European Closing Bell


  • Commodities: 'A Great Way to Lose Money': Pro     Monday, 20 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Bob Parker, senior adviser at Credit Suisse, tells CNBC that it is premature to reopen long commodity positions and how he doesn't see anything that will support the gold price.

  • There are no signs of a turnaround for the euro zone after six straight quarters of recession, and even once mighty Germany is struggling, according to the Royal Bank of Scotland's latest World Economy Barometer.

  • Thousands of French Households Taxed Over 100% Monday, 20 May 2013 | 2:25 AM ET

    More than 8,000 French households' tax bills topped 100 percent of their income in 2012, a French newspaper reported.

  • Corporate Aircraft Sales in Europe Improving     Friday, 17 May 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Shawn Vick, president and CEO of airplane producer, Beechcraft International, tells CNBC that after the market fell by fifty percent during the financial crisis, it is slowly coming back.

  • Technical Look at the Markets     Friday, 17 May 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Clive Lambert, director of FuturesTechs, joins CNBC for a technical look at the markets.

  • European Shares Close at Record Highs     Friday, 17 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close, where shares have closed higher.

  • When Will the Fed Start to Taper QE?     Friday, 17 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Yra Harris, partner at Praxis Trading, tells CNBC that the Federal Reserve could look to reign in bank lending.

  • European Markets Close Lower     Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close, where stocks are slightly lower after US earnings data.

  • France Needs Deep Structural Change: Pro     Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Nader Mousavizadah, co-founder of Macro Advisory Partners, tells CNBC that France is up against some deep structural challenges.

  • Beckham to Retire from Soccer at End of Season Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 10:41 AM ET
    David Beckham

    David Beckham is retiring from soccer after the season, ending a career in which he become a global superstar since starting his career at Manchester United.

  • Guillotine Set to Fall as French Economy Tanks Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 6:36 AM ET
    France Finance Minister, Pierre Moscovici

    France's fall back into recession is likely to pile more pressure on the country's finance ministry, at a time when infighting has already led one senior politician to fuel rumors that Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici could be replaced.

  • Will China Buy Up Greece's Best Assets? Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 5:14 AM ET

    Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras headed to China on Wednesday, amid hopes that the world's second largest economy can revive one of the euro zone's most debt laden countries.

  • Technical Look at the Markets     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann financial, joined CNBC for a technical look at Dollar/Yen, and Euro/Swiss Franc.

  • Have Oil Majors Been Manipulating Prices?     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Justin Scheck, global energy reporter at the Wall Street Journal, talks to CNBC about an EU commission investigation into whether BP, Shell and Statoil have manipulated oil prices.

  • European Markets Close Higher     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close where stocks have ended higher.

  • CEO of SocGen Russia Detained Over Suspected Bribe Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 6:13 AM ET

    The chief executive of French bank Societe Generale's Russian unit, Rosbank, has been detained on suspicion of receiving illegal payments, Russia's Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.

  • Germany in 'Stagnation,' Top Merkel Advisor Warns Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 5:53 AM ET

    Germany's economic data are concerning because they show "de-facto stagnation," one of Angela Merkel's top economic advisors and one of the country's five "wise men" has warned.

  • Man Who Coined 'Grexit' Says Not Much Has Changed Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 4:52 AM ET

    The man who coined the term "Grexit" said the risks of a Greek exit from the euro zone have not gone away, despite the country having its credit rating upgraded on Tuesday.

  • Technical Look at the Markets     Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Geoff Wilkinson, head of Technical Strategy at Whitman Howard, joins CNBC for a technical look at the markets.

  • Anders Borg the Swedish Finance Minister, tells CNBC that they are going to start negotiations with Switzerland and Lichtenstein and others based on anti-tax haven legislation.

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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