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  • JAKARTA, May 20- Indonesia's central bank must strike the right balance between the needs for stronger growth and stability in Southeast Asia's largest economy, Governor Agus Martowardojo said on Wednesday. "We are still headed for a bumpy road ahead," he said, adding that Bank Indonesia would improve its coordination with the government. There's a "need to strike...

  • *Japan's economy surprises with 2.4 pct annualized growth. SINGAPORE, May 20- Crude oil prices bounced back on Wednesday from steep falls in the previous session as strong Japanese economic growth surprised markets and the consumer outlook in Australia seemed to brighten, stoking producer hopes of increased demand. Japan's economy, the world's third largest,...

  • *Japan's economy surprises with 2.4 pct annualized growth. SINGAPORE, May 20- Crude oil prices bounced back on Wednesday from steep falls in the previous session as strong Japanese economic growth surprised markets and the business outlook in Australia also seemed to brighten, stoking producer hopes of increased demand. Brent futures were up 57 cents at...

  • BRASILIA, May 19- Brazil's government is confident that greater coordination between monetary and fiscal policies will help bring inflation back on target by late 2016, despite market skepticism, a senior official told Reuters on Tuesday. It has also left the door open for more rate hikes, despite concerns that Brazil's economy is headed for its worst...

  • MOSCOW, May 18- Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev expects Russia's economy to contract by less than 2.8 percent this year, Russian news agencies quoted him as saying on Monday. Last month, he said that gross domestic product would most likely decline 2.8 percent in 2015, a slightly better forecast than the ministry's previous forecast of a 3 percent...

  • Record highs, red flags   Monday, 18 May 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    Record highs, red flags

    Despite new highs in the market, what do investors really need to see from stocks, with Matt Maley, MillerTabak.

  • RUSSIAN ECONOMY MINISTER ULYUKAYEV SAYS CONTRACTION IN RUSSIA'S ECONOMY THIS YEAR WILL BE LESS THAN PREVIOUS GOVT FORECAST OF 2.8 PCT- PRIME NEWS AGENCY.

  • *IMF raises Italy 2015 GDP forecast to 0.7 pct from 0.5 pct. ROME, May 18- The International Monetary Fund raised slightly its forecasts for Italy's economy this year and next on Monday and said Rome should take advantage of favorable external conditions to push through much-needed reforms. The IMF's mission chief, Petya Koeva Brooks, said low interest rates, the...

  • *March core orders +2.9 pct vs forecast +1.8 pct. TOKYO, May 18- Japan's core machinery orders grew in March for the first time in two months but they are seen sliding in the current quarter, suggesting that weak capital spending could further sap momentum from an economy struggling to rebound from a recession. "Japanese firms are not in a situation where they can...

  • *March core orders +2.9 pct vs forecast +1.8 pct. *Core orders up 3rd straight qtr, seen down ahead. TOKYO, May 18- Japan's core machinery orders grew in March for the first time in two months but they are seen slipping in the current quarter, suggesting that weak capital spending could further sap momentum from an economy struggling to rebound from a recession.

  • LONDON, May 17- Prospects for a step-change in global economic growth are better than they have been in many years, but much depends on solid evidence that an awful first quarter for the United States is far in the rear-view mirror. Several of the world's top central bankers will meet at a three-day forum later in the week hosted by the European Central Bank in...

  • Europe bets right now   Friday, 15 May 2015 | 2:05 PM ET
    Europe bets right now

    Now's the time to look into European investments, according to both Sameer Samana, Wells Fargo Investment Institute, and Kevin Mahn, Hennion & Walsh Asset Management.

  • NEW YORK, May 15- Economists cut their forecasts for U.S. economic growth in the second quarter and full year, and trimmed expectations for U.S. labor market gains. Economists see the economy growing at an annual rate of 2.5 percent in the current quarter, according to the Philadelphia Federal Reserve's quarterly survey of 44 forecasters, released on Friday.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, May 15- Malaysia's central bank issued the country's first quarter gross domestic product data on Friday, showing the Southeast Asian economy grew 5.6 percent from a year earlier. GDP broken down by economic sector:. Q1 2015 2014 Q4 2014 Q3 2014 Q2 2014 REAL GDP 5.6 6.0 5.7 5.6 6.5 Agriculture -4.7 2.1 -3.7 4.0 7.1 Mining 9.6 3.3 9.5 1.4 2.1...

  • Malaysia Q1 GDP expands 5.6 pct, above forecast Friday, 15 May 2015 | 12:05 AM ET

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 15- Malaysia's economy grew 5.6 percent in the first quarter, just slightly above expectations, as investment in the private sector picked up pace. The country's central bank also said on Friday the current account surplus rose to 10 billion ringgit in the quarter from 5.7 billion ringgit in the fourth quarter of 2014.. The median forecast in a...

  • The bond trade   Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 10:01 AM ET
    The bond trade

    Discussing investment strategies ahead of the Fed's rate hike, with Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Partners CIO. He says the Fed has very little latitude to push rates up dramatically from here.

  • Lessons from UK election   Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 8:04 AM ET
    Lessons from UK election

    It's possible to win on conservative issues, says Niall Ferguson, Harvard professor, weighing in on whether the UK Labor Party should blame Keynesian economics for the election defeat.

  • *Ukraine economy to plunge 7.5 pct in 2015. *Russia to shrink 4.5 pct in 2015, vs 4.8 in Jan f'cast. Russia is expected to remain in a deep recession as Western sanctions bite, though the EBRD now sees its economy contracting 4.5 percent this year compared with 4.8 percent it forecast in January as global oil prices rebound.

  • Retail weighs on GDP forecast   Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 11:41 AM ET
    Retail weighs on GDP forecast

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports how first quarter GDP forecasts are tracking.

  • *GRAPHIC: UK unemployment and wages http://link.reuters.com/teg96v. LONDON, May 13- The Bank of England cut its forecasts for British economic growth over the next three years on Wednesday, and cautiously backed bets in financial markets that it will only start to raise interest rates in around a year's time. Boosting Britain's dismal productivity...