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Economic Reports GDP

  • LONDON, April 26- Sterling dipped versus the dollar and euro on Wednesday, struggling for direction ahead of first quarter growth numbers due on Friday in a week so far dominated by events in the euro zone. Besides the gross domestic product numbers due on Friday, investors are on the lookout for fresh news surrounding Britain's exit from the European Union.

  • TAIPEI, April 25- Taiwan stocks rose on Tuesday, mainly taking cues from overseas markets, but continued their choppy trading as investors await fresh economic data. In Taiwan, the electronics subindex rose 0.6 percent, while the financials subindex gained 1.0. Taiwan will release its preliminary gross domestic product data for the first quarter on Friday,...

  • WARSAW, April 22- Poland's gross domestic product in the first quarter grew decisively more than 3.5 percent, Polish Deputy Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told the private Polsat News television channel late on Friday. "I think we are moving in a very good direction," Morawiecki said. In March, Morawiecki, who is also Poland's finance and development minister,...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- China's economy may grow faster than the International Monetary Fund had expected for all of 2017 after a first-quarter performance that beat forecasts, the fund said, as it urged Beijing to address entrenched financial risks in the country. The better-than-anticipated data prompted the IMF this week to raise its 2017 and 2018 growth...

  • Protecting government data from getting whacked

    CNBC's Steve Liesman talks to Erica Groshen, former BLS commissioner, about the imperative to protect the integrity of government data. And Austan Goolsbee, former CEA chairman, weighs in.

  • REUTERS POLL- CHINA 2017 GDP GROWTH SEEN EASING TO 6.5 PCT, 6.2 PCT IN 2018 VS ACTUAL 6.7 PCT IN 2016.

  • Nigeria oil, Nigeria emerging market

    Nigeria won't get out of a recession as a result of OPEC's actions and must focus on implementing the right type of economic policies; FinMin.

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 18- Argentina aims to bring its international reserves to 15 percent of gross domestic product as it seeks to improve its credit rating, central bank chief Federico Sturzenegger said in a presentation on Tuesday. Reserves are currently at about $50 billion, or 10 percent of gross domestic product. Last month Moody's changed the outlook on the...

  • SHANGHAI, April 17- China's yuan slipped against the U.S. dollar on Monday, after the central bank set a weaker midpoint and injected funds into the money market via medium-term lending facility loans for which interest rates were unchanged. China's economy grew 6.9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier, slightly faster than expected and well above...

  • Chinese data was 'very strong'

    David Fernandez, Barclays, says the easing in policy in the past year has resulted in continued growth in China.

  • BEIJING, April 17- China's economy grew 6.9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier, slightly faster than expected, supported by a government infrastructure spending spree and a frenzied housing market that is showing signs of overheating. The strong reading should help underpin wobbly global financial markets but adds to worries that China's...

  • BEIJING, April 17- China's economy grew 6.9 percent in the first quarter of 2017 from a year earlier, slightly faster than market expectations, as higher government spending and a frenzied property market fueled a construction boom. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected the world's second-largest economy to have expanded by a steady 6.8 percent in the...

  • BEIJING, April 17- Final consumption accounted for 77.2 percent of China's first quarter economic growth, the statistics bureau said on Monday. That compares to a contribution of 64.6 percent of growth for consumption in 2016.. China's economy grew 6.9 percent year-on-year in the first quarter, the fastest pace since the third quarter of 2015..

  • China data provides a 'cushion'

    Richard Jerram, Bank of Singapore, says the latest economic data are good numbers but credit problems remain.

  • BEIJING, April 17- China's economy grew 6.9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier, slightly faster than expected, supported by a government infrastructure spending spree and a frenzied housing market that is showing signs of overheating. While China's data has been largely upbeat so far this year, many analysts widely expect the world's...

  • BEIJING, April 17- China's economy grew 6.9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier, slightly faster than expected, supported by a government infrastructure spending spree and a frenzied housing market that is showing signs of overheating. While China's data has been largely upbeat so far this year, many analysts widely expect the world's...

  • David Kuo, CEO of The Motley Fool Singapore, is watching out for how the economy is re-balancing itself in light of growing debt problems.

  • Improving private confidence will help China achieve 7 percent growth in the first quarter, according to Tommy Xie of OCBC

  • ONTARIO REAL GDP INCREASED 0.5 PCT IN Q4 2016 COMPARED WITH 0.7 PCT IN Q3.

  • ONTARIO FINANCE MINISTER SAYS PROVINCE'S REAL GDP INCREASED BY 2.7 PCT IN 2016.