• John Hourican, CEO of the Bank of Cyprus, says he hopes the lender is "not in the news" for failing the forthcoming asset quality review.

  • John Hourican, CEO of the Bank of Cyprus, says the banking issues in Portugal are "unfortunate" as it has come at a time when banks are trying to restore confidence in the sector.

  • Where Russia's wealth is outside its borders Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 2:57 PM ET
    A car drives past a billboard promoting a Russian bank on a main road in the southern Cypriot port of Limassol.

    Of the half a trillion dollars held by Russians outside the country, roughly two-thirds is held in accounts in just three countries.

  • Cyprus minister: 'Problems in the past'     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 12:17 PM ET

    Cyprus's finance minister, Harris Georgiades, concedes there were "problems in the past" between the Cypriot government and the central bank governor, who has just resigned.

  • Cypriot finance minister Harris Georgiades, says he is concerned about the developments in Crimea.

  • Cyprus central bank governor resigns     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 12:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Chatterley reports on the resignation of the Cypriot central bank governor, citing long-existing tensions between the governor and the government due to the handling of the island's bailout.

  • Cyprus sees more stability, even bitcoin innovators Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:04 PM ET

    Cypriot Finance Minister Harris Georgiades talks about his country's faster-than-expected rebound.

  • Cyprus FM: Worst is behind our country     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 6:36 AM ET

    Cyprus' debt has been upgraded just 9 months after a massive banking crisis on the tiny island nation. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides insight on her interview with Cypriot Finance Minister Harrris Georgiades about the country's recovery, and bitcoin.

  • Harris Georgiades, Finance Minister of Cyprus, told CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera that S&P's move to upgrade the nation's sovereign debt was uplifting for Cypriots.

  • David Lascelles, chairman of the Independent Commission on the Future of the Cyprus Banking Sector, says that there has been no return of confidence to the Cypriot banking sector after the banking crisis last year.

  • Cyprus is 'out of danger': minister     Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Harris Georgiades, Cyprus's finance minister, says the country's resilience has exceeded expectations, as the island is now "out of the danger zone" and has entered a "stabilization phase".

  • Cyprus Will Deal With Every Issue: Minister     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    Harris Georgiades, Cyprus' finance minister, underlines the progress Cyprus has made in implementing "hard but necessary decisions."

  • Gabriel Sterne, senior economist for Exotix and David Lascelles, chairman of the Independent Commission for the Cyprus Banking Sector, discuss how to fix Cypriot banks.

  • Euro Zone Officials: No Revision to Cyprus Bailout Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 4:04 AM ET

    The euro zone does not intend to change the terms of Cyprus's bailout as requested by Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades in a letter sent to euro zone leaders and its lenders.

  • Cyprus Was a Disaster: German Green Party     Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 1:54 AM ET

    Gerhard Schick, financial policy spokesman for the Green Party, tells CNBC why the handling of the Cyprus crisis was a disaster and why Europe needs an institution that can cope with the banks.

  • Cyprus 'Risks Worse Recession Than Expected' Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 11:56 AM ET
    A shop displays a closing down sign in Nicosia, Cyprus.

    Cyprus faces substantial risks to its economic outlook and its recession could be deeper than forecast, the country's central bank governor said in a prepared speech on Wednesday.

  • Harris Georgiades, the Cyprus Finance Minister, tells CNBC that there greatest priority remains doing away with the capital restrictions and they are eager to repair their relationship with Brussels.

  • Harris Georgiades, Cyprus finance minister, comments on Cypriot reforms, discussions with Russia, capital controls and why he expects the first installment of the bailout shortly.

  • Europe's Core Hit Over Periphery: Pro     Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 3:45 AM ET

    Anastasios Economou, founder of iGroup and YPO (Young Presidents' Organization) member, tells CNBC the Cyprus crisis has led to CEO confidence in the core European countries hitting its lowest level, as indicated by the YPO Global Pulse.

  • Economics Will No Longer Drive Politics: Pro     Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Charles Beazley, CEO of Nikko Asset Management, tells CNBC that we are coming to the end of a cycle of economics and the financial sector driving politics.