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Over the last two years, the Cypriot banking sector has "terminated" its exposure to the Greek market, the finance minister of Cyprus has told CNBC.
Greece growth projections will need to be "significantly" revised down as the country's debt negotiations with its creditors drag on, the IMF warned.
European markets closed sharply lower on Friday, pressured by Chinese futures and mounting tensions over Greece debt negotiations.
U.S. government debt prices edged higher on Thursday after three members of the U.S. Federal Reserve presented their views on the economy.
European equities closed lower on Thursday after mixed first-quarter earnings reports and as Greece's economic outlook deteriorated further.
Catastrophe bond issuance is forecast to have risen around 30 percent this year, as investors are faced with negative sovereign bond rates.
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CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to celebrated soprano opera singer Jessye Norman, who speaks about her childhood growing up in Augusta, Georgia.
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