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  • Is the ECB Divided?   Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    Is the ECB Divided?

    John Authers, senior investment columnist at the Financial Times, tells CNBC that the ECB is divided when deciding which policy avenue to follow.

  • ECB Actions a 'Non-Event': Expert   Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    ECB Actions a 'Non-Event': Expert

    Michael Mewes, portfolio manager at JPMorgan Asset Management, tells CNBC that the market reaction to the ECB press conference was completely out of context, with a "non-event" Draghi speech.

  • ECB's Draghi: Gradual Recovery in Second Half Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 8:44 AM ET
    Mario Draghi

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi called on euro zone governments to implement structural reforms on Thursday, warning that the economy should stabilize later in 2013 but that downside risks to growth remained.

  • Berlusconi Sentenced to Jail in Wiretap Trial Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 8:14 AM ET
    Silvio Berlusconi

    An Italian court sentenced Silvio Berlusconi on Thursday to one year in jail over the publication by his newspaper of a transcript of a leaked wiretap.

  • David Cameron

    Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday that the Bank of England had to play its part in getting Britain's economy growing and said the government must curb spending and borrowing.

  • Monetary Policy Can't Fix Underlying Problems: Expert

    Helmut Siekmann, professor at the Goethe University Frankfurt explains why he believes the ECB will not change its monetary policy in the coming few months.

  • Why Getting UK Banks to Lend Is Key   Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 7:15 AM ET
    Why Getting UK Banks to Lend Is Key

    Alan Higgins, chief investment officer, UK, Coutts, , argues that future monetary policy in Europe should be more creative with quantitative easing going beyond gilts. He is joined by Jan Randolph, head of sovereign risk, IHS Global Insight.

  • Momentum Driving Stock Markets: Saxo Bank   Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 6:30 AM ET
    Momentum Driving Stock Markets: Saxo Bank

    Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank discusses the continuing stock market rally despite disappointing economic data.

  • Grillo's Rise May Threaten Berlusconi's Media Empire Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 6:29 AM ET
    Silvio Berlusconi

    An alliance between Beppe Grillo's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and Italy's center-left could pave the way for tough conflict of interest rules, forcing Silvio Berlusconi to choose between politics or his vast media empire.

  • Bank of England Fails to Expand Asset Purchases Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 6:04 AM ET
    bank-of-england-200.jpg

    The Bank of England kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 0.5 percent and kept the size of its asset purchase program at 375 billion pounds on Thursday.

  • French Unemployment Hits Highest in 14 Years Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 5:24 AM ET
    Paris, France

    France's jobless rate rose further in the last three months of 2012 to its highest since the second quarter of 1999, showing the challenge the government faces as it seeks to make good on a goal to reverse the upward trend by the end of the year.

  • Credit Boom Warning Sign? Buybacks Hit $1 Trillion Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 4:22 AM ET

    Corporate buybacks have surpassed the $1 trillion mark for the first time since 2009, a sign the credit boom is reaching new heights, according to one chief market strategist.

  • ECB Rate Cut to Come in April: Citi   Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    ECB Rate Cut to Come in April: Citi

    Juergen Michels, European Economist at Citi, tells CNBC that Citi expect an ECB rate cut to come in April rather than today, as the body is forced to revise its targets down.

  • Tackling Europe's Youth Unemployment   Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 3:45 AM ET
    Tackling Europe's Youth Unemployment

    Ashok Vaswani, CEO of Barclays Retail and Business Banking and Thea Green, CEO and founder of Nails Inc. discuss the dilemma of youth unemployment in Europe.

  • Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena

    Italy's Monte dei Paschi di Siena is seeking damages of at least 1.2 billion euros ($1.56 billion) from two former executives and investment banks Nomura and Deutsche Bank over derivative trades, a judicial source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

  • ECB to Hold Line on Bond Buys, Rates Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 10:32 PM ET
    Mario Draghi

    The European Central Bank will eschew dramatic action to help Italy or other euro zone countries caught up in its backwash, despite the threat of political turmoil in Rome reigniting the bloc's debt crisis.

  • Barclays on Bonus Caps: We Don't Need Rules Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 10:04 PM ET

    We don't need regulation on executive compensation to demonstrate responsibility, Rich Ricci, the chief executive of corporate and investment banking at Barclays told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Bank of England Faces Knife-Edge Decision Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 7:26 PM ET
    Bank of England building facade in City of London

    The Bank of England will make clearer on Thursday where its priorities for nursing Britain's ailing economy lie, with opinion split evenly on whether it will unveil another round of bond buying.

  • Risks to the Stock Rally   Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 3:51 PM ET
    Risks to the Stock Rally

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera highlights what remains a threat to the recent market rally. Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, and Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, weigh in.

  • Greece Charges Three Over Income Declarations Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 1:49 PM ET

    Three former Greek ministers were charged for failing to declare the source of their income, amid anger at politicians widely seen as corrupt.

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