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    The Greek people's reaction to the implemented austerity measures should not be ignored, warned Alastair Newton, managing director and senior political analyst at Nomura.

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    Europe is the place to be, with the euro and the Swiss franc rising, but watch out for falling kiwis — it's time for your FX Fix.

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    The latest numbers for UK manufacturing showed a continued weakening, prompting concerns that the economic recovery is likely to be more protracted than forecasts have suggested.

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    Past voluntary debt reprofilings in Latin America have worked to varying degrees, but "soft" restructuring is not going to solve Greece's debt problems, according to Stuart Culverhouse, chief economist of frontier markets specialist Exotix

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    The high unemployment rate means the Fed's ultra-easy money policies remain the right course of action, top Federal Reserve officials said on Wednesday.

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    "Notwithstanding the historical parallel, I suspect that it is very unlikely that there will be a QE3. This view is based on an assessment of economic, political and international factors:" Pimco's El-Erian says in a guest blog.

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    Economic data disappoints, the euro debt deal has doubters, but the Swissie is soaring — time for another FX Fix.

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    Greece’s finances are out of control. Its bonds are downgraded to junk; and without a German and European Central Bank bailout, it will be forced to restructure its debt. The United States is losing control of its finances too, and bond rating agencies have threatened to downgrade its debt.

  • Waiting on Greece's Next Bailout

    An IMF plan on helping Greece through 2014 is expected in the next few days, with CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Olli Rehn, EU commissioner for economic & monetary affairs.

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    DP World, Dubai’s global port operator, began trading on the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday as the company seeks to tap into global liquidity.

  • Investors should prepare themselves for a third round of quantitative easing, Simon Maughn, co-head of European equities at MF Global, told CNBC Wednesday.

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    The eurozone, as designed, has failed. It was based on a set of principles that have proved unworkable at the first contact with a financial and fiscal crisis, according to the FT.

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    The European Union’s top financial regulator has warned the Obama administration that it must speed up and toughen its new banking rules in order to prevent American banks from having unfair advantages over their European counterparts. The FT reports.

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    The complexity of European politics should prevent any reprofiling of Greek debt this year, according to a political analyst, but markets are still waiting for any sign of a prospective default.

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    It seems certain the IMF will not pay its share of an aid tranche to Greece at end-June but the global lender is seen taking part in a new programme, a German newspaper reported on Wednesday without quoting any sources.

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    As the race for a new bailout for Greece continues, one of the main bones of contention between opposition politicians and the Greek government is tax.

  • Greece Aid Hope Props Up Euro

    Talk of a second Greek bailout pushes the Euro higher, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on trades to make today.

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    Germans are caving and Russians are raising - rates, that is. Time for your daily FX Fix.

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    The euro is gaining and stocks are following the single currency higher, but investors should avoid chasing the risk-on trade according to one analyst.