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    The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee judged that recent economic weakness had reduced the chance that interest rates would need to rise in the near term, minutes to the BoE's July meeting showed on Wednesday.

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    International soccer authorities and law enforcement officials are struggling to combat rampant game fixing by what they describe as sprawling networks of organized crime, a problem that has plagued the sport for decades but appears to have intensified recently.

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    Doves are out in Australia and the euro's getting a lift - it's time for your daily FX Fix.

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    A tax on euro zone banks and cheaper, longer-dated official loans are the least risky way to provide extra funding for debt-stricken Greece, a confidential paper drafted ahead of a European summit showed on Tuesday.

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    Gold is likely to hit $1,650 an ounce by the end of the year and could even hit $1,700, according to one analyst.

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    The sun has set on Europe. And not a moment too soon. If not for the close of markets today, things might have become even uglier.

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    Last Wednesday, I recommended selling the euro against the dollar because the bad news in Europe was far from over. Here's an update.

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    A plan of "overwhelming force to let the markets know that once and for all you’re putting out the fire" in Europe, should start with letting Greece, Portugal and Ireland default, Neel Kashkari told CNBC Monday.

  • Europe: A Healthier Bailout

    Plans for European countries to get out of debt, with Neel Kashkari, Pimco managing director.

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    I'm just back from summer holidays and at the risk of coming across as one-track minded, we’re going to talk about the eurozone once more. Its worries are still with us (not that they are going away, this year, next year or even by 2021. Not until they have fiscal, as well as monetary policy, union. But that is for another day!), and we can’t ignore them.

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    The UK's economy will grow by just 1.4 percent this year, less than expected, according to the influential Ernst & Young ITEM Club report, released on Monday.

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    Equity markets are in the grips of a tug of war — between solid company fundamentals and macroeconomic uncertainty.

  • Money Match Up

    The Euro stress test isn't over yet, with Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. Also, how you can profit from next week's Canadian Central Bank meeting.

  • Measured Currency

    Ratings agencies. Can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em, these pros say.

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    Eight banks, including two Greek banks, five Spanish and one Austrian bank have failed the European Banking Authority stress tests, the agency said on Friday.

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    Worldwide stocks could lose 35 percent of their value if the euro zone sovereign debt crisis worsens, according to research from Deutsche Bank.

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    If you're worried about the seemingly unending euro zone crisis, here's a less than obvious way to steer clear.

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    European banking stress tests will be a missed opportunity for policymakers to reassure markets unless they come down heavily on undercapitalized banks, analysts and investors told CNBC.com.

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    Since the euro zone debt crisis began, disagreements between the German Chancellor and the head of the European Central Bank have hampered attempts to find a lasting solution, analysts have said.

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    The beleaguered Italian banking sector is gradually improving, with asset quality and capital ratios getting better, according to analysts at Citigroup.