South Korea posted a seasonally adjusted quarterly economic growth of 0.9 percent in the first-quarter.
China's economy overtook Japan's in 2010, but analysts told CNBC China still lags Japan in terms of the quality of its growth.
China's economic growth may trump India's, but the mainland's stock market will likely keep playing second fiddle to the subcontinent, analysts say.
India will pay Iran nearly $2 billion under an interim deal that eases nuclear sanctions
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David Marshall, Senior Analyst, Asia-Pacific Financials at CreditSights, discusses concerns surrounding weak asset quality and slowing profit margins in China.
David Kudla, CIO at Mainstay Capital Management, says Apple's decision to split its stock seven for one will make its shares more accessible and lead to an improvement in stock prices.
Diane Swonk, Chief Economist & Senior Managing Director at Mesirow Financial, expects the frigid winter to weigh on first-quarter economic growth in the U.S.