European Closing Bell


  • Egypt: It's Been One of the Bloodiest Days     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:21 AM ET

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports from Cairo, where over 40 people have died in violence on Monday.

  • Should the UK Leave the EU?     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    James Wharton, a member of parliament for the U.K.'s Conservative Party, explains that the Tories wish to renegotiate the U.K.'s membership in the European Union, and hold a referendum on the matter by the end of 2017.

  • France Is on the Right Track: Minister     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    Pierre Moscovici, France's finance minister, says France is working on implementing "huge" reforms and that French businesses should be proud of the country's economy.

  • Cyprus Will Deal With Every Issue: Minister     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    Harris Georgiades, Cyprus' finance minister, underlines the progress Cyprus has made in implementing "hard but necessary decisions."

  • Investor Fraud Keeps Rising: Pro     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Hitesh Patel, U.K. forensic partner at KPMG, discusses the U.K.'s fraud barometer, and how fraud against investors has quadrupled since the beginning of the downturn.

  • Why You Can't Be Long on Fixed Income     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    David Kelly, chief global strategist at JP Morgan Funds, believes that investors have got their asset allocations wrong and says, they need to realize that U.S. monetary policy is in the "wrong place".

  • European Market Closes Lower     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares increases losses on Friday afternoon after a better-than-expected U.S. employment report, having turned briefly higher on the news.

  • Egypt: a 'Rapidly Evolving Story'     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports from Cairo where three people have been killed in fresh violence on Friday.

  • Is Pressure Mounting on GBP?USD?     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, says focus is on the U.S. dollar right now, and explains that sterling will see much more pressure against the dollar in the coming month, before stabilizing.

  • 'Powerful Support' for USD Right Now: Pro     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Paul Robson, currency strategist at RBS, explains that the European Central Bank's "lower rates for longer" message, and the strong U.S. job report, are supportive of the U.S. dollar against European currencies.

  • Egypt: Market Signals Are 'Encouraging'     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports from Cairo where protests have eased following the military coup.

  • European Market Closes Higher     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares rallied to close higher on Thursday after the Bank of England and the European Central Bank both gave guidance for the first time on the path for future monetary policy.

  • Don't Expose Yourself to G7 Bonds: Pro     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Arnaud Gandon, CIO at Heptagon Capital, explains why he has cut his exposure to G7 government bonds, and sold emerging market debt and gold.

  • What Do Central Banks Want?     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Adam Cole, head of currency strategy at RBC, explains that both the ECB and the Bank of England are trying to "divorce" policy from U.S. events and "manipulate" rates expectations lower.

  • Is the ECB Now Using Forward Guidance?     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 11:14 AM ET

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore, highlights how forward guidance was the main topic at Thursday's ECB's press conference.

  • Did the ECB Shift Its Policy?     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Thomas Harjes, senior European economist at Barclays, says that Mario Draghi signaled a shift towards a more data-driven policy on Thursday.

  • EU Still in a 'Lot of Trouble': Pro     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Bill Blain, senior fixed income broker at Mint Partners, and Chris Giles, economics editor at the Financial Times, agree that the ECB's policy statement on Thursday showed that European economies remain "in a lot of trouble".

  • How to Trade Italian Bond Yields     Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Roelof Van Den Akker, senior technical analyst at ING Wholesale Banking, remains neutral on 10-year Italian bonds for the short-term but charts that the risks for a "sharp increase" in yields are still there.

  • Why M&A Activity Remains Slow in Europe     Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Pip McCrostie, global vice-chair of transaction advisory services at E&Y comments on the decrease of M&A value and volumes in Europe and why China is still a great destination for M&A.

  • Is the Egypt Crisis Impacting Oil Prices?     Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects, explains why geopolitical concerns have had limited impact on oil prices lately and forecasts that the spread will continue to narrow.

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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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