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  • Cypriot Fin Min on ECB asset buying program Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 1:55 AM ET
    Cypriot Fin Min on ECB asset buying program

    Cypriot Finance Minister Harris Georgiades says the European Central Bank's asset-backed security purchase program is of "prudential importance".

  • Bank of Cyprus: Ackermann 'uniquely positioned' Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Bank of Cyprus: Ackermann 'uniquely positioned'

    Wilbur Ross, chairman and CEO at WL Ross & Co, says former Deutsche Bank CEO Joseph Ackermann, is equipped to deal with the issues facing Bank of Cyprus. Ross also discusses the future of retail banking.

  • Hope Bank of Cyprus keeps out of the news: CEO Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 2:10 AM ET
    Hope Bank of Cyprus keeps out of the news: CEO

    John Hourican, CEO of the Bank of Cyprus, says he hopes the lender is "not in the news" for failing the forthcoming asset quality review.

  • Portugal crisis 'unfortunate': Bank of Cyprus CEO Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 2:10 AM ET
    Portugal crisis 'unfortunate': Bank of Cyprus CEO

    John Hourican, CEO of the Bank of Cyprus, says the banking issues in Portugal are "unfortunate" as it has come at a time when banks are trying to restore confidence in the sector.

  • Where Russia's wealth is outside its borders Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 2:57 PM ET
    A car drives past a billboard promoting a Russian bank on a main road in the southern Cypriot port of Limassol.

    Of the half a trillion dollars held by Russians outside the country, roughly two-thirds is held in accounts in just three countries.

  • Cyprus minister: 'Problems in the past' Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 12:17 PM ET
    Cyprus minister: 'Problems in the past'

    Cyprus's finance minister, Harris Georgiades, concedes there were "problems in the past" between the Cypriot government and the central bank governor, who has just resigned.

  • Return to Cold War mentality 'detrimental': Cypriot Fin Min

    Cypriot finance minister Harris Georgiades, says he is concerned about the developments in Crimea.

  • Cyprus central bank governor resigns Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 12:37 PM ET
    Cyprus central bank governor resigns

    CNBC's Julia Chatterley reports on the resignation of the Cypriot central bank governor, citing long-existing tensions between the governor and the government due to the handling of the island's bailout.

  • Cyprus sees more stability, even bitcoin innovators Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:04 PM ET

    Cypriot Finance Minister Harris Georgiades talks about his country's faster-than-expected rebound.

  • Cyprus FM: Worst is behind our country Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 6:36 AM ET
    Cyprus FM: Worst is behind our country

    Cyprus' debt has been upgraded just 9 months after a massive banking crisis on the tiny island nation. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides insight on her interview with Cypriot Finance Minister Harrris Georgiades about the country's recovery, and bitcoin.

  • Cyprus has exited danger zone: Finance Minister Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 12:31 AM ET
    Cypriot has exited danger zone: Finance Minister

    Harris Georgiades, Finance Minister of Cyprus, told CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera that S&P's move to upgrade the nation's sovereign debt was uplifting for Cypriots.

  • Troika strategy for Cyprus banking 'not working' Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 3:30 AM ET
    Troika strategy for Cyprus banking 'not working'

    David Lascelles, chairman of the Independent Commission on the Future of the Cyprus Banking Sector, says that there has been no return of confidence to the Cypriot banking sector after the banking crisis last year.

  • Cyprus is 'out of danger': minister Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 11:05 AM ET
    Cyprus is 'out of danger': fin min

    Harris Georgiades, Cyprus's finance minister, says the country's resilience has exceeded expectations, as the island is now "out of the danger zone" and has entered a "stabilization phase".

  • Cyprus Will Deal With Every Issue: Minister Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:06 AM ET
    Cyprus Will Deal With Every Issue: Minister

    Harris Georgiades, Cyprus' finance minister, underlines the progress Cyprus has made in implementing "hard but necessary decisions."

  • EU Paid No Attention to Cyprus's Banks: Expert Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 3:30 AM ET
     EU Paid No Attention to Cyprus's Banks: Expert

    Gabriel Sterne, senior economist for Exotix and David Lascelles, chairman of the Independent Commission for the Cyprus Banking Sector, discuss how to fix Cypriot banks.

  • Euro Zone Officials: No Revision to Cyprus Bailout Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 4:04 AM ET

    The euro zone does not intend to change the terms of Cyprus's bailout as requested by Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades in a letter sent to euro zone leaders and its lenders.

  • Cyprus Was a Disaster: German Green Party Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 1:54 AM ET
    Cyprus Was a Disaster: German Green Party

    Gerhard Schick, financial policy spokesman for the Green Party, tells CNBC why the handling of the Cyprus crisis was a disaster and why Europe needs an institution that can cope with the banks.

  • Cyprus 'Risks Worse Recession Than Expected' Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 11:56 AM ET
    A shop displays a closing down sign in Nicosia, Cyprus.

    Cyprus faces substantial risks to its economic outlook and its recession could be deeper than forecast, the country's central bank governor said in a prepared speech on Wednesday.

  • No Economy Can Operate With Capital Restrictions: Cyprus Fin Min

    Harris Georgiades, the Cyprus Finance Minister, tells CNBC that there greatest priority remains doing away with the capital restrictions and they are eager to repair their relationship with Brussels.

  • Cyprus Fin Min: We've Done All That Was Asked Monday, 13 May 2013 | 3:40 AM ET
    Cyprus Fin Min: We've Done All That Was Asked

    Harris Georgiades, Cyprus finance minister, comments on Cypriot reforms, discussions with Russia, capital controls and why he expects the first installment of the bailout shortly.