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  • Cyprus to Contact Troika Monday for Bailout Talks Sunday, 24 Mar 2013 | 5:39 PM ET
    Lawmakers raise their hands to vote on the nation's banking crisis inside the Cypriot parliament in Nicosia, Cyprus, on Friday

    Cyprus plans to contact international lenders on Monday evening to invite them to the island for final talks on a comprehensive aid package for the Greece- exposed island, officials said.

  • Cyprus: Question Is How Small Will Banks Go? Sunday, 24 Mar 2013 | 11:25 AM ET
    Cypriots line up at a Laiki Bank ATM to withdraw their money.

    It appears the fight is no longer about whether both of Cyprus large banks will get smaller — they will. The only question is how. Bankers, politicians, and bureaucrats are throwing around all kinds of bank restructuring phrases.

  • Bulk of Russian Money in Cyprus Belongs to Small Firms Saturday, 23 Mar 2013 | 11:36 PM ET
    Riot police in Cyprus stand on guard as protesters near by protest the governments handling of the banking crisis.

    The assessment of officials and bankers on the Mediterranean island suggest the bulk of the billions of euros of Russian money in Cyprus comes from smaller firms and middle-class savers, and not the super-wealthy.

  • Cypriot Parliament Approves First EU Bailout Measures

    The Cypriot parliament adopts a law creating a fund to pool state asset, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera.

  • Cyprus Edges Closer to a European Union Bailout Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 4:51 PM ET
    Cypriots line up at a Laiki Bank ATM to withdraw their money.

    Cyprus is expected to take some dramatic measures this weekend to secure an EU bailout, including approving some type of tax on big savers.

  • Cyprus Facing Potential Financial Collapse Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 3:47 PM ET
    Cyprus Facing Potential Financial Collapse

    Cyprus is facing a potential financial collapse. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the EU is demanding that both big Cypriot banks get smaller.

  • Ratings Agency Fitch May Cut UK's AAA Credit Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 3:29 PM ET
    The Chancellor is under pressure after the UK lost its AAA credit rating last month and the lack of growth in the economy, is predicted to reveal plans to continue with his austerity strategy to cut the UK's deficit.

    Fitch ratings agency warns that they may cut the UK's AAA credit rating due to the country's deep economic problems.

  • Cyprus: 'Next Few Hours Will Determine Our Future' Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 2:13 PM ET

    Cyprus' lawmakers geared up to vote on a series of bills put forward in a renewed effort to strike a bailout deal with European partners on Friday after talks with Russia collapsed.

  • Investors Ignoring Cyprus? Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 2:03 PM ET
    Investors Ignoring Cyprus?

    Cash may not be the only thing in short supply in Cyprus, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Jeff Saut, Raymond James.

  • Gold Losing Steam Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 1:30 PM ET
    Gold Losing Steam

    Gold retreated but is poised for a third weekly gain, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Cyprus Bailout: Will We Get a Deal? Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 1:03 PM ET
    Cyrpus Bailout: Will We Get a Deal?

    The Cypriot Parliament is preparing to vote on another bailout plan, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera; and Russia's been a big player in the Cyprus drama, with CNBC's Steve Sedgwick. Also, a look at Slovenia's economy, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs.

  • European Markets Close: Bond Rally Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 12:30 PM ET
    European Markets Close: Bond Rally

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the latest in Cyprus, and a rally in European bond markets.

  • Markets are 'Over-Exuberant': Expert Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 12:30 PM ET
    Markets are 'Over-Exuberant': Expert

    Ronnie Chopra, head of strategy at Tradenext, tells CNBC that investors should be careful as the market gets carried away on a wave of positive news from the U.S. and ignores potentially dangerous European problems.

  • European Markets Close Flat Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 12:30 PM ET
    European Markets Close Flat

    Ross Westgate takes you through the European market close where stocks have closed flat.

  • Who Will Blink First? Europe or Cyprus Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 12:28 PM ET

    With Europe locked in a multi-billion-dollar game of chicken with Cyprus, markets Friday were watching closely to see which side would blink first.

  • Why Slovenia Isn't the New Cyprus Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 12:15 PM ET
    Why Slovenia Isn't the New Cyprus

    Peter Attard Montalto, emerging market economist at Nomura International, tells CNBC that Slovenia's fiscal situation is quite different to Cyprus, despite the fact it may too be forced to ask for a bailout.

  • Just Let the Insolvent Banks in Cyprus Fail Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 12:08 PM ET

    The solution to the crisis in Cyprus is very simple: let the troubled banks fail.

  • National Bank to Get 'Tremendous Power': CEO Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 12:08 PM ET
    National Bank to Get 'Tremendous Power': CEO

    Takis Phidias, acting CEO of Laiki Bank, tells CNBC that the proposed Cypriot resolution will hand 'tremendous powers' to the national bank in an attempt to deal with the country's huge financial problems.

  • It's 2010 All Over Again: Expert Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 12:00 PM ET
    It's 2010 All Over Again: Expert

    Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, tells CNBC that the market's steady response to Cyprus is reminiscent of its movement as the first Greek crisis loomed large in 2010.

  • Pier Luigi Bersani, leader of Italy's Democratic Party

    Italian parties reacted skeptically on Friday to center-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani's call for a government backed by all political forces, complicating efforts to end the stalemate left by last month's election.

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