TOKYO, Sept 19- Japan's economy is likely to rebound less than previously expected this quarter, while inflation will stay below the central bank's target well into the future, a Reuters poll showed, compounding worries about the sputtering recovery.» Read More
WASHINGTON, Sept 11- The U.S. economy likely grew at a much faster pace in the second quarter than previously estimated, according to data on Thursday that showed a big jump in healthcare spending.
INTERVIEW- ECUADOR 2015 GDP GROWTH WILL BE BETWEEN 4 PCT AND 4.5 PCT- FINMIN.
TOKYO, Sept 8- Japan's economy shrank an annualised 7.1 percent in April-June from the previous quarter, worse than a preliminary estimate, and adding to doubts over whether the central bank can achieve its target of 2 percent inflation early next year.
While Japan's second quarter contraction is worrying, markets should be more concerned about the weakness in consumption, says Izumi Devalier, Japan Economist at HSBC.
TOKYO, Sept 8- Japan's economy shrank an annualised 7.1 percent in April-June from the previous quarter, more than a preliminary estimate, underscoring concerns the hit from an April increase in the sales tax may have been bigger than expected.
TOKYO, Sept 8- Japan's economy shrank an annualized 7.1 percent in April-June from the previous quarter, revised down from a preliminary 6.8 percent contraction due to weaker-than-expected capital spending, Cabinet Office data showed on Monday. The revised contraction was the biggest since a 15.0 percent decline marked in January- March 2009.
Robert Med, Partner at GMT Research, says the real issue facing Japan is the government's inability to rein in the country's mounting debt.
Discussing what today's weak jobs data says about the U.S. economy, with Monica Mehta, Seventh Capital; Phil Blancato, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management; John Rutledge, SAFANAD; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on comments from the new Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester.
SEOUL, Sept 4- Following are details of South Korea's revised gross domestic product data for the April-June period this year, released by the Bank of Korea on Thursday: OVER PREVIOUS QUARTER, SEASONALLY ADJUSTED.
SEOUL, Sept 4- South Korea's economy grew a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent in the second quarter from the previous three months, revised data from the central bank showed on Thursday, slightly lower than its earlier estimate.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the headlines out of the Federal Reserve's Beige Book.
Savanth Sebastian, Equities Economist at CommSec, highlights the weak contributors in Australia's second-quarter growth report.
NEW DELHI, Sept 3- Optimism that sunny growth figures herald an economic revival in India is probably misplaced- in fact there is little hard evidence to support the idea that Asia's third-largest economy is heading for a broader and sustained rebound anytime soon.
Simon Grose-Hodge, Head of Investment Advisory, South Asia at LGT Bank, says the domestic economy is still failing to make up for the slack in mining.
David Bassanese, Chief Economist at BetaShares, says the better-than-expected growth data will likely be short-lived due to softening exports.
Australia's economy slowed in the second quarter as exports stayed sluggish and consumers curbed spending but the pace of growth still beat expectations, data showed on Wednesday.
IMF SAYS NAFTOGAZ WILL NEED 7.6 PCT OF GDP IN STATE FINANCIAL SUPPORT THIS YEAR, COMPARED TO 4 PCT THAT IMF INITIALLY EXPECTED.
CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses expectations for Friday's jobs data and how it may impact the Fed's timetable for raising interest rates.
BERLIN, Sept 1- Weak investment spending and slow trade led the German economy to contract for the first time in over a year in the second quarter, data showed on Monday. Germany's Federal Statistics Office confirmed an earlier flash estimate showing a 0.2 percent contraction in seasonally-adjusted gross domestic product on the quarter between April and June.