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CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European stocks were able to recover some of their earlier losses after falling on Cyprus bailout news.
It's quite likely that senior bank debt holders in non-viable banks in Cyprus will likely take losses, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Liza Ermolenko, emerging markets economist at Capital Markets, tells CNBC why Cyprus' travails are unlikely to have too much of an effect on the Russian economy, although it might startle Russian investors out of the country.
Sharon Bowles, British Liberal MEP, tells CNBC why the Cypriot bailout terms are a breach of European directive and single-market principles
David Nowakowski, senior director of research at Roubini Global Economics and Gabriel Stein, MD of Stein Brothers discuss on CNBC how serious the situation in Cyprus is for the future of the euro zone.
British expats in Cyprus have reacted angrily at proposals to force depositors to share in the bailout costs for Cyprus banks.
PSA Peugeot Citroen won the support of a majority of workers' representatives for restructuring and job cuts designed to halt mounting losses at the French carmaker, three union officials said.
The European Union's markets watchdog has criticized the world's top three credit ratings agencies for a lack of transparency over how they evaluate banks and demanded more robust internal reviews of their methods.
Cyprus may propose a tax-free threshold or a lower tax rate for smaller depositors, media reports said Monday.
A plan to tax bank savers in Cyprus questions the "sanctity of bank deposits in Europe," says Pimco Co-CIO Mohamed El-Erian.
The Cyprus news of a savers' haircut is surprising even given the ongoing European debt crisis, Jim O'Neill, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, told CNBC.
Jane Buchan, CEO, Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company CEO, discusses why she believes European equities are a "stock-pickers delight."
Proposals to force depositors in Cyprus to contribute towards a euro zone bailout has shaken the very nature of banking to its roots, according to Dennis Gartman, editor of "The Gartman Letter", who has labeled Cyprus's recently elected President Nicos Anastasiades a "fool".
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports euro zone concerns have resurfaced on news of a proposal that would tax depositors.
Standard and Poor's sees a high risk that Spain, Italy, Portugal and France will not be able to carry through necessary reforms as the unemployed become less willing to put up with austerity, S&P's Germany head Torsten Hinrichs told a newspaper.
The euro zone's proposal that bank depositors in Cyprus contribute toward a bailout has dampened risk appetite for many investors. CNBC's Julia Chatterly, Carolin Roth, and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera report all the detail on how this newest development will impact global investors.
The decision to force bank depositors in Cyprus to contribute towards a euro zone bailout could mean the country's economy could shrink by 15 percent over the next two years, investment bank Nomura said.
STMicroelectronics and Ericsson will close their loss-making mobile chip joint venture ST-Ericsson by dividing parts of the business between them and shutting the rest with the loss of about 1,600 jobs.
As the Cypriot parliament decides on a deposit levy, the shadow of Russian money in the island looms large.
European Markets Open Sharply down.
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Deborah Hargreaves, director of the High Pay Centre, says more reforms are needed to rein in executives' pay, as shareholders can't necessarily do it on their own.
Maxime Alimi, economist at AXA IM, says that France's chances of reaching its budget deficit target of 3 percent this year are "pretty slim", as many of the government's measures are "temporary".
European shares closed lower on Wednesday as investors reacted to a slew of earnings news and data released in the euro zone, China and the U.S.