After Switzerland's surprise move to unpeg its franc, speculators are eyeing Denmark's currency peg, but the Danes likely won't follow suit, analysts say.» Read More
BRUSSELS— The European Union blacklisted Sri Lanka Monday for failing to combat illegal fishing, officially banning imports of fisheries products from Sri Lanka- flagged vessels into the EU. Officials said the decision to put Sri Lanka on the list was taken by EU fisheries ministers at their regular talks in Brussels. Sri Lanka is the second biggest exporter of...
BRUSSELS, Jan 26- Europe showed a willingness on Monday to give Athens more time to pay back its debts, but little sign that it would yield to a new Greek government's demands of debt forgiveness. European Union leaders and policymakers responded to Greek anti-bailout party Syriza's election victory on Sunday with warnings that a debt restructuring for Greece...
Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras promised on Sunday that five years of austerity, "humiliation and suffering" were over.
The euro may be the Charlie Brown of currencies. Like the comic character, it's under a cloud of negatives, with analysts tipping further downside.
Taimur Baig, Chief Economist, Asia at Deutsche Bank, says authorities will do what it takes to prevent Greece from leaving the euro zone and explains what that means for Italy and Spain.
Stefan Auer, Associate Professor, University of Hong Kong, discusses whether Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras can realize his promise to renegotiate Greece's debt agreements.
BRUSSELS— Britain's Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron predicted that the election victory of Greece's radical left-wing Syriza party would create "economic uncertainty" across Europe, while left-of-center parties welcomed the results as a message that the European Union should change its economic policy. Johan Van Overtveldt said on the eve of a...
The ECB faces another task: Dealing with Greece. Syriza is seen in power after Sunday's election, and has plans for how to deal with Greece's debt.
Barack Obama said on Sunday that the U.S. would consider all additional options short of military action to rein-in Moscow's activities in Ukraine.
Spain's authorities arrested four people in its North African enclave of Ceuta suspected of belonging to a militant Islamist network.
At Davos, Sir Mike Rake, President of Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and chairman of BT Group says that the benefits of staying in the European Union outweigh the costs.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a big lift for European stocks following the ECB'S QE announcement.
Worries about a Syriza win in the Greek elections sparking a euro-zone contagion of sovereign default are overhyped. Here's why.
BRUSSELS, Jan 23- The European Union will discuss on Tuesday increasing the bloc's emergency aid to Ukraine to as much as 2.5 billion euros, more than the 1.8 billion euros already proposed by the European Commission, diplomats said. EU finance ministers will consider raising the amount at their meeting in Brussels. The medium-term loans would be for this year...
It's a start, but Europe's bond-buying plan won't cure the Continent's deepening economic stagnation.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the formal announcement of European quantitative easing.
The ECB's Mario Draghi, reveals the central bank's asset-buying program, and interest rate decision.
The ECB's Mario Draghi, discusses the structure of the European Central Bank's bond-buying program.
CNBC's Steve Liesman and Steve Sedgwick, discuss what they expect to hear from the ECB's Mario Draghi when he makes his comments on European QE.
Robert Diamond, Atlas Merchant Capital CEO, shares his thoughts on the ECB's bond-buying program.