U.K.'s second quarter GDP came in at 0.7% quarter-on-quarter, meeting expectations. Elizabeth Martins, chief UK economist at HSBC, reacts.» Read More
Raymond Yeung, senior economist for Greater China at ANZ, says China can achieve 7.5 percent GDP growth in 2014, as the momentum in the economy "clearly picked up" in the second quarter.
Alaistair Chan, Economist at Moody's Analytics, says issues like overcapacity and deflationary pressures will compel Beijing to unleash more stimulus measures in the months ahead.
Sam Le Cornu, Senior Portfolio Manager, Asia of Macquarie Funds Group, expects Chinese stocks to rise after the economy grew 7.5 percent in the second quarter.
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS, says the Australian dollar fell on Wednesday because investors are focusing on tightening credit conditions in China rather than upbeat data.
John Zhu, Greater China Economist, HSBC and Hugh Young, Managing Director, Aberdeen Asset Management, discuss what China's data deluge on Wednesday means for growth.
Stephen Green, Senior Economist at Standard Chartered, says recovery in China remains fragile and discusses the likelihood of further stimulus from Beijing.
Jian Chang, Chief China Economist, Barclays, outlines her forecast for second quarter GDP and explains why "mini stimulus" won't sustain future growth.
U.S. public debt remains unsustainable and will reach 106 percent of economic output in 25 years, the Congressional Budget Office said.
Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director of BK Asset Management, says the Aussie dollar may fall to 91 cents against the greenback if China's second quarter growth report disappoints.
Germany's financial strength is "among one of the best" in the world explains Moritz Kraemer, chief rating officer for sovereign ratings at Standard & Poor's after the ratings agency reaffirmed the country's AAA rating.
Vishnu Varathan, Senior Economist at Mizuho Bank, expects manufacturing to remain weak throughout 2014 but says a rebound in China's factory activity may provide a slight boost.
Glenn Maguire, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at ANZ, says volatility in the pharmaceutical and electrical sectors may have weighed on Singapore's economy in the second quarter.
Toby Lawson, Managing Director of Newedge, expects Beijing's "mini stimulus" to have stabilized growth in the second quarter, but warns of risks from the property sector.
CNBC's Christine Tan breaks down this week's key risk events.
CNBC's Steve Liesman, breaks down the numbers on jobs growth and the nation's gross domestic product.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses the Dow's run to 17,000 ahead of Thursday's jobs report.
Maury Harris, UBS chief U.S. economist, and David Blitzer, S&P Dow Jones Indices, share their outlook on the economy and jobs.
Daniele Antonucci, European economist at Morgan Stanley, comments on the latest euro zone data and says that there seems to be a "growth rotation" towards reformist economies such as Spain.
Markus Schomer, Chief Economist at Pinebridge Investments, expects the U.S. to see growth above 3 percent in the second half of 2014 and explains why bonds are a "futile economic indicator."
Collins Capital's Dorothy Weaver isn't necessarily worried about the drop in GDP. Instead, she's looking for opportunity.