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  • SEOUL, Oct 24- South Korea's economic growth quickened in the third quarter led by private consumption and construction spending, but quarterly exports declined for the first time in a year in a sign of cooling global growth that should keep the door open for more monetary easing. The economy grew a seasonally adjusted 0.9 percent in the July-September quarter...

  • S.Korea Q3 GDP grows s/adj 0.9 pct, matches forecasts Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    SEOUL, Oct 24- South Korea's economy grew a seasonally adjusted 0.9 percent in the third quarter of the year over the previous three months and matched market expectations, the central bank's estimates showed on Friday, underpinned by domestic consumption and construction investment. On an annual basis, Asia's fourth-largest economy expanded 3.2 percent in...

  • TABLE-South Korea Q3 GDP grows 0.9 pct s/adj vs Q2 Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    SEOUL, Oct 24- Following are details of the advance estimates of South Korea's gross domestic product for the July-September period from the central bank, the Bank of Korea: OVER PREVIOUS QUARTER, SEASONALLY ADJUSTED. Q3 2014* Q2 2014 Gross domestic product 0.9 0.5 Agriculture, forestry, fishing 1.9 -3.7 Manufacturing -0.9 0.9 Construction 1.8 0.2 Service...

  • Leading economic indicator up 0.8%     Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the Conference Board's index of leading indicators for September increased 0.8 percent. Steve Liesman reports where Q3 GDP is tracking.

  • China's GDP growth slows     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    China's latest report on gross domestic product shows a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.

  • China growth falls to 5-year low     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 6:33 AM ET

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on China's third quarter GDP, which beat estimates but still grew at its slowest pace in more than five years.

  • *China growth slows, but economy grew slightly more than expected. European shares might fare better at the open, with financial spreadbetters predicting Britain's FTSE 100 would open up 0.1 percent, while Germany's DAX and France's CAC 40 were each seen up 0.2 percent. It was also the weakest growth rate in nearly six years, putting at risk Beijing's official...

  • BEIJING, Oct 21- China grew at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis in the September quarter and risks missing its official target for the first time in 15 years, adding to concerns the world's second-largest economy is becoming a drag on global growth. China's gross domestic product grew 7.3 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier,...

  • China shares slip on GDP data; Hong Kong edges lower Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:08 AM ET

    SHANGHAI, Oct 21- China shares eased on Tuesday, with pharmaceutical and property sectors hit by profit-taking and weak economic data, but losses were limited on optimism the government will roll out more policies to help industry amid a slowing economy. "In China, the economic environment is not the only factor driving the market. Other issues, such as government...

  • *China Q3 GDP +7.3 pct y/y, slightly better than expected. The Aussie dollar, often seen as a liquid proxy of Chinese growth prospects given Australia's large trade exposure to China, rose 0.5 percent on the day to $0.8827. "The absolute China number isn't all that great and the trend has been toward a slower growth rate, so it's probably hard to openly move in the...

  • BEIJING, Oct 21- China's economic growth slowed in the third quarter to its weakest since the 2008/ 09 global financial crisis as a slumping property market dragged on manufacturing and investment, adding to concerns about flagging global growth. The weaker gross domestic product figure fed speculation that China will miss its official full-year growth...

  • *China growth slows, but economy grew slightly more than expected. It also shows that we don't need to be that concerned about the depth of slow down in China, "said Dariusz Kowalczyk at Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank in Hong Kong. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose about 0.3 percent in morning trade following the...

  • China GDP beats, but growth rate slowest since crisis Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 10:01 PM ET

    China's economy grew at its slowest pace in more than five years in the third quarter, official statistics showed Tuesday, but the data still topped estimates.

  • "Market action will largely depend on the release of key economic numbers in China," Michael McCarthy, chief market strategist at CMC Markets in Sydney, said in a note. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was flat in early trade, while Japan's Nikkei stock average drooped about 0.2 percent. Wall Street marked gains overnight despite a...

  • BEIJING, Oct 21- China is expected to post its weakest growth since the global financial crisis in the third quarter as a property downturn weighs on manufacturing and investment, raising the heat on Beijing to unveil more stimulus measures. The market believes Communist Party leaders will tolerate a gradual slowdown as long as there are no signs of a...

  • LONDON, Oct 20- Sterling rose against the euro and the dollar on Monday, as traders bought it after last week's sharp losses, with its near-term direction set to be dictated by UK growth data. Third-quarter gross domestic product numbers on Friday could provide some support for the currency, which has been plagued by increasing doubts in the solidity of Britain's...

  • Why Venezuela is so desperate, in 5 easy charts Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 2:07 PM ET
    A technician takes a sample of crude oil from a well operated by Venezuela's state-owned oil company in Morichal, Venezuela.

    Despite its oil revenues, Venezuela's economic and fiscal situations are in free fall. Learn why here.

  • Minister: Bailed-out Cyprus' economy on the mend Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 4:09 AM ET

    NICOSIA, Cyprus— Cyprus' finance minister says the bailed-out country will manage to keep its debt well below projections by its international creditors. Harris Georgiades says debt will peak this year at 105 percent of gross domestic product and will show a modest 2- percentage-point drop in 2015.. That' s much better than the 126 percent of GDP that both the...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- Free trade between the United States and China could generate annual combined economic gains of $460 billion for the two countries, according to new research from the Peterson Institute for International Economics. China stands to gain $330 billion, or 1.9 percent of gross domestic product, while the United States would benefit to the tune...

  • Goldman Sachs downgrades outlook on US economy Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 9:52 AM ET
    A patch bearing the Goldman Sachs Group logo is pictured on a trading jacket on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

    Goldman Sachs's economists downgraded their outlook on the U.S. economy in the second half of 2014 after weak retail sales and business inventory.