European Closing Bell


  • Russia Must Cut Oil Reliance: Deputy PM     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Igor Shuvalov, Russia's deputy prime minister, talks about the country's growth prospects, and how the government plans to help small businesses, and decrease its oil dependency.

  • European Market Closes Lower     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares rebounded before turning down and closing lower on Friday. This followed a heavy sell-off in the previous session after the U.S. Federal Reserve hinted it might scale back its asset purchases this year.

  • Be Long-Term on Emerging Markets: Pro     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Slim Feriani, CEO of Advance Emerging Capital, discusses emerging markets and why Russia is the firm's biggest exposure.

  • S&P 500 Heading For Correction: Pro     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Riccardo Ronco, technical analyst at Aviate Global, charts the performance of the S&P 500 and explains why it should go through a correction in the next three-to-six months.

  • Sell-Off Is Market's 'Temper Tantrum': Pro     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Luis Costa, EM debt strategist at Citi, and Fredrik Nerbrand, head of global asset allocation at HSBC, discuss the end of week sell-off and describe it as "temper tantrum".

  • SNB: We Won't Rule Out Negative Rates     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 11:42 AM ET

    Thomas Jordan, chairman of the Swiss National Bank, discusses the swiss franc, negative interest rates and domestic risks.

  • Russian Governance 'Inadequate'     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 11:37 AM ET

    Alexei Kudrin, former Russian finance minister, says the Russian system of governance is no longer "adequate" for the problem facing the economy.

  • European Market Closes Lower     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares saw a heavy sell-off on Thursday afternoon on fears of a possible unwinding of monetary easing in the U.S., and weak economic numbers from China.

  • How Russia Can Lower Oil Dependency     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 11:22 AM ET

    Alexei Kudrin, former Russian finance minister, talks about what needs to be done in Russia to attract foreign investments, and reduce the country's dependency on oil and gas exports.

  • Rusal CEO: Investors Should 'Calm Down'     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Oleg Deripaska, CEO of Rusal, discusses the basic resources sector and says that investors should calm down and "accept reality".

  • Move in Bond Markets Is Moderate: Pro     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Paul Donovan, global economist at UBS, describes the move in the bond market following Bernanke's speech as "moderate".

  • Why the Dow Can Outperform the S&P 500     Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Geoff Wilkinson, head of technical strategy at Whitman Howard, takes a technical look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average and at the European bank sector.

  • What the G8 Has Achieved     Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Alexander Mirtchev, board director at Atlantic Council, reviews the G8 meeting, its policy implications and what the main issues discussed were.

  • Markets Are Ready for Bernanke: Pro     Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, explains that markets expects Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to say that tapering is not the same as tightening, and advises on how to invest.

  • European Market Closes Lower     Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Wednesday, as investors awaited a key policy statement by the Federal Reserve after its two-day meeting.

  • Obama Highlights Shared Values in Berlin: Pro     Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Volker Treier, deputy chief executive at the German Chamber of Industry & Commerce, comments on Obama's Berlin speech, and its emphasis on shared values.

  • How to Position for Bernanke's Speech     Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Peter Rosenstreich, chief FX analyst at Swissquote Bank, explains why investors should be hawkish ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech, and should, therefore, buy the dollar.

  • How to Regulate UK Banking     Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Allister Heath, editor of CityAM and Paul Moore, founder of Assetz Capital, discuss the U.K. Banking Commission's report, whether it's "game-changing", and bankers' responsibilities.

  • Why Bernanke's Speech Will Be 'Benign'     Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Virginie Maisonneuve, head of global and international equities at Schroders, says Bernanke is unlikely to reveal anything new, and discusses the possible unintended consequences of tapering.

  • IMF: Spain's 'Hard Won' Solvency Needs Protection Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 5:06 AM ET

    "Proactive vigilance" is needed to safeguard the "hard won" solvency of Spain's banking system, and Europe needs to do more to ease Spain's financial woes, the IMF has warned.

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