European Closing Bell


  • Europe deleveraging still big concern: Pro  Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Antonio Garcia Pascual, chief euro zone economist at Barclays, highlights how fragile the European recovery is and how the deleveraging process is still "very complicated".

  • European market closes lower  Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Wednesday as investors balanced the ongoing U.S. budget deadlock against the news that Janet Yellen has been nominated the next chair of the Federal Reserve.

  • I'm OK with Obamacare: Papa John's CEO  Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    John Schnatter, founder and CEO of Papa John's, says his previous comments on Obamacare were misinterpreted by the press.

  • Gold's contribution to GDP is 'startling': Pro  Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Terry Haymond, director of gold for development at the World Gold Council, talks about the global economic impact of gold, all along its production chain.

  • Why a 'major decline' in stocks is unlikely  Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says there could be "short-term weakness" in equities, due to the government shutdown, but a major decline in the stock market is unlikely.

  • European market closes down  Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Tuesday as the partial U.S. government shutdown, now in its eighth day, continued to weigh on investor sentiment.

  • IMF forecast: can it be trusted?  Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Bill Blain, senior fixed income broker at Mint Partners, discusses the IMF's downwardly revised global growth forecasts, and whether Europe will continue to "flatline" next year.

  • Athens

    Greece might be confident that it will exit six years of recession in 2014, but the country's economic outlook remained worrying.

  • Football startup hopes to generate sales in 2014  Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Asaf Pelef, founder of FTBpro, discusses his startup dedicated to football, with content produced by fans, and why he moved to London from Tel Aviv.

  • Why integrated risk management is needed  Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Norman Loayza, World Development report director and lead author, talks how risk management, when "responsible and effective", can open opportunities.

  • European market closes lower  Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Monday as the partial government shutdown in the U.S. continued, and as investors worried that the impasse could lead to the country defaulting on its debt.

  • Funding in Greece remains 'scarce': CEO  Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Evangelos Mytilineos, CEO of Greek mining group Mytilineos, tells CNBC that funding remains "scarce" in Greece.

  • Bank restructuing 'positive in the end'  Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Raffaele Jerusalmi, CEO of Borsa Italiana, says the restructuring of the European banking sector is positive but highlights the need for the right balance between restructuring and regulation.

  • European market closes higher  Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Friday, helped by Italy's FTSE MIB, which continued to rally two days after Prime Minister Enrico Letta won a vote of confidence.

  • US shutdown: should you buy stocks?  Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    David Kelly, chief global strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, advises investors to "sit tight" on U.S. equities due to the shutdown and says uncertainty could weigh on economic growth.

  • Peripheral bonds less volatile than... Treasurys?  Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income ar Espirito Santo Investment Bank, and John Wraith, fixed income strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, comments on how Italian and Spanish bonds are more stable than U.S. ones.

  • Slip of the finger adds $14 billion to Spain debt Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Spain's Economy Ministry admitted that a typing error had boosted the country's public debt forecast by 10 billion euros ($13.6 billion).

  • What to expect from metals  Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, comments on metal commodities and says prices for base metals, iron ore and gold could move higher towards year-end.

  • How to invest in Russia  Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Joseph Dayan, head of markets at BCS Financial Group, discusses how the country's equity markets are getting more accessible.

  • European market closes lower  Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Thursday, tracking the downward trend in U.S. stocks as the budget deadlock in Washington continued for a third day.

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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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