European Closing Bell


  • Urbanization key trend for Assa Abloy: CEO  Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 11:19 AM ET

    Johan Molin, Assa Abloy CEO, says Europe is "bottoming out" and highlights that urbanization, especially in emerging markets, is supporting the group "very much."

  • Is this good news for the ECB?  Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Raoul Ruparel, head of economic research at Open Europe, discusses the ECB and euro zone after the German constitutional court transferred the OMT case to the European court.

  • Veolia's debt is at 'correct level': CEO  Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Antoine Frérot, CEO of Veolia, says that the group has now done all that it "needed to do."

  • European market closes higher  Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed higher on Thursday after both the European Central Bank and the Bank of England kept their main interest rates unchanged, while U.S. stocks rallied on positive news ahead of jobs data tomorrow.

  • ECB had 'no real reason to act': Pro  Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Reint Gropp, professor at Goethe University says the ECB's decision to leave interest rates unchanged is "not really a surprise" as there's "no real reason to act now."

  • Sub-Sahara is Africa's 'juicy part': Pro  Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Miguel Azevedo, head of investment banking in Africa at Citi, discusses growth and investment opportunities in Africa and says the Sub-Sahara region is "the juicy part."

  • European market closes higher  Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed higher on Wednesday afternoon, as business activity in the euro zone expanded at its fastest pace since June 2011 in January, with stocks in Greece staging a rally on the back of a media report suggesting the maturity of loans to Athens could be extended.

  • London tube must be more efficient: COO  Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    The London underground system ground to a halt on Tuesday evening, as unions call for plans to close ticket offices to be scrapped, reports CNBC's Tom Mackenzie.

  • GSK: 'It's only going to improve'  Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    Ranjith Gopinathan, program manager for Europe's Healthcare Practice at Frost & Sullivan, comments on GSK's results and says that "it's only going to improve" going forward.

  • European market closes mixed  Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed mixed on Tuesday, having wobbled in-and-out of positive territory on a day of disappointing earnings in Europe.

  • How EM turmoil is impacting developed markets  Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Salman Ahmed, global and emerging markets fixed income strategist at Lombard Odier Investment Management, says "genuine concern" of a slowdown in big emerging markets is starting to spill over in developed markets.

  • Dollar/yen to move lower?  Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, discusses the Japanese currency after it became the worst performing market.

  • European market closes lower  Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed lower on Monday as U.S. factory data offered a disappointing take on January, and as concerns over a slowdown in China took hold once more.

  • Bankia 'predictable and stable': CFO  Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    2013 was a "transformation year" for Bankia says Leopoldo Alvear, CFO at Bankia, as the bank posts profit for the whole year.

  • Stress tests to boost recovery: ECB's Constancio  Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    The European recovery should benefit from the stress tests on banks, says Vitor Constancio, ECB vice president.

  • Making money from social investment  Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Ben Allen, founder of Oomph and Joe Ludlow, director of impact investment at Nesta, discuss investment opportunities in companies with social purposes.

  • European market closes lower  Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed lower on Friday as investor sentiment was weakened by euro zone inflation data that missed expectations.

  • Why BT is in a 'sweet spot'  Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Guy Peddy, senior analyst for telecoms and media at Macquarie Group, says BT's results were boosted by demand for super-fast broadband, and customers' loyalty.

  • Inflation keeps ECB under pressure: Pro  Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Philip Tyson, rates strategist at ICAP, says the ECB will be "very concerned" about the latest euro zone inflation figures which are "very close to record lows". He expects "some sort of rate move" by the central bank.

  • Emerging market rout 'a long time coming': Rhodes Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    Bill Rhodes, president and CEO of William Rhodes Global Advisors, told CNBC that he had been expecting a selloff in emerging markets ever since the Fed first started tapering.

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