European Closing Bell


  • Chinese growth will slow again soon     Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Jonathan Fenby, director of China research at Trusted Sources, discusses the Chinese economy following the release of a better-than-expected GDP data.

  • UK wants China to invest: Finance Minister     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 11:55 AM ET

    George Osborne, U.K. finance minister, says that the Chinese could become the majority owners of a British nuclear power plant.

  • Chinese GDP will 'settle nerves'     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Mark Williams, chief Asia economist at Capital Economics, says that Chinese data over the summer has been positive, which should result in an acceleration of growth in the third quarter.

  • Europe stocks close narrowly higher     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed narrowly higher on Thursday, with investors underwhelmed by U.S. lawmakers finally reaching a deal to lift the country's borrowing limit.

  • More steam left in Emerging Markets     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Michael Gayed, co-portfolio manager at ATAC Inflation Rotation Fund, says that if the "incredible bull run" in equities continues, the rotation out of developed markets and into emerging ones should accelerate.

  • BskyB armed to fight off BT     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Guy Peddy, senior analyst for telecoms and media at Macquarie Group, talks about the KPN-America Movil deal falling through, and the resilience of BskyB in the U.K.

  • Banking less popular for business students     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Margaret Doyle, head of financial services insight at Deloitte, explains that since the financial crisis, banking has become a less popular career choice for business students, while software and computer services has risen in the rankings.

  • How to invest in Egypt     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Hisham El-Khazindar, managing director and co-founder of Citadel Capital, says that people looking to invest in Egypt and North Africa should think on a 10- to 20-year horizon.

  • European market closes higher     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed higher on Wednesday, paring morning losses, as investors bet on an imminent deal in Washington to avert a U.S. debt default and bring an end to the government shutdown.

  • London offers to help Chinese firms go global     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    David Slater, director of international business development at London & Partners, talks about how London is trying to attract Chinese companies such a game maker Rekoo.

  • Citadel Capital open to potential company sale     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Hisham El-Khazindar, managing director and co-founder of Citadel Capital, explains that he does not rule out the potential sale of his company as "everything has a price".

  • Who gains from soccer success?     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Simon Chadwick, professor of sport business strategy and marketing at Coventry University, discusses the economic impact of soccer teams qualifying for the World Cup.

  • Alitalia shouldn't stand alone: Italy minister     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Giulio Tremonti, Italy's finance minister, says the Italian government is monitoring what's happening at Alitalia and that it would favor the group's integration into a major international player.

  • European market closes higher     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed higher on Tuesday, as expectations of an imminent debt deal in the U.S. encouraged global market sentiment.

  • Could US deadlock be good for markets?     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Hans Stoter, CIO at ING Investment Management, says that for the market, the U.S. political deadlock is positive as it prolongs any start to tapering.

  • FX manipulation: no one's been accused yet     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    David Enrich, European banking editor at Wall Street Journal, highlights that little is known about the ongoing investigation into alleged foreign exchange manipulation by traders.

  • Bjarni Benediktsson, Iceland finance minister, talks about why the country still has capital controls in place and when they could be removed.

  • More spending cuts could tip Greece over the edge and out of the euro zone, economist and business analyst Vicky Pryce told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Is the end of software near?     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Serguei Beloussov, CEO of Acronis, says that software will soon be extinct, as everything will be stored in the cloud.

  • Why Roche is launching a new investment plan     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Andrew Weiss, head of pharma and biotech research at Vontobel, says Roche's plan reflects the Swiss pharmaceutical giant's strong pipeline.

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