European Closing Bell


  • US Spying No Surprise: Ex-Minister     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 11:14 AM ET

    Mark Malloch-Brown, a former U.K. government minister and United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, says he "learned to live" with bugging while working at the UN.

  • China Slowdown 'Still Underestimated'     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, warns that markets still have not fully factored in a slowdown in the Chinese economy.

  • Don't Buy Gold Into the Dips: Pro     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, charts gold and advises not to buy into the dips and watch for higher prices.

  • Blackberry Results 'More Than Bad': Pro     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Sharif Sakr, senior European editor at Engadget, describes Blackberry's quarterly results as "more than bad", due to disappointing sales of its new Blackberry 10 device.

  • European Market Closes Lower     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed narrowly lower on Friday, as investors traded cautiously in a choppy session that marked the last day of the second quarter.

  • Interest Rate Rises Perfect for Gains?     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says the recent interest rate rise is not enough to derail the U.S. economy, and how it might actually provide a great buying opportunity.

  • Italy PM: There's No Derivatives Problem     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 11:17 AM ET

    Enrico Letta, Italy prime minister, remains confident about the future of the coalition, despite Berlusconi's conviction, and says there is no derivatives problem.

  • EU Summit: a 'Drop in the Ocean'?     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Frances Robinson, EU correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, discusses the outcome of the EU Summit, and says many topics "were shelved" and that "underlying structural problems" still hinder progress.

  • Is the Gold Decline a Good Sign?     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Moorad Choudhry, professor at the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Brunel University, explains why he believes the decline in gold is actually a "good sign".

  • No Need to Chase Yields Anymore?     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Simon Ballard, senior credit strategist at National Australia Bank, says the desperate chase for yields "no longer applies", as when yields rise, investors "don't have to go as far".

  • EU Needs Credibility: Finnish Minister     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 11:54 AM ET

    Jyrki Katainen, Finland prime minister, says the EU needs to create credibility through its public financing and its banking union, and that Germany has been very constructive in building the region's economy.

  • Gold Decline Not Finished Yet: Pro     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Roelof Van Den Akker, technical analyst at ING Wholesale Banking, charts gold and says a further decline is expected.

  • Time to Taper Concerns About Tapering?     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Ian Harnett, European strategist at Absolute Strategy Research, says the Fed's tapering is a long way away and advises investing in commodities and emerging markets when tapering does happen.

  • European Market Closes Higher     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares extended gains to close higher on Thursday, following upbeat data from the U.S.

  • Lira Top for Competitiveness: Turkish Minister     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Mehmet Simsek, Turkey's finance minister, discusses the Turkish lira, and says it's one of the "most competitive" and "least volatile" emerging markets currency.

  • Will the Dollar Strength Be Sustained?     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, and Kathy Lien, managing director at BK Asset Management, agree that risks for the U.S. dollar are to the upside.

  • Is EU's Budget Deal Just a 'Small Step'?     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    James Ashley, senior economist at RBC Capital Markets, explains that the EU's budget deal is just "one step along a very long road" and that investors care more about the Federal Reserve at the moment.

  • How Europe Can Stimulate Its Economy     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Jean-Claude Juncker, prime minister of Luxembourg, tells CNBC that the EU needs to "coordinate national policies" in order to enjoy better growth.

  • EU Has Avoided More Cuts: Martin Schulz     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament, says he is "pleased" with the EU's long-term budget deal.

  • France Likely to Miss Deficit Target, Auditors Warn Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 6:57 AM ET

    French national auditors warned the French government on Thursday that it was likely to miss revised budget targets this year, putting it on course to break a pledge it made to the European Commission.

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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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