European Closing Bell


  • OPEC: We're concerned about investment     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick talks about the upcoming OPEC meeting with Venezuelan Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez, who says investment is of great concern.

  • European shares closed mixed on Tuesday as investors digested revised third quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data from the U.S., which showed the economy grew more than previously thought.

  • Deflation is not a major risk: Bundesbank     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Claudia Buch, deputy president at the Bundesbank, says the central bank doesn't think a disinflationary scenario in the euro zone is "imminent".

  • US thrived under QE, ECB should follow: OECD     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Angel Gurria, secretary general of the OECD, talks about how quantitative easing helped the U.S. thrive, and goes on to recommend "lengthy" monetary stimulus for the "sluggish" euro zone.

  • Oil: Do we need $100 per barrel?     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reflects upon the upcoming OPEC meeting and discusses efforts to push the oil price to $100 per barrel.

  • Russian links to EU far right exposed by French loan Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 8:25 AM ET

    National Front, the French far-right party, took out a 9 million euro ($11.2 million) loan from a Russian-owned bank backed by the Kremlin.

  • 3D printing helps robotics 'shine'     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Limor Schweitzer, founder of RoboSavvy discusses the different uses of 3D printing, saying the technology could have a big impact on education and really make robotics "shine".

  • Was Hagel's resignation a surprise?     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Eamon Javers, Washington Correspondent for CNBC said U.S Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's resignation may have appeared a "surprise", but President Barack Obama had known about this situation for a few months.

  • Miliband on rogue job agencies     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Kate Shoesmith, head of policy at the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, responds to U.K. Labour Party leader Ed Miliband's comments that he will not tolerate rogue employment agencies undercutting wages.

  • Europe closes mixed after German data     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed mixed on Monday, as sentiment was boosted by speculation of more credit easing in the euro zone and better-than-expected data from Germany.

  • Investor confidence boosts M&A     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Sriram Prakash, head of M&A Insights at Deloitte talks about the rise in large M&A deals, saying that investor confidence has been coming back to generate global "mega-deals".

  • Chuck Hagel confirms resignation     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    U.S. secretary of Defence, Chuck Hagel says it's been "the greatest privilege of my life" to lead the defence department.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama gives his thoughts on the U.S.'s Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's resignation, saying that he's "grateful" that Chuck Hagel will stay on until a successor has been found.

  • Are you ever too young to trade?     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    John Ducas, founder at Ducas Capital Management talks about his financial research firm and his assessment processes including using social media platforms for decision-making.

  • China surprises world with broad-based cut     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Douglas Morton, head of Asia research at Aviate Global discusses China's recent moves to cut interest rates and how it was a surprise to many because it was such a "broad-based interest cut".

  • European shares closed sharply higher on Friday as investors reacted to a surprise policy move by the Chinese central bank and dovish words by Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank.

  • 'We don't trust' PM Cameron's promises: UKIP     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Amjad Bashir, MEP of UKIP talks about what the UK Independence party would bring to the UK, in terms of the EU referendum, cutting the deficit, trade and immigration.

  • Draghi now has to deliver: Pro     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading talks about the European Central Bank's announcement that it will start buying asset-backed securities, and says that Draghi now has basically committed to quantitative easing.

  • Friday marks one year since protests erupted in Kiev, which snowballed into the biggest upheaval Ukraine has seen since the end of the Soviet Union.

  • Bankers to keep bonuses, politicians to keep out?     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Eamonn Butler, director of the Adam Smith Institute, says that despite recent scandals, most bankers should keep their bonuses and politicians shouldn't get involved with running banks.

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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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