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  • Tourists trust Greek tourism sector: CEO   Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Tourists trust Greek tourism sector: CEO

    Panos Paleologos, founder and CEO of HotelBrain, says that during the crisis, the Greek tourism market sought to improve itself, and discusses the outlook for the sector in 2014.

  • European market closes higher   Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    European market closes higher

    European shares recovered from earlier losses to close higher on Monday, after U.S. retail data surpassed estimates and strong earnings from Citigroup boosted stocks on Wall Street.

  • Euro boosted by positive sentiment: Pro   Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Euro boosted by positive sentiment: Pro

    Fadi Zaher, head of bonds and currencies at Kleinwort Benson, says the euro is boosted by the faster-than-expected recovery in Europe, and says low inflation is "not that worrying" at the moment.

  • WTO raises world trade forecast: Director General   Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    WTO raises world trade forecast: Director General

    The outlook for world trade in 2014 and 2015 is "brighter, but not as bright" as the WTO would have hoped, says, Roberto Azevedo, WTO director general.

  • Russia sets Ukraine aid terms as violence mounts Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 12:41 PM ET

    Russia will talk about helping Ukraine if it recognizes the annexation of Crimea, Russia’s finance minister told CNBC.

  • Greece is 'not there yet': S&P's Kraemer   Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    Greece is 'not there yet': S&P's Kraemer

    Moritz Kraemer, chief sovereign rating officer at S&P, highlights that while Greece has achieved a lot, its economy below pre-crisis levels.

  • European market closes lower   Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    European market closes lower

    European shares closed lower on Friday - their first weekly loss in a month - as a disappointing earnings from JPMorgan added to the "risk-off" sentiment, and tech stocks slumped.

  • Greece still has way to go: IMF Europe head   Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Greece still has way to go: IMF Europe head

    The perception of Greece in the financial market has changed, says Reza Moghadam, director of the IMF's European department, adding however that the country still has large financial needs.

  • Ukraine finances 'dire': IMF Europe head   Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Ukraine finances 'dire': IMF Europe head

    Reza Moghadam, director of the IMF's European department, discusses the IMF's role in helping Ukraine out of its "dire financial solution", and touches upon gas price negotiations with Russia.

  • Ukraine spur to EU to change energy policy?   Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    Ukraine spur to EU to change energy policy?

    Connie Hedegaard, European commissioner for climate action, says the Ukraine crisis has reinforced the need for alternative energiy in Europe, as energy dependence has both economic and political implications.

  • European market closes lower   Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    European market closes lower

    European shares closed lower on Thursday, having fluctuated for much of the day, as investors grew nervous ahead of the upcoming first quarter earnings session.

  • Global situation good for equities: Pro   Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Global situation good for equities: Pro

    Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of strategy at ING, says that with the "cyclical recovery" underway, equities is his "preferred asset class."

  • Greek debt: 'People needed good news'   Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Greek debt: 'People needed good news'

    Petros Christodoulou, deputy CEO at the National bank of Greece and former head of the Greek Public Debt Management Agency, says the successful bond auction shows that "effort and pain" is paying off.

  • West must take 'concrete action' vs Russia: Ukraine Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 3:39 AM ET

    Ukraine's acting foreign minister tells CNBC that the 'more concrete action and determined sanctions' should be taken against Russia.

  • Say-on-pay: What it means for businesses   Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Say on pay: What it means for businesses

    Andrew Stanger, employment partner at Mayer Brown, discusses the European Commission's plan to regulate executive pay-outs and tackle pay inequality.

  • European market closes higher   Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    European market closes higher

    European shares closed higher on Wednesday, following a rebound led by the auto sector, after the heavy selling seen at the start of the week.

  • Attacks in Ukraine 'no coincidence'   Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Attacks in Ukraine 'no coincidence'

    Geoffrey Pyatt, U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, says the attacks on government buildings in eastern Ukraine were orchestrated and funded from outside the country.

  • Greece: 'Big question marks' remain   Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 11:05 AM ET
    Greece: 'Big question marks' remain

    Philip Tyson, rates strategist at ICAP, says the Greek 5-year bonds auction on Thursday should have "pretty solid" demand but highlights that longer-term, there are still some "big question marks" over Greece.

  • Time to get back in emerging markets?   Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Time to get back in emerging markets?

    Virginie Maisonneuve, deputy CIO of Pimco, explains why she likes emerging markets at the moment, and warns that there is a "little bit" of complacency in the market.

  • Ukraine: Russia and NATO's war of words escalates Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    A match appeared to have been struck to the conflict in Ukraine this week, as violence erupted between pro-Russian supporters and the Ukrainian army.

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