• 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.

  • Beige Book: Modest wage growth     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the headlines out of the Federal Reserve's Beige Book.

  • Q3 GDP outlook tracking 3.2%     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports current third quarter GDP forecasts.

  • Disappointing data effect on Fed     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 11:14 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman explains how recent poor economic data could impact Fed policy.

  • Why China doesn't need large-scale stimulus     Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 6:50 PM ET

    Leland Miller, President of CBB International, says markets need to look beyond GDP data and focus on China's employment sector which remains surprisingly resilient.

  • What's weighing on Singapore's growth?     Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 12:18 AM ET

    Daniel Martin, Asia Economist at Capital Economics, discusses the country's third quarter growth report which missed market estimates on Tuesday.

  • Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore, describes Singapore's Q4 growth outlook and discusses the Monetary Authority of Singapore's decision to maintain its monetary policy.

  • Singapore's third-quarter growth misses forecasts Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 8:07 PM ET

    Singapore's economy grew at a slower-than-expected pace in the third quarter, data on Tuesday showed, adding to growing concerns over the outlook for the wealth city state.

  • LUXEMBOURG, Oct 13- France faced renewed pressure from euro zone peers on Monday to tighten spending next year, amid a growing rift over its plans to flout European budget rules. Euro zone countries are required to abide by European Union rules that limit a country's budget deficit to no more than 3 percent of gross domestic product. France, which has already been...

  • Economic deterioration or buying opportunity?     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    Discussing if the recent market pullback is a buying opportunity, or if something is fundamentally wrong with the economy, with CNBC contributor Richard Bernstein.

  • Expect Singapore Q3 GDP to be 'lukewarm': Pro     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Ahead of Singapore's third quarter growth report due for release on Tuesday, Edward Lee, Regional Head of Research, Southeast Asia at Standard Chartered, outlines his expectations.

  • 'Time to go structural': OECD's Gurria     Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    The world owes a "debt of gratitude" to central bankers says Angel Gurria, secretary-general of the OECD, adding that it's now time for countries to "go structural" to improve competitiveness and productivity.

  • HIGHLIGHTS-Malaysia's 2015 budget Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 4:49 AM ET

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10- Prime Minister Najib Razak unveiled Malaysia's 2015 budget on Friday, with an eyes on how the government plans to cut the fiscal deficit, bring down its own debt, piled up close to a self-imposed limit of 55 percent of gross domestic product. For Malaysia's economic report click on. *2015 budget allocates total 273.9 billion ringgit, an increase...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10- For highlights of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's 2015 budget speech click on.

  • *China to publish GDP data on Oct 21. BEIJING, Oct 10- China's economy likely grew at its weakest pace in more than five years in the third quarter as a property downturn weighed on demand, a Reuters poll showed, raising the chances of more aggressive policy steps that may include cutting interest rates. The government is due to release September data on trade, bank...