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  • British Expats Outraged in Cyprus Island Haven Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 11:50 AM ET
    Cypriots protest outside the parliament building in Nicosia.

    British expats in Cyprus have reacted angrily at proposals to force depositors to share in the bailout costs for Cyprus banks.

  • Peugeot Wins Majority Backing for Cuts Plan: Unions Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 11:47 AM ET
    Workers demonstrate outside carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen headquarters in Paris

    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.

  • Ratings Agencies Come Under Fire From EU Watchdog Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 10:29 AM ET

    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 Revising Plan, Banks Stay Shut: Reports Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 10:15 AM ET
    Cyprus, Episkopi Bay

    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.

  • Cyprus Can't Put 'Genie Back in the Bottle': O'Neill Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 7:19 AM ET
    Jim O'Neill

    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.

  • European Stocks Provide Ripe Picks For Investors  Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 7:16 AM ET

    Jane Buchan, CEO, Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company CEO, discusses why she believes European equities are a "stock-pickers delight."

  • Cyprus President Is a 'Fool:' Gartman Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 7:04 AM ET

    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.

  • Cyprus Bailout Risks Euro Weakness Ahead  Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    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.

  • Cyprus Economy Could Contract by 15%: Nomura Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 6:02 AM ET
    Kakopetria in Solea Valley, Trodos, Cyprus

    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.

  • Carlo Bozotti, chief executive officer of STMicroelectronics

    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.

  • 'Unfair, Dangerous' Cyprus Deal Whacks Rich Russians Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 4:17 AM ET
    A car drives past a billboard promoting a Russian bank on a main road in the southern Cypriot port of Limassol.

    As the Cypriot parliament decides on a deposit levy, the shadow of Russian money in the island looms large.

  • European Markets Open Sharply down  Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    European Markets Open Sharply down.

  • No Panic in Markets Yet: Broker  Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Chris Weston, institutional dealer at IG Markets, says there have been a lot of sell orders but he hasn't seen a panic yet on Cyprus's deposit levy.

  • Cyprus Levy a Farce  Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 1:50 AM ET

    Clem Chambers, CEO at ADVFN says the levy on Cyprus banks is unprecedented and signals your money isn't safe. He also says that EU, ECB and IMF have torn up the rule book and they can do it again.

  • Downside Risk for the Euro  Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 1:22 AM ET

    Adarsh Sinha, Head of Asia Pacific G10 FX Strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research says the Cyprus bailout offer of levying bank deposits came as a surprise and he's bearish on the euro-dollar.

  • Cyprus a Special Case in Many Ways  Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 1:05 AM ET

    Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners says the Cypriot banks are funded by a huge deposit base and the levies are a one off event.

  • Cyprus Finance Minister: Levy Was Best Option  Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 10:03 PM ET

    Cyprus' finance minister, Michael Sarris, tells CNBC why he defends the controversial tax on bank deposits.

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