European Closing Bell


  • Greece & EU to 'meet in the middle'  Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    In terms of Greece and Europe, Riccardo Barbieri, chief European economist at Mizuho, says they have "to meet in the middle," therefore the difficult reforms aren't thrown away.

  • Just give Greece the money, already!  Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Adam Posen, president of Peterson Institute for international economics & former BoE MPC member says the issue with Greece is that things aren't going to change. So we should just give them the money rather than just "drag out all of Europe for the sake of a few million euros."

  • FIFA VP: A call for transparency and reforms  Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 11:35 AM ET

    Prince Ali bin Al Hussein, Vice President of FIFA is stepping up his game in the presidency elections, saying that FIFA needs to have "clear transparency" and "proper reforms."

  • Mining, oil stocks help Europe higher; Greece up 11%  Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed higher Tuesday, thanks to a rally in the energy and basic resources sectors and a degree of relief over Greece's latest plans to renegotiate its debt.

  • Oil: 'Too early' to call a bottom  Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 11:15 AM ET

    The first half of 2015 will be "good news for consumers" and bad news for oil producers, says Richard Mallinson, geopolitical and oil analyst at Energy Aspects.

  • Greece: A 'well-played hand' with debt  Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    David Owen, managing director and chief European economist at Jefferies, says that 2015 will be the year that we'll see some renegotiating of Greece's debt.

  • Cyberspace: 'A credible theater of war'?  Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    FireEye have released a report about a hacking operation that breached the Syrian opposition's data through the use of fake female identities. Richard Turner, EMEA vice=-president of FireEye, explains further.

  • Emerging markets: Are we too optimistic?  Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 11:35 AM ET

    Could Russia's recent downgrade spread to other emerging economies? James Purcell, cross asset strategist at UBS, doesn't think so.

  • European stocks close mixed; Julius Baer soars  Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed mixed on Monday, after a volatile day of trading.

  • Greece's power when it comes to debt  Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    How much power does Greece currently have over negotiating its debt? Elena Panaritis, economist at Thought 4 Action, says there are only two options: "default within euro," or "paying back the debt."

  • Peer-to-peer lending: The new landscape  Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    Sachin Patel, head of U.K. capital markets at Funding Circle, discusses peer-to-peer lending and the benefits of it.

  • Where will oil bottom out?  Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:35 AM ET

    Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, says that there is not enough oil demand growth, which will lead to a continued surplus of supply for the first half of 2015.

  • Europe ends lower after euro zone deflation deepens  Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed lower on Friday, with investors reacting to earnings and euro zone inflation and unemployment reports.

  • Talking Technical: Oil and FX  Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    Lynnden Brannigan, head of technical strategy at Barclays, discusses currencies and oil movements.

  • ECB QE will take time to take effect  Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:15 AM ET

    Sue Noffke, UK equities fund manager at Schroders, says the European Central Bank's bond-buying program will take time to make an effect.

  • Wine should be tasted, not invested  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 11:45 AM ET

    Alexander Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital says there's a "very limited case for investing in wine," especially due to its "appalling" performance and its inefficiencies attached to the market.

  • Emerging markets: Time to turn the risk-on?  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    Pablo Goldberg, managing director at Blackrock talks about the current state of emerging markets and business strategy.

  • Europe shares close mixed; oil, Fed weighs  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed mixed on Thursday as oil prices and a slightly hawkish tone from the U.S. Federal Reserve managed to dent investor sentiment.

  • Macron: Greece must respect commitments  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 11:05 AM ET

    Emmanuel Macron, economy minister of France discusses the potential bailout negotiations with Greece, saying it should respect its commitments as part of the European Union.

  • Could Greece complicate Russian talks?  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Bill O'Neill, head of the UK investment office at UBS Wealth Management talks about Russia's sanctions and debated whether Greece is using the Russia sanctions as "leverage" in term of debt negotiations.

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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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