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    Lena Minitch, CEO of Ukraine High Technology & YPO member argues that she was forced to flee Ukraine due to corrupt tax authorities & discusses what the new government needs to do to boost growth.

  • 'Execution is key' for RBS: Pro     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Mike Ingram, market strategist at BGC Brokers, talks about the problems facing RBS and says "execution is key and it's going to take years."

  • U.K. prime minister, David Cameron highlights the strong trading relationship with Germany and says that the European Union faces an "existential economic challenge."

  • Energy prices to rebound in 2016: GDF Suez     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Jean-Francois Cirelli, vice-chairman and president of GDF Suez talks about the energy outlook for Europe and says he expects a small rebound in prices in 2016.

  • How to 'Get things done'     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Robert Kelsey, author of "Get things done", explains that his self-help book is different from other as it is written from "the sufferer's angle".

  • European market closes lower     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stocks closed lower on Wednesday, with concerns over China's economy and a fall in Credit Suisse shares pushing declines.

  • Emerging markets: Invest in credit     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Apostolos Bantis, credit analyst at Commerzbank, says that while political risks have escalated in certain emerging markets, appetite for hard currency bonds remains strong due to high yields.

  • Ukraine: Russia tests combat readiness     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered military drills along the northern part of its shared border with Ukraine, reports NBC's Jim Maceda.

  • Could this be the next BoE Deputy?     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    Ben Broadbent, member of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee, refuses to give a clear answer on whether or not he had applied for the soon-to-be available position of deputy governor.

  • UK GDP to be revised up: BoE's Broadbent     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Ben Broadbent, member of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee, says he expects U.K. GDP forecasts for the second half of 2013 to be revised up.

  • Tesco: Is it really going wrong?     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Paul Kavanagh, senior market strategist at Killik & Co., discusses Tesco following the supermarket chain's results, and says the it is doing "most of the positive things quite well", including its online offering.

  • BASF 'has room to grow': Chair     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Kurt Bock, chairman of BASF, comments on alternative energy and says that the group still has room to grow in core European countries.

  • European market closes lower     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stocks closed lower Tuesday, with the basic resource sector pressured down due to concerns about China.

  • Qualcomm 'pushing' into EM: CEO     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Wearable tech and 4G are the main focus at the World Mobile Congress says Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm CEO, adding that emerging markets remain a key area for tech producers.

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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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