European Closing Bell


  • London office development at four-year high     Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Anthony Duggan, head of research at Deloitte Real Estate, says the London crane survey shows that developers' confidence is picking up as the office development market hits a four year high.

  • European market closes lower     Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed lower on Tuesday after the European Union's Commission released a relatively subdued outlook for the economy in its Autumn forecast.

  • Fabrizio Saccomanni, Italy's minister of economy and finance, says the government will monitor Alitalia and Telecom Italia during their transition phases but does not plan on making them public.

  • Troika set to get tough over Greece budget shortfall Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 4:22 AM ET

    Greece's international creditors are due to meet the country's finance minister Tuesday for talks over the country's bailout program.

  • Technology: What you should get ready for     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 11:54 AM ET

    CNBC's Tom Mackenzie discusses tech innovations and future trends with industry exports, including the co-founder of IRobot from the Pioneer tech startup festival in Vienna.

  • UK can push for EU reforms: Shadow minister     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Ed Balls, U.K. shadow finance minister, says Britain has shown it can push for European Union reforms in the past and says it needs to stay in the union to remain influential.

  • Huge potential in Middle East: Melia CEO     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Gabriel Escarrer, CEO of Melia Hotels International, discusses the group's newest hotel in Dubai, the Middle East's "huge potential" and how diversifying risk helped them perform during the crisis.

  • European market closes higher     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed higher on Monday, with travel and leisure stocks the only laggard as budget airline Ryanair tumbled 12 percent, with expectations of monetary stimulus from the European Central Bank driving shares.

  • Why Greece needs more fiscal measures     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Elena Panaritis, former Greek politician and founder of Thought for Action, says the Troika's visit to Greece this week will highlight the country's need for more fiscal measures.

  • Tourism will help Greece rebound: Minister     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Olga Kefalogianni, Greek Minister of Tourism, talks about the sector's "record year," and how the country plans to increase and diversify its offerings for tourists.

  • Ireland's recovery still slow: Minister     Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 12:40 PM ET

    Brendan Howlin, Irish minister for public expenditure and reform, comments on the Irish economy and highlights that while exports are back to "boom level", the domestic recovery remains slow.

  • European market closes down     Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    European shares closed lower on Friday as investors reacted to earnings news from the Royal Bank of Scotland and Renault.

  • Why UK banks may raise capital ratios     Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 12:20 PM ET

    Philippe Bodereau, head of pan-European credit research at Pimco, discusses the banking sector, and expects other U.K. banks to follow RBS and raise their capital ratios.

  • FX scandal won't reach Libor levels: Editor     Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    Hugo Dixon, editor-at-large at Reuters, says the foreign exchange probe is unlikely to trigger the same "shockwaves" as the Libor scandal.

  • German banks will pass stress tests, says regulator Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 2:43 AM ET

    The ECB won't find cause for concern over German banks when it carries out rigorous stress tests of European lenders, according to the president of the country's banking regulator.

  • Andy Murray sets his sights on Australia Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 12:47 PM ET
    Andy Murray poses with the Gentlemen's Singles Trophy at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships on July 7, 2013.

    Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has told CNBC that his aim is to win the Australian Open, once he's recovered from a recent operation.

  • I'd love to win the Australian Open: Andy Murray     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 12:45 PM ET

    Professional tennis player Andy Murray, talks about his new graphene racquet, his "boring" recovery from a back injury and which Grand Slam he'd like to win next.

  • You can't top our client list: Graphene CEO     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 12:40 PM ET

    Dato Jespal Deol, CEO of Graphene Nanochem, explains that the group produces nano-material for a number of global blue-chip companies.

  • ECB musn't weaken euro: Lufthansa CEO     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 12:35 PM ET

    Despite the strong euro hitting Lufthansa's revenue, CEO Christoph Franz says the ECB should steer clear of trying to soften the currency.

  • Telenor's key markets weaker than forecast: CEO     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 12:32 PM ET

    Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor, talks about why the firm has trimmed its outlook.

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