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  • Behind Abe's move to call for snap polls Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:31 PM ET
    Behind Abe's move to call for snap polls

    Japan's Prime Minister is motivated by hopes that elections can "purify" the ruling party from recent scandals, says Jun Okumura, Visiting Scholar at the Meiji Institute for Global Affairs.

  • Why a US rate hike in 2015 is unlikely Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:20 PM ET
    Why a US rate hike in 2015 is unlikely

    Jim Rickards, Chief Global Strategist at West Shore Funds, says the U.S. economy is still seeing below-trend growth and remains too weak to support an interest rate increase.

  • Russian ruble driven by a 'number of factors' Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 4:40 AM ET
    Russian rouble driven by a 'number of factors'

    Simon Quijano-Evans, head of EM research at Commerzbank, talks about the Russian ruble's recent moves and how the currency is driven by a "number of factors".

  • The good and bad of Japan's tax hike delay Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:04 AM ET
    The good and bad of Japan's tax hike delay

    Junko Nishioka, Chief Japan Economist at RBS, says a delayed sales tax hike will boost GDP by 0.5 percent in the near term, but warns of negative market implications in the long run.

  • Can Japan's grim GDP work to Abe's advantage? Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 12:07 AM ET
    Can Japan's grim GDP work to Abe's advantage?

    Mikio Kumada, Executive Director and Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners, explains why the country's recent weak GDP is part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's political agenda.

  • Japan GDP: 'Give growth a chance' Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 4:00 AM ET
    Japan GDP: 'Give growth a chance'

    Chris Scicluna, head of economic research at Daiwa Capital Markets says we shouldn't "jump to too many conclusions" with Japan's recent GDP data, and he's expecting to see "positive growth" in the next two quarters.

  • Will Japanese recession spark a snap election? Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 1:10 AM ET
    Will Japanese recession spark a snap election?

    CNBC's Kaori Enjoji reports on whether third quarter Japanese GDP figures which pushed the country into a technical recession, will be the catalyst for snap elections.

  • Is this expert right to be skeptical about Abenomics? Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 12:33 AM ET
    Is this expert right to be skeptical about Abenomics?

    Luca Silipo, Chief Economist at Natixis, explains why Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies won't be the remedy to Japan's economic woes.

  • Is a delayed sales tax hike what Japan needs? Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 9:36 PM ET
    Is a delayed sales tax hike what Japan needs?

    While a delay in the planned consumption tax hike will boost Japan in the short-term, it could jeopardize efforts of fiscal consolidation, says David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Asia at Standard Chartered.

  • Japan Q3 GDP is 'shockingly weak': JP Morgan Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 7:06 PM ET
    Japan Q3 GDP is 'shockingly weak': JP Morgan

    Yoshito Sakakibara, Executive Director of Investment Research, JP Morgan, outlines the factors weighing on Japan's growth and says it may be ideal to delay the sales tax hike.

  • Germany is 'wasting' an opportunity: Bofinger Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Germany is 'wasting' an opportunity: Bofinger

    Peter Bofinger, member of the German Council of Economic Experts and one of the German Chancellor's "wise men" says that Germany's is not doing its original job of being the economic "powerhouse of the euro area".

  • Got a preowned car? You're helping the economy Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 10:32 AM ET
    File photo: Certified pre-owned cars parked at a dealership lot in Michigan.

    The auto market is doing better than economists are giving it credit for. Why? Untracked certified preowned vehicle sales.

  • How should we trade the euro? Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 4:00 AM ET
    How should we trade the euro?

    John Hardy, FX strategist at Saxo Bank, comments on the mixed euro zone GDP numbers. He advises investors to watch for "signals" from the European Central Bank about the prospective transition towards quantitative easing.

  • French GDP figures a 'relief': Pro Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 1:30 AM ET
    French GDP figures a 'relief': Pro

    Steven Bell, director of global macro at F&C, says the 0.3 percent quarter-on-quarter rise in French third quarter GDP is a "relief" but the country's government is "paralyzed" and unable to make the necessary structural reforms.

  • Weak euro 'wont' transform the world': Pro Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 1:30 AM ET
    Weak euro 'wont' transform the world': Pro

    Steven Bell, director of global macro at F&C, says the impact of a weaker euro on the economy is minimal.

  • What Germans CEOs think of the economy Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    What Germans CEOs think of the economy

    CNBC talks to four German CEOs about their thoughts on the current state of Germany's economy, prior to release of the third quarter's GDP data.

  • Why low Europe growth is good for Sodexo Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Why low Europe growth is good for Sodexo

    Europe will have very low GDP growth for years to come, which could be a "great opportunity", says Sodexo CEO Michel Landel.

  • RBI rate cut in December? This expert says unlikely Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 12:17 AM ET
    RBI rate cut in December? This expert says unlikely

    Gaurav Mehta, VP of Institutional Equities at Ambit Capital, says a rate cut in December is unlikely as it's too early for the Indian central bank to declare victory on inflation.

  • Fed's reluctance to hike rates Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 10:36 AM ET
    Fed's reluctance to hike rates

    Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs chief economist, shares his thoughts on why the Fed appears averse to hiking interest rates.

  • Goldman's Hatzius: Wage acceleration slow Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 10:34 AM ET
    Goldman's Hatzius: Wage acceleration slow

    The U.S. added 214,000 nonfarm jobs in October. Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs chief economist, provides insight to employment and wage acceleration. Hatzius says there is still significant slack in the labor market.