While both eurozone and EU27 GDP went up by 0.3%, Cyprus economy shrunk by 1.4% compared with Q1 of 2013 - Eurostat
Ignis Asset Management’s Stuart Thomson has identified five countries across Europe which could be the epicentre for the next leg of the region's financial crisis.
Andrew Wilson, head of investment at Towry, says it is still difficult to find reason to add eurozone assets.
Salman Ahmed, strategist on the Global & Emerging Fixed Income team at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, sees a number of key lessons for investors in the recent way Cyprus was treated as a eurozone member.
Ruth Lea, economic adviser to the Arbuthnot Banking Group, sees Cyprus continuing to play the role of a thorn in the Eurogroup's side, amid ongoing concerns over the pace of eurozone economic recovery.
The likelihood of any Eurozone member state exiting the currency bloc remains virtually nil. This applies to Cyprus no less than it does to a far larger country, such as Spain for example, because the critical concern is that of precedent for the region...
Putting aside developments in and around Cyprus, the real challenge to the eurozone is how to reconcile still significantly different levels of competitiveness, argues CrossBorder Capital.
Salman Ahmed, Strategist on the Global & Emerging Fixed Income team at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, outlines the key implications for the future of the Eurozone in the wake of the deal to save Cyprus.
The fallout from the “bail-in” of Cyprus continues to rattle markets as investors digest the details of the deal and the implications of subsequent statements and “clarifications” by Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem, who initially suggested Cyprus...
Equity markets rallied the morning after a midnight announcement in Brussels to deal with imminent bankruptcy and default of Eurozone member Cyprus, but the initial relief soon gave way to deeper misgivings expressed across Europe and beyond by investors...
Cyprus’ woes are a reminder of capital structures for those dithering in Rome, suggests Chris Andrew of Clarmond House
Chris Andrew, director at Clarmond House, says the challenges facing Cyprus are a reminder of capital structures and are serving as a warning to Rome - where there still is no clear government in charge.
Euro is slave to events as Cyprus moves towards a decision before Monday funding deadline, says IronFX’s Gittler
Marshall Gittler, head of Global FX Strategy at IronFX, says the value of the euro against other key currencies will remain slave to the situation as it develops in Cyprus ahead of Monday's liquidity deadline put in place by the ECB.
Following the decision of the Federal Reserve to not change its key Fed Funds rate or its programme to buy $85bn worth of assets monthly, precious metals broker Sharps Pixley is focused on the emergency funds deadline of 25 March for Cyprus.
Despite the Cyprus bailout plans, EU policymakers will push ahead with a new deposit guarantee – part of plans for a single supervisory mechanism (SSM), or banking union – attendees at the Risk Annual Summit have heard.
Manuel Barroso, the president of the EC, has told an audience in Moscow today that Russia was not informed of the Eurogroup decision to tax depositors in Cyprus "because the governments of Europe were not informed."
César Pérez, chief investment strategist for Europe, Middle-East and Africa at JP Morgan Private Bank says that the proposals for rescuing Cyprus' banks are a calculated risk, but the drip of one-off solutions for peripheral eurozone members means European...
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Fitch Ratings has noted the dangers in the response by European and other policymakers' approach to the financial problems of Cyprus.
Marshall Gittler, head of Global FX Strategy at IronFX considers the mulitple 'Plan B' options facing Cyprus.
Swedbank's Cecilia Skingsley has commented on the deal meant to provide a bailout for Cyprus.