European Closing Bell


  • Why emerging market volatility could last     Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Hans Stoter, CIO of ING Investment Management, discusses the big moves in emerging markets' currencies and expects further weakness until Treasury yields stabilize.

  • Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood weakened further     Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    The Muslim Brotherhood's leader, Mohammed Badie, was arrested early on Tuesday on charges including incitation to violence, reports CNBC's Yousef Gamel El-Din from Cairo.

  • Is Egypt heading for civil war?     Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Anthony Skinner, head of Middle East and North Africa at Maplecroft, says Egypt is very close to civil war as there is "no sign of reconciliation".

  • Japanese traders are stepping back in: pro     Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Bill Blain, senior fixed income broker at Mint Partners, says he is a lot more optimistic about the markets as Japanese investors are back buying foreign bonds.

  • How to invest in renewables     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Peter Dickson, founding partner at Glennmont Partners, discusses renewables, and advises investing in underlying assets such as wind farms or solar parks for "secure long-term yields".

  • A technical look at 10-year Treasurys     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    David Sneddon, global head of technical analysis at Credit Suisse, charts the performance of the U.S. 10-year bond, and expects yields to move higher in the short-term.

  • European market closes lower     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Monday, as political uncertainty in Italy weighed down the FTSE MIB, and investors remained unease over when U.S. Federal Reserve might start scaling back its stimulus program.

  • Favor European over US shares: pro     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Arnaud Gandon, CIO at Heptagon Capital, favors equities over government bonds, and advises investors to reduce exposure to U.S. equities.

  • Egypt: international policy is limited     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports from Cairo on the latest developments in Egypt, and the international response to the conflict taking place.

  • What's the risk of German 'grand coalition'?     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Artur Fischer, joint CEO of the Berlin Stock Exchange, expects the outcome of the German elections to have little if no impact on the stock market and explains why a "grand coalition" is the biggest risk.

  • UK economy is 'gathering momentum': CBI     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Stephen Gifford, director of economics at CBI, explains why he has raised his U.K, GDP forecast for the next two years, but stresses that the economy is not "out of the woods yet".

  • Why India's cap control is a bad idea     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Luis Costa, emerging markets strategist at Citi, expects the India rupee to weaken further and says capital controls are the "opposite of what's needed".

  • Are markets complacent about tapering?     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, discusses the U.S. Treasurys market and how the rally in yield is a "wake up call".

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  • Michael Silverstein, head of global consumer practice at Boston Consulting Group, comments on a survey which reveals that the growth of millionaires is slowing down in China and what is means for consumption there.

  • Why US should provide more aid     Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Adam Ereli, former U.S. ambassador to Bahrain, explains that the U.S. influence in the Middle East region is low because of poor aid.

  • Why the jump in yields is no concern     Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Yra Harris, partner at Praxis Trading, explains that tapering will remain investors' key focus in August and why the steepening of the yield curve is "not a major issue" yet.

  • European market closes higher     Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Friday after a weak start to the day, despite continued market worries about the end of the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program.

  • Can Egypt exit from its crisis?     Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Nader Mousauizadeh, CEO of Oxford Analytica, talks about the Egyptian government's strategy and says the withdrawal of U.S. aid would have little short term impact as other gulf countries increased theirs.

  • Egypt: Saudi King backs interim government     Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    The Saudi King has come out in support of the Egyptian interim government, reports Yousef Gamal El-Din, following another day of deadly violence across Egypt.

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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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