Silvia Amaro, CNBC

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Recent articles by Silvia:

Greece imposes monthly fines of 100 euros on the over-60s who refuse a Covid vaccine

Failure to get a first dose of a coronavirus shot by Jan. 16 for anyone aged 60 or over will result in a monthly fine of 100 euros ($114). → Read More

EU medical agency says vaccine revisions for omicron could be approved in 3-4 months

The European Union could approve a Covid-19 shot against the new variant within three to four months, the bloc's medical agency said Tuesday. → Read More

Euro zone inflation rate hits a record 4.9% for November

The euro zone's inflation rate has risen to a record high in November, preliminary data showed Tuesday, prompting further questions about what the European Central Bank will do next with its monetary policy. → Read More

Achieving semiconductor independency is 'not doable,' EU competition chief says

For some, the EU needs to become a global powerhouse in the production of chips, but Margrethe Vestager has cautioned against unrealistic expectations. → Read More

European officials voice concern over 'alarming' new Covid variant

The new variant comes at a time when different European nations are grappling with surging cases of the delta variant. → Read More

German central bank warns of overblown property prices with the problem spreading

Germany's central bank warned Thursday about overvaluation in the housing market, calling it a "specific vulnerability." → Read More

The EU is planning a 9-month expiration date on its Covid vaccine passports

The idea now is that the document has a life span of nine months after the first set of vaccines are administered. → Read More

Belgium announces new Covid restrictions, but prime minister vows to avoid lockdown

Belgium is toughening up social restrictions as Covid-19 cases surge, but Prime Minister Alexander de Cross tells CNBC the aim is still to keep society open. → Read More

EU's Timmermans: The need to reduce emissions is only going to get stronger

Frans Timmermans joins CNBC to discuss the outcomes from COP26. → Read More

EU's climate chief says we shouldn't be too critical of China as it contributed to COP26 agreement

European Commission Executive Vice President Frans Timmermans says he would have liked to see "phase out" in the final COP26 agreement, but said ultimately we shouldn't be too critical of China. → Read More

Poland will not receive recovery funds before addressing judiciary concerns: Gentiloni

European Commissioner for Economic Affairs Paolo Gentiloni stressed that without actions from Poland to address concerns of the independence of its judiciary, the country will not receive EU funds to support the economic recovery. Gentiloni also told CNBC's Silvia Amaro that there is a starting point in talks over how to update EU fiscal rules. → Read More

Positive outlook for economic recovery but some key risks ahead, says EU economic affairs commissioner

Paolo Gentiloni, the European commissioner for economic affairs, speaks to CNBC from Brussels on the EU's economic recovery and outlines how the risk of rising Covid-19 infections and inflation may impact on growth targets. → Read More

Europe should be wary of possible new Covid variants, the bloc's economics chief says

Last week, the European Commission, the executive arm of the EU, projected growth of 5% for both the EU and the euro area this year. → Read More

After threats to rip up the Brexit deal, UK and EU hold crunch talks

The U.K and the European Union are due to enter new negotiations on Friday in an attempt to avoid a looming trade war. → Read More

Now is a good time to revive talks on a European deposit insurance scheme, EU official says

Is the euro area ready to discuss more banking integration and implement an EU-wide deposit insurance scheme? CNBC's Silvia Amaro moderates a conversation at the ECB Forum on Banking Supervision on the necessary steps for further integration. → Read More

Google loses antitrust battle with EU as court upholds 2017 order to pay $2.8 billion fine

Wednesday's verdict can be appealed and taken to the EU's highest court. → Read More

Greenwashing or viable solution? Europe has a big decision to make on nuclear power

Some EU members, notably France, are supportive of nuclear energy, but others, including Germany, believe it is time to move on. → Read More

Wealth management boost helps Credit Suisse beat estimates in third quarter

Credit Suisse has beaten analyst estimates for the third quarter, getting a boost from its wealth management division. → Read More

Without cooperation on climate change we will go nowhere, Italy's Draghi says

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi is now more hopeful after successfully getting his G-20 partners to make new climate-related commitments. → Read More

Why more people are attending sustainable events than ever

From clothing swaps to gardening, more people are now organizing and attending sustainable events. CNBC's Silvia Amaro looks at their popularity in London. → Read More