• Singapore manufacturing to remain soft: Pro     Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 12:34 AM ET

    Vishnu Varathan, Senior Economist at Mizuho Bank, expects manufacturing to remain weak throughout 2014 but says a rebound in China's factory activity may provide a slight boost.

  • Singapore annual growth slows to 2.1% in Q2     Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    Glenn Maguire, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at ANZ, says volatility in the pharmaceutical and electrical sectors may have weighed on Singapore's economy in the second quarter.

  • Expect China Q2 GDP at 7.4%: Expert     Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | 6:47 PM ET

    Toby Lawson, Managing Director of Newedge, expects Beijing's "mini stimulus" to have stabilized growth in the second quarter, but warns of risks from the property sector.

  • What to watch out for this week     Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Christine Tan breaks down this week's key risk events.

  • WASHINGTON, July 10- U.S. wholesale inventories rose in May, reinforcing the view that economic growth should surge in the second quarter following a weak first three months of the year. The Commerce Department said on Thursday wholesale inventories increased 0.5 percent from a month earlier.

  • NEW DELHI, July 9- India's economy is expected to grow by up to 5.9 percent in the current fiscal year, the new government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a major economic report on Wednesday that called for fiscal consolidation to bring down inflation.

  • Growth mystery: Jobs vs. GDP     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, breaks down the numbers on jobs growth and the nation's gross domestic product.

  • BEIJING, July 7- China's economy probably steadied in the second quarter with annual growth holding firm at 7.4 percent, a Reuters poll showed, suggesting that a recovery is taking hold as a flurry of government stimulus measures kick in.

  • Egypt raises taxes on cigarettes and alcohol Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 12:31 PM ET

    CAIRO, July 6- Egypt raised the sales tax on cigarettes by up to 120 percent on Sunday and doubled the tax on alcohol as part of a series of measures to curb the budget deficit and reform the economy. Egypt is trying to reduce its deficit to 10 percent of gross domestic product in the next fiscal year, from an expected shortfall of 12 percent in 2013/ 14..

  • Cramer: Dow leaders can go higher     Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 9:02 AM ET
    CNBC's Jim Cramer.

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses the Dow's run to 17,000 ahead of Thursday's jobs report.


  • Markets ignoring 'outlier' GDP: Expert     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    Maury Harris, UBS chief U.S. economist, and David Blitzer, S&P Dow Jones Indices, share their outlook on the economy and jobs.

  • Daniele Antonucci, European economist at Morgan Stanley, comments on the latest euro zone data and says that there seems to be a "growth rotation" towards reformist economies such as Spain.

  • US poised for a GDP acceleration: Economist     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 6:20 PM ET

    Markus Schomer, Chief Economist at Pinebridge Investments, expects the U.S. to see growth above 3 percent in the second half of 2014 and explains why bonds are a "futile economic indicator."

  • NAIROBI, June 30- Kenya's economy expanded 4.1 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2014, slowing from 5.2 percent growth in the same period last year, the statistics office said on Monday. The east African nation has been hit by a spate of gun and grenade attacks in recent months, blamed on Islamists from neighboring Somalia, curbing tourist arrivals.

  • OTTAWA, June 30- Lower oil and gas production caused Canada's economic growth to come in lower than expected at 0.1 percent in April, according to Statistics Canada data released on Monday, matching March's rise but below the 0.2 percent forecast. Taken to a second decimal point, real growth in gross domestic product was actually 0.14 percent.

  • How to play the slow-growth environment: Pro Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 2:41 PM ET

    Collins Capital's Dorothy Weaver isn't necessarily worried about the drop in GDP. Instead, she's looking for opportunity.

  • Catch-up trades for second half     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 2:05 PM ET

    Monday marks the official end of Q2. How to view the second half of investing, with Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, and Matt Maley, Miller Tabak.

  • *Sees 2014 current account surplus at $11.7 bln vs $0.7 bln surplus earlier. BANGKOK, June 27- Thailand's central bank cut its export growth forecast for this year to 3.0 percent from 4.5 percent, raised its inflation forecast and said this year's current-account surplus should be much larger than earlier projected.

  • Steven Saywell, global head of foreign exchange strategy at BNP Paribas, comments on the U.K GDP data and says the Bank of England should be the first major bank to hike rates.