NEW YORK, Feb 10- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday urged federal regulators to block KeyCorp's plan to acquire First Niagara Financial Group Inc, saying the merger would impede retail banking competition and cost thousands of jobs upstate. The request, unusual for a sitting governor, came 3-1/ 2 months after Cleveland- based KeyCorp announced plans to...» Read More
Kingsley Jones, founder and CIO at Jevons Global, explains why Hong Kong shares are looking better these days and outlines why India is a standout performer among emerging markets.
Fabrizio Saccomanni, former finance minister of Italy, says we should make sure the Greek government has no funding problems in the short-run that could trigger a systemic crisis.
Talking about Italy's new reforms, Fabrizio Saccomanni, former finance minister of Italy, says a lot depends on what the priorities are when it comes to Italy's reforms.
Corrado Passera, former minister of economic development of Italy, says that quantitative easing is effective, however, the country now needs more reforms.
Jahangir Aziz, head of EM Asia Economic Research at JP Morgan, says the economic realities of India may prompt the government to refrain from big ticket spending.
Cash-strapped Greece missed a deadline to give its European partners a list of economic reforms in return for a four month extension on its bailout program. CNBC's Julia Chatterley reports.
Greece's left-wing Syriza party is looking for a "face-saving way" after backtracking from its election promises, says Bill Adams, senior international economist at the PNC Financial Services Group.
There's a new mortgage crisis brewing — only this one is completely different than the one in 2008, says bank analyst Dick Bove.
U.K. financial sector professionals will have received over £100 billion in bonuses since the beginning of the financial crisis by the end of March. But could hefty bonuses be a thing of the past?
Carlos Tavares, CEO of Peugeot, talks about Russia and how it and the French economic reforms impact his business.
The French government has passed an economic reform bill by decree. Christian Keller, economist at Barclays weighs in on the rare, but "good move."
Did the U.S. undertake enough financial reform during the 2008 banking crisis? Barry Eichengreen, professor of economics and political science at Berkeley University, says he's worried they didn't.
Discussing the Greek debt negotiations, Alexander Stubbs, Prime Minister of Finland, says that it's clear that for the euro zone it was "18 to 1", saying that they are willing to extend the program, but Greece must commit to the structural reforms.
When will the European Central Bank's bond-buying scheme benefit the European economy? Jim Russell, portfolio manager at Bahl & Gaynor, says it won't have benefits until late 2015
Many pundits have written off cooperation between Obama and the GOP-controlled Congress. But not so fast, says Scott Paul.
Recent moves by the Swiss and Chinese are about one thing: credibility. Washington, on the other hand, has zero credibility, says hedge-fund manager Bill Ehrman.
Tim Condon, Head of Research, Asia of ING Financial Markets, says November's rate cut will soon begin to bear fruit for mortgage lending.
Panicos Demetriades, former Cyprus central bank governor and professor of financial economics at the University of Leicester, discusses the country's economy and its reform plans, ahead of the first ECB meeting of 2015.
As the global coalition for growth expands, it's important that each new addition adds value and has a clearly defined role, says this Treasury official.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's labour reforms are a "step in the right direction", according to Anatoli Annenkov, senior European economist at Societe Generale, who argues that much more is needed, nevertheless.