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  • The Euro Is Already a ‘Zombie Currency’: Expert Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 1:01 AM ET
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    The euro zone is currently in chaos with the euro no longer being functional and order will only be restored by giving struggling member states their currency back, according to Matthew Lynn founder of Strategy Economics.

  • ‘No Miracles’ For Russia From Entry Into WTO Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 10:17 AM ET

    Russia’s entry into the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is good news but investors shouldn’t expect miracles straight away, Murat Ulgen, chief economist for Central & Eastern Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa at HSBC, told CNBC.

  • The Definitive ‘Game-Changer’ in the Euro Zone? Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 6:23 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    Throughout the course of the euro zone crisis, a number of events have been hailed as the right key to unlock a solution to the single currency region’s woes.

  • Voters Dump Osborne as Investors Snap Up UK Debt Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 4:19 AM ET
    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    This year hasn’t been a very good one for U.K. Chancellor George Osborne.

  • Does Naked Prince Harry Have a Reality TV Future? Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 3:45 AM ET
    Prince Harry attends the Jerudong Trophy at Cirencester Park Polo Club on August 5, 2012 in Cirencester, England.

    Every morning Squawk Box Europe brings you the latest business news from across the world. Geoff Cutmore, Steve Sedgwick and Karen Tso spend three hours every weekday morning discussing the euro zone debt crisis, corporate earnings and the latest M&A deals. Sometimes though they can go a little off-message and focus on a story that does not really qualify as business news.

  • Why a Spanish Bailout Would Be Good for Stocks Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 1:13 AM ET
    Spain

    One investor tells CNBC that the best things for stocks would be a Spanish bailout.

  • American Thwarted in Quest to Build a Ski Resort in India Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 12:46 AM ET
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    To John Sims, the Himalayas, with some of the finest mountain slopes in the world, seemed like the perfect place to build India’s first Western-style ski resort. The NYT Reports.

  • Troubled Merger and Violent Protests Hit Miners Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 11:19 AM ET

    The health of the mining sector has come into sharper focus in recent weeks, with deadly disturbances in South Africa and ongoing concerns about commodity prices denting the sector and the cloud hanging over the sector is unlikely to blow away quickly.

  • Troubled Merger and Violent Protests Hit Miners Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 11:17 AM ET

    The health of the mining sector has come into sharper focus in recent weeks, with deadly disturbances in South Africa and ongoing concerns about commodity prices denting the sector and the cloud hanging over the sector is unlikely to blow away quickly.

  • S&P 500 Facing 25% Drop Before US Election: Janjuah Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 7:38 AM ET
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    The S&P 500 is likely to fall by 20-25 percent over the next three months according to Nomura strategist Bob Janjuah.

  • Could the Federal Reserve Undo the Dollar’s Rally? Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 7:23 AM ET
    United States Federal Reserve

    The U.S. dollar has risen to five-week highs against the yen and euro, but central bank policy actions (or the lack thereof) in Europe, the U.S. and Asia could unravel the recent rally in the currency, analysts told CNBC.

  • Investing by Diktat in a 'Rigged' Market Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 4:22 AM ET

    Investors live in a “rigged world” and are being forced to “hold unattractive assets by diktat” according to Neil Dwane, the chief investment officer at Allianz Global Investors in London.

  • Can the Netherlands Keep Its Triple-A Rating? Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 3:47 AM ET
    Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    Moody’s is threatening to push the Netherlands out of Europe’s coveted triple-A club, and not without reason.

  • Lord Jacob Rothschild

    You know the euro is in deep water when a doyen of the banking industry, Lord Jacob Rothschild, takes a 200 million pound ($314 million) bet against it.

  • Are Markets Bracing for Major ECB Bond Buying? Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 9:45 AM ET
    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB)

    The market is ultimately preparing for more decisive action from the ECB – once Europe’s politicians and bankers have returned to their desks from the summer break, according to analysts.

  • Portugal

    Portugal is becoming the new sick man of Europe, despite sticking to the troika’s hard-to-swallow medicine of austerity, while the prognosis for Greece is much worse — and potentially contagious — according to the latest report from Citi.

  • How London Can Stay Competitive: Expert Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 8:00 AM ET

    In times of a growing euro zone debt crisis, and tightening financial regulation, London has to keep up its competitiveness, Chris Cummings, CEO of TheCityUK, told CNBC.

  • Euro Crisis Revving Up Again—Fasten Your Seatbelts Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 6:33 AM ET
    E.U.

    The markets have been starved of euro zone news for several weeks, but as politicians and traders return to their desks over the next couple of weeks, the crisis is set to return to the fore again.

  • Tension Over Aid to Greece Could Unsettle Markets Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 6:28 AM ET
    Leader of the New Democracy conservatives, Antonis Samaras

    While the Greek prime minister, Antonis Samaras, will be greeted with military honors when he arrives in Berlin on Friday, his pleas for easier bailout terms could meet with a cool reception, setting up tension that could unsettle the financial markets next week. The NYT reports.

  • Finland Flag

    Finland is “100 percent” committed to keeping the euro intact and is not looking at any “doomsday scenarios”, Alex Stubb the country’s minister for European affairs and foreigntrade has told CNBC Friday.

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