European Closing Bell


  • 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.

  • Are Apple, Man Utd stocks on your list?     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Michael Jarman, chief market strategist at H2O Markets, discusses why he likes Apple and Manchester United stocks.

  • European market closes higher     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Thursday following better-than-expected trade numbers from China, signaling tentative signs of an economic recovery.

  • EM 'better prepared' to withstand tapering     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Apostolos Bantis, credit analyst at Commerzbank, says emerging markets are now "better prepared" to withstand the effects of the Federal Reserve's tapering policy.

  • Investors 'like what they heard' on Rio Tinto     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, says strength of iron ore and Chinese steel production is encouraging Rio Tinto investors.

  • Is it time to sell the Aussie dollar?     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Michael Plavnik, the desk head of STIRT FX at Citi, says Chinese growth will slow, and now is the time to sell the Aussie dollar.

  • The BRIC growth story is over: Lynn     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Matthew Lynn, founder of Strategy Economics, says there is no longer great growth in the BRIC countries.

  • Jenna Anians, founder of Tribesports, believes the company's new online model will cut the cost of sportswear and challenge the $250 billion sportswear industry.

  • European market closes lower     Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stocks closed lower on Wednesday, led downwards by Britain's FTSE 100, due to concerns that both the U.K. and U.S. central bank may tighten monetary policy earlier than anticipated.

  • Investors 'obsessed' with tapering     Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says investors are getting "increasingly obsessed" with central bank tapering, which is affecting the markets.

  • Sterling strengthens on BoE dovish stance     Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Kathy Lien, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management, explains why sterling dropped and then recovered after Bank of England governor Mark Carney's policy announcement.

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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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