Nikko Asset Management Americas' John Vail says Japan's Q1 preliminary GDP report was disappointing, but the initial print is often revised in a major way.
TOKYO, Aug 15- Japan's economy grew at an annualized pace of 0.2 percent in the April-June period, expanding for a second straight quarter but at a much slower rate on weak exports and capital expenditure, government data showed on Monday. The preliminary reading for gross domestic product was weaker than a median market forecast for a 0.7 percent expansion in a...
TOKYO, Aug 15- Japan's economy grew at an annualised pace of 0.2 percent in the April-June period, expanding for a second straight quarter but at a much slower rate on weak exports and capital expenditure, government data showed on Monday. The preliminary reading for gross domestic product was weaker than a median market forecast for a 0.7 percent expansion in a...
Japan Q2 GDP is likely to show a modest recovery with some growth coming through, says WisdomTree Japan CEO Jesper Koll.
CNBC's Steve Liesman gives a rapid update on analysts' views of the economy following today's weak retail sales.
China’s once-stellar economic growth will grind lower for the next five years and will fall below 6 percent in 2020, the IMF forecast on Friday.
BEIJING, Aug 12- The International Monetary Fund on Friday said China's policymakers should shift away from economic growth targets for it to improve the quality of its stimulus. "The practice of setting annual growth targets has fostered an undesirable focus on short-term, low-quality stimulus measures," the IMF said in its annual review on China.
Kevin O'Leary, O'Shares Investments uses a cupcake analogy to explain how overregulations are clogging job growth in the U.S.
Economists raise concerns of the lagging German economy, saying hardly anyone has taken notice.
DBS Economist Radhika Rao says falling exports have been a headwind, but stronger consumption is supporting growth within the bloc.
The underlying strength of Europe's economy was very weak even before Brexit, says European Centre for International Political Economy's Fredrik Erixon.
Innovation and productivity are the two things that will improve the economy, Warren Buffett told Politico.
MOSCOW, Aug 11- Russia's gross domestic product fell 0.6 percent in the second quarter of the year, in annual terms, preliminary data from the Federal Statistics Service, or Rosstat, showed on Thursday. The Russian economy has been gradually finding its feet after a deep slump. Analysts polled by Reuters see GDP contracting 0.7 percent this year.
Singapore downgraded its growth forecast as the economy expanded slower than estimated amid uncertainties about Brexit and weakening global demand.
Investors have a lot of questions about the true strength of the economy after the dismal GDP report and better-than-expected July jobs data. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on which view of the economy is correct.
Bob Funk, CEO of Express Employment Professionals, gives his take on unemployment and GDP.
Drew Matus, UBS Deputy Chief U.S. Economist and Managing Director, and Burns McKinney, NFJ Investment Group Portfolio Manager & Managing Director, discuss the state of the markets and the economy following last Friday's jobs report.
MOSCOW, Aug 8- Russia's economy will show low quarter-on-quarter growth in the third and fourth quarters of this year, analysts at the central bank predicted in a report published on Monday. Russian gross domestic product is expected to grow by 0.4 percent quarter on quarter in the third quarter and by 0.5 percent in the fourth quarter, according to the report.
The Fed is unlikely to raise rates at the first sign of a strong economic number, says Anthony Chan, JPMorgan Chase, sharing his outlook on interest rates, energy and the markets.
The United States isn't just continuing to add jobs — some numbers in Friday's report show things getting better for workers.