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Russia in a 'whiff of panic'  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 4:05 AM ET

Russia's economy collapsing sends a "whiff of panic" throughout its public, with people stocking up on imported goods. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports with a clip of the Russian Economic Development Minister, Alexei Ulyukayev speaking about future intentions.

Hard to be bullish with Russia  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 4:00 AM ET

The sharp decline in the Russian ruble has led to the public's faith in the ruble evaporating, says Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, who thinks the public seem "bearish".

Petros Doukas, former deputy finance minister of Greece, says radical left group Syriza will have to "U-turn" on its anti-austerity policy if its gets into government as it will face the "harsh reality" of the Troika's demands.

Fritz Joussen and Peter Long, co-CEOs of TUI Group, says the merger of Tui AG and Tui Travel has put the companies in a "stronger position" to deal with difficulties in the global economy.

Spanish banks more resilient: Banking body  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 3:20 AM ET

José María Roldán, president of the Spanish Banking Association, says the problem of non-performing loans for Spanish banks is a "done business" with institutions looking safer than before the financial crisis.

Santa rally delayed due to Russia, oil: Pro  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 3:00 AM ET

Talib Sheikh, global income fund manager at JPMorgan Asset Management, says the Santa rally has been delayed but equities are still the place to be.

Tim Clark, president of Emirates Airline, says the discontinuation of the Airbus A380 is "not an idea we entertain" because the aircraft has great "economics".

Philips CEO on $1.2B deal to buy Volcano  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 2:45 AM ET

Frans van Houten, CEO of Philips, says the company's acquisition of Volcano has created a "true winner" in the health image guided therapy space.

Luis Costa, head of CEEMEA FX and rates strategy at Citi, says the Central Bank of Russia has reacted too slow to the declining currency and needs to intervene in the FX market to halt the ruble's fall.

Europe shares open lower; Fed eyed  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 3:00 AM ET

European shares opened lower on Wednesday as investors turn their attention to the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy meeting.

Speaking ahead of the first round of voting in the Greek presidential election, Konstantinos Michalos, president of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, says the country is facing a "national crisis" and needs a "national coalition" of the major political parties.

Chris Watling, CEO of Longview Economics, says it is likely that Russia will impose capital controls in order to stem the decline of the ruble.

New Cold War won't happen: SocGen CEO  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 1:40 AM ET

Frédéric Oudéa, CEO of Société Générale, says it is in the common interest of the European Union, Russia and Ukraine to resolve the conflict.

Elena Panaritis, founder of Thought 4 Action and former PASOK MP, says that Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is not strongly supporting his candidate for the presidential election.

Euro will fall to $1.10 in 12 months: Pro  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 1:00 AM ET

Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, says policy divergence between the European Central Bank and U.S. Federal reserve will see euro/dollar fall to $1.10 in 12 months.

What was really behind the ruble's plummet?  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 1:00 AM ET

Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, discusses the catalysts for the rapid decline of the Russian ruble.

Greek presidential election: Why it matters  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 1:15 AM ET

CNBC's Julia Chatterley explains how tonight's Greek's presidential vote will work and what it could mean for the country's government.

Need 'stabilisation' in oil  Tue, 16 Dec '14 | 11:45 AM ET

In terms of the drop in oil prices, David Sneddon, managing director and global head of technical analysis at Credit Suisse, says their company is looking for "signs of stabilisation".

Swedish banks happy with 0% rate  Tue, 16 Dec '14 | 11:40 AM ET

With the Swedish Central Bank leaving its rates at 0%, Stefan Ingves, governor of Riksbank said that until the latter part of 2016, rates can be kept at 0%.

UK stress tests: How about cutting costs?  Tue, 16 Dec '14 | 11:25 AM ET

Discussing the Bank of England's stress test results, Howard Shore, founder & executive chairman at Shore Capital, says that banks like Lloyds and RBS should be cutting costs to make a good return on capital for shareholders.

Russia's got a 'real problem'  Tue, 16 Dec '14 | 11:05 AM ET

The Russian Central Bank raising its key interest rate will only make the economy worse and Russia will go "bust" says Howard Shore, founder & executive chairman at Shore Capital.

Russian economy: When it all went wrong  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 6:14 AM ET

As the Russian Central Bank continues to fight off the effect of international sanctions and the weak ruble, CNBC goes over the timeline of how it all went wrong.

Top Google search for 2014 is...  Mon, 15 Dec '14 | 7:00 PM ET

CNBC's Phil Han reports on what was the most searched thing on Google for 2014.

Andrew Bailey, deputy governor for prudential regulation at the Bank of England and CEO of the Prudential Regulation Authority, says the U.K.'s banking system can withstand "severe shock" after the stress tests.

BoE deputy governor on economic risks  Tue, 16 Dec '14 | 7:30 AM ET

Andrew Bailey, deputy governor for prudential regulation at the Bank of England and CEO of the Prudential Regulation Authority, discusses the biggest risks facing the British economy.

Fed won't adjust policy for oil  Tue, 16 Dec '14 | 5:20 AM ET

Discussing the decline in oil and how the Fed will react, Steven Englander, global head of G10 FX strategy at Citi, says that the Fed are more likely to focus on labor market improvements rather than oil price decline.

Martin Richenhagen, CEO of AGCO, an agricultural machinery company discusses, how the falling price of oil is good for his company and how the sector must adapt to changing diets in emerging markets.

With the Russian Central Bank raising its key interest rate to 17 percent, Tatiana Orlova, senior economist for Russia, CIS and Israel at RBS, weighs in on how it will impact market behaviour and exports.

BT buying EE looks good 'on paper'  Tue, 16 Dec '14 | 4:30 AM ET

With BT in talks to buy mobile phone operator EE, Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin says while the deal looks good "on paper", people have to be "cynical" about mergers and acquisitions in the telecom sector.

England's banks are 'un-investable'  Tue, 16 Dec '14 | 4:00 AM ET

The BoE stress tests demonstrate that banks aren't at risk of going bust, yet they are still "un-investable businesses" for clients says Max King, portfolio manager at Investec Asset Management.

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