*Germany's Schaeuble points to differences. BRUSSELS, March 11- European ministers agreed on Tuesday to strengthen a scheme to tackle troubled banks, seeking to win the blessing of EU lawmakers for a reform to fortify the euro zone against crises. It could even fall to European Union leaders, who meet in Brussels on March 20-21, to decide.» Read More
The complexity of European politics should prevent any reprofiling of Greek debt this year, according to a political analyst, but markets are still waiting for any sign of a prospective default.
It seems certain the IMF will not pay its share of an aid tranche to Greece at end-June but the global lender is seen taking part in a new programme, a German newspaper reported on Wednesday without quoting any sources.
As the race for a new bailout for Greece continues, one of the main bones of contention between opposition politicians and the Greek government is tax.
Talk of a second Greek bailout pushes the Euro higher, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on trades to make today.
CNBC's David Faber and Gary Kaminsky examine real estate debt and banks; and a discussion on Greece's continuing debt crisis, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Germans are caving and Russians are raising - rates, that is. Time for your daily FX Fix.
The euro is gaining and stocks are following the single currency higher, but investors should avoid chasing the risk-on trade according to one analyst.
Following months of talks, Germany now appears ready to drop demands it has made in order to allow Greece to restructure its debt and prevent the government in Athens from running out of cash over the summer.
Investors should buy UK banks now while they are cheap as their share prices will rise significantly over the next two years, a report published by Societe Generale said; but other analysts contradicted this view because of the gloomy economic outlook.
Some of football’s biggest sponsors are raising the alarm over infighting at Fifa even as Sepp Blatter, its president, dismissed the bribery storm engulfing the sport’s governing body as a few “difficulties” rather than a crisis, reports the FT.
Some market players have said Italy will be the next to ask for a bailout but Federico Ghizzoni, chief executive of Italian bank Unicredit, told CNBC that the country is in a totally different situation than Greece.
The Bank of England (BoE) was warned by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) on Monday that raising interest rates before November risked damaging the recovery of the UK economy.
Reports that Greece has not met any of the fiscal targets set by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Union (EU) as part of its 110 billion euros ($157 billion) bailout knocked down the euro Monday, as other countries in the euro zone are threatened with being dragged into the Greek morass.
Greek political leaders failed to reach consensus at an emergency meeting on Friday on how to exit the country's debt crisis, party sources said.
The Swiss franc gets a lift from the IMF, and the yen gets bruised by Fiche — time for your Friday FX Fix.
A check on G8 leaders as they try to make some decisions on global aid, with CNBC's Ross Westgate.
The IMF is sticking to a program that "does not contemplate" Greek debt restructuring, acting managing director John Lipsky told CNBC on the sidelines of the G8 conference in Deauville, France.
Those fearing the effects of Greece’s parlous economic state on the euro shouldn’t worry as long as the currency has support from China, according to a currency analyst.
The first thing Silvia Huelves was told when she started studying architecture was that she should take up Chinese or Japanese -- she was never going to build anything in Spain any time soon.
Despite "a machine gun" being taken to equity markets this year, the asset class' longer term poor performance has masked its considerable resilience, Guy Monson, fund manager at Sarasin & Partners, said.