Martin Feldstein, Harvard University economics professor, shares his outlook on the economy. We no longer see the fiscal drag that we saw last year, explains Feldstein.» Read More
TOKYO, March 10- Japan's economy grew 0.2 percent in October-December from the previous quarter, government data showed on Monday, revised down from a preliminary 0.3 percent expansion due to slower growth in capital spending and private consumption. The result compared with the median forecast for a 0.3 percent expansion in a Reuters poll of economists.
Izumi Devalier, Japan Economist at HSBC, discusses Japan's below-view fourth-quarter economic growth data and record current account deficit for January.
Using fresh data, NERA Economic Consulting concluded again that gas exports would increase real household income and gross domestic product in the United States, despite raising natural gas prices.
Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, shares his thoughts on what he learned at the Federal Reserve about long-term economic stability and its part in creating economic bubbles.
Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, shares his thoughts on the impact of weather on the employment report.
*Okay if China's economy slightly misses 7.5 pct growth target-Fin Min. *C.bank vice governor says China will fine-tune policies if needed.
Savanth Sebastian, Equities Economist at CommSec, discusses Australia's recent raft of good economic data, from Wednesday's strong gross domestic product (GDP) to Thursday's retail sales.
China's gross domestic product (GDP) target at 7.5 percent indicates steady growth in the country, which should support commodities like copper and nickel, says Tom Price, Global Commodity Analyst at UBS.
James Ashley, chief economist at RBC Capital Markets, says the euro zone's economy is recovering but at a "lackluster" pace, after the 0.3 percent fourth quarter GDP growth was confirmed.
Without resorting to stimulus activities, Steve Wang, Research Director, Chief China Economist at Reorient Financial Markets, says China is trying to tell the world that they can continue to grow steadily.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang vowed to crack down on pollution at Wednesday's National People's Congress. What are some of the implications of this? CNBC's Eunice Yoon has more.
Paul Trainor, Head of Investments at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management, analyzes Australia's fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data released on Wednesday.
Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO of CEF Holdings, says China's announcement to clean up on pollution will only deal a short term impact on commodities but will not affect consumption in the long run.
While Australia's fourth quarter GDP exceeded expectations, Michael Every, Head of Financial Markets Research Asia-Pacific at Rabobank, explains why the coast is not yet clear for the economy.
Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Bank, explains why China is likely to attain its growth target.
BEIJING, March 5- China budgeted spending of 15.3 trillion yuan in 2014 and a deficit of about 2.1 percent of gross domestic produce, the Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday in its work plan unveiled at the annual parliament meeting.
A growth target of 7.5 percent, the same as for 2013, has been announced by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. CNBC's Eunice Yoon has more.
Data on Monday showed Finland's gross domestic product shrank 1.4 percent in 2013 as the economy took another turn for the worse late in the year, driven by falling private consumption and weak investment. Danske Bank said they had tipped growth of 1.1 percent for 2014, but GDP data were likely to force this estimate down, wrongfooting the government again.
Rahul Bajoria, Regional Economist at Barclays, says manufacturing and private consumption sectors will continue to weigh on India's growth. The Asian country saw a worse-than-expected 4.7 percent gross domestic product (GDP) in the December quarter.
Erwin Sanft, MD and Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered, says February's manufacturing data confirms a year of slow growth for the world's second-largest economy.