European Closing Bell


  • European shares close higher     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Tuesday as buying was fueled by corporate earnings and reports the ECB would provide extra liquidity in the near future.

  • China helped saved the world: Economist     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Christian Keller, head of economics research at Barclays investment bank says China "saved the world" with its investment binge in 2008.

  • ECB may not pull QE trigger: Analyst     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Peter Rosenstreich, Chief FX Analyst at Swissquote Bank,says the ECB will do their best before launching a bond-buying program and the euro will likely weaken further.

  • Now is a great time for startups: Entrepreneur     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    Justin Kan, partner at Y Combinator which funds startups explains why there has never been a better time to start a company.

  • Neelie Kroes, EU digital commissioner and AOL CEO Tim Armstrong join CNBC at TechCrunch Disrupt to discuss startups in Europe.

  • European shares close lower     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Monday with investors reacting to corporate earnings and acquisition deals.

  • Keith McLoughlin, CEO of Electrolux says Europe is much weaker today than he anticipated at the start of the year.

  • No strong recovery until 2017: Economist     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International says markets will have to wait until 2016 or early 2017 for a strong recovery.

  • Russia downgrade: Can Putin shrug off the sanctions? Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:42 AM ET
    Russia's President Vladimir Putin attends the closing ceremony of the Europe-Asia summit (ASEM) in Milan, Oct. 17, 2014.

    The news on Russia’s economy seems to be going from bad to worse, with a downgrade of its sovereign credit rating by ratings agency Moody’s.

  • Peer-to-peer lending with ISAs explained     Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    James Meekings, co-founder of Funding Circle, explains what peer-to-peer lending platforms do and the impact the U.K.'s potential decision to allow ISAs to invest through them will have.

  • European market closes higher     Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Europe shares saw strong gains on Friday, ending the day firmly in positive territory, as investors searched for bargains after heavy selling, and reassuring words from members of the U.S. Federal Reserve helped to boost sentiment.

  • Stimulus won't be removed 'anytime soon': Pro     Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    John Haynes, head of research at Investec Wealth & Investment, discusses the stock market volatility and monetary policy - particularly at the ECB.

  • Why Klesch wants Tata European operations     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Gary Klesch, founder and chairman of Klesch Group, explains why Klesch wants to acquire Tata's European loss-making operations, saying there is a "big upside opportunity" to this deal.

  • How Ebola is impacting Africa's economy     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Manji Cheto, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, says the Ebola outbreak has had a "dramatic" impact on African iron ore producers and could also increasingly hit the continental tourism and aviation sectors.

  • European market closes lower     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Thursday after trimming losses in late afternoon trade, tracking U.S. markets which partially recovered after visiting correction territory, even as fears surrounding Greece's stability resurfaced.

  • 'Loads of quality' in FTSE: Pro     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Richard Hunter, head of U.K. equities at Hargreaves Lansdown, says expectations in equities are being reset and discusses how best to invest in the FTSE 100.

  • European bonds correction 'overdue': Pro     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income at BESI Grupo Novo Banco, says the correction in European bonds was "long overdue" and reflects the lack of liquidity in those markets.

  • Buy US equities despite selloff: Strategist     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    David Stubbs, global markets strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, discusses the selloff in equity markets and says it represents a buying opportunity for U.S. equities.

  • A technical look at Brent crude oil     Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Roelof-Jan van den Akker, senior technical analyst at ING Financial Markets, charts Brent crude and says prices should continue to decline in the next few months.

  • European market closes higher     Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares trimmed their losses and closed higher at market close as a number of U.S. banks reported positive earnings, counteracting some of the negative data from the euro zone.

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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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