European Closing Bell


  • Egypt Seeks to Arrest Ousted Party Leaders     Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din, reports from Cairo, where arrest warrants have been issued for members of the Muslim Brotherhood.

  • Will Italy's Government Last?     Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Antonio Garcia Pascual, chief southern Europe economist at Barclays, discusses Italian politics ahead of Silvio Berlusconi's court case, and after the country's rating downgrade from S&P.

  • Why You Should Stick With Equities     Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Henry Dixon, fund manager at Matterley Asset Management, says that the current environment of rising bond yields is favorable to equities, and that double-digit returns are "credible".

  • European Market Closes Higher     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Tuesday, following comments from European Central Bank policymaker Joerg Asmussen, and after better-than-expected earnings results from the U.S.

  • Egypt: Interim Government Takes Shape     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din, reports on the latest developments from Egypt, where the interim president has named an interim prime minister and vice president, and revealed a timetable for elections.

  • What to Expect From Sterling     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, explains why it should be an interesting week for sterling, and how a lot depends on dollar strength.

  • Why Has Libor Been Sold?     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    David Enrich, European banking editor at the Wall Street Journal, comments on the sale of Libor to NYSE Euronext, and why the U.S. stock exchange was chosen.

  • IMF's Blanchard: UK Needs 'Flexibility'     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:09 AM ET

    Olivier Blanchard, chief economist at the IMF, says that despite the upward revision to the U.K. growth outlook, the country still needs "fiscal flexibility".

  • Europe Still Has a Lot to Do: IMF's Blanchard     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:08 AM ET

    Olivier Blanchard, chief economist at the IMF, says that a lot more needs to be done in Europe to improve the state of the banking system.

  • Why the IMF Cut Its Global Growth Forecasts     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Olivier Blanchard, chief economist at the IMF, explains why it cut its global growth forecasts.

  • WIll Oil Prices Spike?     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Ron William, founder and principal market strategist at RW Market Advisory, forecasts there is now a lot more upside potential for oil prices, and expects a "potential spike".

  • How Shazam Could Change Advertising     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Andrew Fisher, executive chairman at Shazam, describes Shazam's expansion as a "new paradigm for advertisers", as consumers can now use the app to engage with TV and brands.

  • Could the UK Be a Leader in Technology?     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Jolyon Barker, global lead for technology, media and telecommunications at Deloitte, explains that the U.K. technology sector is not as big as it should be, due to lack of funding for start-ups.

  • Market Turmoil to Continue: Pro     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Nicholas Colas, chief market strategist at ConvergEx Group, says summer trade will be "very choppy".

  • European Market Closes Higher     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares posted gains to close higher on Monday, after an upbeat start to Wall Street, and better news from Greece and Portugal.

  • Egypt: It's Been One of the Bloodiest Days     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:21 AM ET

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports from Cairo, where over 40 people have died in violence on Monday.

  • Should the UK Leave the EU?     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    James Wharton, a member of parliament for the U.K.'s Conservative Party, explains that the Tories wish to renegotiate the U.K.'s membership in the European Union, and hold a referendum on the matter by the end of 2017.

  • France Is on the Right Track: Minister     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    Pierre Moscovici, France's finance minister, says France is working on implementing "huge" reforms and that French businesses should be proud of the country's economy.

  • Cyprus Will Deal With Every Issue: Minister     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    Harris Georgiades, Cyprus' finance minister, underlines the progress Cyprus has made in implementing "hard but necessary decisions."

  • Investor Fraud Keeps Rising: Pro     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Hitesh Patel, U.K. forensic partner at KPMG, discusses the U.K.'s fraud barometer, and how fraud against investors has quadrupled since the beginning of the downturn.

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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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