Alan Higgins, U.K. CIO at Coutts, says the weak euro zone PMI reflects the "very weak" bank lending environment and says a ECB rate cut is more likely than a quantitative easing program.» Read More
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.
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.
Restructuring Greece’s debt is both desirable and inevitable, despite insistence from European Union officials over the weekend that the idea is off the table, reports the New York Times.
Last week spelt the end of the inflation story and this is a reason to be bullish. That is the view of UK-based Michael Browne, a fund manager at Martin Currie.
Another week, another wave of dismal fiscal gridlock in Washington. But as US politicians squabble about how to cut the debt, another concept with a catchy name is quietly starting to creep into the policy debate: "financial repression", according to the FT.
On May 4, I recommended shorting the euro against the British pound. Here's an update.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the story on Euro Zone officials looking at changes to Greece's bailout program.
Discussing the best place to invest, with Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson; Ned Riley, Riley Asset Management; Matthew Lloyd, Advisors Asset Management, and CNBC's Sylvia Wadhwa.
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today said that it has lowered its long- and short-term sovereign credit ratings on the Hellenic Republic and S&P warned it may be cut further.
New data suggests the real global threat is coming from somewhere other than Greece and Portugal, with Kevin Gardiner, Barclays Wealth head of global investment strategy.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the latest on whether the EU will bail out Greece.
Friday's better than expected jobs report gave the dollar a lift, and these experts think it could continue.
Speculation over the weekend that Greece could leave the euro zone was “utterly unrealistic" and would be a “catastrophe” for the country and for the wider European Union, Yiannos Papantoniou, former Greek finance minister and president of the Centre for Progressive Policy Studies told CNBC on Monday.
Greece is gumming up the works in the euro zone again, but that's not hurting the euro. Time for your daily FX Fix.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details on the EU considering lowering interest rates on Greece and Irish bailouts.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details on the European debt crisis.
Jean Claude Trichet says the European Central Bank wants to remain flexible. Let us hope his flock of hawks and doves means this, because the next few months are going to be a bumpy ride.
Following a very volatile week for commodities and a weekend of speculation on Greek restructuring, investors are questioning if the risk-off trade is now dominating.
Following elections that return Stephen Harper to power in Canada last weekend, HSBC is outlining four reasons to buy the Canadian dollar
In recent months the euro has ignored a wall of worry about the health of three of its members and moved higher against the dollar, but this is no longer the case according to Jens Nordvig, global head of G-10 currency strategy at Nomura.