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Economic Regions The European Union

  • the headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany

    Who would have thought that what caused the next crisis would be a hamfisted piece of pure theft that proves once again that EU governments have a zero understanding of finance and what makes markets work, writes Moorad Choudhry.

  • Global Markets: European Shares Bounce Back

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports major indexes moved into positive territory as investors watch to see if Russia will strike a deal with struggling Cyprus.

  • Cyprus: Russia to the Rescue?

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports the Cypriot finance minister is in Moscow to work out a possible rescue plan to safeguard high levels of Russian deposits in Cypriot banks. And, CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the latest details from Cyprus, where the country's leaders are holding crisis talks in an attempt to avert a financial meltdown.

  • Cyprus Finance Minister Michael Sarris

    Cyprus's finance minister, Michael Sarris, has told CNBC that talks with Russia are "looking beyond" a loan extension, adding to speculation that Russia could come to Cyprus's financial aid.

  • Premium: Archbishop Chrysostomos II

    The head of Cyprus' influential Orthodox church, Archbishop Chrysostomos II, says he will put the church's assets at the country's disposal to help pull it out of a financial crisis.

  • Could Russia Save the Euro Zone?

    Liam Halligan, chief economist at Prosperity Capital Management and Steve Sedgwick, reporter at CNBC, discuss Russian investment in Cyprus and why Russia is bound to play a bigger role in the Euro Zone's recovery.

  • A switch from developed to emerging market stock indices could rekindle demand for Greek shares.

  • Newly elected Eurozone President and Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem attends an Eurogroup meeting.

    For Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the new face of the euro zone, a furor over a decision to hurt savers in Cyprus has been a baptism of fire in his role as chairman of the Eurogroup of finance ministers of the currency area.

  • European Union lawmakers are expected to agree on Wednesday to bar bankers in Europe from getting bonuses bigger than their salary.

  • Cyprus Problem Will Be Ring-fenced

    Brian Jackson, Global FX Strategist, Coutts says Europe will be able to ring-fence the Cyprus situation. Rob Aspin, Head of Equity Investment Strategy, Standard Chartered Bank Wealth Management Group joins in the conversation.

  • Cyprus a Special Case

    Rob Aspin, Head of Equity Investment Strategy, Standard Chartered Bank Wealth Management Group says look at Cyprus as a separate case because 50% of its deposit book being foreigners.

  • German Financial Minister: Cyprus' Business Model Doesn't Work Anymore

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera spoke with Cyprus' financial minister and offers insight.

  • Russia could avenge the loss of billions of dollars in Cyprus by cutting Germany's energy supply, one analyst said.

  • Jerome Cahuzac

    French Budget Minister Jerome Cahuzac has resigned after being implicated in a tax fraud investigation.

  • European Markets Close: Cyprus FM Offers to Resign

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the debate has begun for Cyprus' parliament on its bailout, and the country's finance minister has offered to resign.

  • Jerome Cahuzac

    French prosecutors opened a formal tax fraud investigation on Tuesday into allegations that Budget Minister Jerome Cahuzac held a secret bank account in Switzerland.

  • What Does Cyprus Mean for Europe?

    Alan Capper, head of credit strategy at Lloyds Banking Group and Matthew Lynn, founder of Strategy Economics discuss on CNBC what the repercussions from the messy Cypriot bailout will be for the rest of Europe.

  • Nicosia, Cyprus

    Britain said on Tuesday it had sent one million euros ($1.30 million) in cash to Cyprus aboard a military plane for its troops on the island in case cash machines and debit cards stop working.

  • Ryanair announced a $15.6 billion order for 175 passenger jets from Boeing on Tuesday in a deal that will allow the Irish airline to consolidate its position as Europe's dominant low-cost carrier.

  • De-Stressing at Work With Arianna

    Arianna Huffington, The Huffington Post editor-in-chief, discusses the importance of corporate wellness and how relaxation techniques can help workers reduce stress.