European Closing Bell


  • Is Weak Sterling Good for UK?     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Bill Blain, senior fixed income partner at Mint Partners, tells CNBC that he questions whether a weaker sterling would actually prompt an increase in UK growth.

  • Russia's US Meat Ban: Why Now? Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 10:34 AM ET

    Last year’s exports of beef and pork to Russia were worth more than $550 million. That's a 21 percent increase from 2011 and a share that US companies stand to lose this year.

  • Bullish on the Indian Rupee     Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Maya Bhandari, director of global macro strategy at Citi, tells CNBC why the outlook for the rupee is positive, given its high yield.

  • Max King, portfolio manager at Investec Asset Management, tells CNBC why corporate earnings have been better than expected and why the market rally is set to continue.

  • Soini: Let Every Generation Decide on EU     Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Timo Soini, leader of the True Finns Party, tells CNBC why he's pushing for every generation to hold a referendum on Finland's membership of an 'immoral' European Union.

  • This Europe Has Failed: Grillo     Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Beppe Grillo, leader of Italy's Five Star Movement, tells CNBC he isn't anti-Europe, but for a different Europe as this one has failed.

  • How Significant Is Italy's Election?     Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Jon Moulton, chairman of Better Capital and Christian Schulz, senior economist at Berenberg Bank, debate the impact the Italian elections could have on the rest of the euro zone.

  • A meteor that exploded over Russia's Ural mountains and sent fireballs blazing to earth has set off a rush to find fragments of the space rock which hunters hope could fetch thousands of dollars a piece.

  • Some Value Left in High Yield: Expert     Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Fraser Lundie, senior credit portfolio manager at Hermes Fund Managers, tells CNBC there's still value left in euro zone peripheral debt.

  • A Technical Look at the Pound     Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 10:45 AM ET

    Ron William, founder & principal market strategist at RW Market Advisory, gives CNBC a technical look at sterling and the gold markets.

  • Is it Time to Take Profits?     Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 10:30 AM ET

    Guy Foster, group strategist at Brewin Dolphin, tells CNBC why investors should resist the urge to take profits now because the market is starting to look past the immediate political uncertainty.

  • G20 Taught Us Nothing About Yen: Expert     Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 10:20 AM ET

    Derek Halpenny, European head of global currency research at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, tells CNBC that there's a huge risk of the market realizing there's little substance behind G20 statements on the yen.

  • Italy Elections: A Monti Coalition?     Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 10:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Chatterley speaks to Stefano Fassina (PD), Gennaro Migliore (SEL) and Lorenzo Cesa (UDC) about reform and the potential of a coalition with Mario Monti.

  • Peripherals Still of Interest: Expert     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Zachary Latif, managing director at TLG Capital Investments, says if we get through the Italian elections without a bloodbath, there will be good opportunities in the peripheral fixed income market.

  • European Shares Close Down     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Weak utility and banking stocks held back European equities on Friday at the close.

  • US Is the Worst Currency Aggressor: Pro     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Steven Saywell, European head of foreign exchange strategy at BNP Paribas, forecasts a strong euro and weak yen, and says the biggest currency manipulator - through monetary easing - is the U.S.

  • Stock Picks     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    David Kuo, director of Motley Fool, likes cruise ship operator Carnival, the Restaurant Group Plc. and online dating website Cupid.

  • Product Renewal to Boost Sales: Renault CEO     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Renault, believes product renewal will boost sales in 2013.

  • Strategy     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, comments on the bubble in emerging market bonds and the great reallocation into equities.

  • Roberto Nicastro, general manager of Unicredit, tells CNBC he expects the issue of inconsistent regulation across the countries to be addressed at the G20.

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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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