RIGA, Latvia— Greece remains at loggerheads with its European creditors on an economic reform program required to unlock bailout loans the country will need to avoid defaulting in coming months and crashing out of the euro. Just two months ago, Greece secured an agreement from the eurozone to get the remaining money in its bailout fund— 7.2 billion euros— but only...» Read More
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the official start of quantitative easing in Europe and whether EU finance ministers will give any money to Greece.
Danny McCoy, CEO of IBEC, tells CNBC that despite high debt levels in Ireland, he sees a strong year of growth ahead.
Gary McGann, CEO of Smurfit Kappa, tells CNBC that Ireland needs to support SMEs which are fundamental to a sustainable recovery.
Notis Marias, Greek Independent MEP, explains why he thinks that the European Central Bank is profiting from Greece's debt.
CNBC's Julia Chatterley talks to Yanis Varoufakis, finance minister of Greece, and asks him how Greece will pay their bills and what are their future plans.
Euro zone finance ministers have approved a four-month extension of Greece's bailout. David Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, says negotiations will continue to happen for a long time, despite the extension.
What does the Greek public think about the current debt negotiations? CNBC's Julia Chatterley reports from Athens.
Discussing Greece, Mark Mobius, executive chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group, says there's no reason for Greece to go bankrupt and leave the euro zone.
Discussing the Greek debt negotiations, Anthony Chan, chief economist and managing director at Chase, says that the four-month bailout extension means only "breathing" space for Greece and there is a lot of "tough work" still ahead.
If an agreement between Greece and the euro zone isn't reached by Monday, then the markets will react negatively says Themis Themistocleous, head European investment office at UBS Wealth Management.
Discussing the Greek debt negotiations, CNBC's Julia Chatterley talks to Jeroen Dijsselbloem, president of the Eurogroup and Hans Joerg Schelling, finance minister of Austria, on their thoughts.
CNBC's Julia Chatterley talks to Elena Panaritis, an adviser to the Greek Government, about the ongoing debt negotiations.
As Europe's debt talks with Greece's anti-austerity government continue, another austerity hater builds support in Spain.
CNBC's Annette Weisbach reports on the European Central Bank denying reports of capital controls for Greece.
Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Asset Management, says the European Central Bank is heaping more pressure on the Greek government by indirectly leaking the potential for capital controls.
James Davidson, fund manager at JPMorgan Asset Management, discusses Greek debt negotiations in terms of a Grexit and its potential for contagion.
Darren Ruane, head of fixed interest at Investec Wealth and Investment Limited, says the euro zone would like to put the Greece situation "to bed."
Anatole Kaletsky, co-founder and chief economist at Gavekal Dragonomics, says Greece's finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, is "holding a gun to his own head."
Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, says Greece's desire to receive money without conditionality was unacceptable to the euro zone.
Discussing Greece's debt negotiations, Azad Zangana, European economist at Schroders, says it's likely there will be some extension to the country's current bailout program.