CNBC's Steve Liesman reports where third quarter GDP forecasts stand.» Read More
Singapore on Thursday reported a surprise expansion in its economy in the first quarter, helped by a surge in financial services as trading in stocks and foreign exchange soared.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breakS down the latest data on the U.S. economy.
Thailand's economy contracted more than expected in January-March from the previous three months, which economists said raises the chances that this month will bring a rate cut..
Luca Silipo, chief economist for Asia at Natixis, tells CNBC it's too early to see the effects of Abenomics on the economy.
Japan's economy grew at a faster than expected pace in the first quarter, led by robust private consumption and a rebound in exports on the back of the government's radical policies to reflate the economy.
The euro zone's economy contracted for the sixth straight quarter at the start of this year, marking its longest recession on records dating back to 1995.
David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International, tells CNBC people are going to have to look again at their 2013 forecasts overall as recession in the euro zone shows no sign of abating.
Daniele Antonucci, senior European economist at Morgan Stanley, tells CNBC there is the perception of a policy backstop in the euro zone, which enables a search for yield despite poor macro data.
Philip Tyson, rates strategist at ICAP, explains why he expects a steepening of the yield curve over the year in the U.S., despite anticipating soft second quarter data.
Jamie Cooper-Hohn, president and CEO of CIFF, explains the impact poor nutrition has on economic growth and estimates an 11% GDP loss for Africa and south-East Asia due to under-nutrition.
Adrian Schmidt, FX strategist at Lloyds Bank, expects the U.S.'s recovery to strengthen but warns that "it won't break any record".
Zhang Zhiwei, chief China Economist at Nomura, tells CNBC that second quarter GDP growth will slow down further.
Geoff Wilkinson, says the European market recovery is at odds with fundamentals, and highlights the performance of the banking sector.
Art Cashin of UBS talks with Carl Quintanilla about the factors he's watching this week and why he thinks there are some "potential surprises" on the way. (4:48)
Ward McCarthy Jefferies chief economist, takes a look ahead at the likely numbers on employment, and what they indicate about the economic recovery.
Michelle Girard, RBS chief economist; and Drew Matus, UBS senior economist, provide a preview of this week's big economic stories, which include the Fed's decision on interest rates, and Friday's big jobs report.
GDP data came in lighter than expected today at 2.5 percent. Dissecting the latest market action, with Zach Karabell, River Twice Research and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG.
Edward Dempsey, CIO of Pension Partners, says investors are "caught in a hard place" as a "contraction is arriving in the U.S.", and that it's better to be exposed to defensives.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks about how sequestration has impacted travel in the U.S.
Does Friday's GDP number of 2.5% suggest another year of sluggish growth? Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors, weighs in.