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  • Expect Euro Zone Economy to Stabilize     Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 12:40 AM ET

    Christian Schulz, Senior Economist at Berenberg Bank expects the Euro Zone economy to stabilize in next few months. He says there's a 60% chance the ECB will reduce the refi rate by 25bps either at the May or June meeting.

  • ECB Could Hold Rates     Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 12:23 AM ET

    David Greene, Senior Corp FX Dealer at Western Union Business Solutions thinks the ECB will hold rates at the May meeting because there's not enough pressure within the ECB board to do so.

  • How to Play the Euro on ECB Rate Cut     Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 10:45 PM ET

    Nick Verdi, Director, FX Strategy Asia Pacific ex-Japan at Barclays predicts that the ECB will cut interest rates, and tells CNBC's Cash Flow how to play the euro in the wake of that.

  • ECB Seen Joining Central Banks With Rate Cuts Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 8:46 PM ET

    With reassurances that the Fed will keep on easing, markets turn their attention to the European Central Bank Thursday, hoping for a rate cut.

  • ING US IPO Prices at $19.50, Below Expectations Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 6:56 PM ET

    The ING US IPO priced at $19.50, below the expected range of $21 to $24 a share.

  • Jim Cramer: Optimists, This One's for You Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 6:25 PM ET

    If you’re one of those glass half full kinds of people, you might want to consider this stock.

  • Is Austerity Undermining the Economy?     Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 4:30 PM ET

    The Fed upped its language today on fiscal restraint, saying it's holding back the recovery, with CNBC's Steve Liesman & Larry Kudlow.

  • Foreign Holdings of US Securities Have Exploded Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 12:37 PM ET

    Foreigners now hold a record of more than $13 trillion in American securities as the U.S. seeks to assert itself as the safest port in troubled global waters.

  • European Markets: FTSE 100 Closes Off Highs     Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 11:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on what moved Europe's markets today.

  • FTSE 100 Closes Off Highs on US Data     Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    The U.K.'s FTSE 100 Index closed off its session highs on Wednesday, after worse-than-expected employment data was released in the U.S. Trade was thin, with most European bourses shut for the May Day public holiday.

  • Europe Still a 'Zombie Economy': Economist     Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Julian Callow, chief international economist at Barclays, expects the ECB to cut its rate and says more needs to be done on the growth front in Europe, as it remains a "zombie economy".

  • Tony Blair Warns of 'Fragile' Europe, Harsh Austerity Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 7:45 AM ET

    As labor movement protests take place across Europe to mark the May Day public holiday, U.K. former prime minister Tony Blair warned that the situation in Europe is "very fragile."

  • Here’s 3 Reasons to Be Bullish on Corporates Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 7:35 AM ET

    U.S. and European companies are re-focusing on growth, said U.K. bank HSBC, whose analysts forecast the awakening will be positive for stock markets.

  • ECB’s 'Super Mario' Could Struggle Without Luigi Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 6:58 AM ET
    the headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany

    The European Central Bank (ECB) and its board members are gathering in the Slovakian capital of Bratislava for what could be one of the most interesting ECB meetings in some time.

  • Global Markets: FTSE 100 Extends Gains     Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 6:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports U.K. shares moved higher on positive manufacturing data; while most European markets remained closed for the May Day public holiday.

  • This Is Region's Real Problem Child, German Memo Says Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 4:42 AM ET
    French President Francois Hollande (L) speaks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R)

    A German political memo which is critical of the French government and accuses the country of being "Europe's biggest problem child" has been leaked to a German national newspaper.

  • Why European Rate Cut Could Be Too Little, Too Late Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 4:14 AM ET

    Analysts question whether an ECB rate cut on Thursday will offer any relief to small businesses and households in the euro zone.

  • Why Slovenia's Downgrade Is a Bad Omen Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 3:35 AM ET
    View over Lublijana, Slovenia.

    Moody's rating agency's double notch downgrade of Slovenia to junk status puts the country firmly in the spotlight again amid rising concerns that the heavily-indebted country may seek a bailout.

  • After Record Highs, Sell in May Could Be Right Option Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 3:31 AM ET

    It may be an old cliche but the term "sell in May and go away, buy again on Leger's day", looks increasingly like competent equity advice, according one analyst.

  • Euro Zone Is Turning Japanese: Economist     Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International, tells CNBC that in his opinion the euro zone is turning Japanese, with even the demographics looking the same as Japan fifteen years ago.

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