European Closing Bell


  • The 'Fed Is on a Timetable Now': Pro     Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Mark Parry, senior investment manager at Aberdeen Asset Management, says he is now cautious on equities as the "Fed is on a timetable", and rising bond yields impact on valuation support.

  • Will Bond Yields Rise in the Periphery?     Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg Bank, explains that despite increased tension in peripheral Europe, he is not too worried about bond yields rising.

  • Egypt Needs Urgent Reforms: Analyst     Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Anthony Skinner, head of MENA at Maplecroft, discusses the situation in Egypt, how divided the opposition is, and the urgent need for reforms aligned with IMF demands.

  • Opportunities in US, China, Japan: Pro     Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    David Bailin, global head of managed investments at Citi Private Bank, says the market is at an "inflection point", with many good opportunities in the U.S., Japan and China.

  • EU's Mid Caps Are 'Big in Impact'     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 11:38 AM ET

    Maurice Benisty, chief commercial officer at GE Capital EMEA, says Europe's medium-sized companies are "small in number but big in impact", and growing above the market rate.

  • US Economy Has 'Hit Bottom'     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    The U.S. economy has already "hit bottom" but companies should still look outside the U.S. for opportunities, says Greg Hollis, the CEO of Trinity Protection Services. He suggests investigating Africa.

  • Europe Shares Close Higher on US Data     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Monday, shadowing gains on Wall Street, where the Dow bounced above the psychologically important 15,000 level.

  • US Spying No Surprise: Ex-Minister     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 11:14 AM ET

    Mark Malloch-Brown, a former U.K. government minister and United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, says he "learned to live" with bugging while working at the UN.

  • China Slowdown 'Still Underestimated'     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, warns that markets still have not fully factored in a slowdown in the Chinese economy.

  • Don't Buy Gold Into the Dips: Pro     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, charts gold and advises not to buy into the dips and watch for higher prices.

  • Blackberry Results 'More Than Bad': Pro     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Sharif Sakr, senior European editor at Engadget, describes Blackberry's quarterly results as "more than bad", due to disappointing sales of its new Blackberry 10 device.

  • Interest Rate Rises Perfect for Gains?     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says the recent interest rate rise is not enough to derail the U.S. economy, and how it might actually provide a great buying opportunity.

  • European Market Closes Lower     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed narrowly lower on Friday, as investors traded cautiously in a choppy session that marked the last day of the second quarter.

  • Italy PM: There's No Derivatives Problem     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 11:17 AM ET

    Enrico Letta, Italy prime minister, remains confident about the future of the coalition, despite Berlusconi's conviction, and says there is no derivatives problem.

  • EU Summit: a 'Drop in the Ocean'?     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Frances Robinson, EU correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, discusses the outcome of the EU Summit, and says many topics "were shelved" and that "underlying structural problems" still hinder progress.

  • No Need to Chase Yields Anymore?     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Simon Ballard, senior credit strategist at National Australia Bank, says the desperate chase for yields "no longer applies", as when yields rise, investors "don't have to go as far".

  • Is the Gold Decline a Good Sign?     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Moorad Choudhry, professor at the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Brunel University, explains why he believes the decline in gold is actually a "good sign".

  • EU Needs Credibility: Finnish Minister     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 11:54 AM ET

    Jyrki Katainen, Finland prime minister, says the EU needs to create credibility through its public financing and its banking union, and that Germany has been very constructive in building the region's economy.

  • Gold Decline Not Finished Yet: Pro     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Roelof Van Den Akker, technical analyst at ING Wholesale Banking, charts gold and says a further decline is expected.

  • Time to Taper Concerns About Tapering?     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Ian Harnett, European strategist at Absolute Strategy Research, says the Fed's tapering is a long way away and advises investing in commodities and emerging markets when tapering does happen.

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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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