European Closing Bell


  • The Rise of Wearable Tech     Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Robert Scoble, startup liaison officer at Rackspace, discusses the rise of wearable tech, how to monetize it and why Google is making a much smarter play than Apple.

  • Oil Prices to Move Higher: Pro     Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Harry Tchilinguirian, head of commodity markets strategy at BNP Paribas, explains why there is a "good basis" for oil prices to be moving higher in the second half of the year.

  • European Market Closes Lower     Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares traded lower on Monday afternoon despite better-than-expected euro zone manufacturing data.

  • Investors Should 'Take Money Off the Table'     Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Ronnie Chopra, head of strategy at Tradenext, advises "taking money off the table" as he believes most of this year's stock rally has already taken place.

  • How Important Is the USD/JPY 100 Break?     Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Tom Levinson, FX strategist at ING, discusses the USD/JPY break below the 100 level, and says that despite short-term risks for the dollar, he remains positive on the longer term.

  • Nik Stanojevic, mining analyst at Brewin Dolphin, talks about the challenges facing miners in South Africa following growing unrest, but adds that the weakening rand should help.

  • Can Europe Grow Without a Banking Union?     Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Guy Verhofstadt, former prime minister of Belgium and leader of the ALDE Group, says the euro zone need to sort out its banking sector by implementing a banking union.

  • US Recovery Will Be Slow: Pro     Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, comments on the latest U.S. data for April and explains why the U.S. economic recovery will continue at a very slow pace.

  • Nikkei Could See 'Some Relief': Pro     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Roelof Jan Van Den Akker, senior technical analyst at ING Wholesale Banking, charts the Nikkei and discusses short and long-term trends in EUR/USD and USD/ZAR.

  • Why a Slowdown in India Is No Worry     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Gary Greenberg, head of emerging markets at Hermes, discusses emerging markets, the slowdown in India, the "too cheap" Russian market, and explains why his preferred stock is a Chinese dairy company.

  • Nikkei Will 'Surprise on the Upside': Pro     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Yra Harris, partner on Praxis Trading, explains why he is not expecting any reversal in the market and why the Nikkei will surprise people on the upside.

  • European Market Closes Lower     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Friday after disappointing German and Italian data was released. In addition, markets continued to see selling on fears that the U.S. Federal Reserve could begin to taper its asset-purchasing program.

  • Can Operators Afford to Lose Roaming Charges?     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Peter Boyland, analyst at IHS Electronics and media, comments on the EU's plan to abolish mobile phones' roaming charges in Europe, and what the operators' main arguments against are.

  • OPEC Voices Concern About World Economy     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:12 AM ET

    OPEC Secretary General Abdullah al-Badri tells CNBC that OPEC's main concern is the fragile state of the world economy.

  • OPEC Has 'No Strategy': Pro     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Neil Atkinson, director of energy research and analysis at Datamonitor, says OPEC is right in keeping its production quota unchanged, and that the oil price should stay at the same level for some time.

  • Another ECB Rates Cut Is 'Irrelevant': Expert     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Moorad Choudhry, a professor at the department of mathematical sciences at Brunel University, and Valentin Marinov, director of foreign exchange strategy at Citi, discuss the possibility of further ECB rate cuts.

  • Billions Stolen From Sochi Winter Olympics: Report Friday, 31 May 2013 | 3:05 AM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Russian businessmen and officials close to President Vladimir Putin have stolen up to $30 billion from funds intended for preparations for next year's Sochi Winter Olympics, according to a report released on Thursday by opposition leaders.

  • Is European Credit Overblown?     Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, explains that European sovereign credit is "really overblown" and heading for a correction.

  • OPEC to Keep Production Unchanged: Pro     Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Gareth Lewis-Davies, senior oil strategist at BNP Paribas, expects OPEC to keep its production quota unchanged, and discusses the appointment of a new secretary general.

  • Are European Equities Still Cheap?     Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Kevin Gardiner, CIO for Europe at Barclays, expects "some sort of technical step back" in the short term in European equities, but adds that it remains an "inexpensive" market.

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.

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