European Closing Bell


  • Where are the EM opportunities?     Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Slim Feriani, CEO of Advance Emerging Capital Limited, explains that there are a lot of opportunities in emerging markets at the moment, especially in China, Russia and South Korea.

  • Should you be wary of European equities?     Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Lothar Mentel, CIO, Paradigm Group at Tatton Investment Management, says European equities are "quite a risky play" at the moment and they only look cheap because problems are being ignored.

  • Sharon Bowles, chair of the EU's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, comments on the U.K.'s challenge to the EU regarding bankers' bonuses cap.

  • Could Italy be downgraded?     Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, discusses what the risks are for Italy and Greece as political instability returns.

  • H&M having a 'very good third quarter': CFO     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Jyrki Tervonen, CFO at H&M, comments on the company's strong third quarter, how it remains a "small player" in China and therefore has "huge potential" there, and on the group's online strategy.

  • European market closes mixed     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed mixed on Thursday, as political uncertainty in Italy weighed against positive U.S. data, which ended five days of losses on Wall Street.

  • Why you should invest in medium-sized firms     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Nick Hungerford, CEO of Nutmeg, advises investing in medium-sized companies in the U.S., Europe and the U.K., as they are growing "much quicker" than other companies and are driving the recovery.

  • Bundesbank: We're against OMTs     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Joachim Nagel, member of the executive board at Deutsche Bundesbank, explains why the Bundesbank is against the use of OMT by the European Central Bank.

  • French business chief slams 2014 budget Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 7:25 AM ET

    Despite the pro-business tone of France's 2014 budget, the country's largest business lobbying group said the proposals presented by the government on Wednesday were a blow for competitiveness, growth and jobs.

  • European market closes lower     Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Wednesday with investor sentiment still subdued as concerns weighed about U.S. borrowing.

  • Should you 'take your money and run'?     Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, advises on how to position for a government shutdown and advises how to position.

  • 'Everyone' knows banks need more capital: Pro     Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Olly Burrows, a senior banks analyst at Rabobank, discusses European banking, after a report revealed that the majority of global capital shortfalls comes from Europe.

  • How stock prices move on interest rates     Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Andrew Goldberg, global market strategist at JP Morgan Funds, explains the correlation between interest rates and stock prices.

  • Fears France's budget will hit its economy Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 7:12 AM ET

    France presented its budget for 2014 introducing far-reaching spending cuts and shifting the tax burden from French businesses to households.

  • Labour reveals its plans for the UK     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 11:55 AM ET

    CNBC's Tom Mackenzie recounts U.K. opposition leader Ed Milliband's conference speech, and his plans for the economy should the Labour Party win the next national elections.

  • Will Russia approve use of force in Syria?     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Ayham Kamel, Middle East analyst at Eurasia Group, discusses the U.S./Russia talks over Syria and how Western countries need to appear strong.

  • US stocks will rise further: Pro     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Jaco Rouw, senior portfolio manager for core fixed income at ING Investment Management, says the equity markets remain "well supported", and expects the U.S. market to continue to grow.

  • Is the US heading for a correction?     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Franscesco Filia, CEO and CIO at Fasanara Capital, says a market correction is "long overdue", especially in expensive markets like the U.S.

  • European market closes higher     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stocks closed modestly higher on Tuesday after the release of economic data from Germany.

  • Social Democrats to be Merkel's partner: Pro     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    John Peet, Europe Editor at The Economist, expects the Social Democrats to become Merkel's junior coalition partner, but says it will be difficult as they didn't like their role in the previous coalition.

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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