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  • 'For markets, Greece is off the table': Pro

    Ulrich Leuchtmann, head of FX Research at Commerzbank, says European markets regard the Greek crisis as solved and attention now turns to what the Fed will do with interest rates.

  • Greece plays waiting game with reform plans

    Cash-strapped Greece missed a deadline to give its European partners a list of economic reforms in return for a four month extension on its bailout program. CNBC's Julia Chatterley reports.

  • Markets will stay calm despite Greek drama: Pro

    Shane Oliver, head of Investment Strategy & chief economist at AMP Capital Investors, says concerns over Greece's bailout won't spark a repeat of the 2010-2012 euro zone crisis.

  • Capital markets should fill banks' void: Pro

    Jim Esposito, co-head of Global Financing Group at Goldman Sachs, says that European capital markets should step in to fill the void that's being left by the banking system.

  • Time for a European capital markets union?

    Is it time for Europe to develop a new unified capital markets model? Jim Esposito, co-head of Global Financing Group at Goldman Sachs, weighs in with his thoughts.

  • Mohamed El-Erian

    Greece "mostly capitulated" in the talks with its euro zone creditors that produced a debt deal, former Pimco co-CEO Mohamed El-Erian tells CNBC.

  • Marc Faber

    The debt problems in Greece have been postponed, not solved, with Friday's rescue loan extension, closely followed contrarian Marc Faber tells CNBC.

  • EU 5 years from now: Faber

    Marc Faber, "The Gloom, Boom and Doom Report," weighs in on the outlook on the euro zone.

  • Greek problem postponed, not solved: Faber

    Marc Faber, "The Gloom, Boom and Doom Report," discusses the possibility of a Greek exit and whether it could lead to a strategic relationship with Russia.

  • Greece faces critical deadline

    As part of the deal Greece reached with EU leaders, Athens must outline policy measures it will take during the remainder of the bailout, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Are EU capital markets getting US makeover?

    Is Europe moving closer to a U.S. style model in terms of capital markets? Huw Pill, chief European economist and co-head of the economics team at Goldman Sachs, gives his thoughts.

  • Greek bailout extension: Game's not over yet

    Discussing Greece's debt negotiations, Huw Pill, chief European economist and co-head of the economics team at Goldman Sachs, says it's possible there could be some flexibility for Greece over fiscal reforms.

  • Greece: 'Tough work is still ahead'

    Discussing the Greek debt negotiations, Anthony Chan, chief economist and managing director at Chase, says that the four-month bailout extension means only "breathing" space for Greece and there is a lot of "tough work" still ahead.

  • Are things looking up for Ukraine's government?

    Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has promised a lot for the country but will he deliver? Tomas Fiala, CEO at Dragon Capital says that while he's "not absolutely happy" with the leader's first term, he remains optimistic.

  • German Ifo is 'slightly disappointing'

    Germany's February Ifo data came in slightly below expectations. David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International, weighs in with his thoughts.

  • Why Greece's Syriza will not have its way

    Richard Yetsenga, head of Global Markets Research at ANZ, expects an agreement in favor of the Eurogroup to be reached between Greece and its creditors.

  • Greek crisis 'isn't out of the woods yet': Pro

    While news of a bailout extension is a positive signal, uncertainty remains as to whether Greece's reform list due on Monday will satisfy its creditors, says Clive McDonnell, head of Equity Strategy at Standard Chartered.

  • Euro stabilized on Greek bailout relief

    Andrew Abrahamian, head of FX Strategy at Compass Global Markets, says news of a bailout extension is lending support to the euro and outlines his expectations for Greece's reform list due Monday.

  • Did Greece's Syriza 'badly overplayed its hand'?

    Jacob Kirkegaard, research fellow at Peterson Institute for International Economics, attributes the left-wing party's tough rhetoric to "irrational exuberance" after an election win and the party being politically inexperienced.

  • Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo poses near a banner which reads "Charlie Hebdo, Honorary citizen of Paris," displayed in front of the City Hall.

    Terror in Copenhagen and Paris has renewed an old debate: should free speech countries adopt or strengthen blasphemy laws?

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