Belgium faces an important test Monday, when it aims to sell between 1.5 billion euros ($1.9 billion) and 2.5 billion euros worth of bonds in an auction that will indicate the level of investor confidence in the nation plagued by political turmoil and high levels of debt.
The European Central Bank should worry less about the “phantom risk” of inflation and instead focus on the rising threat of deflation which could result from a currency war, economist Nouriel Roubini said in an article for Roubini Global Economics clients.
There are few things you won’t be able to get at London’s famed Savoy hotel following its re-opening on Oct. 10, but don’t ask for a table for 13.
Economic growth in Georgia is on track to reach 4.5 percent next year and could double by 2012-2013 as tourism, the banking sector and exports advance and foreign direct investment grows, the country’s Prime Minister told CNBC in an exclusive interview on Thursday.
Europe faces an important challenge in creating greater awareness of the importance of a stable currency, but to achieve that goal, its citizens will need to grow more attached to the euro, Otmar Issing, former European Central Bank chief economist, told CNBC.
New EU banking regulation must focus on institutions’ individual business models, rather than simply their size, Jacques de Larosière, co-president of think tank Eurofi told CNBC.