Catherine Boyle reports on CNBC's Capital Connection, Squawk Box, Worldwide Exchange and Closing Bell Europe, and writes for CNBC.com, focusing on the London market. She has covered stories like the 2015 U.K. general election, Pfizer's attempted takeover of AstraZeneca and the News Corp phone hacking trial. Catherine joined CNBC in 2011 after spending most of her career at The Times (of London), where she worked as a business correspondent and edited the City Diary. Her work has also been published in The Guardian, City AM and The Business. She is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and City University. Follow her on Twitter: @cboylecnbc
The downgrade of the U.K.’s credit rating by at least one of the three major ratings agencies: Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s or Fitch, looks increasingly likely in the New Year. Before gnashing of teeth and wailing begins, bear in mind that losing the triple-A crown may not be such a big deal after all.
The results of elections in Catalonia, potentially a break-away state from Spain, seemed to assuage market concerns about the region on Monday.
The journalist responsible for publishing the “Lagarde List” of Greeks who allegedly avoided tax via Swiss bank accounts accused the country’s politicians of lying about the disappearance of the list in an interview with CNBC.
As countries with much larger economies try to contest slowing growth by pumping more cheap money into their financial systems, the Czech Republic is planning to avoid similar actions – and may put off its euro joining date as the single currency becomes less attractive.
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