European Closing Bell


  • Why India's cap control is a bad idea     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Luis Costa, emerging markets strategist at Citi, expects the India rupee to weaken further and says capital controls are the "opposite of what's needed".

  • Are markets complacent about tapering?     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, discusses the U.S. Treasurys market and how the rally in yield is a "wake up call".

  • Watch the highlights of CNBC's week-long coverage on organized crime.

  • Michael Silverstein, head of global consumer practice at Boston Consulting Group, comments on a survey which reveals that the growth of millionaires is slowing down in China and what is means for consumption there.

  • Why US should provide more aid     Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Adam Ereli, former U.S. ambassador to Bahrain, explains that the U.S. influence in the Middle East region is low because of poor aid.

  • Why the jump in yields is no concern     Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Yra Harris, partner at Praxis Trading, explains that tapering will remain investors' key focus in August and why the steepening of the yield curve is "not a major issue" yet.

  • European market closes higher     Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Friday after a weak start to the day, despite continued market worries about the end of the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program.

  • Can Egypt exit from its crisis?     Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Nader Mousauizadeh, CEO of Oxford Analytica, talks about the Egyptian government's strategy and says the withdrawal of U.S. aid would have little short term impact as other gulf countries increased theirs.

  • Egypt: Saudi King backs interim government     Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    The Saudi King has come out in support of the Egyptian interim government, reports Yousef Gamal El-Din, following another day of deadly violence across Egypt.

  • How tapering fears are impacting US dollar     Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    Marshall Gittler, head of global FX strategy at IronFX Financial Services, discusses the U.S. dollar and says that tapering fears are holding the currency back.

  • Has the euro zone turned a corner?     Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    James Ashley, senior economist at RBC Capital Markets, says the key event of the week was the recovery in the euro zone, which affected both core and weaker countries.

  • Why retailers should 'embrace' Google glass     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    James Cronin, CTO at Venda, explains how important it is for retailers to embrace wearable technology early on.

  • Gold prices reaching the bottom soon?     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Marcus Grubb, managing director for investment research and marketing at the World Gold Council, says gold prices are near their bottom, after hitting a four-year low in the second quarter.

  • European market closes lower     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed sharply lower on Thursday, as U.S. indexes saw their biggest one-day drops since June.

  • Egypt very different from Syria: expert     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Hani Sabra, director for Middle East and North Africa at Eurasia Group, explains why the likelihood of Egypt collapsing into civil war is low, for the moment.

  • Muslim brotherhood calls for more protests     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports from Cairo, where the Muslim Brotherhood has called for more protests and where the death toll has reached 525, according to government sources.

  • Tapering: why you should focus on bonds     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Ashraf Laidi, chief global strategist at City Index, explains why right now "it's all about the bond market" and discusses the U.S. dollar.

  • FTSE rally coming to an end?     Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, charts the performance of the FTSE 100 and advises being cautious due to downside risks.

  • Is Apple overpriced?     Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Adrian Drury, principal analyst for media and broadcast at Ovum, and Sharif Sakr, senior European editor at Engadget, discuss Apple stock, and stress that Apple needs a "knock-out release" of its new iPhone.

  • European market closes higher     Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares were higher on Wednesday afternoon after euro zone growth data beat expectations.

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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