European Closing Bell


  • 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.

  • Wearable tech is in the spotlight  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    CNBC's Louisa Bojesen and Tom Mackenzie discuss wearable tech and apps from the Mobile World Congress.

  • Mobile internet to boost world education?  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Sureyya Ciliv, CEO of Turkcell, says mobile internet's increasing global penetration will allow easier access to knowledge.

  • European market closes higher  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stocks closed higher on Monday, boosted by a strong demand for Spanish shares after the country was upgraded by Moody's Investors Service.

  • Renzi has brought 'big sea change': Pro  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Cosimo Pacciani, London banker and school friend of Italy's prime minister, Matteo Renzi, discusses Renzi's leadership style and the targets he has set to reform the country's politics and economy.

  • Are non-bank lenders the 'banks of today'?  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Michael Arougheti, CEO of Ares Capital, discusses the growing European non-bank lending market and says that non-bank lenders have "become the banks of today."

  • HTC to give 'world's best selfie': Co-founder  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    HTC Chairwoman Cher Wang tells CNBC that 2014 will be a great year for the group due to "uncompromising technology" and its "very good" communication strategy.

  • EU telcos are consolidating: Orange Deputy CEO  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Pierre Louette, Orange deputy CEO and group secretary general, says that the European telecommunications market is highly fragmented, and discusses regulation.

  • 'Big need' for EM concierges  Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 11:48 AM ET

    Veronica Voronina, founder of The Anonymous, discusses the growing demand for concierges from wealthy entrepreneurs in Russia and Brazil.

  • Is the IPO frenzy for real?  Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Gareth McCartney of UBS says the uptick in public listings in Europe will continue, boosted by the quality of assets coming to market, and the breadth of sectors and regions.

  • EU shares close up for third week  Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stocks closed higher on Friday, with France's CAC 40 posting a five-and-half-year high.

  • UK retail weakens after Xmas splurge  Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    Kerry Craig of JP Morgan Asset Management is sanguine about Friday's weak U.K. retail sales numbers, but the rebound in consumer spending needs to spread to the corporate sector.

  • Ukraine chaos is about energy: analyst  Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    Commerzbank's Simon Quijano-Evans says the instability in Ukraine stems from competing needs to secure future energy supplies.

  • Analysing Nigeria's central bank suspension  Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    The suspension of the Nigerian central bank governor means criticism by the central bank of government policy will no longer be tolerated, says Manji Cheto of Teneo Intelligence. However, it does not necessarily mean the central bank will lose its ability to act independently of government.

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