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  • From Finance to Sex Therapy: London Bankers Escape Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 3:44 AM ET

    With thousands of jobs axed and many more under threat in London's financial center, City workers are leading an exodus from the City as they consider alternative careers and dramatic life changes.

  • See You in Court: Russians May Sue Over Cyprus Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 5:31 PM ET
    Bank of Cyprus employees move demonstration from their headquarters to the Central Bank of Cyprus (the buildings are next door to each other).  They chanted "resign, resign, resign" - calling for the Governor of the Central Bank to step down.

    Russian businesses and banks that face losses from the Cyprus bailout are considering legal action but may have a hard time making a case.

  • Cyprus Jitters: How It Could Still Go Wrong Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 1:56 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the NYSE

    Although markets initially held up in the face of renewed chaos, market watchers and analysts are warning that the flare up in the euro zone debt crisis could once again curb investor sentiment.

  • Gloom Enveloping Portugal as Austerity Drags On Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 9:49 AM ET

    Austerity is grinding Portugal down. The risk is that improving exports alone will not be enough to restore growth.

  • Forget Cyprus: Focus on the Big and Slow Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 4:07 AM ET

    Investors are prone to add unnecessary significance to the latest piece of fast-moving market noise, while underestimating or missing large and slow-moving shifts that have huge impact, say Alexander Friedman and Kiran Ganesh from UBS.

  • World Benefits From Fed's Cheap Money Policy: Bernanke Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 11:13 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke on Monday defended the central bank's aggressive easing of monetary policy, saying while it was aimed at bolstering the U.S. economic recovery, it was helping other countries as well.

  • ‘We Feel Like Crying’: Cypriots Lament Bailout Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 9:47 AM ET
    A demonstrator outside the Cypriot parliament in Nicosia, Cyprus

    As economists warned of the devastating impact the bailout would have on the Cypriot economy, ordinary Cypriots attempted to come to terms with a new reality.

  • Will Russians Take Their Money Out of Cyprus? Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 8:40 AM ET
    Cypriots line up at the ATM to withdraw their savings in the midst of the banking crisis in Nicosia, Cyprus.

    The relationship between Cyprus and Russia will not be hurt as a result of the bailout, Cyprus' finance minister told CNBC. But Russia's prime minister suggested otherwise.

  • Cyprus Relief: Why the Rally May Be Short Lived Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 6:05 AM ET
    Michael Sarris, Cyprus's finance minister, listens during a news conference following the Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium, on Monday, March 25, 2013.

    An eleventh-hour deal in Cyprus helped Asian and European markets higher on Monday, but analysts warn that "risk-on" may be short lived, with downside risks remaining.

  • Silvio Berlusconi repeated a demand on Monday to be included in any new Italian government, but there was no sign his center-left rival would renege on a promise not to ally with the tycoon as a way out of political stalemate.

  • Bulk of Russian Money in Cyprus Belongs to Small Firms Saturday, 23 Mar 2013 | 11:36 PM ET
    Riot police in Cyprus stand on guard as protesters near by protest the governments handling of the banking crisis.

    The assessment of officials and bankers on the Mediterranean island suggest the bulk of the billions of euros of Russian money in Cyprus comes from smaller firms and middle-class savers, and not the super-wealthy.

  • Cyprus Edges Closer to a European Union Bailout Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 4:51 PM ET
    Cypriots line up at a Laiki Bank ATM to withdraw their money.

    Cyprus is expected to take some dramatic measures this weekend to secure an EU bailout, including approving some type of tax on big savers.

  • Ratings Agency Fitch May Cut UK's AAA Credit Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 3:29 PM ET
    The Chancellor is under pressure after the UK lost its AAA credit rating last month and the lack of growth in the economy, is predicted to reveal plans to continue with his austerity strategy to cut the UK's deficit.

    Fitch ratings agency warns that they may cut the UK's AAA credit rating due to the country's deep economic problems.

  • Cyprus: 'Next Few Hours Will Determine Our Future' Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 2:13 PM ET

    Cyprus' lawmakers geared up to vote on a series of bills put forward in a renewed effort to strike a bailout deal with European partners on Friday after talks with Russia collapsed.

  • Who Will Blink First? Europe or Cyprus Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 12:28 PM ET

    With Europe locked in a multi-billion-dollar game of chicken with Cyprus, markets Friday were watching closely to see which side would blink first.

  • The Iron Lad: Osborne Hailed as Thatcher’s Heir Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 7:33 AM ET

    The British media enjoy any opportunity to hail or condemn Margaret Thatcher, and the current Chancellor's 2013 budget gave them such a moment.

  • Russia Aid Not Likely for Cyprus: Eurogroup Chief Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    Dutch Finance Minister and Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem

    The Dutch finance minister and new head of the Eurogroup of finance ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, told CNBC that he was confident that an agreement could be found for Cyprus, but Russia might not be the source of the solution.

  • UK Needs ‘Monetary Realism’: Ex-BoE Official Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 5:40 AM ET
    The Bank of England

    The Bank of England (BoE) may have been given the green light to use "unconventional monetary policy instruments", but it actually needs to engage in some monetary policy "realism", Andrew Sentance, senior economic advisor at PwC, told CNBC.

  • Hermes Posts Record Margin, Beats Forecasts Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 3:36 AM ET
    Forth & Towne opened four stores in the Chicago area today including this one in Skokie, looking to provide the 35-year-old-plus woman with fashionable, fitting clothing as well as accessories.

    Hermes said operating margin last year reached its highest level since they listed in 1993 on robust demand for its hand-crafted leather goods and printed silk scarves.

  • H&M Speeds Up Expansion Despite Profit Miss Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 3:20 AM ET

    H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, posted a slightly bigger drop than expected in first quarter pretax earnings.

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