European Closing Bell


  • Is the EM sell-off justified?  Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Gary Greenberg, lead portfolio manager at Hermes Fund Managers, says people have been "too harsh" on emerging markets and names China and Russia as his favourites as the moment.

  • European market closes slightly higher  Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed narrowly higher on Wednesday, having paused after rallying on Tuesday due to waning fears of imminent military action in Syria.

  • Gold market expects tapering: strategist  Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Michael Widmer, metals strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses metal commodities and says gold should rally if tapering does not start soon.

  • Rising yields is sign of growth: pro  Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Johan Jooste, head of the London investment office at Julius Baer, expects sovereign yields to continue rising as part of the "normalization" process, and discusses corporate bonds.

  • Why equities remain on top  Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Makram Fares, managing partner at StoneHedge Partners, explains that equities remain the asset class of choice as the price action is "looking quite strong across all sectors".

  • Shawbrook meets lending demand: CEO  Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Ian Henderson, CEO of Shawbrook Bank, explains the rapid success of the bank ,and says it focus on lending to small firms and its "personalized service" are at the core of its progress.

  • Will the dollar regain safe haven status?  Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, discusses how the U.S. dollar is likely to fare once tapering starts and advises buying the British pound against the American currency.

  • European market closes higher  Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Tuesday, as the imminent threat of Western military action against Syria receded and fresh Chinese data boosted investor sentiment.

  • Europe CEO: Toyota will grow in Europe  Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Didier Leroy, Toyota Europe CEO, expects the company's market share to improve this year due, in part, to its "leadership in terms of hybrid technology".

  • Syria strike would hit commodities: pro  Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Moorad Choudhry, professor at the department of mathematical sciences at Brunel University, says that a military strike in Syria would impact the market, and that tapering in September "makes sense".

  • A technical look at crude oil  Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Roelof Van Den Akker, senior technical analyst at ING Wholesale Banking, explains why he is bullish on oil, and advises buying on weakness.

  • TSB will fuel local economy: CEO  Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 11:38 AM ET

    Paul Pester, CEO of TSB, says TSB is different from Lloyds, as all its savings will be used to "support the local economy", and discusses the possibility of a sale or listing.

  • Is there a 'leadership deficit'?  Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    David Wan, CEO of Harvard Business Publishing, comments on a survey which shows that global business leaders are suffering from a crisis of confidence, and discusses what that implies.

  • Will tapering bring recession back?  Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Jonathan Compton, managing director at Bedlam Asset Management, says that while the investing environment is slowly returning to normal, U.S. tapering could push many markets back into recession.

  • BMW: Europe car sales stabilising  Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Ian Robertson, member of the board of management at BMW, explains how the dynamics of the car industry are beginning to shift, and discusses the outlook for electric car sales.

  • Why the G20 was very 'productive'  Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Alexander Mirtchev, executive chairman at RUSI International, says the G20 was a "very interesting meeting", despite Syria overshadowing it.

  • Where will sterling head next?  Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Chris Walker, FX strategist at Barclays, says that the U.K's recovery is now priced into the sterling, and says the Olympic bid win is another reason to short the Japanese yen.

  • Italian politics no major concern: strategist  Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Guy Foster, group strategist at Brewin Dolphin, discusses the political situation in Italy, and explains how it's no longer such a destabilising factor for the market.

  • Italy needs stability: Unicredit CEO  Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 11:58 AM ET

    Federico Ghizzoni, CEO of Unicredit, tells CNBC, at the Ambrosetti Forum in Italy, that a political crisis in Italy would threaten its economic recovery.

  • WTO boss: protectionism is increasing  Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    Roberto Azevedo, director-general of the WTO (World Trade Organization) discusses the uptick in global protectionism.

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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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