CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest economic data after the FOMC meeting and tips his hat to the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Russian economy has taken a hit in the last year as the sanctions and the fall in oil price take their toll. Here are the four numbers you need to know about the state of the economy.
Bill English, Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Finance of New Zealand, discusses the country's first-quarter growth data, which marked the lowest quarterly rate in two years.
For the first time, foreigners can now buy and sell shares in listed companies on the Saudi Arabian stock exchange. John Burbank, Passport Capital founder and CIO, discusses investing in Saudi Arabia.
CNBC's Steve Liesman checks on GDP forecasts.
There’s an adage that academic politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small. But perhaps there’s more to fight over when you are debating the U.K.’s economic recovery.
Jorg Wuttke, president of European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, explains the concerns that European companies have about slower growth in China.
Stocks could correct this summer, but it won't be because the U.S. market is blindly following Germany.
Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Finance of Sri Lanka, says the new government has given a "new lease of life" to the country's economy.
David Mann, chief economist, Asia at Standard Chartered, says the robust U.S. employment report reinforces expectations for the Fed to raise interest rates in September.
Mikio Kumada, executive director & Global strategist at LGT Capital Partners, says the revised first-quarter gross domestic product indicates that Japan is showing steady progress.
Japan's GDP growth was revised sharply higher in the first quarter, data on Monday showed, adding to hopes that its economic recovery is gaining traction.
If Japan's economic growth continues to outperform like how it did in the first quarter, talks of further quantitative easing will fade away, says Greg Gibbs, head of APAC Markets Strategy at RBS.
After trading rangebound for the past six months, dollar-yen is likely to move up on the back of a "cumulative impact of quantitative easing," says Greg Gibbs, head of APAC Markets Strategy at RBS.
Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, says investors should steer clear of Chinese and Japanese equities and explains why he likes markets in South Korea and the Philippines.
Marcel Thieliant, Global economist at Capital Economics, says Japan's revised GDP could see a better number than initially projected, but the boost from inventory may not last beyond the first quarter.
Apart from Japan's first-quarter revised gross domestic product (GDP), China will publish a raft of economic indicators in the week ahead. CNBC's Oriel Morrison has more.
Discussing the pace of economic growth in the U.S., with Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs chief economist.
Apart from keeping the central bank on hold, the surprisingly upbeat first-quarter GDP print will do little to boost domestic consumption, says David Solusky, head of investment strategy at UBS Wealth Management Australia.
Stephen Roach, Yale University, shares his thoughts on the economic recovery and the state of the consumer. Also Roach weighs in on "complacency" surrounding Greece's debt crisis.