European Closing Bell


  • Why US should provide more aid  Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Adam Ereli, former U.S. ambassador to Bahrain, explains that the U.S. influence in the Middle East region is low because of poor aid.

  • Why the jump in yields is no concern  Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Yra Harris, partner at Praxis Trading, explains that tapering will remain investors' key focus in August and why the steepening of the yield curve is "not a major issue" yet.

  • European market closes higher  Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Friday after a weak start to the day, despite continued market worries about the end of the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program.

  • Egypt: Saudi King backs interim government  Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    The Saudi King has come out in support of the Egyptian interim government, reports Yousef Gamal El-Din, following another day of deadly violence across Egypt.

  • Can Egypt exit from its crisis?  Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Nader Mousauizadeh, CEO of Oxford Analytica, talks about the Egyptian government's strategy and says the withdrawal of U.S. aid would have little short term impact as other gulf countries increased theirs.

  • How tapering fears are impacting US dollar  Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    Marshall Gittler, head of global FX strategy at IronFX Financial Services, discusses the U.S. dollar and says that tapering fears are holding the currency back.

  • Has the euro zone turned a corner?  Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    James Ashley, senior economist at RBC Capital Markets, says the key event of the week was the recovery in the euro zone, which affected both core and weaker countries.

  • Why retailers should 'embrace' Google glass  Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    James Cronin, CTO at Venda, explains how important it is for retailers to embrace wearable technology early on.

  • Gold prices reaching the bottom soon?  Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Marcus Grubb, managing director for investment research and marketing at the World Gold Council, says gold prices are near their bottom, after hitting a four-year low in the second quarter.

  • European market closes lower  Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed sharply lower on Thursday, as U.S. indexes saw their biggest one-day drops since June.

  • Egypt very different from Syria: expert  Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Hani Sabra, director for Middle East and North Africa at Eurasia Group, explains why the likelihood of Egypt collapsing into civil war is low, for the moment.

  • Muslim brotherhood calls for more protests  Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports from Cairo, where the Muslim Brotherhood has called for more protests and where the death toll has reached 525, according to government sources.

  • Tapering: why you should focus on bonds  Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Ashraf Laidi, chief global strategist at City Index, explains why right now "it's all about the bond market" and discusses the U.S. dollar.

  • FTSE rally coming to an end?  Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, charts the performance of the FTSE 100 and advises being cautious due to downside risks.

  • Is Apple overpriced?  Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Adrian Drury, principal analyst for media and broadcast at Ovum, and Sharif Sakr, senior European editor at Engadget, discuss Apple stock, and stress that Apple needs a "knock-out release" of its new iPhone.

  • European market closes higher  Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares were higher on Wednesday afternoon after euro zone growth data beat expectations.

  • Why peripheral bonds will appreciate further  Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, discusses the European banking sector and how bonds particularly in the periphery, are likely to continue to appreciate.

  • BoE's dissenter: should you worry?  Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Nick Bate, U.K. economist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, comments on the latest Bank of England's minutes which showed that "divergence is opening up".

  • Egypt crackdown was 'anticipated': analyst  Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    David Hartwell, principal Middle East and North Africa analyst at IHS, discusses the events in Egypt, where a compromise looks "pretty remote".

  • Can the euro zone sustain its recovery?  Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, talks about the "surprise" euro zone GDP number.

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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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