China's President Xi Jinping said Tuesday the country's growth rate will not be less than 6.5 percent in the five years to 2020. Jeremy Lawson, chief economist at Standard Life Investments, thinks the target is "unrealistically high."
Wei Li, China economist at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, explains why he believes growth in China will be slow for the next few years.
Poor Q3 inventory numbers aren't a worry as they're likely bounce back in Q4, according to Alan Robinson, VP and research analyst at RBC Wealth Management.
Gross domestic product increased at a 1.5 percent annual rate versus 1.6% growth expected. Lindsey Piegza, Stifel Fixed Income Chief Economist, and David Lebovitz, JPMorgan Asset Management, provide perspective on the number.
CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in on whether a lower GDP reading could further diminish odds of a Fed rate hike.
The euro fell against the dollar on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged.
Japan should stick to its plan to raise the sales tax to 10% in April 2017 in order to deliver fiscal sustainability, the IMF said.
S. Iswaran, Singapore's Trade and Industry Minister, discusses the city-state's economy, including the impact of the haze crisis.
Richard Harris, chief executive of Port Shelter Investment Management, says it is hard to tell whether China has bottomed.
Anastasia Amoroso, JPM Asset Management, shares her outlook on interest rates.
GDP that hovers around 7 percent in nominal terms is still an improvement for China from three to four years ago, says Benjamin Pedley, head of investment strategy at HSBC Private Bank.
Richard Martin, executive VP of IMA Asia, says China's 12th five-year plan contains contradictions and a lack of focus on reforms.
Vasu Menon, VP of group wealth management at OCBC bank, says China wants to move away from extreme stimulus and provide more targeted easing.
Brad Lamensdorf, Ranger Alternative Mgmt. portfolio manager, discusses why markets are overvalued going into 2016 and provides alternative investments to stock.
South Korea's economy grew at its fastest pace in five years in the third quarter, shaking off the blow dealt by the MERS outbreak earlier in the year.
Sian Fenner, senior economist at Oxford Economics, says while Joko Widodo's reforms are positive, a key risk is failure in their execution and implementation.
Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, argues that China would not purposely distort its growth figures.
Political tension, high property prices, and economic slowdown in China have dimmed Hong Kong's growth outlook for 2016, a new study found.
China's industrial production and fixed-asset investment figures show that it is still on a downtrend, says Tham Mun Hon, head of greater China research at UOB Kay Hian.
CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at key ETFs which track China's economy.