European Closing Bell


  • Crimea vote: Positive reaction in Moscow  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    News of the Crimean referendum on joining Russian was well-received in Moscow, reports NBC's Jim Maceda.will respond to the latest developments.

  • European market closes flat  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stocks closed flat on Thursday, after both the Bank of England and the European Central Bank kept interest rates at record lows.

  • ECB analysis different from IMF's: Draghi  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    ECB president, Mario Draghi, responds to IMF calls for the ECB to provide more stimulus.

  • UNITE struggling to buy land in London: CEO  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Mark Allan, CEO of UNITE, explains that student housing in the U.K. has been very resilient, and that while the group has struggled to buy land in London, the situation is better in other regions.

  • Take risks but be selective: Pro  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    James Clunie, manager at Jupiter Absolute Return, says investors have to take a bit of a risk and advises going for stocks that are "out of fashion, cheap and unloved" such as oil majors.

  • Crimea impacts markets: Ukraine Central Bank  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Stepan Kubiv, governor of the Ukrainian Central Bank, says that the situation in Crimea influences risks and markets, adding that Ukraine is moving towards European integration.

  • Ukraine in 'desperate financial plight': PM  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine prime minister, says that the country is in a "desperate financial plight" but that the government is trying to maintains stability and provide social standards.

  • Why the world should keep an eye on Ukraine Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 7:26 AM ET
    Ukrainian soldiers stand inside a Ukrainian military base as unidentified heavily armed soldiers stand outside, March 3, 2014, in Perevalne, Ukraine.

    The crisis on Ukraine can still send the markets into a tailspin, despite Russia appearing to back away from all-out war.

  • What do analysts expect from Draghi?  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Louisa Bojesen takes a look at whether analysts are expecting action from the European Central Bank on Thursday.

  • Is it too late for an ECB rate cut?  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Silvio Peruzzo, European economist at Nomura, discusses what to expect from the European Central Bank's rate decision on Thursday.

  • Boost to London house prices from Ukraine?  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Ray Boulger, senior technical manager at John Charcol, says London is "one of the safest havens in the world" for foreign investors.

  • Europe shares close lower ahead of Ukraine talks  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stocks closed lower on Wednesday, with investors focused on negotiations between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov over the situation in Ukraine.

  • Russia assets show 'directionless volatility'  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Fadi Zaher, head of bonds and currencies at Kleinwort Benson, discusses how to trade amid the volatility caused by the Ukraine crisis.

  • Taper doesn't explain Turkey's woes: Pro  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Reuters correspondent Tom Bergin, says Turkey has a lot of country-specific problems that cannot be blamed on tapering by the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • Standard Chartered engine out of puff: Pro  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Margot Patrick, reporter on the Wall Street Journal, and Bill Blain, strategist at Mint Partners, discuss Standard Chartered's results.

  • Expect weak growth in Russia this year: Pro  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Christian Keller, head of emerging market research at Barclays, says Russia will not see strong growth this year, after the Ukraine crisis hit the country's economy.

  • Ukraine enlists billionaires to take on Russia Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 4:59 AM ET
    Ukraine's richest man Rinat Akhmetov at a training session of his team in Donetsk on February 12, 2013, a day before its Champions League football match.

    The phrase “Russian oligarch” has become a cliché – but Ukraine’s billionaires have been shoved into the spotlight in their country’s recent turmoil.

  • Crimea may be prelude to new 'Cold War': UN  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 1:05 AM ET

    U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, says tensions in Crimea could lead to a new "Cold War" but insisted that it's important for "cool heads" to prevail.

  • How to invest in Europe  Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Alexander Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital, talks about investing in the European industrial recovery.

  • EM assets 'under a huge cloud': Pro  Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Percival Stanion, head of asset allocation at Baring Asset Management, says that emerging market assets are "under a huge cloud".

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