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Economic Reports GDP

  • Australia's economy extends its record run of growth

    Sara Eisen and Mike Santoli discuss how Australia's economy has shown growth for a world record run of 103 straight quarters.

  • A closer look at Australia Q1 GDP

    Tapas Strickland, National Australia Bank, says the weaker Q1 GDP was a result of subdued income growth and poor weather conditions.

  • Reasons for weakness in the Australian economy

    David Bassanese, BetaShares Capital, says soft consumer spending and investment were behind the 0.3 percent quarterly growth seen for the first quarter.

  • Flag of Australia on a beach

    Australia reported first quarter GDP that beat expected 1.5 percent gain on year.

  • The biggest risk Australia faces

    Axel Merk, Merk Investments, says the Australian economy is "decent" but the biggest risk it faces is China.

  • Softness in the Australian economy

    Gareth Aird, Commonwealth Bank, says the economy has relied on the housing and consumer sectors, which have since slowed.

  • CEO confidence hits highest level in 3 years

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche report's the latest numbers from the Business Roundtable's CEO survey results.

  • What to expect from Australia Q1 GDP

    Strong company profits will add to GDP, but the weak wage bill is likely to have weighed on consumers, says Joanne Masters, ANZ.

  • Yellow "Caution" tape is displayed outside of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Here's what this bond market indicator is signaling about when the next recession may begin, says Michael Pento.

  • OTTAWA, June 2- The labor productivity of Canadian businesses rose 1.4 percent in the first quarter, the most in almost three years, in a sign the economy is continuing to recover, Statistics Canada data indicated on Friday. The increase was the greatest since the 1.8 percent growth seen in the second quarter of 2014.. Real gross domestic product of businesses rose...

  • TOKYO, June 2- Japan's government has agreed to make lowering the ratio of debt to gross domestic product a new fiscal discipline target, which makes it easier to avoid spending cuts as long as the economy keeps growing. "If you focus on the debt-GDP ratio, you can just talk about expanding the denominator, but it is not that easy to raise trend growth," said Hiroshi...

  • TOKYO, June 2- Japan's government has agreed to make lowering the ratio of debt to gross domestic product a new fiscal discipline target, which makes it easier to avoid spending cuts as long as the economy keeps growing. "If you focus on the debt-GDP ratio, you can just talk about expanding the denominator, but it is not that easy to raise trend growth," said Hiroshi...

  • TOKYO, June 2- Japan's economy was expected to have expanded more quickly in the first quarter than initially estimated, buoyed by gains in corporate capital spending, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. The revised data is expected to affirm an export-led recovery in Japan helped by a pickup in the global economy, although households remain cautious over spending,...

  • BRASILIA, June 1- Brazil's economy emerged from its worst recession on record with its fastest growth rate in nearly four years, data showed on Thursday, boosting President Michel Temer's case for staying in office as he battles a corruption scandal. Brazil's gross domestic product grew 1.0 percent in the first quarter from the preceding one, matching...

  • *STOXX up 0.4 pct; Milan blue chips up 1 pct. MILAN/ LONDON, June 1- European shares inched up on Thursday, with blue chips in Milan taking the lead after better than expected Italian economic growth helped markets shrug off political worries. Italy's economy grew 0.4 percent in the first quarter thanks to firm domestic demand, the statistics bureau said, sharply...

  • BRASILIA, June 1- Brazil's economy emerged from its worst recession on record with its fastest growth rate in nearly four years, data showed on Thursday, boosting President Michel Temer's case for staying in office as he battles a corruption scandal. Brazil's gross domestic product grew 1.0 percent in the first quarter from the preceding one, matching...

  • Jerome Powell, Federal Reserve Governor.

    CNBC's Steve Liesman talks to Federal Reserve Governor Jay Powell about rates, markets and the economy.

  • BRASILIA, June 1- Brazil's economy emerged from its worst recession on record with its fastest growth rate in nearly four years, government data showed on Thursday, in some good news for President Michel Temer as he battles a corruption scandal. Brazil's gross domestic product grew by 1.0 percent in the first quarter from the preceding one, statistics agency...

  • BRASILIA, June 1- Brazil's gross domestic product grew by 1.0 percent in the first quarter from the preceding one, statistics agency IBGE said on Thursday, an increase in line with market expectations that marked the end of the country's worst recession on record.

  • ROME, June 1- Italy's economy grew 0.4 percent in the first quarter thanks to firm domestic demand, national statistics bureau ISTAT said on Thursday, sharply raising a preliminary estimate and improving prospects for the full year. The data was seized on by politicians from the ruling Democratic Party as proof that its policies were working as Italy gears up...