European Closing Bell


  • Regulation needs a 'holistic' approach: Quarta  Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Roberto Quarta, chairman of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Europe, IMI and chairman elect at Smith & Nephew, says overregulation and macro-uncertainty kept companies from investing.

  • EM ex-BRIC: Where are the opportunities?  Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Mustafa Adbel-Wadood, partner at Abraaj Group, specialises in emerging markets and says there are a lot of opportunities but that they are "very nuanced."

  • Russian market a 'gift for foreign investors'?  Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    Herman Gref, CEO at Sberbank, says there are a lot of concerns about the slowdown of the Russian economy but the country is a "gift to foreign investors."

  • We 'have to be on our guard': BAE CEO  Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Sir Roger Carr, chairman at BAE Systems, says that while the economy is "hugely better", people should still be on their guard.

  • Investments in Russia are growing again: Minister  Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Alexei Ulyukayev, Russia's minister of economic development, expects growth to reach 2.5 percent in 2014 due to higher exports and increased investments.

  • Tech is not cyclical: Tata Consultancy CEO  Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Natarajan Chandrasekaran, CEO at Tata Consultancy Services, says that there are opportunities in every market thanks to the fast rate of change in the tech industry.

  • Europe remains 'key' market in banking: BAML  Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Christian Meissner, head of global corporate and investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says that U.S.-exposed banks are benefiting from the U.S.'s better underlying environment but that Europe remains a "long-term game."

  • Asia-Pacific has disappointed: Syngenta CEO  Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Mike Mack, CEO at Syngenta, says the challenge for 2014 will be commodity prices as concerns over overcapacity triggered a correction in 2013 as well as Asia-Pacific.

  • What Africa needs to do for sustainable growth  Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Bronmyn Nielsen recaps the Davos seminar on Africa and how the panel debated the future for the continent's current billion people and how to prepare for the next billion.

  • Can China maintain its soft-landing?  Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    David Daokui Li, director of the Centre for China in the World Economy, explains that China needs a minimum growth rate of 7.5 percent to maintain its soft-landing.

  • We must fight corruption: Nigeria's President  Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    Goodluck Jonathan, President of Nigeria, says that nations should work together to fight corruption.

  • New Zealand spent a lot on reforms: Deputy PM  Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    Bill English, New Zealand's deputy prime minister and finance minister, says the country is doing well because of tax and public sector reforms.

  • Oil has had 'a remarkable 3 years': BP CEO  Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    Bob Dudley, CEO at BP, says the oil market has had "a remarkable three years" and explains that demand for oil will continue as long as prosperity around the world grows.

  • Europe has 'come a long way': ESM  Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Klaus Regling, managing director of the European Stability Mechanism, says the strategy implemented by the European Union is "showing positive results."

  • Fashion: Ralph and Russo in Paris  Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 11:48 AM ET

    Michael Russo, CEO of Ralph and Russo, explains that craftsmanship and quality is at the core of the house's couture as it becomes the first British fashion house to feature in the Paris Fashion Week since 1915.

  • IHG is 'optimistic' on China: CEO  Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Richard Solomons, CEO of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHS), discusses his strategy, after the company sold most of the buildings it owned.

  • Unemployment remains 'sticky': EY CEO  Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Mark Weinberger, chairman and CEO at EY, says the key issues to be discussed at Davos will be how to increase productivity and get people back to work.

  • Advanced economies to improve in 2014: IMF  Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Olivier Blanchard, chief economist at the IMF, explains that better economic conditions in advanced economies are the main reason behind the IMF's global growth upgrade.

  • Africa 'pumping money' into education: Dangote  Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Aliko Dangote, president and CEO at Dangote Group and co-chair of the WEF Annual Meeting 2014, discusses Africa and explains that despite the risks, Africa remains attractive.

  • Future of tech: Who will benefit?  Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Nick James, director of equity research at Numis, discusses the trends in technology and explains why he expects CSR and Laird to benefit the most.

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