European Closing Bell


  • Can Bond Yields Go Lower?     Friday, 10 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Ad Van Tiggelen, senior investment specialist at ING Investment Management Europe, believes bond yields still have room to move lower.

  • Will the USD/JPY Reach 105 This Year?     Friday, 10 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Daniel Morris, global strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, and Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, discuss the USD/JPY exchange rate.

  • European Market Closes Mixed     Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed mixed on Thursday after better-than-expected jobs data from the U.S.

  • Go Long on Tesco: Pro     Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Joe Rundle, head of trading at ETX Capital, talks about the U.K.'s supermarket business, and advises going long on Tesco, due to its restructuring program.

  • Why London Is Perfect for Technology     Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Joanna Shields, CEO of Tech City, explains why London is an "exciting" place for technology businesses and what the U.K. could do to boost the sector.

  • EU Regulations Could Hurt Financial Sector: Pro     Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Richard Ward, CEO of Lloyd's, highlights that the European Union is very important to the U.K's financial sector but that some of its planned regulations could hurt.

  • Funding for Lending Will Work: Pro     Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Paul Donovan, global economist and managing director at UBS, explains that the BoE doesn't need to increase its stimulus program as the funding for lending scheme money should start to trickle through to the economy.

  • UK Perfect For More Indian Restaurants: Pro     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Sanjeev Kapoor, chef and entrepreneur at Star of Khana Khazana, discusses his company which owns 50 restaurants in 9 countries and his plans to expand in the U.K.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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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