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Economic Regions The European Union

  • Weak German Data Push European Stocks Lower

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as new economic data shows the euro zone debt crisis is taking its toll on Europe's largest economy.

  • EU and IMF Weigh Extension for Greece

    Justin Knight, head of European rate strategy at UBS, explains to CNBC the differences between the EU and the IMF in their considerations regarding a two-year extension of bailout funds for Greece.

  • Trouble Brewing for Euro as Greece Worries Grow

    The euro, which hit a two-month low against the dollar on Tuesday as hopes that Greece would receive essential aid soon, faces further losses as concern about Greece’s future grow, currency analysts warn.

  • EU-IMF Feud Erupts Over Greek Debt

    Eurozone finance ministers last night postponed agreement on Greece’s long-delayed €31.3 billion aid payment for yet another week as divisions between the International Monetary Fund and EU creditors over how fast Athens must reduce its burgeoning debt levels burst into the open. The FT reports.

  • Greece's new austerity budget is a start, but this analyst says it's time to go big.

  • Greece's 'Monster' Debt Problem Haunts Europe

    As the Euro group of finance ministers meeting in Brussels on Monday announced that a final aid decision for Greece is not possible prior to a full debt analysis, a former European Central Bank (ECB) official told CNBC that Europe needs to help Greece with more time and less debt.

  • Global Markets Trading Mixed

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as worries about Greece's debt problems were offset by strong trade data from China.

  • Wave of Evictions Leads to Homeless Crisis in Spain

    The number of Spanish families facing eviction is mounting at a dizzying pace, and when they can’t move in with relatives, they often take over empty homes, and there are plenty of them. The NYT reports.

  • Britain Should Prepare for Post-EU Future: Expert

    Andrew Lilico, director and principal at Europe Economics, explains to CNBC why it might be in Britain's best interest to relinquish its ties to the European Union.

  • Euro Zone Faces Brinkmanship on Greece

    Euro zone leaders face a new round of brinkmanship over Greece’s €174bn bailout after international lenders failed to bridge differences on how to reduce Athens’ burgeoning debt levels, pushing the country perilously close to defaulting on a €5bn debt payment due next week. The FT reports.

  • How to Trade the Euro's Slide

    The euro's sliding, but be careful how you trade it.

  • El-Erian: Really Depressing Numbers Out of Greece

    We should feel a mix of great sadness and heightened concern upon seeing the latest unemployment numbers out of Greece.

  • Europe’s Paymaster Heading for Recession: Economists

    A stream of weak economic figures from Germany is prompting economists to predict that the country is fast approaching a recession — and the vortex of the euro zone’s economic crisis.

  • Investors aren't factoring in the good news in the euro zone, this strategist says.

  • Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank

    The euro zone's economic fundamentals are "way more balanced" than those in the U.S., the U.K. or Japan, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Thursday, adding the region is poised for a slow but solid recovery.

  • One Trillion Euro Boost for Europe From Data

    The use of personal data could boost innovation, create savings and unleash value of 1 trillion euros ($1.27 billion) annually for Europe’s economy by 2020, according to a report by Boston Consulting Group.

  • Europe’s New Austerity: Corporate Cutbacks

    Earnings season in the euro zone has been marked with a raft of job cut announcements, demonstrating how the sovereign debt crisis is affecting the private sector and signaling more trouble ahead for the region.

  • Global Markets: Shares Up After Greek Austerity Vote

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including an interest rate policy announcement from the ECB and Bank of England due later this morning.

  • Siemens CEO Pushes ‘Ambitious’ 6 Billion Euro Cost Cuts

    Siemens will cut costs and push to concentrate its efforts on its core businesses as it battles against the prevailing weak macro-economic environment, CEO Peter Löscher told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Market Sell-Off had Nothing to do with Obama

    Michael Gayed, Chief Investment Strategist, Pension Partners says that the market sell-off overnight had nothing to do with Obama's re-election but instead renewed fears about Greece.