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  • The Euro 'Event' Will Cause Depression: HSBC Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 1:10 AM ET
    Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    With no end in sight to the euro zone debt crisis, events in Athens and Rome are likely to dominate investor sentiment over the coming days.

  • No Cannes Do for G20 Leaders Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 12:35 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy

    Those looking for firm action in the final G20 communique would have had a hard time finding much to get their teeth into.

  • Greece, the IMF & Money     Friday, 4 Nov 2011 | 2:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details on Greece, the IMF, and how the country plans on getting financial relief.

  • Euro Falls Ahead of G20 Statement     Friday, 4 Nov 2011 | 12:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look at the euro losing ground today after euro zone leaders raised fresh concerns about the regions ability to tackle its debt crisis,

  • 2011: The Year of the Summit Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 3:30 AM ET
    France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (R) welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she arrives for a meeting on debt crisis.

    The European council of heads of states have met 7 times this year and still have another meeting in the diary. Europe’s finance ministers have met 11 times and plan two more before the year is out.

  • Cameron Warns Colleagues on Talking Down UK Monday, 31 Oct 2011 | 2:46 AM ET
    David Cameron

    David Cameron has urged colleagues to stop talking down the economy as he tries to drown out a growing chorus of doomsayers with a resolutely upbeat assessment of the nation’s prospects, in an article for the FT.

  • Attack of the Buzz Killers Monday, 17 Oct 2011 | 4:51 PM ET
    champagne glasses

    Angela Merkel and Wolfgang Schaeuble sure know how to ruin a party. A euro party, that is.

  • John Lipsky

    The risk of European recession still lingers over the continent, but euro zone policymakers are likely to introduce a package this month that's comprehensive enough to head off that scenario, according to an official at the International Monetary Fund.

  • Clock Ticks as Market Hopes for Euro Zone Plan Sunday, 16 Oct 2011 | 10:55 AM ET

    Euro zone leaders are expected to come up with a substantive plan to solve the area’s crippling debt crisis by the time of the G20 leaders summit in Cannes on Nov. 3.  At the back of every investor’s mind is the thought that we could be setting ourselves up for a big fall.

  • The finance chiefs of the world's leading economies opened the door Saturday for the International Monetary Fund to play a bigger role in fighting the eurozone's escalating debt troubles.

  • G20 Debate: What Should IMF Do to Rescue Europe? Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 4:38 PM ET
    France Finance minister Francois Baroin (R) poses next to US Finance minister Timothy Geithner (L) eyed by French central bank governor Christian Noyer on October 14, 2011 at the 'Cite de L'Architecture' in Paris, prior to a working dinner, on the first day of the G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors.

    While finance ministers and central bankers at the G20 meeting in Paris desperately seek a solution to Europe's debt crisis, a separate debate has broken out over the IMF's role in any rescue package.

  • Emerging Countries in Talks on IMF Boost Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 10:04 AM ET
    IMF headquarters

    Emerging market countries are working on ways to contribute money rapidly to expand the effective firepower of the International Monetary Fund, with the aim of increasing its role in combating the eurozone sovereign debt crisis. The FT reports.

  • Spain Gets a Downgrade, Singapore Dollar Gets a Lift Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 7:34 AM ET

    Spain's debt rating is cut, the G20 is all about Europe, but the sun in shining in Singapore — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • G20 Strains Cast Shadow Over Paris Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 3:08 AM ET

    Discord over the euro zone crisis, currencies and global economic governance threatens to overshadow the Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Paris on Friday and Saturday, the FT reports.

  • Guarantee Greece? Try 'Guaranteeing Small Enterprises' Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 5:31 AM ET

    As the sovereign debt crisis is hits Europe and the idea of a double dip recession is starting to spread all over the world, G20 labor ministers gathered in Paris on Tuesday said job creation, particularly by small enterprises, was crucial in overcoming the financial crisis and warned that austerity measures needed to be balanced with the creation of jobs.

  • UAE Unemployment Is High, but Not for Lack of Jobs Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 3:48 PM ET
    Dubai

    Even the Gulf countries were not spared by the European and U.S. debt crisis. With unemployment figures estimated as high as 12 percent, the United Arab Emirates has lots of gaps to fill, Saqr Ghobash, the minister of labor for the UAE, told CNBC.com Tuesday.

  • Is EU Plan the Silver Bullet Markets Are Looking For? Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 4:52 AM ET

    Risk is back on the table after a terrible end to last week for the bulls. Following news of "Operation Twist" from the Federal Reserve, the market sold off aggressively, adding the pressure on policy makers as they met in Washington over the weekend to try and find a plan to avert a euro zone sovereign debt and banking crisis.

  • Sarkozy Under Pressure From G20 Leaders Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 11:59 AM ET
    French President Nicholas Sarkozy

    The leaders of six members of the G20 group of world economic powers issued a joint open letter to the French president Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday, calling for decisive action to be taken over the eurozone debt crisis.

  • Extra Bank Capital Means 'Global Recession': Bove Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 2:52 AM ET

    New capital requirements proposed by global regulators demanding that the biggest banks hold extra capital by 2019 will bring about a new recession, Rochdale's vice-president for equity research Dick Bove wrote in a weekend market note.

  • French Agriculture Minister Vows to Fight Speculators Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 6:33 AM ET
    Farmer picking weeds

    The matters of food production, lack of transparency in food stocks and speculation on commodities markets need to be tackled as they are affecting food prices, French agriculture minister Bruno Le Maire told CNBC.com Monday.