Europe: Economy


  • Solving Euro Crisis Small Change for China: Mobius Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 5:16 AM ET
    Markl Mobius, Executive Chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets

    "It is not unrealistic for China to backstop the euro zone crisis," said Mark Mobius, the executive chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group in an interview with CNBC on Tuesday from Monaco.

  • Europe Stocks to Open Higher on Greece Hopes Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 12:31 AM ET
    Close-up of a pen on stock price chart

    European stocks were expected to open higher on Tuesday after edging up by Monday’s close on fresh hopes that private bondholders could share the burden of Greek debt.

  • China's Model Reflects 'Vampire Economy': Strategist Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 5:45 AM ET
    Wen Jiabao

    The Chinese economy reflects the ‘Vampire Economy’ of Germany under National Socialism, Sean Corrigan, chief investment strategist at Diapason Commodities Management told CNBC.

  • Europe Markets Seen Lower on Greek Vote Worries Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 12:48 AM ET
    Share Price chart

    European stocks were expected to open lower on Monday after all the major indexes fell on Friday, amid lingering concerns over Greek debt ahead of parliamentary votes on fresh austerity measures due to take place on Wednesday and Thursday.

  • Wen Visit Won't Provide Greek Solution: Analysts Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 1:40 PM ET
    Wen Jiabao

    China's premier Wen Jiabao arrived in Hungary on Friday as part of a five-day tour of Europe that analysts expect will see the Chinese government attempt to reassure markets over its economic management and lend rhetorical support to Europe's economies.

  • Greece Will Approve Austerity Measures: Merkel Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 9:35 AM ET

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday said she was optimistic that Greece would be able to push through a new package of austerity measures needed in return for further bailout funds.

  • Ben Bernanke press conference following rate decision.

    The bulls will tell you that in the next two or three months the global economy will recover and sentiment will improve as a solution is found to the Greek debt crisis.

  • IEA Ready To Release More Oil, Show Its Bite: Tanaka Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 4:00 AM ET

    The International Energy Agency is ready to release more oil onto the market if necessary, Nobuo Tanaka, Executive Director of the agency, told CNBC in an interview Friday morning.

  • Europe Shares Seen Sharply Higher on Greece News Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 2:35 AM ET

    European stocks were expected to open sharply higher on Friday following news that Greece won the consent of the European Union and International Monetary Fund for a new five year austerity plan.

  • EU Leaders Meet, Insist on More Greek Austerity Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 6:45 PM ET

    European leaders arriving for a summit in Brussels on Thursday reinforced calls for Greece to push ahead with austerity measures in return for further financial aid and called on the country to stand united as opposition to the measures grows.

  • Brace for Greek Restructuring in September: Professor Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 8:08 AM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

    Financial markets should brace themselves for a restructuring of Greek debt in September, Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley said on Thursday.

  • Investors Wary as Bahrain Seeks National Consensus Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 7:24 AM ET
    Bahrain skyline

    A special military court in Bahrain yesterday convicted 21 - mostly Shiite - activists on charges of conspiring to overthrow the government during the unrest seen in the kingdom during February and March of this year. The court sentenced eight of these activists to life in prison and the others to terms of up to 15 years.

  • Brain Drain Is Happening in Greece: Economist Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 4:30 AM ET

    Greece is facing an exit by some of the most talented people in its workforce, as well as its broader economic problems, John Sfakianakis Group Chief Economist at Banque Saudi Al Fransi, told CNBC Thursday.

  • David Bloom: 'Is There a Bigger Armageddon Out There?' Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 3:09 AM ET

    Investors are afraid of “Armageddon” in foreign exchange markets due to concerns beyond the Greek debt crisis and sluggish US growth, David Bloom global head of foreign exchange at HSBC told CNBC Thursday.

  • MSCI Keeps Qatar, UAE Waiting on Upgrade Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 1:43 AM ET

    The UAE and Qatar markets are in focus as the highly anticipated MSCI decision on whether or not to upgrade these markets from ‘frontier’ to ‘emerging markets’ status was delayed until December of this year.

  • Saudi Mortgage Law Opens Door to Investment Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 1:30 AM ET

    Saudi Arabia is expected to enforce a highly-anticipated new mortgage law that could offer valuable opportunities for banks and investors seeking the next growth story in the Kingdom.

  • Is the Euro Set for a Big Summer Selloff? Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 1:19 AM ET

    With persistent uncertainty over the  Greek government's policies and over the EU's ability to agree on a solution, the euro should be on shaky ground, according to some analysts.

  • Europe Markets to Open Lower, Spooked by Bernanke Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 1:10 AM ET
    Close-up of a pen on stock price chart

    European stocks were expected to open lower on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke revised the US growth forecast downwards.

  • EU to Present United Front as Summit Seeks to Reassure Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 12:54 AM ET
    EU building flags brussels

    As a two-day meeting of EU leaders gets underway in Brussels on Thursday, analysts expect the summit to provide temporary relief for financial markets with leaders present a united front and insisting they will continue to support Greece, but not much more.

  • Asia's Rich Outpace Europe as Global Wealth Rebounds Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 10:31 AM ET

    The number and bank balances of the world's millionaires have rebounded to above pre-crisis levels, but demographic and geographical shifts are changing the face of global wealth, according to a report on high net worth individuals by CapGemini and Merrill Lynch, released Wednesday.

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