European Closing Bell


  • Banking less popular for business students  Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Margaret Doyle, head of financial services insight at Deloitte, explains that since the financial crisis, banking has become a less popular career choice for business students, while software and computer services has risen in the rankings.

  • How to invest in Egypt  Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Hisham El-Khazindar, managing director and co-founder of Citadel Capital, says that people looking to invest in Egypt and North Africa should think on a 10- to 20-year horizon.

  • European market closes higher  Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed higher on Wednesday, paring morning losses, as investors bet on an imminent deal in Washington to avert a U.S. debt default and bring an end to the government shutdown.

  • London offers to help Chinese firms go global  Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    David Slater, director of international business development at London & Partners, talks about how London is trying to attract Chinese companies such a game maker Rekoo.

  • Citadel Capital open to potential company sale  Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Hisham El-Khazindar, managing director and co-founder of Citadel Capital, explains that he does not rule out the potential sale of his company as "everything has a price".

  • Who gains from soccer success?  Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Simon Chadwick, professor of sport business strategy and marketing at Coventry University, discusses the economic impact of soccer teams qualifying for the World Cup.

  • Alitalia shouldn't stand alone: Italy minister  Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Giulio Tremonti, Italy's finance minister, says the Italian government is monitoring what's happening at Alitalia and that it would favor the group's integration into a major international player.

  • European market closes higher  Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed higher on Tuesday, as expectations of an imminent debt deal in the U.S. encouraged global market sentiment.

  • Could US deadlock be good for markets?  Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Hans Stoter, CIO at ING Investment Management, says that for the market, the U.S. political deadlock is positive as it prolongs any start to tapering.

  • FX manipulation: no one's been accused yet  Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    David Enrich, European banking editor at Wall Street Journal, highlights that little is known about the ongoing investigation into alleged foreign exchange manipulation by traders.

  • Iceland capital controls signal 'sickness': Fin Min  Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Bjarni Benediktsson, Iceland finance minister, talks about why the country still has capital controls in place and when they could be removed.

  • More spending cuts could tip Greece over the edge and out of the euro zone, economist and business analyst Vicky Pryce told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Is the end of software near?  Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Serguei Beloussov, CEO of Acronis, says that software will soon be extinct, as everything will be stored in the cloud.

  • Why Roche is launching a new investment plan  Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Andrew Weiss, head of pharma and biotech research at Vontobel, says Roche's plan reflects the Swiss pharmaceutical giant's strong pipeline.

  • European market closes mixed  Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European equities closed mixed on Monday after talks in Washington over the weekend failed to produce a deal to lift the U.S. debt ceiling before this Thursday's deadline.

  • Ireland on track for bailout exit: Minister  Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    Pascal Donohoe, Ireland's minister of state for European affairs, reaffirms Ireland's commitment to "getting out and staying out" of the bailout program, and says he's seeing the first signs of sustainable private sector job creation.

  • Greece must close 'fiscal gap': Asmussen  Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    Jorg Asmussen, member of the executive board at the ECB, says that Greece needs to close its "significant fiscal gap" by next year.

  • The US needs to be responsible: Olli Rehn  Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Olli Rehn, economic and monetary affairs commissioner for the European Union, urges the U.S. to overcome its "fiscal deadlock" and says both Spain and Ireland should end their bailout programs "successfully", very shortly.

  • Merkel's crucial week in German government talks Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 3:40 AM ET

    Chancellor Angela Merkel is likely to pick a new coalition partner this week before moving on to detailed negotiations that could produce a new German government within about two months.

  • And the world's top ranked bar is in...  Friday, 11 Oct 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Christian Davis, editor of Drinks International and Alex Kratena, head bartender at Artesian Bar, discuss why Artesian is ranked the world's best bar.

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