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  • 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
    Iceland

    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.

  • Thai Acquisition Puts Prudential in ‘Sweet Spot’

    Prudential, Britain's largest insurer, has been fined 30 million pounds ($45.5 million) for failing to tell the UK financial regulator about its ill-fated takeover attempt of Asian rival AIA.

  • Hey Euro Zone, You Overrate Yourself: Moody’s Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 5:22 AM ET
    E.U. Flags

    The euro zone's awkward handling of Cyprus's bailout puts extra pressure on the bloc's sovereign ratings and shows policymakers overestimate their ability to contain the crisis, credit agency Moody's said.

  • Could Billions of Euros Have Escaped Cyprus?   Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 5:05 AM ET
    Could Billions of Euros Have Escaped Cyprus?

    Bill Blain, senior fixed income broker at Mint Partners, explains that while Cyprus is now "a done deal", one of the remaining big issues will be finding out how much money managed to escape the island despite banks being closed.

  • Investing in the Environment   Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    Investing in the Environment

    Nino Tronchetti Provera, CEO of Ambienta SGR, tells CNBC that Europe is leading the way in energy efficiency and these technologies are being exported to the emerging markets.

  • Market Has Become More Defensive: CIO   Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    Market Has Become More Defensive: CIO

    Lucy MacDonald, CIO of Allianz Global Investors, tells CNBC that there could be a big structural shift out of bonds, but there is no evidence it is happening yet.

  • From Finance to Sex Therapy: London Bankers Escape Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 3:44 AM ET

    With thousands of jobs axed and many more under threat in London's financial center, City workers are leading an exodus from the City as they consider alternative careers and dramatic life changes.

  • Europe's Energy Demand Remains Weak: Pro   Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 3:15 AM ET
    Europe's Energy Demand Remains Weak: Pro

    Neil Atkinson, director of energy research at Datamonitor, tells CNBC that despite the Cyprus crisis energy demand out of Europe remains weak in contrast to elsewhere.

  • Italy Still Far From Government, New Elections Loom Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 2:13 AM ET

    A new Italian government is still a long way off and the country may be headed for fresh elections, a senior official of Silvio Berlusconi's center-right party said.

  • Germany's Problem: It Exports to Europe   Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 2:00 AM ET
    Germany's Problem: It Exports to Europe

    Paul Donovan, global economist at UBS, tells CNBC that two years of negative growth in a row in the euro zone takes 'monumental policy incompetence to achieve'.

  • The Negative Side Effects of Cyprus   Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 1:45 AM ET
    The Negative Side Effects of Cyprus

    Ulrich Leuchtmann, Head of FX Research at Commerzbank talks about how the Cyprus situation is affecting FX markets. CNBC's Carolin Roth also joins in the discussion calling in from Nicosia.

  • Cyprus Capital Controls A Strange Precedent   Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 1:03 AM ET
    Cyprus Capital Controls A Strange Precedent

    Andrew Freris, Chief Investment Advisor for Asia at BNP Paribas Wealth Management says capital controls in Cyprus sets a strange precedent within they Euro.

  • U.S. Stocks to Perform Well, But Not For The Right Reasons: Pro

    Jim Rickards, Senior Managing Director at Tangent Capital discusses his expectations for the situation in Cyprus. He further explains why he expects U.S. stocks to do well for the rest of the year.

  • Cyprus is a Distraction From Italy: Analyst   Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 8:10 PM ET
    Italy A Bigger Problem For Euro Zone: Analyst

    Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, says the Cyprus situation has distracted markets from the continuing political uncertainty in Italy, which has far bigger implications for the bloc.

  • Cyprus Deal Broke Many Taboos: Pro   Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 7:05 PM ET
    Cyprus Deal Broke Many Taboos: Pro

    David Mann, Head of Regional Research for Asia at Standard Chartered, says the Cyprus deal has broken a lot of taboos and sets a dangerous precedent for future bank rescues.

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