European Closing Bell


  • How to Invest in Africa     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Graham Stock, chief strategist at Insparo Asset Management, talks about African growth opportunities, which sectors to tap into and how investors' perception is worse than reality.

  • Will the Commodity Fall-Off Hit Africa?     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the finance ministers of South Africa and Nigeria, discuss the impact of euro zone turmoil and a slowing China on their countries.

  • Electrolux Looking Increasingly Attractive: Pro     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Alex Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital, remains very positive on equities and picks his favourite stocks which include Electrolux and Duerr.

  • European Market Closes Higher     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    The risk-on rally continued on Wednesday, with European shares extending gains to close higher, boosted by upbeat Chinese export data.

  • Why Is the Euro Still so Strong?     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Neil Looker, chief dealer Institutional FX at City Index, explains that the euro remains strong due to recent "robust" data.

  • What Should the IMF Tell the UK?     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Jens Larsen, chief European economist at RBC Capital Markets, believes that the IMF is too vague in its fiscal policy recommendation.

  • Can Markets Continue to Go Higher?     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Tom Elliott, global strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, says "very low bond yields" are driven the markets' rally.

  • Europe's Economy and Stocks—The Great Divide Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 8:57 AM ET

    Germany's DAX breached its peak set in 2007 on Tuesday, but data released just a day earlier showed Germany's services industry contracted in April.

  • What Is Really Boosting Markets?     Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Kevin Gardiner, head of global investment strategy at Barclays, disagrees with the consensus that central banks intervention is what's keeping the market up.

  • MBA Apps See Strong Rise: GMAC CEO     Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Dave Wilson, CEO of the Graduate Management Admission Council, discusses the recent growth in MBA applications and says Asia is the main driver, particularly China.

  • European Market Closes Higher     Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher following some better-than-expected earnings reports, and upbeat manufacturing data from German.

  • Expect Chinese Hard Landing: Pro     Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Arnab Das, managing director of market research and strategy at Roubini Global Economics, says emerging markets growth rates will slow and that the risk of a Chinese hard landing remains.

  • Why Germany Agreed to the Banking Union     Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Simon Maughan, financials sector strategist at Olivetree Financial Group, discusses Germany's sudden U-turn on a banking union and what it means for Europe.

  • Euro Will Fall This Year: Pro     Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Torrie Callander, senior corporate dealer at Global Reach Partners, believes the euro is currently over-supported and expects it to fall during the course of the year, on negative European data.

  • What to Learn From Portugal's Auction     Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Didier Saint Georges, a member of the investment committee at Carmignac Gestion, says the environment for European bond investors remains supportive, following the successful Portuguese 10-year bond auction.

  • Why Europe Needs Greater 'Solidarity'     Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Laszlo Andor, commissioner for employment, social affairs and inclusion at the European Commission, calls for greater solidarity within the euro zone.

  • What to Expect From US/South Korea Summit     Monday, 6 May 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Arvind Ramakrishnan, principal Asia analyst at Maplecroft, discusses the summit between the U.S. and South Korea and says no change of strategy against North Korea is likely to be induced.

  • Buy Dips in GBP/USD: Pro     Monday, 6 May 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Max Knudsen, chief market strategist at ADS Securities, discusses the British Pound and explains why it has been one of the best performing currencies in April.

  • European Market Closes Lower     Monday, 6 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stocks close off their lows Monday, after hitting five-year highs last week, amid hopes for further central bank stimulus and as investors largely shrugged off a tepid euro zone economic report.

  • Equity Valuation Better in EM than US: Pro     Monday, 6 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, explains why U.S. investors prefer to buy domestic equities over emerging countries' despite less appealing valuation.

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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