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  • Europe Must Stay Vigilant to Avoid Future Crisis: IMF Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 3:33 AM ET

    Europe’s recovery is on track, but reform of the financial services sector and strong policy action to improve the fiscal health of EU member states is needed in order to prevent future crises, the International Monetary Fund has said.

  • Reform Fatigue Saps Greek Appetite for Protest Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 12:21 AM ET
    Riot policemen push back demonstrators as they try to approach the finance ministry in Athens.

    Greek trade unionists dutifully turned out for a one-day general strike on Wednesday but the chanting of anti-austerity slogans outside parliament lacked the defiance of a year ago.

  • Greece Negatives Priced In?     Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 9:55 AM ET

    Looking at an under the radar way to play the action in Greece, with Andrew Busch, BMO Capital Markets/Money in Motion currency trader.

  • Euro Dips, Loonie Lifts Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 9:40 AM ET

    Sovereign debt is weighing on the euro, but the loonie is lifting off again. Time for your FX Fix.

  • European Market Update     Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 9:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Guy Johnson takes a look at the mixed stocks, as upbeat earnings and Greece concerns take center stage.

  • Bank of England Raises Medium-Term Inflation Forecast Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 6:11 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    The Bank of England raised its medium-term inflation forecast to just under 2 percent in its May inflation report, potentially paving the way for a November rate rise.

  • No Risk of Euro Zone Contagion: BNP CEO Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 4:58 AM ET

    The boss of French banking giant BNP Paribas has told CNBC that he sees no risk of contagion from the problems facing Greece, Portugal and Ireland.

  • Did Geithner Block Better Deal for Irish People? Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 2:22 AM ET
    United States Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    In Ireland the Irish Times columnist Morgan Kelly has caused a stir by suggesting that his country needs to break free of the terms of its bailout from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund if it is to thrive as a nation.

  • The Euro Zone's Journey to Defaults Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 12:33 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    Given such a debt burden, what are the chances that a country with Greece's history would be able to finance its debt in the market on terms consistent with a decline in the debt burden?

  • Pace of UK Growth Under Threat Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 11:44 PM ET

    Britain's economy is unlikely to grow as fast as before the financial crisis because its most productive sectors have been hardest hit, jeopardising government plans to cut the deficit, reports the FT.

  • Farrell: Rumor of the Day — Greece is the Word Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 3:42 PM ET

    Rumor in the market today is that another 60 billion Euros will be flowing to Greece from the EU or the IMF, or maybe both. It really should come from the IMF in my mind since they are the yahoo's that predicted long term interest costs for Greece would be 5.6% in 2012. While there is always a chance for a miracle, long term Greek bonds are at an almost 16% yield. So if Greece is to get money, it'll have to come from the EU or the IMF.

  • Why Greece Will End Up Getting More Money From EU Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 3:39 PM ET
    Euro bills and coins in cash register tray

    Germany and the rest of Europe will loan Athens more money to keep Greece servicing its debt and prevent writedowns by European governments and banks on loans they've already made to Greece.

  • Euro's Woes May Be Shortlived, Strategist Says Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 11:01 AM ET
    Euro bills and U.S. dollars being exchanged

    The euro has dropped more than 5% against the dollar in a matter of days. But this strategist says it won't last.

  • Commodities Give a Lift, Euro Rumors Give Whiplash Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 9:44 AM ET

    Rumor time for the euro, good times for commodity currencies. Time for your daily FX Fix.

  • Who Does Greece Owe?     Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 9:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs has the story on what the Greeks owe that makes the rest of Europe so scared.

  • Tracking the Markets     Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 7:21 AM ET

    Weighing in on the global markets, with Larry Kantor, Barclays Capital head of research.

  • Euro Zone Crisis Plan Is Failing: Willem Buiter Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 6:54 AM ET

    The plan to deal with the euro zone debt crisis and avoid restructuring before 2013 is failing, Willem H. Buiter, Chief Economist at Citi Investment Research and Analysis said on Tuesday.

  • UK Example for Euro Periphery Countries: Osborne Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 5:58 AM ET
    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    Europe should help countries that are in trouble but these countries need to show that they are tackling their deficit problems themselves, like Britain has done, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne told CNBC in an interview Tuesday.

  • Greece Denies Report It Is Seeking New EU Aid Package Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 4:26 AM ET

    Greece on Tuesday denied a Dow Jones report that it expects a new aid package of nearly 60 billion euros ($85.71 billion) to deal with its debt crisis.

  • Crisis Is a Sideshow to European Success: Analyst Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 2:48 AM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

    As far as Europe’s real economy is concerned, the problems on the periphery are just that, peripheral, according to Credit Suisse’s Robert Barrie.