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  • Euro Zone Deal Will Not Stem the Tide: Investor Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 3:15 AM ET
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    The new rescue plan for Greece will not solve the long-term problems in the euro zone, analysts and investors told CNBC Friday.

  • Busch: EU Debt Plan OK in the Short Term, Not in the Long Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 12:47 PM ET
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    It's a busy day in Europe - and a complicated one for investors.

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    The Central Bank of Turkey (CBT) has kept interest rates unchanged at a record low of 6.25 percent, in line with analyst expectations. It underscored that it may narrow the interest rate corridor gradually if global growth concerns and “sovereign debt problems regarding some European economies” dent risk appetite.

  • Euro Seesaws, Leaders Talk Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 8:56 AM ET
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    Could it be? A euro debt deal may be finally in sight - time for your FX Fix.

  • New Greek Bailout Can't Rule Out Default: Juncker Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 6:54 AM ET
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    Jean-Claude Juncker, chairman of the group of euro-zone finance ministers, said that a selective default on Greek debt cannot be ruled out under a new bailout plan for the country, Dow Jones reported Thursday.

  • Moorad Choudhry on Contagion: Time to Get Real Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 1:53 AM ET
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    Investors have been treating sovereigns differently from corporates, when the reality is that they have much in common with corporates and can go bust. It’s time to view sovereign debt in this light, writes Moorad Choudhry.

  • Osborne Tells Euro Zone Leaders 'Get a Grip' Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 1:23 AM ET
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    George Osborne has urged euro zone leaders to “get a grip” on the sovereign debt crisis at their summit today, warning that failure to do so could unleash an economic crisis as serious as the recession that followed the banking crash of 2008.

  • Why the Euro Will Not Disintegrate Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 12:56 AM ET
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    Market analysts forecasting the demise of the euro and the break-up of the European Union are doing so on fundamentally flawed assumptions about European integration, economists and policy experts told CNBC.com.

  • Greece Needs to Orderly Restructure Its Debt: Analyst Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 6:32 AM ET
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    Politics has prevented a swift resolution to the Greek sovereign debt crisis that now threatens to engulf the monetary union, Myles Bradshaw, Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at PIMCO told CNBC.

  • Strauss-Kahn Daughter Questioned in French Probe Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 10:11 AM ET
    IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    French investigators have questioned one of Dominique Strauss-Kahn's daughters, one of his ex-wives and may question a Socialist presidential hopeful about claims the former International Monetary Fund chief tried to rape a writer.

  • No Doubt About Future of Euro: ECB's Nowotny Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 7:40 AM ET
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    The future of the euro is secure despite the debt crisis engulfing parts of the euro zone, Ewald Nowotny, one of the governors of the European Central Bank (ECB), told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Euro Zone Paper Points to Bank Tax to Fund Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 7:08 AM ET
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    A tax on euro zone banks and cheaper, longer-dated official loans are the least risky way to provide extra funding for debt-stricken Greece, a confidential paper drafted ahead of a European summit showed on Tuesday.

  • US Debt Showdown Moving Into Crunch Time Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 2:30 AM ET
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    Two weeks before their final deadline, President Barack Obama and top lawmakers will face more pressure Tuesday for a debt deal amid a growing sense that a last-ditch plan taking shape in Congress may be the only way to avoid a devastating U.S. default.

  • Let Greece, Ireland, Portugal Default: Pimco Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 10:51 AM ET
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    A plan of "overwhelming force to let the markets know that once and for all you’re putting out the fire" in Europe, should start with letting Greece, Portugal and Ireland default, Neel Kashkari told CNBC Monday.

  • Moorad Choudhry: How to Deal With Contagion Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 2:24 AM ET
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    I'm just back from summer holidays and at the risk of coming across as one-track minded, we’re going to talk about the eurozone once more. Its worries are still with us (not that they are going away, this year, next year or even by 2021. Not until they have fiscal, as well as monetary policy, union. But that is for another day!), and we can’t ignore them.

  • El-Erian: Will The Stock Markets' Tug of War Continue? Sunday, 17 Jul 2011 | 12:30 PM ET
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    Equity markets are in the grips of a tug of war — between solid company fundamentals and macroeconomic uncertainty.

  • Eight of 90 Banks Fail European Stress Tests Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 1:14 PM ET
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    Eight banks, including two Greek banks, five Spanish and one Austrian bank have failed the European Banking Authority stress tests, the agency said on Friday.

  • Stocks Could Lose 35% if Euro Crisis Worsens: Report Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 5:53 AM ET
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    Worldwide stocks could lose 35 percent of their value if the euro zone sovereign debt crisis worsens, according to research from Deutsche Bank.

  • Hotel Stands by Its Maid in Strauss-Kahn Scandal Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 5:21 AM ET
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    The hotel maid who accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault remains on the payroll of New York's Sofitel Hotel, CNBC has learned from a source close to the investigation.

  • Will Europe's Stress Tests Be a 'Missed Opportunity?' Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 4:16 AM ET
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    European banking stress tests will be a missed opportunity for policymakers to reassure markets unless they come down heavily on undercapitalized banks, analysts and investors told CNBC.com.