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  • Discussing the current state of the markets with John Spallanzani, GFI Group; Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel; and CNBC’s Rick Santelli.

  • ASUNCION, April 28- Paraguay's central bank raised its forecast for the country's 2017 growth to 4.2 percent on Friday, up from a previous estimate of 3.7 percent, driven by larger agricultural output in the soy- and beef-exporting nation. Last week, central bank chief Carlos Fernandez told Reuters in an interview the economy would grow just over 4 percent.

  • OTTAWA, April 28- The Canadian economy stalled in February after a healthy start to the year but is still on track to meet and possibly exceed the Bank of Canada's forecast for first-quarter annualized growth, analysts said. The Bank of Canada, which cut rates twice in 2015 and has consistently stressed the downside risks to the economy, predicted on April 12 that...

  • ISTANBUL, April 28- Turkey's central bank raised its inflation forecasts for this year and next on Friday and said it was ready to tighten policy further if needed, but added it was confident that its recent steps would start to bear fruit in the months ahead. Governor Murat Cetinkaya said monetary policy would remain tight until there was a significant...

  • *Q1 net profit 1.3 bln Sfr vs 919 mln Reuters poll avg. ZURICH, April 28- A long-awaited turnaround in UBS's wealth management business helped Switzerland's biggest bank deliver its second-best start to a year since the financial crisis. Net new money, an important indicator for future revenue in private banking, came in at 18.6 billion francs at UBS Wealth...

  • *March nationwide core CPI +0.2 pct yr/yr vs f'cast +0.3 pct. TOKYO, April 28- Japan's core consumer prices rose at a slower than expected pace in March and household spending fell more than expected in a worrying sign for the central bank that domestic demand won't be strong enough to generate sustained inflation. "I think the BOJ will have to downgrade its...

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Earnings are coming in good

    Discussing the current state of the markets with with Mark Spellman, Alpine Funds; Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners; and Jack Bouroudjian, UCX.

  • The U.S. bond market is signaling investors have scaled back their outlook for an inflation pickup as skepticism sets in about whether President Donald Trump will be able to deliver on pledges for major tax reform and an infrastructure spending binge. It really accelerated after the failure of healthcare reform, "said Steve Kang, Citi's interest rate...

  • NEW YORK, April 27- Private equity firm KKR& Co LP posted better-than-expected earnings on Thursday as a jump in income on the back of higher investment returns lifted the bottom line. New York- based KKR said it had earned economic net income of $549.9 million after taxes in the first quarter, compared to a loss of $553 million a year ago. Indeed, KKR said its...

  • *ECB may talk of rosier economic outlook. LONDON, April 27- Euro zone government bond yields nudged up on Thursday with the bloc's central bank expected to reiterate Japan's acknowledgment of better growth prospects in a move that could pave the way towards tighter monetary policy. The European Central Bank's meeting on Thursday comes immediately after solid...

  • *ECB may talk of rosier economic outlook. LONDON, April 27- Euro zone government bond yields nudged up on Thursday with the bloc's central bank expected to reiterate Japan's acknowledgment of better growth prospects in a move that could pave the way towards tighter monetary policy. The European Central Bank's meeting on Thursday comes immediately after the...

  • SEOUL, April 27- South Korea raised its export outlook for the year after first quarter economic growth accelerated at a sharper pace, with policymakers saying there was no need for extra stimulus even as the economy faces a host of political and economic challenges. The firm start to the year on strong exports and capital investment is a relief for policymakers...

  • SEOUL, April 27- South Korea raised its export outlook this year after economic growth accelerated at a sharper pace on Thursday, with policymakers saying there was no need for extra stimulus even as the economy faces a host of political and economic challenges. The strong start to the year on strong exports and capital investment is a relief for policymakers...

  • Market experts: What investors should expect from the White House's tax plan

    Discussing the current state of the markets with CNBC’s Rick Santelli, Hank Smith of Havorford Trust and Stephen "Sarge" Guilfoyle discuss the state of US markets following the recently revealed tax reform outline from the White House.

  • *Shares hit a record high of $165. April 26- Factory automation systems maker Rockwell Automation Inc on Wednesday raised its revenue and profit forecasts for fiscal 2017, citing improving outlook for industrial production growth, sending shares to a record high of $165. The Milwaukee, Wisconsin- based company also raised its full-year adjusted profit...

  • SAO PAULO, April 26- Banco Santander Brasil SA's profit will likely rise further in coming quarters as Brazil's No. 4 listed bank sells more financial services, cuts loan-loss provisions, and crowds out rivals in key markets despite a slow economic recovery. The results show how Rial's strategy has born fruit despite Brazil's harshest economic recession on...

  • BERLIN, April 26- Germany is on a solid economic growth path despite global uncertainties, Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries said on Wednesday, adding that she expects companies to start investing more as exports gradually grow. It has also particularly helped boost private consumption in Germany, which is one of three main growth drivers alongside...

  • BERLIN— The German government slightly raised its growth forecast this year for the country's economy, Europe's biggest, to 1.5 percent on Wednesday. Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries said that "international risks are affecting the German economy relatively little" since domestic demand has strengthened over recent years, with Germans now somewhat more...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Discussing the current state of the markets with Larry Glazer, Mayflower Advisors; Kenny Polcari, O’Neill Securities; and CNBC’s Mike Santoli and Rick Santelli

  • Supporters of French presidential election candidate Emmanuel Macron celebrate after the results of the first round of the presidential election, on April 23, 2017 at the Parc des Expositions in Paris.

    Discussing the current state of the markets with Luca Paolini, Pictet Asset Management; Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel; and CNBC’s Rick Santelli.