European Closing Bell


  • Why the ECB could use securitization  Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Alexander Batchvarov, head of international structured finance at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, explains why the ECB could use securitization for an asset-purchasing operation.

  • European market closes higher  Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Tuesday, with merger and acquisition activity starting a shortened trading week on a positive note.

  • What to expect from Ukraine's elections  Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Otilia Dhand, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, says the upcoming Ukrainian presidential elections are unlikely to ease tensions on the ground.

  • Earnings: Firms are being cautious  Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, says earnings have been "decently good" so far, but forward guidance has been disappointing.

  • Still buying Europe? Here are some stocks to watch Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 2:25 AM ET

    As we rapidly approach the month of "Sell in May and go away," this could well be a stock-pickers market.

  • Ukraine has no impact on Lenta: CEO  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Jan Dunning, CEO of St Petersburg-headquartered hypermarket chain Lenta, says the situation in Ukraine has had no impact on the group, as consumer confidence remains unaffected in Russia.

  • European market closes higher  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Thursday as investors brushed aside concerns regarding Ukraine and focused instead on Wall Street earnings and the latest U.S. jobs data.

  • Strong euro is 'a problem': Pro  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Vincent Deluard, European strategist at Ned Davis Research Group, says the strong euro is a problem for the region's companies, especially for the large exporters.

  • Make your own Easter egg with CNBC  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Want to make your own chocolate Easter egg? Barry Johnson, principal chocolatier at Rococo, demonstrates how to mold chocolate into the perfect egg.

  • Ukraine is prepared to take action: Pro  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Alan Mendoza, executive director at the Henry Jackson Society, and Simon Ballard, head of credit strategy at National Australia Bank, discuss the crisis in Ukraine and the impact on markets.

  • On a high: Hemp to boost US economy?  Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    The hemp industry could become one of the U.S.'s biggest now its industrial use had been legalized, says Doug Fine, author of "Hemp Bound".

  • European market closes higher  Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Wednesday, as better-than-expected Chinese growth data and a slew of earnings releases buoyed sentiment.

  • UK economy remains 'fragile'  Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, explains why despite positive data, the U.K. economy remains "rather fragile", and discusses top stock picks.

  • Russia will not risk harsher sanctions: Pro  Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro Advisory Partners, says investors should not be worried about harsher economic sanctions on Russia, despite continuing tensions with Ukraine.

  • Nestle to accelerate throughout year: Pro  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Jon Cox, head of European consumer equities at Kepler Cheuvreux, comments on Nestle's earnings and highlights that currency weakness was a "big pain" for the group in the first quarter.

  • European market closes lower  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Tuesday, as Ukraine worries and fears about slowing demand in China weighed on stocks, along with disappointing data from the U.S.

  • Rio Tinto: Iron ore shipments down  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Paul Renken, chief geologist and mining analyst at VSA Capital, discusses mining stocks and the outlook for iron ore, after Rio Tinto posted an 8 percent drop in the metal's shipments.

  • How to invest in European equities  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Elizabeth Corley, CEO of Allianz Global Investors, says that European markets are driven by news flow rather than fundamentals, and explains why this provides good entry points for specific stocks.

  • How to invest in water  Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Sarbjit Nahal of BofA Merrill Lynch says that within a few years, demand for water will exceed supply. He advises on how to invest in the sector.

  • Tourists trust Greek tourism sector: CEO  Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Panos Paleologos, founder and CEO of HotelBrain, says that during the crisis, the Greek tourism market sought to improve itself, and discusses the outlook for the sector in 2014.

About European Closing Bell

  • 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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