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  • Greek leftist leader claims victory over austerity Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 1:56 AM ET
    Supporters of the opposition radical leftist Syriza party cheer at exit poll results which indicate that Syriza have a clear lead in Athens, Greece.

    Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras promised on Sunday that five years of austerity, "humiliation and suffering" were over.

  • *Euro hits 11- year low in knee-jerk reaction to Greece vote. *Investors see limited fallout from Greece in longer term. TOKYO, Jan 26- The euro skidded to an 11- year low and stock prices fell on Monday as Greece's Syriza party promised to roll back austerity measures after sweeping to victory in a snap election, putting Athens on a collision course with...

  • ATHENS, Jan 26- Greek leftwing leader Alexis Tsipras will move on Monday to build a stable government that can take on international lenders and reverse years of painful austerity following a crushing election victory by his Syriza party. Syriza won 149 seats in the 300- seat parliament in Sunday's election, two short of an absolute majority, but the result...

  • China stocks edge up, Hong Kong can't gain traction Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 11:43 PM ET

    SHANGHAI, Jan 26- China stocks edged up on Monday but gains were capped by selling in financials, while fears of instability in Europe weighed on shares in Hong Kong. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index dropped 0.1 percent, to 24,819.61, and the Hong Kong China Enterprises Index lost 0.7 percent, to 12,179.24, falling for the first time in four days as investors booked...

  • Is the euro the Charlie Brown of currencies? Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 11:35 PM ET

    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.

  • Shanghai copper falls 4 pct to lowest since July 2009. SINGAPORE, Jan 26- London copper fell almost 2 percent to its weakest level in nearly two weeks on Monday, pressured by a stronger dollar as the euro stumbled after Greece's Syriza party, set to win a snap election, promised to roll back austerity measures. It touched a session low of $5,415, its weakest since Jan. 14...

  • TOKYO/ WELLINGTON, Jan 26- The euro hit an 11- year low versus the U.S. dollar on Monday as Greece's anti-austerity Syriza party swept to victory in a snap election, putting Athens on a collision course with international lenders. In the near term, traders are looking to whether Syriza will secure an outright majority, which would raise the risk of a standoff with...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 26- London copper futures fell for a third session running on Monday as the dollar gained against the euro after Greece's Syriza party promised to roll back austerity measures as it is set to win a snap election. *Syriza's Alexis Tsipras is on course to become prime minister of the first euro zone government openly opposed to austerity policies...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 26- Gold climbed towards a five-month high on Monday as an electoral win by Greece's anti-austerity party sparked fears of renewed instability in Europe, triggering safe-haven demand for bullion. *Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras was set to become prime minister of the first euro zone government openly opposed to bailout conditions...

  • Brace for more downside in the euro  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 7:41 PM ET

    Michael Every, Head of Financial Markets Research, Asia-Pacific at Rabobank, discusses the tumble in the euro following the results of Greece's election and explains what that means for the U.S. dollar.

  • Challenges ahead for Syriza's Tspiras  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 7:31 PM ET

    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.

  • Tracking the rise of economic nationalism  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 7:13 PM ET

    As exemplified by the Swiss National Bank, individual countries are taking precautionary measures to avoid being impacted by global monetary policies, says Jimmy Koh, Economic-Treasury Research, UOB.

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 26- The euro hit a fresh 11- year low on Monday as Greece's Syriza party promised to roll back austerity measures after sweeping to victory in a snap election, putting Athens on a collision course with international lenders. The euro fell to $1.1098 on trading platform EBS, its lowest level since September 2003. It last traded at $1.1132, down about...

  • *Greece vote results stokes fresh concerns of instability in Europe. TOKYO, Jan 26- The euro skidded to near an 11- year low and U.S. stock futures fell on Monday as Greece's Syriza party promised to roll back austerity measures after sweeping to victory in a snap election, putting Athens on a collision course with international lenders. Syriza leader Alexis...

  • What Greek elections mean for European QE  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 6:17 PM ET

    Mark Okada, Co-Founder & CIO of Highland Capital, says the results of Greece's elections indicate that reform is the real solution to long-term growth in Europe.

  • 'Greece is on a different direction now': Pro  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 5:32 PM ET

    Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager FX Trading of Saxo Capital Markets, says chances of a "Grexit are pretty high now" and explains what that means for the euro.

  • Greece to see a 'tough negotiation' ahead: Pro  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 5:24 PM ET

    Antonio Fatas, Professor of Economics at INSEAD, explains why he sees an "extremely tough negotiation" taking place in Europe after the elections in Greece.

  • This week's agenda in Asia  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 5:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Pauline Chiou outlines the market-moving events in the Asia-Pacific region this week.

  • The anti-austerity Syriza party is set to win Sunday's election, but may fall short of support to form a government on its own. CNBC's Julia Chatterley reports.

  • ATHENS, Jan 25- Greece's leftwing Syriza appeared on course to trounce the ruling conservatives in Sunday's snap election and could win the absolute majority it wants to fight international creditors' insistence on painful austerity measures. While a final result may not come for hours, 40- year-old Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras was set to become prime...