European Closing Bell


  • Is 'Super Mario' Out of Options?     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, says investors shouldn't interpret today's ECB decision as a lack of options, but as proof there's no urgency to implement further easing.

  • France Needs 'Better' German Relationship     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Jean-Francois Cope, president of France's UMP Party, says France needs to improve its relationship with Germany.

  • Europe Shares Drop to 6-Week Low     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed sharply lower on Wednesday.

  • Markets Can Handle QE Tail-Off: Barclays     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Kevin Gardiner, CIO for Europe at Barclays, foresees a tapering off of global central bank stimulus measures by the end of the year, and says apart from some short-term volatility, markets will be "able to live with it".

  • Greece Makes Investor Pitch     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Twenty-eight Greek companies headed to New York for an investor roadshow on Wednesday. Socrates Lazaridis, chairman of the Athens Stock Exchange, took CNBC through the different types of firms which had made the trip.

  • 'Markets Are Getting Nervous': Investor     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Jon Moulton, chairman at Better Capital, discusses whether markets overacted to the U.S. ADP employment report, seen as a pre-indicator of the widely watched government non-farm payroll numbers.

  • Are We Heading for a New Financial Crisis?     Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    John Kay, economist and visiting professor of economics at LSE, explains that the "basic mechanism" of the financial crisis is built into the current system, as it's geared towards the creation of bubbles.

  • How to Trade EUR/USD     Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Richard Perry, chief market strategist at Central Markets, discusses the U.S. dollar ahead of Friday's jobs report, and says he expects pressure on the EUR/USD trade to continue in the long-term.

  • What's in Store for Tesco?     Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Richard Perks, director of retail research at Mintel International, says Tesco has been doing "all the right things", but these measures won't have paid off yet, due to the horse meat scandal.

  • European Market Closes Higher     Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European markets closed higher, but off session highs in afternoon trade on Tuesday, as worse-than-expected factory data for the euro zone dented investor sentiment.

  • Market Has 'No Clear Direction': Pro     Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Valentijn Van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of strategy at ING Investment Management, says fragile sentiment is persisting and expects intra-day volatility to continue for the rest of the week.

  • Turkish Government Won't Give In: Pro     Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Emre Deliveli, economist and writer at the Hurriyet Daily News, says the Turkish government has a lot of public support, and that no compromise will be found until the Prime Minister's return from North Africa.

  • Why the Fed Won't Taper Until 2014     Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Julian Callow, chief international economist at Barclays, says the Fed will not begin to taper off bond purchases until next year, due to continued low inflation and the sequestration's negative impact on GDP.

  • Bravo! IMF Contradicts EU as It Praises France Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 5:35 AM ET

    The International Monetary Fund has praised France's reform efforts in a review of the country which appears to be in stark contrast with the European Commission's comments last week.

  • Russia's Leadership 'Could Hinge on Economy' Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:37 AM ET

    As Russia's economic growth slows, analysts and business leaders have warned of deep and wide-reaching political consequences if the situation deteriorates further.

  • The Rise of Wearable Tech     Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Robert Scoble, startup liaison officer at Rackspace, discusses the rise of wearable tech, how to monetize it and why Google is making a much smarter play than Apple.

  • Oil Prices to Move Higher: Pro     Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Harry Tchilinguirian, head of commodity markets strategy at BNP Paribas, explains why there is a "good basis" for oil prices to be moving higher in the second half of the year.

  • European Market Closes Lower     Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares traded lower on Monday afternoon despite better-than-expected euro zone manufacturing data.

  • Investors Should 'Take Money Off the Table'     Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Ronnie Chopra, head of strategy at Tradenext, advises "taking money off the table" as he believes most of this year's stock rally has already taken place.

  • How Important Is the USD/JPY 100 Break?     Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Tom Levinson, FX strategist at ING, discusses the USD/JPY break below the 100 level, and says that despite short-term risks for the dollar, he remains positive on the longer term.

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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