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  • This is now when Fed may hike rates: CNBC survey Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve.

    More than two-thirds of respondents to the CNBC Fed Survey see the first interest rate hike coming in August, a month ahead of the prior survey.

  • *Greece says can overcome immediate funding crunch. MADRID/ ATHENS, March 2- Euro zone countries are discussing a third bailout for Greece worth 30 billion to 50 billion euros, Spain's economy minister said on Monday, but EU officials said there were no such talks. Speaking at an event in Pamplona, northern Spain, Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said the new rescue...

  • DUBLIN/ MADRID, March 2- Europe's tough treatment of Greece's new government has eased some immediate anti-austerity pressure in Ireland and Spain, but it may take a lot more than that to put Dublin and Madrid's ruling parties' re-election prospects back on track. They both toed the line with Germany in demanding that Greece stick to its bailout commitments- a...

  • ATHENS/ MADRID, March 1- Spain's centre-right Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy hit back on Sunday against accusations from Greece's leftist premier that Spain and Portugal had led a conservative conspiracy to topple his anti-austerity government. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Spain and Portugal had taken a hard line in talks on the euro zone...

  • Greek PM accuses Spain, Portugal of anti-Athens "axis" Saturday, 28 Feb 2015 | 8:26 AM ET

    *Spain, Portugal leading "axis of powers" against Athens-PM. ATHENS, Feb 28- Greece's leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accused Spain and Portugal on Saturday of leading a conservative conspiracy to topple his anti-austerity government, saying they feared their own radical forces before elections this year. "We found opposing us an axis of powers... led by the...

  • Cramer Remix: This stock, and llamas, on the run Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 7:06 PM ET
    Llama

    Llamas weren’t the only things running wild on Thursday; “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer has a stock galloping higher.

  • Cramer: 'I'm a happy camper'—Thanks, Europe! Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:22 PM ET
    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), looks on as he unveils a new twenty-euro banknote at the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, Feb. 24, 2015.

    Jim Cramer wants to be negative about what's happening in the market right now but with this evidence, he can't!

  • LONDON, Feb 24- Portugal's government debt market is likely to benefit more than any other in the euro zone from the European Central Bank's bond-buying programme that starts next month. While Portugal's total debt is one of the highest in the bloc, having been bailed out by the International Monetary Fund and the European Union during the debt crisis, its stock...

  • Beijing's glare deepens crisis in Macau Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 4:00 PM ET

    *VIPs avoid Macau during Beijing corruption crackdown. *60-70 percent of Macau casino revenues from high rollers. MACAU/ ZHUHAI, China, Feb 19- China's crackdown on corruption and conspicuous consumption is ever more visible in its impact on Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, which makes most of its money from the high rollers who are staying away to avoid...

  • Post-bailout Portugal shrugs off Greek contagion risks Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 6:46 AM ET

    *Portugal has differentiated itself from Greece. *No Syriza or Podemos in Portugal. LISBON, Feb 12- Portugal has largely assuaged fears it is the euro zone's weakest link after Greece, although it could still be stung if a confrontation between the left-wing government in Athens and European creditors ends in "Grexit."

  • Portugal sold 1.25 billion euros in 10- year bonds at record low auction yields. "Portugal did a great job decoupling itself from Greece," said Jean-Francois Robin, head of rates strategy at Natixis. "The macroeconomic situation, the debt sustainability in Portugal doesn't deserve comparison with Greece.

  • Portugal sold 1.25 billion euros in 10- year bonds at record low auction yields. "Portugal did a great job decoupling itself from Greece," said Jean-Francois Robin, head of rates strategy at Natixis. "The macroeconomic situation, the debt sustainability in Portugal doesn't deserve comparison with Greece.

  • ATHENS/ BRUSSELS, Feb 6- Greece's new leftist-led government, isolated in the euro zone and under pressure from the European Central Bank, said on Friday it wanted no more bailout money with strings attached from the European Union and International Monetary Fund. The official said Greece was in effect asking for a "bridge agreement" to keep state finances...

  • WRAPUP 1-Isolated Greece rejects bailout extension Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 10:45 AM ET

    *Greece said to want "bridge agreement" on finances. *Crunch meetings on Greece next week. Varoufakis returned empty-handed from a tour of European capitals in which even left-leaning governments in France and Italy insisted Greece must stick to commitments made to the European Union and International Monetary Fund and rejected any debt write-off.

  • LISBON, Feb 6- Portugal went through years of tough austerity which is now bearing fruit and Greece too must abide by its commitments to its single currency partners and creditors, Portugal's economy minister told the Reuters Euro Zone Summit. Antonio Pires de Lima ruled out any kind of debt renegotiation for Greece, saying Athens had to play by the rules of the...

  • Will Draghi deliver today? Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 4:35 AM ET
    Will Draghi deliver today?

    At Davos, António Pires de Lima, economy minister of Portugal, talks about sovereign bond-buying, saying he doesn't want Europe to face a Japanese deflation-style stagnation.

  • Paris attack: Front pages from around the world Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 2:45 PM ET
    The covers of German newspapers 'Berliner Zeitung,' 'Bild,' 'Neue Presse' 'Die Welt' and 'Frankfurter Rundschau,' headlining the terrorist attacks yesterday in Paris.

    Here's how newspapers around the world reacted to Wednesday's attack at Paris' Charlie Hebdo magazine.

  • Why this Greek drama won't be like the last one Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 1:44 PM ET
    Pensioners receive free food as part of a protest during a nightlong rally in Athens, Dec. 10, 2014.

    Get ready for another Greek debt crisis in Europe. But don't worry——this one will be different.

  • We trust the ECB: Portuguese politician Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 3:30 AM ET
    We trust the ECB: Portuguese politician

    Bruno Maçães, Secretary of State for European affairs for Portugal, says the European Central Bank has delivered on its commitment to help the euro zone economy but further structural reform is needed.

  • European bonds: It's every country for itself now Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 1:32 PM ET
    A visitor walks beneath a display at the Athens Stock Exchange, Oct. 15, 2014.

    After more than a year of interest rates across Europe moving lower in lockstep, the last 24 hours show a breakdown.