European Closing Bell


  • Turkey still politically 'stable': Minister  Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    It's too early for a "serious revision" to Turkish growth expectations, as the national elections will highlight the country's political stability, says Mehmet Simsek, Turkey's finance minister.

  • Which EMs face the most pressure?  Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Cristian Maggio, senior emerging market strategist at TD Securities, and Elizabeth Corley, CEO at Allianz Global Investors, discuss emerging markets and which one are the most under pressure.

  • Chinese demand for luxury to rebound: Pro  Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    William Mack, equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ Equity Research, explains why he is positive on the luxury goods industry and reveals what his top picks are for the sector.

  • A technical look at the Turkish lira  Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Richard Perry, analyst at Hantec Markets, charts the recent performance of the Turkish lira relative to the U.S. dollar and discusses where it's expected to go next.

  • European market closes higher  Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed the session in positive territory after consumer data and earnings in the U.S. helped to boost sentiment in afternoon trade.

  • Egypt: El-Sisi to announce presidential bid  Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    A general in the Egyptian police was killed in a drive-by shooting on Tuesday, reports CNBC's Yousef Gamel El-din, and Adbel Fatah El-Sisi, one of the country's top military generals, is expected to announce his presidential campaign within days.

  • Fed to meet as taper tantrums rock emerging markets Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 12:28 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve building in Washington.

    Top global CEOs are returning from Davos to a week that will see further volatility after last week's emerging market led sell-off.

  • How to crowdfund your mortgage  Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Christian Faes, co-founder at LendInvest, explains that the crowdfunding platform offers peer-to-peer lending for mortgages, focused on the "short-term mortgage market."

  • Currency valuations using...the Big Mac  Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Paul Wallace, European economics editor at The Economist, explains his survey that examines purchasing power parity and currency valuation using McDonald's Big Mac prices from around the world.

  • How to invest in emerging markets  Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Investors will have to take a "selective approach" when investing in emerging markets, says Apostolos Bantis, credit analyst at Commerzbank, as the biggest challenges are focused in "specific countries."

  • European market closes lower  Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed lower on Monday, falling to their lowest levels in more than a month as major telecoms and energy stocks weighed on markets.

  • 'All countries' in Europe must reform: Draghi  Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 12:13 PM ET

    European countries under bailout programs have made "significant reform progress" stresses Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, but adds that "all countries" need to continue reforming.

  • Risks are 'on the downside': Draghi  Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, says the European recovery is still weak, but gradually improving, and highlights the role of political leaders in their commitment towards a banking union.

  • European market closes lower  Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed sharply lower on Friday as a large selloff in emerging-market currencies spooked investors.

  • Viswanathan Shankar, CEO for EMEA and Americas at Standard Chartered maintains that the real economy in emerging markets is "robust" and that they have "terrific prospects" over the long-term.

  • Political tensions are growing: FTI Consulting  Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Lord Mark Malloch-Brown, EMEA chairman at FTI Consulting, highlights that while the economy is less of a worry, geopolitical concerns are rising.

  • Egypt: Fourth explosion rocks Cairo  Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 11:26 AM ET

    Another person has reportedly been killed in a fourth explosion in Cairo on Friday, bringing the total death toll to as high as six, reports CNBC's Yousef Gamel El-Din from Cairo.

  • The European Commission is fighting against excessive regulation, says José Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission, to reduce the regulatory burden on businesses.

  • Europe embraces 'internet of things': Cisco  Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Chris Dedicoat, president for EMEA and Russia at Cisco, says the U.K. needs to stay in the EU and that Europe can take the lead when it comes to the "internet of things."

  • Iran doesn't 'walk the walk': Netanyahu  Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister, says he wished Iran would "walk the walk" and that he wants "action, deeds and not nice words" when it comes to its nuclear program.

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