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Antonia Oprita

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  • Euro bank notes in a briefcase

    A "ring of defense" has to be built around eastern European neighbors Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia to help them cope with the fallout from a possible Greek exit from the euro zone, bankers said on Friday.

  • European Union (EU) flags fly outside the the European Commission headquarters in Brussels.

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) expects the economies of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, as well as four countries in the Middle East and North Africa, to experience a "substantial" slowdown this year because of fallout from the euro zone crisis.

  • The Parthenon in Greece

    A Greek exit from the euro zone would not make things better for the stricken country or for Europe, Thomas Mirow, the president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), told CNBC.com in an interview.

  • British Pound

    The British pound is likely to rise further against the euro in the near term despite its fall on Tuesday as it is still seen as a safe play, but in the long term it will weaken, according to currency analysts.

  • Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    Euro zone policymakers should take a leaf out of the Federal Reserve's book when it comes to stimulating growth, as the rift between the world's two largest economies widens, according to analysts.

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    "Without knowing why or how, we seem to have hatched our own oligarchs, and we stand aghast and bewildered at this flock of monstrous cuckoos," author Ferdinand Mount writes.

  • France

    The French housing market would be the next bubble to pop if the European Central Bank increases interest rates, or if markets begin to perceive the same fundamental weaknesses in France as they currently do in Spain, analysts at Danske Bank wrote in a market note.

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    Indebted governments will have to find ways of "rigging the financial system to suit themselves," because there is no decent economic growth, according to HSBC Chief Economist Stephen King.

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    An old superstition says stock market investors should sell in May and go away, as returns in the period between May and September are typically weak. So is Monday's sharp drop in the main indexes a sign that this year, the selling begins even before May?

  • News Corp

    A lawyer representing the bulk of claimants in the hacking case against News Corp.'s UK newspaper business said the UK company, News International, faces 46 more civil lawsuits in British courts, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.