European Closing Bell


  • Gold prices reaching the bottom soon?     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Marcus Grubb, managing director for investment research and marketing at the World Gold Council, says gold prices are near their bottom, after hitting a four-year low in the second quarter.

  • European market closes lower     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed sharply lower on Thursday, as U.S. indexes saw their biggest one-day drops since June.

  • Egypt very different from Syria: expert     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Hani Sabra, director for Middle East and North Africa at Eurasia Group, explains why the likelihood of Egypt collapsing into civil war is low, for the moment.

  • Muslim brotherhood calls for more protests     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports from Cairo, where the Muslim Brotherhood has called for more protests and where the death toll has reached 525, according to government sources.

  • Tapering: why you should focus on bonds     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Ashraf Laidi, chief global strategist at City Index, explains why right now "it's all about the bond market" and discusses the U.S. dollar.

  • FTSE rally coming to an end?     Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, charts the performance of the FTSE 100 and advises being cautious due to downside risks.

  • Is Apple overpriced?     Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Adrian Drury, principal analyst for media and broadcast at Ovum, and Sharif Sakr, senior European editor at Engadget, discuss Apple stock, and stress that Apple needs a "knock-out release" of its new iPhone.

  • European market closes higher     Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares were higher on Wednesday afternoon after euro zone growth data beat expectations.

  • Why peripheral bonds will appreciate further     Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, discusses the European banking sector and how bonds particularly in the periphery, are likely to continue to appreciate.

  • BoE's dissenter: should you worry?     Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Nick Bate, U.K. economist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, comments on the latest Bank of England's minutes which showed that "divergence is opening up".

  • Egypt crackdown was 'anticipated': analyst     Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    David Hartwell, principal Middle East and North Africa analyst at IHS, discusses the events in Egypt, where a compromise looks "pretty remote".

  • Egypt unrest: 'similar to Mubarak's ousting'     Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din goes over the events of the day in Egypt, with its "flurry of dramatic events", from the announcement of the state of emergency to the night-time curfew.

  • 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.

  • 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".

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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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