European Closing Bell


  • European Market Closes Lower     Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares pared gains on Tuesday to close lower, after a raft of euro zone economic data softened earlier rises from positive earnings reports.

  • US Dollar Looks 'Weak': Pro     Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Kathleen Brooks, research director at Forex.Com, says the dollar is looking "fairly weak all around" and adds that the unclear macro picture keeps the U.S. currency range-bound.

  • EU Markets at Odds With Macro Picture: Pro     Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Geoff Wilkinson, says the European market recovery is at odds with fundamentals, and highlights the performance of the banking sector.

  • How to Play US Dollar/Pound Trade     Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Max Knudsen, chief market strategist at ADS Securities, analyses the performance of the GDP/USD, and says the momentum is bullish.

  • Brazil Opts for 'Casual' Luxury: Pro     Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    David Sadigh, CEO of Digital Luxury Group, talks about luxury goods in emerging markets, and says consumers in Brazil appreciate a more "casual" kinds of luxury.

  • Equity Prices Will Go Higher: Pro     Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Jonathan Compton, managing director at Bedlam Asset Management, believes there is not much opportunity for equity prices to go lower and discusses his top stock picks.

  • Sell in May and Go Away?     Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Ad Van Tiggelen, senior investment specialist at ING Investment Management Europe, explains why for the first time in three years, investors should not sell ahead of the summer.

  • European Market Closes Higher     Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Monday after Italy's new Prime Minister discussed his reform plans in his maiden speech to parliament.

  • This Analyst Says Balfour Beatty Still a Buy     Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Andy Brown, analyst at Panmure Gordon, explains why he keeps his buy stance on Balfour Beatty, despite the company issuing a second profit warning in six months.

  • Why Italian Yields Are Bound to Rise     Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Nicola Marinelli, portfolio manager at Glendevon King Asset Management, explains why he expects Italian bonds to come under pressure when the government attempts structural reforms.

  • What an ECB Rate Cut Could Mean     Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    David Bloom, global head of FX strategy at HSBC, says an ECB rate cut would not have much effect on the euro.

  • Should You Buy the Nikkei?     Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    David Sneddon, global head of technical analysis at Credit Suisse, says the Nikkei has reached an "area of resistance" and now is the time to buy.

  • Will the West Intervene in Syria?     Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    David Hartwell, senior Middle East and North Africa analyst at IHS, discusses the situation in Syria and says that it would take something "spectacular" to spur the West into a military intervention.

  • Medical M&As Driven by Technology: CEO     Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Michael Sinclair, CEO of Advanced Oncotherapy, explains why his company acquired Swiss firm Adam SA this week, citing its leadership in technology advancements.

  • European Market Closes Down     Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower after U.S. growth figures missed expectations pointing to a potential slowdown in the world's biggest economy.

  • Contraction Heading for US: Pro     Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Edward Dempsey, CIO of Pension Partners, says investors are "caught in a hard place" as a "contraction is arriving in the U.S.", and that it's better to be exposed to defensives.

  • BoJ Committed to Yen Weakness: Pro     Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Torrie Callander, senior corporate dealer at Global Reach Partners, says the yen will weaken further against the dollar and that the current euro strength against the dollar doesn't make much sense.

  • Japan Money Repatriation to Impact Europe?     Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, discusses the repatriation of Japanese money, as Japanese investors continue to be net sellers of foreign assets, particularly European.

  • Should You Be Bearish on Gold?     Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    David Sneddon, managing director and global head of technical analysis at Credit Suisse, says the bounce in gold prices is a "corrective rally" and thus remains bearish on gold.

  • France Woos China With More Than Cheese and Wine Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 3:58 AM ET

    France may be facing declining growth in the euro zone, but the country is hoping to capitalize on strong demand in China for its 'nouveau-riche' products.

About European Closing Bell

  • 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.

Contact European Closing Bell

  • Showtimes

    Monday - Friday 17:00 - 18:00 CET


  • Bojesen anchors "European Closing Bell." In addition, she reports for CNBC U.S., CNBC Asia, NBC, and MSNBC.

Most Popular Video

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 9:08 AM ET

CNBC's Jim Cramer has a bold message for portfolio managers looking for rapid growth: the massive online retailer Alibaba looks like the growth stock to beat all others.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 8:51 AM ET

CNBC's Jim Cramer weighs in on BofA's quarterly results, and explains why he thinks profits are "pretty good."

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

Mark Henneman, Mairs & Power executive vice president, shares his top three under-the-radar stock picks.