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  • Holy Thursday! Will Cyprus Mess Up the Market? Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 6:01 PM ET

    As banks in Cyprus open their doors, Jim Cramer explains how to trade the three most likely reactions from the market.

  • Drilling Down on Gold With Goldcorp CEO   Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 5:15 PM ET
    Drilling Down on Gold With Goldcorp CEO

    A look at how to play Cliffs Natural, with the "Fast Money" traders; and Chuck Jeannes, Goldcorp CEO, discusses what is having an effect on gold price now, and how investors should play it.

  • Cyprus Banks to Reopen Thursday   Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 5:00 PM ET
    Cyprus Banks to Reopen Thursday

    Dissecting the day's major business news, with the Fast Money traders; and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the latest in Cyprus, saying the banks are set to reopen on Thursday.

  • Banks Set to Reopen Tomorrow In Cyprus   Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 4:55 PM ET
    Banks Set to Reopen Tomorrow In Cyprus

    Cyprus has set capital controls for tomorrow's reopen of its banks. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details.

  • Cyprus Banks Opening: Guards Prepare for Battle Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 4:19 PM ET

    Cyprus reopens its banks on Thursday with capital controls in place and guards at branches to help avert bank runs.

  • Armed Guards Protect Banks In Cyprus   Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 3:24 PM ET
    Armed Guards Protect Banks In Cyprus

    Heavy security is visible as the Cyprus central bank gets a truckload of cash delivered ahead of tomorrow's scheduled reopening of the nation's banks. (1:12)

  • Cyprus Banks Expected to Open Tomorrow   Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 1:07 PM ET
    Cyprus Banks Expected to Open Tomorrow

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports that has been no official announcement that the banks will reopen on Thursday.

  • European shares closed lower on Wednesday as investors grow increasingly worried over the political stalemate in Italy, adding to concerns about Cyprus, which is poised to impose capital controls on its banks.

  • European Markets Close   Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 12:30 PM ET
    European Markets Close

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today.

  • North Sea Energy Reserves Declining: CEO   Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 12:15 PM ET
    North Sea Energy Reserves Declining: CEO

    Amjad Bseisu, CEO of EnQuest, tells CNBC that oil reserves in the north sea are declining, although a relaxation of government regulations has prompted a boom of investment in the area.

  • Italy in 'Suspended Animation': Expert   Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 12:00 PM ET
    Italy in 'Suspended Animation': Expert

    Jan Randolph, head of sovereign risk at IHS Global Insight, tells CNBC that Italy is in a state of 'suspended animation' without a government, but expects the suggestion of ECB OMT should constrain bond yields.

  • Cyprus Banks to Re-Open with 35 Armored Cars Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 11:32 AM ET
    John Arghyrou, Managing Director G4S Cyprus Branch

    After more than a week's closure, the world's biggest security firm G4S will be on hand with 35 armored vehicles when Cypriot banks re-open on Thursday, ready to deliver cash to ATMs and deal with any panic.

  • Cyprus Controls to Hit Foreign Transactions Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 10:58 AM ET

    Cyprus is to impose a ban on cashing checks and limit the amount of cash that can be taken out of the country, a Greek newspaper reported on Wednesday.

  • As Cyprus Burns, Brussels Wants 11 Billion Euros Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 10:14 AM ET

    European lawmakers voted for an extra 11.2 billion euros in EU spending on Wednesday to fill a funding gap.

  • Cyprus Bailout Won't Be Euro Zone's Last: Poll Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 10:03 AM ET

    Cyprus probably won't be the last euro zone country to ask for an international bailout, according to a Reuters poll of economists.

  • Cyprus Capital Controls: Iceland Offers Hard Lessons Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 8:56 AM ET

    For Iceland, there was a sense of deja vu when Cyprus's finance minister said capital controls would probably last "a matter of weeks". Five years after a banking meltdown, the north Atlantic island has just extended its own controls indefinitely.

  • Only 'Insane Person' Would Want to Run Italy: Bersani Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 8:50 AM ET
    Pier Luigi Bersani, leader of Italy's Democratic Party

    Investor concern over Cyprus is rapidly being replaced by fears for Italy, as political deadlock continues.

  • Hands Off Our Banking Sector, Luxembourg Tells Euro Zone Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 8:14 AM ET
    Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

    Luxembourg, home to several European Union institutions, has rebuffed calls from some of its partners to reduce the size of its powerful banking sector in response to the crisis in Cyprus.

  • UK Banks Need to Raise $38 Billion: Bank of England Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 6:25 AM ET
    The Bank of England

    U.K. banks will be need to raise an extra 25 billion pounds ($38 billion), the Bank of England's Financial Policy Committee (FPC) said on Wednesday, detailing the capital shortfall facing the country's financial institutions.

  • Global Markets Update   Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 6:10 AM ET
    Global Markets Update

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including Cyprus.

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