European Closing Bell


  • London airspace closed on power outage  Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    The U.K's air traffic control announces it has restricted flights in and around London due to a computer failure, CNBC's Louisa Bojesen reports.

  • Donetsk, Ukraine

    Ukraine is still on the radar of international investors, according to a minister, and has only a "minimal" risk of defaulting.

  • Google closes Russia office after Internet crackdown Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 3:28 AM ET

    Google is planning to close its Russian engineering operations, amid growing disquiet at technology companies about new Russian internet laws.

  • Swiss National Bank sticks to its guns  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    The Swiss central bank kept its rates steady today. Thomas Jordan, Chairman of Swiss National Bank talked to CNBC, explaining its reasons.

  • Peer-to-peer lending on the rise: CEO  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 11:25 AM ET

    Funding Circle is one of the U.K.'s biggest peer-to-peer lending fund platforms. Samir Desai, CEO of Funding Circle, discusses how it benefits investors and consumers.

  • How oil has hit Norway's economic growth  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    With Norway's central bank cutting its key policy rate by 25 basis points, Øystein Olsen, governor of the central bank of Norway discusses why now and how oil has impacted Norway's economy.

  • Are investors 'tired of Europe'?  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    After Greece's snap election announcement, Karen Olney, head of European thematic strategy at UBS, discusses the economic risks associated with Greece and Europe; and how that could change in 2015.

  • Russia PM talks sanctions, economy  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev discusses the possibility of a budget review in 2015, and how western sanctions are impacting the economy.

  • Europe closes lower, oil falls further after OPEC report  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Wednesday, continuing its declining trend as Greek political fears and slumping oil prices weigh.

  • Oil price drop: Not that bad?  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    The swift drop in oil will be beneficial for consumers, says Arnaud Gandon, chief investment officer at Heptagon Capital. He says it is usual for this commodity to see "extreme" volatility at times.

  • 'Hard to call' when oil prices hit bottom  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    With prices plummeting, Andrew Goldberg, global market strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, discusses how low oil could go in the run up to 2015.

  • Ukraine: IMF finds $15B black hole in finances Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 4:02 AM ET

    A further $15 billion may be needed to bailout struggling Ukraine, which seems ever closer to economic disaster.

  • Greece nearing fresh elections?  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Greek economist Elena Panaritis discusses how Greece's citizens feel about the prospect of snap elections.

  • Europe closes down 2% after oil hits $65  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed sharply lower on Tuesday as a slide in the oil price and Chinese and U.S. equities weighed on investor sentiment.

  • Ukraine's Poroshenko talks ceasefire  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, was asked by CNBC if the withdrawal of foreign troops was still a key condition of a ceasefire.

  • No more shenanigans from Tesco?  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Tesco has issued another profit warning, but CEO Dave Lewis says he is "quietly optimistic". Bruno Monteyne, an analyst at Bernstein, discusses.

  • Rackspace: The comeback kid?  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    The "cloud" is here to stay and tech group Rackspace is focusing on service leadership and hybrid solutions, says Taylor Rhodes, CEO.

  • Medium-sized businesses are a 'success story'  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    A new Deloitte report states that the top 1000 medium-sized business contribute more than 9 percent to U.K.'s economy. Chris Gentle, head of Insight at Deloitte UK discusses the report, saying two thirds of these companies are outside of London and the South East.

  • Longest natural gas pipeline?  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Israel and Cyprus' natural gas pipeline proposal has been "gaining momentum" due to Southstream pipeline being scrapped says CNBC's Hadley Gamble.

  • Europe closes lower, led by construction stocks  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Monday, with construction stocks continuing to weigh heavily after Wall Street opened down.

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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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