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*Current forecast of 3.8 pct out of reach given Ukraine. WARSAW, Aug 12- Poland should downgrade its economic growth outlook for 2015 to take account of fallout from the Ukraine crisis and tit-for-tat sanctions between Russia and the West, Polish Deputy Prime Minister Janusz Piechocinski said.
Marie Diron, senior vice president at Moody's Macro Financial Analysis, says the euro zone's second quarter GDP should be "very weak" but that the U.S.'s strong growth is good news for the region.
Singapore's second quarter growth data allayed concerns of a possible technical recession, says Euben Paracuelles, Executive Director and Southeast Asia Economist at Nomura Singapore.
Kunal Ghosh, Emerging Market Portfolio Manager at Allianz Global Investors, says the surprise expansion in Singapore's economy for the second quarter may just be seasonal adjustments.
Singapore's economy expanded 0.1 percent on a quarter-on-quarter annualized basis in the second quarter, above expectations.
Soaring prices underscore the inflation risk in India, which remains a headache for policymakers who will release data on consumer prices this week.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports on which stocks are leading the Nasdaq; and discussing the uptick in market volatility and Fed policy, with Bob Keiser, S&P Capital IQ.
Analyzing Federal Reserve vice chair Stanley Fischer's slow growth comments, with CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein, and former Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert McTeer.
Max King, portfolio manager at Investec Asset Management, says Japanese earnings growth is strong and that the picture for underlying economy is positive.
Kurt Karl, Chief Economist of Swiss Re, discusses his expectations for Japan and Europe's gross domestic product figures due for release this week.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the latest GDP forecast for the third quarter.
*Trade deficit narrows to $41.5 billion in June. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday the trade gap shrank 7.0 percent to $41.5 billion, the lowest reading since January. "The improvement in June could mean a modest upward revision to the second-quarter GDP estimate," said Millan Mulraine, deputy chief economist at TD Securities in New York.
EDINBURGH, Aug 6- Italian blue-chip shares fell deeper into negative territory on Wednesday after economic data showed that the country had unexpectedly fallen back into recession in the second quarter.
Discussing the growing wealth gap, and whether it's slowing down economic growth, with former chief economic policy adviser to VP Biden Jared Bernstein, and CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow.
Jack Meaning, research fellow at NIESR, discusses the U.K. economy on the back of July PMI data and expectations for growth over the next 18 months.
JAKARTA, Aug 5- Indonesia's economy in the second quarter grew at the slowest annual rate since the last quarter of 2009, the statistics bureau said on Tuesday. Southeast Asia's biggest economy has experienced slower growth due to tightening in both monetary and fiscal policy. Indonesia on Monday reported a trade deficit of $305 million in June.
Rajiv Biswas, Chief Economist at IHS Global Insight, highlights the factors that are weighing on Indonesia's economic growth.
Taimur Baig, Chief Economist for Asia at Deutsche Bank, says slower growth will help Indonesia's current account deficit.
Discussing consumer prices and if investors should be worried about inflation, with Rick Newman, Yahoo! Finance columnist; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Sara Eisen.
Lance Roberts, chief strategist at STA Wealth Management, says U.S. second-quarter GDP will probably be revised down, as consumption and gross domestic income remain very low.