Sonja Laud, investment director of Global Multi Asset Group at Baring Asset Management, discusses the outlook of China's economy and explains why she sees value in Hong Kong markets.» Read More
Amid weak domestic demand, the general outlook for Singapore's economy is not positive, says Roger Tan, CEO of Voyage Research.
Euben Paracuelles, executive director and Southeast Asia economist at Nomura Singapore, says the outperformance of Singapore's services sector "lifted the boat" for first-quarter growth.
Singapore's manufacturing and services sectors expanded in the first quarter, topping expectations for a contraction, alongside strong growth in construction output, says Joseph Incalcaterra, economist at HSBC.
Vishnu Varathan, senior economist at Mizuho Bank, outlines his expectations for Singapore's first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) and explains why the nation may continue to see credit constraints.
Stocks should continue to dance around all-time highs, as traders watch for catalysts in economic data and bond yields.
Gian Fulgoni, ComScore Inc executive chairman, discusses digital commerce in Q1 and the big businesses that dominate the space. Fulgoni also gives perspective to the way the government collects data such as retail sales.
Ukraine may have dropped out of the headlines but its economic troubles are worsening as it continues to battle with separatists—and bondholders.
TAIPEI, May 22- Taiwan on Friday cut its 2015 full-year economic growth target and said exports will contract fall this year, citing weak demand for the island's products from China and other markets. Taiwan's worse-than-expected exports in recent months have provided further evidence that the recovery of global economies remains uncertain and demand for...
BERLIN, May 22- Domestic demand was the main driver of German growth in the first quarter but foreign trade, which has traditionally propelled Europe's largest economy, was a drag, data from Germany's statistics office showed on Friday. Seasonally-adjusted data confirmed an earlier flash estimate showing that German gross domestic product rose by 0.3...
Rob Subbaraman, chief economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura, says the Bank of Thailand is "overburdened" and more measures to help the economy must come from the fiscal policy and reforms.
Martin Schulz, international equity investment director at PNC, says the upbeat growth report signals the "beginning of a better recovery in Japan" and the central bank will likely stand pat on policy in the near term.
TOKYO, May 22- The Bank of Japan is set to maintain its massive monetary stimulus on Friday and may offer a slightly more upbeat view of the economy, unfazed by first-quarter GDP data that offered mixed signs on the strength of the recovery. Data on Wednesday showed the world's third-largest economy expanded at an annualised 2.4 percent in the first three months...
Discussing first quarter GDP after the government agency acknowledged issues with the data, with Joe LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist; Jeffrey Cleveland, Payden & Rygel chief economist; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight to the issues with the government's calculations of first quarter GDP data.
John Ryding, RDQ Economics, says there are better ways to measure economic growth than current measures used by the government.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at how U.S. economic growth is measured and why changes are likely after "issues" surface about the data.
SHANGHAI, May 21- Premier Li Keqiang said he was confident China has the ability to meet its 2015 economic growth target of around 7 percent, the official news agency Xinhua said on Thursday. China is set for its slowest growth in a quarter of a century this year and has rolled out a series of measures since last year to shore up the flagging economy and reduce the risk...
SHANGHAI, May 21- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the country has the ability to meet its 2015 GDP growth target of around 7 percent, the official news agency Xinhua said on Thursday.
While markets cheered Wednesday's first-quarter GDP print, it is important to note that Japan saw negative growth for the last four quarters on a year-on-year basis, says Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on government reaction to issues with Gross Domestic Product data.