Economic Regions The European Union


  • LONDON— The British pound posted strong gains Tuesday as market expectations waned somewhat of a British exit from the European Union, so-called Brexit. With less than a month to go before the June 23 referendum on Britain's future in the 28- country EU, bookmakers have slashed their odds on a "remain" vote. "This puts the chance of Brexit close to 20 percent after...

  • LONDON, May 24- The "Remain" camp holds a 13- point lead over "Leave" rivals in Britain's EU referendum campaign, after winning support for the first time from a majority of men, those aged over 65 and Conservative voters, according to a poll published on Tuesday. The three voter groups of men, older people and Tory supporters had all favoured leaving the European Union...

  • If Britain leaves EU...

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore talks to Europe's financial leaders about what to expect if the U.K. leave the European Union.

  • Brexit poll results vary

    Peter Kellner, former president of YouGov, talks about the difference between telephone polls and online polls regarding the U.K. exiting the European Union. Also Kellner explains why he thinks the U.K. will remain in the E.U.

  • Would Brexit affect the Dutch market?

    Ralph Hamers, CEO of ING, says the Dutch market is the most open economy in the EU and talks about the impact if the U.K. left the European Union.

  • IMF

    The IMF is calling for unconditional debt relief for Greece which Germany disagrees with, says Fariborz Moshirian from UNSA's Institute of Global Finance.

  • Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration against a new package of tax hikes and reforms in front of the parliament building in Athens, Greece, May 22, 2016.

    The IMF said Monday that Greece's budget surplus and growth targets for its bailout program are unrealistically high and should be revised downward.

  • Under the radar: Currencies, Brexit

    "FMHR" traders Joe Terranova and Jon Najarian give their under the radar picks, and Savita Subramanian, Bank of America, gives her outlook.

  • Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration against a new package of tax hikes and reforms in front of the parliament building in Athens, Greece, May 22, 2016.

    European leaders are again scrambling to revive Greece's economy, as Athens faces more debt payments it can't afford.

  • LONDON, May 23- Britain would face trade barriers if it left the European Union and its single market, the EU's financial services commissioner Jonathan Hill said on Monday. Hill, a Briton appointed to the European Commission by UK Prime Minister David Cameron, stepped up warnings on the consequences for the City of London financial district if Britain votes to...

  • UK's Osborne: Brexit would kill 500,000 jobs

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including Unicredit, Fiat Chrysler and Bayer.

  • Norbert Hofer

    Green Party candidate Alexander Van Der Bellen has won Austria's presidential election, scoring a narrow victory over Norbert Hofer of the far-right Freedom Party of Austria.

  • Why UK's EU referendum could have serious implications

    Citi analysts warn against viewing the result of the vote as being 'strictly binary' one way or another.

  • EASTLEIGH, England, May 23- Leaving the European Union would be economic self-destruction for Britain, shattering stability, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday, presenting a finance ministry report warning of recession, a tumble in the pound, and half a million job losses. Cameron and finance minister George Osborne, who are campaigning for Britain to...

  • LONDON— British Prime Minister David Cameron has warned that Britain would be plunged into a "do-it-yourself" recession if it votes to leave the European Union in the June 23 referendum. He said Monday that choosing to leave the 28- nation bloc would be a "self-destruct option" for Britain. Cameron spoke after Britain's Treasury published an analysis warning of a...

  • BRUSSELS— The European Union has ruled that an electricity deal between Danish utility DONG Energy and government-owned grid operator doesn't constitute state aid. Under the 2011-2015 deal, DONG, which is majority-owned by the government, was required to supply electricity at short notice to ensure the stability of the power grid.

  • Treasury warning Brexit could spark year-long recession

    The Treasury will warn that voting to leave the European Union could have an immediate impact on jobs, interest rates and house prices.

  • EASTLEIGH, England, May 23- Britain's two most powerful politicians warned on Monday that a vote to leave the European Union in a month's time could push the country into a year-long recession and cost at least half a million jobs. With Britain taking its most important strategic decision in decades on June 23, Prime Minister David Cameron and finance minister...

  • Must Read: High cost of low rates

    The "Worldwide Exchange" crew discusses some of the morning's top attention-grabbing headlines, including a piece written by Boris Johnson in the Telegraph about Brexit, and a Wall Street Journal article on the negative impact of low rate policies.

  • Ryanair CEO in hot water with Met police

    Michael O’Leary, CEO of Ryanair, talks about whether or not he's in trouble with the police over an advert concerning the U.K.'s EU referendum.