Archive Europe: Economy


  • The national flag of Greece and the flag of the European Union fly above a government building in Athens.

    Two of the biggest geopolitical flashpoints this year involve one of the oldest stories of all: creditors chasing their due.

  • Debt showdown: Greece vs. the ECB

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on the meeting between Greek's finance minister and Mario Draghi to discuss the country's debt plan. And a look at China cutting its reserve requirement for banks.

  • After Greece, fear of contagion elsewhere

    Matthew Beesley, head of global equities at Henderson Global Investors, talks about equity markets, European banks and the fear that what happens in Greece will have ramifications in other European countries.

  • Why the BOE will put rates on hold this year

    Mark McFarland, gobal chief economist at Coutts, does not expect a rate hike in the U.S. amid a weak labor market, and disinflation feeding through from falling oil prices and a soft euro.

  • This is why stocks are rallying

    Mark Tinker, head of AXA Framlington Asia, attributes the stock rallies in Australia and Europe to a re-pricing according to declines in the local currencies, instead of market optimism.

  • Are US markets looking 'bubble-ish'?

    Meb Faber, CIO of Cambria Investment Management, says U.S. stocks are approaching the end of the bull run, with valuations becoming increasingly expensive.

  • The global rate picture

    Discussing the economics setting up for Europe's economy in the coming year, with David Kudla, Mainstay Capital Management; Jennifer Vail, US Bank; and James Liu, JPMorgan Funds.

  • Mining, oil stocks help Europe higher; Greece up 11%

    European equities closed higher Tuesday, thanks to a rally in the energy and basic resources sectors and a degree of relief over Greece's latest plans to renegotiate its debt.

  • Greece: A 'well-played hand' with debt

    David Owen, managing director and chief European economist at Jefferies, says that 2015 will be the year that we'll see some renegotiating of Greece's debt.

  • Greece backs off (on some) demands

    Greece is softening its stance on a debt write-down, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Danske Bank CFO: Pleased with 2014 results

    Henrik Ramlau-Hansen, CFO of Danske Bank, is positive about the company's results and discusses bank closures.

  • Danske Bank CFO on Denmark's rate cut

    Henrik Ramlau-Hansen, CFO of Danske Bank, discusses Denmark's recent interest rate cut and how it has affected business.

  • ECB QE: A 'Swissification' not 'Japanification'

    Eric Vanraes, portfolio manager at EI Sturdza Investment Funds, talks about Europe in terms of quantitative easing and the bond market.

  • Greek negotiations could roil markets: Strategist

    David Shairp, managing director, senior strategist and portfolio manager at JP Morgan Asset Management, says the start of a "protracted negotiation" between Greece and the rest of Europe will unsettle markets in the short term.

  • European stocks close mixed; Julius Baer soars

    European equities closed mixed on Monday, after a volatile day of trading.

  • Greece's power when it comes to debt

    How much power does Greece currently have over negotiating its debt? Elena Panaritis, economist at Thought 4 Action, says there are only two options: "default within euro," or "paying back the debt."

  • ECB's QE: When will the economic benefits show?

    When will the European Central Bank's bond-buying scheme benefit the European economy? Jim Russell, portfolio manager at Bahl & Gaynor, says it won't have benefits until late 2015

  • Greece fin min: Must end debt 'addiction'

    Yanis Varoufakis, the finance minister of Greece, and Michel Sapin, the finance minister of France, talk about the current state of Greece's debt.

  • SNB to adopt new euro cap?: Reaction

    Following rumors that the Swiss National bank will adopt a new currency peg, Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of multi asset at ING, discusses potential market impact.

  • Could Europe see a 'Cyprus situation'?

    Brendan Brown, Head of Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International, says there could be a situation where Greece will have to freeze capital outflow during its negotiation with the euro zone.

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