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  • EU Won't Manage Unified Banking Plan Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 4:26 AM ET

    The European Union will not respond with a U.S.-style bailout package to the current crisis but it will probably decide to guarantee all private deposits in banks across its territory to boost citizens' confidence in financial institutions, analysts told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Poll: Should Countries Guarantee Deposits? Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 3:39 AM ET

    Countries across Europe are following the move by Ireland to guarantee all its bank deposits. Should governments guarantee deposits? Vote in our poll.

  • How Ireland Will Destroy the Euro Thursday, 2 Oct 2008 | 4:28 PM ET

    Ireland's decision to guarantee all bank deposits will contribute to the demise of the single European currency, because it will erode the euro's credibility if it's allowed to go ahead, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer and Partner at Eclectica Fund, told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Poll: Does Europe Need a Rescue Plan? Tuesday, 30 Sep 2008 | 6:48 AM ET

    Do you think European banks  need a rescue plan? Vote in the poll below.

  • Google/Yahoo Ad Deal Keeps Stirring Up The Controversy Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 11:26 AM ET
    Yahoo partners with Google

    On Monday the World Federation of Advertisers, which represents 55 national advertiser associations, said it asked the European Union to block the partnership, which is expected to launch next month.

  • Germany Will Remain Europe's Economic Powerhouse Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 10:02 AM ET

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  • History Points to a New Bull in London Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 6:16 AM ET

    If history is any guide, the FTSE may be in for a bull run as the index seems to have largely ignored the bad news over the past two months, market historian David Schwartz told "Squawk Box Europe."

  • Feeling Left Out? France Calls for More Intervention Tuesday, 9 Sep 2008 | 4:12 AM ET

    The government takeover of mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shows the need for more government intervention in the financial sector, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde told CNBC Europe in an interview.

  • European Central Bank Rate Decision Timeline Wednesday, 3 Sep 2008 | 10:08 AM ET

    This is a timeline of the European Central Bank's rate decisions from 2007 to date.

  • Fire Bernanke, Hire Trichet: Jim Rogers Friday, 29 Aug 2008 | 6:01 AM ET

    The head of the European Central Bank should be running the Federal Reserve because he is doing a better job at protecting his economy, investor Jim Rogers, CEO of Rogers Holdings, told "Squawk Box Europe" on Friday.

  • Russia Could Strike Poland Over US Shield: Report Saturday, 16 Aug 2008 | 6:25 AM ET

    A top Russian general on Friday said Poland's deal with the United States to set up parts of a missile defence shield on Polish territory lays it open to a possible military strike, a Russian news agency reported.

  • Poll: What's More Important for the Euro-Zone Economy? Wednesday, 6 Aug 2008 | 12:37 PM ET

    The European Central Bank is widely expected to keep interest rate on hold Thursday, but is monetary policy really the most important thing for the future of the Euro-Zone economy?

  • EU Seeks Cooperation With SEC On Rating Agencies Saturday, 19 Jul 2008 | 2:28 PM ET

    The European Commission wants to cooperate closely with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on the planned regulation of credit rating agencies, the German financial weekly Euro am Sonntag reported.

  • Euro Zone May Trade Gap Wider Than Expected Friday, 18 Jul 2008 | 5:14 AM ET

    The euro zone posted an unadjusted trade deficit much wider than expected in May as imports grew at more than double the rate of exports, data showed on Friday.

  • Ireland is still a good place to invest and can compete globally despite the country's recent rejection of the Lisbon Treaty and stalling economic growth, Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen told CNBC.

  • M&S Shareholders' Anger Targets Bras, Dresses Thursday, 10 Jul 2008 | 11:47 AM ET

    Marks & Spencer's top dog Stuart Rose faced the wrath of investors at the company's AGM yesterday – but not necessarily for merging the roles of chairman and CEO or for profit warnings.

  • Will the BoE Keep Writing Letters? Wednesday, 9 Jul 2008 | 12:36 PM ET

    The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee will find itself in no easier position on Thursday, as it meets again to decide on UK interest rates. With rising inflation and falling growth, there seems no alternative but to wait, see and keep writing letters. 

  • EU Opens Probe in BHP Billiton Bid for Rio Tinto Friday, 4 Jul 2008 | 1:23 PM ET

    The European Commission opened an in-depth investigation on Friday into BHP Billiton's $170 billion unsolicited bid for rival miner Rio Tinto, with prices of iron ore already soaring.

  • European Central Bank Rate Decision Timeline Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 9:59 AM ET

    This is a timeline of the European Central Bank's rate decisions from 2007 to date.

  • Poll: Who Would You Like to Run Your Central Bank? Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    The world's biggest central banks are pulling in opposite directions and it seems their efforts are only contributing to one thing: a weaker dollar.  Vote for your preferred central banker.

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