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The agency says that financial risks have risen since April partly because of debt sustainability in Europe, with Jose Vinals, IMF monetary & capital markets director.
Greece's crisis is roiling global currency markets, but bitcoins - yes - are unscathed. Time for your Friday FX Fix.
Greece's hasty cabinet reshuffle has failed to boost confidence both domestically and internationally in the ability of the Greeks to help themselves out of the deepening debt crisis, Konstantinos Michalos, president, Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, told CNBC Friday.
For now, at least, investors seem to believe that the United States has enough shock absorbers to comfortably withstand a default by Greece, the New York Times reports.
The list of corporate restructurings needed during the credit crisis already resembles "War and Peace" in length. Now, entire countries such as Greece seem to need restructuring. What are the main differences between restructuring a country and a company? And how can the hapless politicians and central bankers attempting to make struggling economies work learn from corporate restructuring?
What happens if Greece defaults? Everyone from Japanese savers to US retirees is likely to feel the effects. Learn more.
When you have a country with a debt-to-GDP ratio that rises above 150%, historically that country defaults. I bring this up because the debt-to-GDP ratio in Greece is somewhere in the neighborhood of 160%.
Market volatility and uncertainty in the euro zone are limiting the options for the Swiss National Bank (SNB), which held rates at the historic low of 0.25 percent Thursday, Chairman Philipp Hildebrand told CNBC.
Markets took a tumble on Thursday on fresh worries about the Greek debt crisis and European policy makers were urged to come up with a credible plan to restructure the country's debt.
The euro is sliding, the safe-haven Swiss franc is rising, and everyone is watching Greece — it's time for your FX Fix.
The dollar will stay at around the $1.40 mark against the euro for some time as both currencies face downward pressure and the euro is resistant to bearish news, Dennis Gartman, hedge fund manager and author of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC Wednesday.
A new bet has been placed on the the Greek debt crisis. It backs a growing view among investors that Athens may be about to suffer a messy default that could spark a run on the country’s banks and a deeper eurozone crisis, the FT reported.
The Greek debt crisis fanned a broad sell off Wednesday and it will no doubt keep markets on edge Thursday.
Insight on today's market sell-off, with John Buckingham, Al Frank Asset Management; Marc Harris, RBC Capital Markets; and CNBC's Ron Insana, Scott Wapner, Sharon Epperson and Simon Hobbs.
As Europe struggles to find a fix for Greece—and Greek citizens take to the streets—traders worry that a Greek default might be like the failure of Lehman or worse. Are they right?
Stone-throwing Greeks clashed with police and protesters marched on parliament to oppose government efforts to pass new austerity measures for the debt-stricken euro zone state.
On Friday’s Money In Motion, I had two trades that I liked for this week. Here's what to do with them now.
Default fears persist, Swiss economic outlook lists, Chilean peso lifts. Time for your FX Fix.
Wednesday's economic data could help investors decide whether Tuesday's stock rally is the start of a turn around or just a break in the clouds.
Euro zone finance ministers are meeting on the debt crisis - again. But this strategist isn't expecting much.