European Closing Bell


  • Can the euro zone sustain its recovery?     Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, talks about the "surprise" euro zone GDP number.

  • How legalizing cannabis could boost the economy     Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Doug Fine, author of 'Too High to Fail', explains the benefits to the economy that legalizing cannabis in the U.S. would have.

  • European market closes higher     Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Tuesday following data for the euro zone which boosted hopes the currency bloc is heading out of recession, and signs of a housing recovery in the U.K.

  • US market to climb higher?     Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says that the U.S. market could surprise to the upside as the current bull market is "unloved".

  • How's 'Help to buy' impacting UK housing?     Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Adam Challis, head of residential research at Jones Lang LaSalle, and Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, comment on the rise in U.K house prices, and the regional divide.

  • What to expect from EUR/USD     Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 11:09 AM ET

    Tom Levinson, FX strategist at ING Financial Markets, explains why he expects the euro to come down against the U.S. dollar shortly, and why the dollar should settle into a strong cyclical rally before year-end.

  • Euro zone could still be in trouble: pro     Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Moorad Choudhry, IPO treasurer at RBS, discusses the euro zone ahead of the quarterly GDP number, and warns against being too optimistic on the back of one positive set of figures.

  • The evolution of the drugs trade     Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Tom Mackenzie comments on the need for a globally coordinated approach to tackling the drugs trade.

  • Egypt's Mursi supporters rally for protest     Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports from Cairo, where pro-Mursi supporters have called for a million-man-march against the military.

  • European market closes mixed     Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed mixed on Monday, with financial services stocks posting the biggest declines, amid contrasting data from Japan and China.

  • Stocks have priced in tapering fears: pro     Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Jaco Rouw, senior portfolio manager for core fixed income at ING Investment Management, explains why the outlook for equities remain positive.

  • Will USD/JPY break out of its range?     Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management, discusses the USD/JPY trade following a disappointing Japanese GDP reading.

  • Data to show how Europe is recovering     Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    David Sneddon, managing director at Credit Suisse, expects the upcoming European GDP data to highlight the region's ongoing recovery.

  • Greek economy improves, bailout questions remain Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 5:19 AM ET

    Greece's latest output data showed the country's economy contracted at a slower rate than the previous quarter, exceeding analyst estimates.

  • Tesco gearing up for 'destination shopping'     Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Richard Perks, director of retail research at Mintel International, talks about Tesco's new supermarkets and how they are gearing up for a trend towards out-of-town shopping.

  • Oil prices depedent on OPEC supply     Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Eugen Weinberg, head of commodity research at Commerzbank, says that in the long term, oil prices will depend on OPEC oil supply.

  • European market closes higher     Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Friday, boosted by mining stocks, which received a lift from Chinese data.

  • Is it time for an Aviva takeover?     Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Ronnie Chopra, head of strategy at Tradenext, talks about a potential Prudential takeover of Aviva.

  • Emerging market environment 'positive'     Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Bernd Berg, global emerging market strategist at Credit Suisse, says that the environment for emerging market currencies is positive on the back of China data starting to bottom out.

  • A summer school with a difference     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Jill Hodges, founder of Fire Tech Camp, launched this new summer school in London, which will teaches children how to code, build computer games and create robots.

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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