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  • Italy is 'Utterly Ungovernable': Expert  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 6:45 AM ET

    Nicholas Spiro, managing director at Spiro Sovereign Strategy, tells CNBC that markets are much more ambivalent to political machinations than two years ago.

  • Economist to Draghi: Stop the Press!  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 6:30 AM ET

    Thorsten Polleit, chief economist at Degussa Goldhandel, says the continued money-printing by the ECB is making matters worse.

  • Expect More European IPOs: Goldman Sachs Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 6:29 AM ET
    Moleskin notebooks

    A resurgence in European initial public offerings (IPOs) this year, seen recently with the Moleskin’s listing in Milan, will continue with further offerings in Germany in the second quarter, according to Goldman Sachs.

  • Global Markets: Europe Awaits Rate Decisions  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 6:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European shares were mixed ahead of policy decisions by the European Central Bank and the Bank of England.

  • Bitcoin Hacked: Price Stumbles After Buying Frenzy Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    Online currency bitcoin had 20 percent knocked off its price overnight on Thursday as one of its major exchanges became the victim of a hacking attack leading to a sell-off in the virtual currency after reaching an all-time high.

  • ECB Needs to Cut Rates: Experts  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, and Guillaume Menuet, European economist at Citi, discuss why the ECB should cut rates in the near future.

  • Is the Cypriot Euro Still a Euro?  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Peter Dixon, senior economist at Commerzbank Securities, questions whether Cyprus is still a part of the European monetary union despite keeping the euro.

  • Peripheral Bond Markets 'Surprisingly Resilient'  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Valentijn Van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of strategy at ING Investment Management, tells CNBC that the ECB's OMT is a 'very powerful force' driving 'surprising resilience' in peripheral bond markets.

  • Mystery Deepens Over Cyprus' Capital Controls Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 4:34 AM ET
    Nicosia, Cyprus

    Has Cyprus extended capital controls by another week? That's the mystery facing the market on Thursday.

  • Don't Judge Moleskine Yet: Expert  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Alasdair Warren, head of European equity capital at Goldman Sachs, tells CNBC that Moleskine's difficult start shouldn't scare off other potential IPOs just yet, as they chose a tough market day to debut.

  • Draghi Must Address Bank Worries: Expert  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Stephane Deo, global head of asset allocation at UBS, warns that markets are now pricing in bank risk, which Mario Draghi and the ECB must address on Thursday.

  • Europe's Problems Are Political: Economist  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    Stefan Schneider, research chief international economist and head of macro economy at Deutsche Bank, tells CNBC that the ECB is not responsible for bailing out Europe's politicians, as well as economies.

  • Is Momentum More Powerful Than Data?  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 3:15 AM ET

    Michael O'Sullivan, UK research and global portfolio analysis managing director at Credit Suisse Private Bank, discusses the power of momentum in investing at a time when economic data in Europe and Asia remains weak.

  • European Market Opens Higher  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    European shares opened higher on Thursday ahead of policy decisions by the European Central Bank and the Bank of England.

  • Why Commodity Market is Weak: Economist  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Madhur Jha, global economist at HSBC, explains why the commodities market remain weak despite expectations of an uptick in China's economy.

  • Italy Delays $50 Billion Payment of State Debts Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 1:28 AM ET

    Italy's caretaker government announced on Wednesday it was delaying approval of a decree to pay back some 40 billion euros of state debts to private firms.

  • Yen & The BoJ: The Road Ahead  Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 7:30 PM ET

    Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist at Citi remains cautious on the yen while weighing the impact of BoJ easing and other global central bank strategies on major currencies across the board.

  • European Shares Hit by Poor US Data Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:57 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Wednesday, shadowing losses on U.S. bourses after disappointing American data.

  • A Technical Look at the Euro  Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Roelof van den Akker, senior technical analyst at ING Wholesale Banking, gives CNBC a technical look at the euro ahead of Thursday's ECB press conference.

  • Monaco Can Give You the Edge  Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Zsolt Lavotha, chairman of Monaco Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, tells CNBC that Monaco is marketing itself as a breeding ground for young entrepreneurs through its 'Edge' networking program.

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