Jenny Cosgrave is a writer/producer at CNBC.com covering the buy side, economics and markets. Previously she worked as a correspondent for Investment Week, covering the U.K. asset management industry.
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After the banking crisis, oil prices are the next threat to the euro zone, analysts told CNBC, arguing that prices will rise once the shale oil revolution in the U.S. dies down.
Brussels's softening stance on austerity with stability and growth measures set to be delayed for another two years is an exercise in "pretend and extend" and what's really needed is urgent structural reforms, analysts have told CNBC.