France has a special responsibility as a euro zone heavyweight to take deficit cuts seriously, even though its budget deficit is above target, Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann said in an interview published Sunday.» Read More
Markets in Europe are mostly down even after positive U.S. jobs report. Euro zone inflation eases to a 14-month low in November, according to ECRI. The Swiss National Bank chairman says he will not resign over the recent currency scandal. Record overnight deposits at ECB, again. The euro dips below $1.27 for the first time since September 2010. And EU governments consider delaying their Iran oil ban.
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European Central Bank (ECB) governing board member Christian Noyer said on Friday that sovereign debt issuances across Europe were going better since the start of an ECB 3-year liquidity operation for banks last month.
France's bond auctions have been “reassuring” so far and the country will persuade investors that it is a safe place for their money, French Budget Minister Valerie Pecresse told CNBC in an interview Thursday.
Creating a stronger currency union will take time, and the two leaders should concentrate on putting out the immediate fire first, by finding ways to boost growth, analysts told CNBC.com.
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The risks to global growth are increasing, which may prompt the International Monetary Fund to forecast a recession for Europe this year, according to Zhu Min, deputy managing director of the IMF.
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European shares are lower on concerns over bank capital raising. Unicredit prices rights issue at substantial discount. Overnight deposits at the ECB hit record high of 453 billion euros. Yields fall at German and Portuguese debt auctions. And Germany's Merkel is scheduled to meet with Italy's Monti next Wednesday. With Joyce Selander, author and first woman to physically trade financial futures in the pits at CBOT.
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Germany holds its auction on its top ten-year bund, reports CNBC's Ross Westgate, and European stocks move lower as retailers weigh on the markets.
The downturn in the euro zone's vast private sector economy eased slightly towards the new year thanks to an upturn in Germany, although the region still looks firmly on course for recession, surveys showed on Wednesday.
Tai Hui, Regional Head of Economic Research, SE Asia, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore, says the first half of the year will be extremely challenging for markets due to lingering concerns about Europe.
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CNBC's Mandy Drury reports U.S. stocks are up across the board. Strong global economic reports are driving the markets. Germany's jobless rate was its lowest since re-unification, and U.S. manufacturing expanded at its fastest level in 6 months. Chinese manufacturing data was up, as well. Material and energy stocks are among the day's leaders. And BP challenges Halliburton court request on the Gulf oil spill.