Economic Regions The European Union


  • Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    The governor of the Bank of England said he would be willing to implement further rounds of asset purchases – also known as quantitative easing - in an effort to rebalance the UK economy and issued a stark warning to the financial sector ahead of bonus season in the City of London.

  • Capital is Key for Euro Banks: JP Morgan Exec

    "The key issue is not liquidity, it is capitalizing the banks and enhancing competitiveness," Jacob Frenkel, chairman at JPMorgan Chase International, told CNBC.

  • S&P 500 Oversold?

    Walter Zimmermann, United-ICAP, and Todd Morgan, Bel Air Investment Advisors, discuss whether the S&P 500 has risen too high, too quickly.

  • $30B Worth of Advice

    Nigel Emmett, JPMorgan Asset Management, discusses how to invest in Europe despite continued volatility and uncertainty.

  • Euro Falls on Greek Default Fears

    The euro slides on fresh worries over efforts to restructure Greece's debt, with Todd Gordon, co-head of research and trading at Aspen Trading Group.

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    European leaders are beginning to accept the idea that Greece will be forced to default on its debt, causing a long-feared "credit event" that triggers billions of dollars of credit default swaps.

  • IMF Cuts Global Growth Forecasts

    The factors that are pointing to a deceleration in global growth, with Olivier Blanchard, IMF economic counselor/director of research.

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    The lead negotiator for private-sector Greek debt holders says he's still hopeful a deal can be reached that satisfies creditors while enabling the financially strapped nation to grow.

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    The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday lowered its forecasts for global growth, saying it sees global activity decelerating but not collapsing, with most advanced economies falling back into recession and developing economies slowing from a high pace of growth.

  • Charles Dallara: Greek Debt Deal Can Be Reached

    Charles Dallara, Institute of International Finance, provides Insight on why he believes an accord with Greece can be reached, and says he remains committed to a voluntary agreement.

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    Negotiations and economic news roil the euro but Japan stays the course — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Showdown with Iran

    Helima Croft, Barclays Capital, discusses the geopolitical implications of the EU's oil embargo on Iranian imports, and the U.S. sanctions on Iran's third largest bank.

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    Oil prices are on the move again, and these strategists say the Norwegian krone will benefit.

  • Reel of uninsulated copper wire

    Copper futures rose Monday trading above $3.80, after China reported positive import data and on hopes for progress on the European Debt Crisis. Yet, traders and analysts still see more price pressure on the industrial metal.

  • Repairing the Global Plumbing

    Analysis on the debt crisis in Europe as finance ministers meet today to create a plan to stem the region's debt crisis, with Mohamed El-Erian Pimco CEO/co-CIO.

  • Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

    The International Monetary Fund needs $500 billion to help contain the spreading European debt crisis, the organization's managing director, Christine Lagarde, told CNBC.

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    The Greek drama plays on, and the Canadian dollar gets a lift - it's time for your FX Fix.

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    The euro currency does not work for Greece or Portugal and they will eventually leave the euro zone, an economist told CNBC.

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    The Greek drama continues to roil the euro, and this strategist has a way to play investors' shifting moods.

  • Gordon Brown, former U.K. prime minister, center, participates in a panel discussion with Tidjane Thiam, chief executive officer of Prudential Plc, left, and George Yeo, Singapore's foreign minister, at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting.

    Globalization is no longer a trend; it is the norm. It may be too soon to call it a reversal of fortune but globalization is no longer a one-way street.