SEOUL, April 24- South Korea posted a seasonally adjusted quarterly economic growth of 0.9 percent in the January-March period led by exports and construction investment, the same as in the previous quarter, the central bank estimated on Thursday.» Read More
Is China's economic slowdown about to intensify and what does that mean for your money? John Rutledge, Rutledge Capital chairman, offers his perspective.
Yiping Huang, Chief Economist, Emerging Asia Research at Barclays says that China needs more investments and bank lending to turn the economy around, not export stabilization. He further explains why he expects growth to come down by the end of 2012.
Garbage is dirty and stinky and once it's out of sight, it's out of mind. But the truth is, garbage is a good indicator of the economy and right now, some say it's flashing a warning signal.
Alan Clarke, UK economist at Scotiabank, told CNBC, the data is still very weak and disappointing but if you get rid of the effect of the bank holiday and construction, UK GDP was probably up a quarter percentage point.
One investor tells CNBC that the best things for stocks would be a Spanish bailout.
The Canadian dollar is poised to lift off, this strategist says.
Finland is “100 percent” committed to keeping the euro intact and is not looking at any “doomsday scenarios”, Alex Stubb the country’s minister for European affairs and foreigntrade has told CNBC Friday.
Lou Brien, DRW Trading strategist, and Robert Brusca, FAO Economics chief economist, provide an outlook on the markets and discuss how to invest in this economy.
Greece is seeking a two-year extension of its latest austerity program aimed at improving the country’s debt sustainability and prospects for a return to growth, according to a document obtained by the Financial Times.
Julian Callow, chief European economist at Barclays, told CNBC that unemployment is the most important economic indicator in Europe, and that the GDP data highlighted the gulf between north and southern Europe.
The GDP report lifts the euro but retail sales leave the kiwi cold — it's time for your FX Fix.
Germany’s reputation as the healthy man of Europe has been reinforced by better-than-expected growth in gross domestic product for the second quarter, as growth contracted in the broader euro zone.
The euro zone economy shrank in the April to June period, the European Commission's statistics agency Eurostat said on Tuesday, but French and German second-quarter economic growth came in better than expected on Tuesday.
Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, told CNBC, that the GDP numbers out of Europe were tantamount to beats and bad news from the euro zone had already been priced into markets.
Philippe Waechter, head of economic research at Natixis Asset Management and Nick Beecroft, chairman and senior markets consultant at Saxo Bank joined CNBC to discuss the prospect for growth in Europe.
Arnaud Scarpaci, fund manager at Agilis Gestion, told CNBC, that France has avoided recession due to an increase in private investment and some encouraging results out of French companies exposed to Asia.
France's gross domestic product remained unchanged unexpectedly in the last quarter at a seasonally adjusted 0.0%, from 0.0% in the preceding quarter.
Japan's slowdown is weighing down equities, with Jason Pride, Glenmede, and Daniel Heckman, U.S. Bank Wealth Management, weigh in.
CNBC's Scott Cohn takes a look at what the presidential candidates are saying about campaign issues and compares it to their actual track record.
Weak growth hits the yen and some African nations want to oust the buck — it's time for your FX Fix.