WARSAW, Poland— Poland's new government has approved a program of family bonuses that is intended to reverse the declining birth rate. The government of Prime Minister Beata Szydlo on Tuesday approved a program under which families will get monthly bonuses of 500 zlotys for every child beyond the first. Critics say the program, estimated to cost some 22 billion...» Read More
As long as instability remains contained within the borders of Ukraine, Jonathan Pain, Author of the Pain report, says global financial markets will slowly become 'desensitized' to it.
Christian Whiton, Principal at DC International Advisory, says ongoing events in eastern Ukraine may see a repeat of Russia's actions in Crimea.
Economic growth seems solid, but the ECB stands "ready to act" if the euro remains strong, Banque de France chief Christian Noyer said.
The euro is a drag on our objective of price stability, says Christian Noyer, Banque de France governor, discussing his concerns over the euro and the potential European QE.
Christian Schulz, senior economist at Berenberg Bank, says the French economy is still trying to tackle "massive leaks".
Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, says the sustained period of low interest rates could have "financial stability implications" for the euro zone.
Maarten Wetselaar, Executive VP, Integrated Gas Business at Shell, says gas prices in Europe are currently lower, indicating a lack of concern about geopolitical tensions in Ukraine.
Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac, discusses the euro after the European Central Bank chief said a further appreciation of the currency could trigger more stimulus.
Marcus Svedberg, Chief Economist at East Capital, is concerned about a "tit-for-tat" response from Russia after Ukraine issued a deadline for pro-Russian separatists to disarm.
U.S. economist Paul Krugman is a critic of Italy's finance minister. The minister's having none of it.
Jacob Lew is warning Russia that it could face tougher sanctions over Ukraine, but other powers are reluctant to go along.
Mark Grant, Southwest Securities, explains why he thinks Fed policy is going to force interest rates lower.
Despite its high debt level, Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan says Italy has one of the most "sustainable" fiscal systems among advance economies, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
The Bank of England (BoE) looks increasingly ready to become the first central bank in a developed nation to hike interest rates.
Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group president, discusses managing slow growth in China and weighs in on vulnerability in emerging markets.
CNBC's Sara Eisen and Christine Lagarde, IMF managing director, discuss the risk of inflation for the euro zone and the potential for a Fed-style QE in Europe.
Christine Lagarde, IMF managing director, shares her views in the state of the global economy and discusses the impact that each individual economy has on the rest of the world.
At first glance Greece may not look promising, but investors are gaining appetite for its debt.
Greece saw huge demand for a new five-year bond it is set to sell at a yield of 4.95 percent, its first long-term issuance for four years.
Jens Weidmann, president of the Bundesbank, says inflation will gradually rise in the future and so far has been driven by factors out of the European Central Bank's control.