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  • TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1 EAST LANSING, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Economic Club Luncheon- 1745 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England announces the results of this year's bank stress tests and publishes Financial Stability...

  • FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27 RABAT- Bank of Spain Governor Luis Maria Linde to participate in the "Monetary Policy and Financial Stability in the Mediterranean Region" conference- 0600 GMT. NAGOYA, Japan- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks to business leaders in Nagoya- 0100 GMT. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1 EAST LANSING, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago...

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  • Melting Arctic like 'discovering a new Africa'

    Iceland's president calls the Arctic a 'new Africa' with its wealth of resources and new sea passages.

  • There are great benefits to developing the Arctic's amazing wealth of resources, if done carefully, according to Iceland's president.

  • Northern Lights in Iceland

    While Iceland's tourism industry appears to be flourishing, the country is still struggling to coax vacationers to the Nordic island nation.

  • Can Greece meet the IMF debt deadline?

    Anne Krueger, professor of International Economics at Johns Hopkins University, says Greece still has time to work out a new aid deal that will enable it to make a debt payment to the IMF by June 30.

  • Boats moored in a harbor in Iceland.

    A tiny city in northern Iceland has topped travel guide Lonely Planet’s list of the 10 best places to visit in Europe this summer.

  • Reykjavik downtown, Iceland

    Iceland is to introduce a 39 percent exit tax on assets from its failed banks, as part of moves to lift capital controls.

  • Iceland prepares to lift capital controls

    Bjarni Benediktsson, finance minister for Iceland, tells CNBC about the country's decision to lift capital controls which were imposed in 2008.

  • Alphorn players perform in Nendaz, Switzerland.

    Switzerland is the happiest place on Earth, thanks to its high performing GDP and healthy life expectancy rates of its citizens.

  • The Eyjafjallajškull volcano in Iceland.

    If enormous heat deep in the heart of Iceland's volcanoes can be harnessed for geothermal energy, the industry may be set for a revolution.

  • Iceland: Slashes rates for first time in two years

    Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland, Már Gudmundsson says that they've finally "conquered inflation" and does "not fear" a widespread disinflationary scenario in Iceland.

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  • We don't need EU membership: Iceland Fin Min

    Bjarni Benediktsson, Finance Minister of Iceland, says the country does not need to join the European Union as it gets all of the benefits by being in the European Economic Area.

  • Iceland needs capital controls to protect currency: Fin Min

    Bjarni Benediktsson, Finance Minister of Iceland, says the country needs its capital controls to prevent its currency from devaluing.

  • The lava flows on the the ground after the Bardabunga volcano erupted again on August 31, 2014.

    The Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland sends torrents of lava into the air Tuesday as its risk of eruption continues to mount, experts say.

  • Chinese property tycoon: Why I like Scandinavia

    Speaking to CNBC at the China Entrepreneurs Club summit, Huang Nubo, Chairman, Beijing Zhongkun Investment Group, explains why he's purchasing resorts in Iceland and Scandinavia.

  • Iceland capital controls signal 'sickness': Fin Min

    Bjarni Benediktsson, Iceland finance minister, talks about why the country still has capital controls in place and when they could be removed.

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    How do you make money in these markets? Here is what some of the experts have been saying to CNBC.