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European markets opened lower on Monday as investors digested news that anti-austerity party Syriza won a general election in Greece on Sunday.

Greece needs debt cut: German Green Party  Mon, 26 Jan '15 | 2:40 AM ET

Gerhard Schick, spokesperson on finance for the Greens in the German Parliament, says Greece needs a debt cut with conditions, following a Syriza win in the country's election.

Pavlos Yeroulanos, Greece's former tourism minister, says the "medicine" of austerity is not working and the European Union needs to understand that the country needs a new formula to boost growth.

Michael Pettis, finance professor at Peking University, says the reforms China needs to implement to rebalance its economy will cause it to "slow significantly".

Former deputy finance minister of Greece Petros Doukas, says Syriza will not be able to deliver its promises regarding the renegotiation of debt.

Speaking after Syriza won the Greek election, Geoffrey Yu, senior foreign exchange strategist at UBS, discusses what the result means for the euro.

Syriza Greek election win: What next?  Mon, 26 Jan '15 | 1:00 AM ET

Radical leftwing party Syriza won the Greek election but is unlikely to gain an absolute majority. CNBC's Julia Chatterley reports on who Syriza's coalition partners could be and what it means for Greece's relationship with the euro.

Italy politics: 'Art of the compromise'  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 11:55 AM ET

At Davos, Ivan Vatchkov, CIO of Algebris, says the reform of the "populari" banks makes the banking environment in Italy "considerably more investment friendly."

ECB QE: A clearer picture on liquidity  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 11:45 AM ET

At Davos, Ivan Vatchkov, CIO of Algebris, discusses the recent launch of quantitative easing in Europe.

'We must stay in a reformed Europe'  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 11:40 AM ET

At Davos, Sir Mike Rake, President of Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and chairman of BT Group says that the benefits of staying in the European Union outweigh the costs.

UK has a 'skills shortage'  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 11:30 AM ET

At Davos, Sir Mike Rake, President of Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and chairman of BT Group says there's a skills shortage in the U.K..

At Davos, Robin Niblett, Director of Chatham House, says that there could be an inevitable deal between Ukraine and Russia, however if Petro Poroshenko gives up too much, he will lose his political credibility.

Farmers to delay sowing during 2015  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 11:00 AM ET

At Davos, Mike Mack, CEO of Syngenta says that farmers are delaying sowing crops so they can watch fertiliser prices.

Europe ends sharply higher after ECB easing  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 11:30 AM ET

European markets closed sharply higher on Friday, cheering the European Central Bank's (ECB) decision to launch a full-scale bond-buying program.

Global finance is 'in good shape'  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 10:45 AM ET

At Davos, André Esteves, CEO of BTG Pactual, says the global financial systems have improved and they're moving the right direction, with ECB President Mario Draghi doing a good job with quantitative easing.

Global turmoil: A 'world in transition'  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 10:30 AM ET

John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State "remains optimistic" in this current world of turmoil, giving three examples of individuals giving up their terror-related worlds for a life of "building" and not "destroying."

Ukraine crisis needs more global attention  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 10:15 AM ET

At Davos, Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia wants a greater international response to the Ukraine crisis.

Georgia PM: All in for EU membership  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 10:00 AM ET

At Davos, Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia, wants to transform Georgia into a European state, as "integration is the choice of our people."

Bring liquidity back!  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 10:50 AM ET

At Davos, André Esteves, CEO of BTG Pactual says that he'd like to see further changes that bring liquidity back.

Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves says it is "inconceivable" that Russia will take aggressive action against any Baltic countries in the way it did with Ukraine.

Straight-talking Schauble  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 9:00 AM ET

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble entertains the crowd during a CNBC World Economic Forum debate.

Sweden positive on ECB QE: PM  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 8:30 AM ET

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven says he is positive on the European Central Bank's quantitative easing.

We don't need QE: Estonia President  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 8:20 AM ET

Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, says the country doesn't need quantitative easing because its economy is in good shape.

We are not targeting euro level: ECB member  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 7:00 AM ET

Ignazio Visco, governor of the Central Bank of Italy, says the European Central Bank's monetary policy is not aimed at the euro's exchange rate.

Need to know: King Salman  Thu, 22 Jan '15 | 7:00 PM ET

Here's what you need to know about Saudi Arabia's new monarch, King Salman bin Abdulaziz.

SNB move will cause Swiss slowdown: Soros  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 7:00 AM ET

George Soros, chairman of the Soros Fund Management, say the Swiss National Bank's move to end the Swiss franc's euro peg will cause the currency to become overvalued and the economy to slow down.

Ignazio Visco, governor of the Central Bank of Italy, says Italy needs a stable government in order to make crucial reforms.

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble, says he wants the euro zone to stick together and stresses he has not modeled a Greek exit from the European Union.

Leaders not aware of Russia danger: Soros  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 7:00 AM ET

George Soros, chairman of the Soros Fund Management, says world leaders and not "sufficiently aware" of the danger of a "resurgent Russia".

UK voters want Conservatives: Osborne  Fri, 23 Jan '15 | 7:00 AM ET

U.K. Chancellor George Osborne says British voters want the Conservatives in government rather than the minority parties.

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