The drama at Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo (BES) resumed on Thursday with a former CEO of the bank being held by police in Lisbon.» Read More
Monetary policy could be set to change in the U.K. when George Osborne unveils his latest budget, but any alterations to the Bank of England's remit could sink the sterling even further, analysts told CNBC.
Michael Crofton, president and CEO of the Philadelphia Trust Company, says Cyprus will not be problematic for U.S. trade.
Valentijn Van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of strategy at ING Investment Management, tells CNBC how he is reducing his exposure to Europe despite seeing some positives to the Cyprus bailout deal.
Nicholas Spiro, managing director at Spiro Sovereign Strategy, tells CNBC that to take the risk on Cyprus for a puny 5.8 billion euros 'beggars belief'.
Karen Cho takes you through the European Market open where stocks have come in lower ahead of the Cyprus vote.
Warren East is stepping down after nearly 12 years, making way for another ARM insider as the British electronic chip designer looks to expand globally.
The operator of the U.K.'s third-biggest supermarket chain J Sainsbury, beat expectations on Tuesday with quarterly like-for-like sales (excluding fuel) rising by 3.6 percent. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected a rise of just 2.3 percent.
Anthony Scaramucci, managing partner at Skybridge Capital, tells CNBC that like when Lehman Brothers was allowed to fail, allowing Cyprus to fail will have unintended consequences.
Efi Xzanthou, a member of Cyprus's Green Party and Parliamentary Finance Committee, tells CNBC that as soon as they open there will be a run on the banks as no depositor will feel safe.
Stephane Deo, global head of asset allocation at UBS, tells CNBC that taxing small savers in Cyprus is the wrong thing to do, and taxing big depositors is a better solution.
The Cypriot parliament will today vote on the highly controversial levy on bank deposits, CNBC has been speaking to a number of market experts who all warn that the tax sets a dangerous precedent.
Steve Keen, professor of economics at the University of Western Sydney, argues that if you destroy the trust depositors have in their bank accounts then you destroy the oil of capitalism.
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi promised a wave of protests if a center-left candidate was elected to succeed President Giorgio Napolitano.
Ashraf Laidi, chief global strategist at City Index, tells CNBC that investors, who want to play the Euro without the periphery, should play the Swiss Franc.
Ralph Silva, Research Director at SRN Research says the Cyprus deposit levy was unexpected and now there are too many unknowns.
Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia says the Cyprus controversy does not have an immediate impact on the real economy.
Plans to tax Cypriot bank deposits as part of a bailout could push Russia, which accounts for about 30 billion euros in deposits in the island, to play "hardball" over renegotiating terms of a loan granted to Cyprus in 2011, says an expert.
Almost 40 percent of deposits in Cypriot banks belong to foreigners, with CNBC's Robert Frank; and Ken Rijock, financial crime consultant; Mark Hannah, Former Kerry & Obama Campaign Aide; and Chip Saltsman, Former Huckabee Campaign Manager, discuss.
Will the Cyprus crisis silence the bulls? Bob Doll, Nuveen Asset Management; Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank; and Larry McDonald, Newedge, share their opinions.
John Calverley, Head of Macroeconomics at Standard Chartered, says the levy on bank deposits in Cyprus is unlikely to destabilize the euro zone but has added "another vulnerability."
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