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  • Could technology lead to stagnation? Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 3:00 AM ET
    Could technology lead to stagnation?

    Francesco Filia, CEO & CIO of Fasanara Capital, discusses how technology will affect company valuations, productivity and secular economic stagnation.

  • *China- led global slowdown clouds the outlook. TOKYO, Jan 25- Japan's exports fell the most in more than three years in December from a year earlier, stoking fears of economic contraction in the final quarter of 2015 as a slowdown in China and emerging markets takes its toll on the export-reliant economy. Such weak data should keep the Bank of Japan under pressure to...

  • *Markets also eyeing Japan central bank policy. MADRID, Jan 22- For more clues as to how slumping oil prices and a faltering Chinese outlook could sway policymakers in the coming months, look no further than January's meeting of U.S. The Fed is widely expected to leave its federal funds rate unchanged at 0.25-0.50 percent when policymakers conclude their meeting...

  • Don't blame China for US market woes: Economist Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 6:20 PM ET
    Torsten Slok, chief international economist of Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.

    While China's been the scapegoat of current economic slowdown, the US decline is not that country's fault, a Deutsche Bank economist says.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 22- Morgan Stanley economists are clinging to their forecast of a 20 percent chance the U.S. economy will slip into recession in 2016 on evidence of contraction in the factory sector and signs of slowing among services industries. "That assessment still feels about right," they said in a research note released on Friday. The government will release its...

  • Where the stock bargains are Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 10:06 AM ET
    Where the stock bargains are

    David Lebovitz of J.P. Morgan Asset Management, and Michael Arone of State Street Global Advisors discuss bargain sectors and what to expect from the Fed.

  • Why a China slowdown won't blow up the world: HSBC Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 9:59 AM ET
    A docker works in front of a container ship at Qingdao Port in Qingdao, Shandong Province of China.

    HSBC's co-head of Asian economics research tells CNBC the U.S. can live with a slowing Chinese economy.

  • The impact of central bank policy Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 2:01 AM ET
    The impact of central bank policy

    Peter Michaelis, head of equities at Alliance Trust Investments, talks about central bank policy and whether the Federal Reserve will raise rates again in 2016.

  • FRANKFURT, Jan 21- Fading growth and inflation prospects will force the European Central Bank to review its policy stance in March, President Mario Draghi said on Thursday, a strong signal that more easing could be coming within months. Global market turmoil, plunging oil prices and weaker growth across emerging markets are quickly increasing economic...

  • Draghi's dovish tone Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 10:40 AM ET
    Draghi's dovish tone

    The euro falls intraday after ECB President Mario Draghi says he expects inflation to be low or negative. CNBC's Wilfred Frost explains.

  • Can the ECB control inflation? Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 8:45 AM ET
    Can the ECB control inflation?

    ECB president, Mario Draghi, responds to questions about the central bank's ability to control inflation.

  • *Global market, growth outlook darkens. LONDON, Jan 21- The depth and ferocity of the selloff in world stocks and commodities so far this year has forced investors into a dramatic rethink of what the world's major central banks will do in 2016.. And this week the International Monetary Fund surprised no one when it cut its global growth forecasts for this year and...

  • OTTAWA, Jan 20- In one of its most closely watched decisions in years, the Bank of Canada kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday despite a weakening economy, opting for patience because of the expected boost from a weak currency, past rate cuts, fiscal stimulus and U.S. growth. In the days leading up to the decision, markets had priced in nearly a two-thirds chance...

  • US consumer prices fall on lower energy prices Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 8:30 AM ET
    The price of fuel is seen on a pump as a customer fills a vehicle at a Sunoco gas station in Rockbridge, Ohio.

    U.S. consumer prices unexpectedly fell in December, a trend that if sustained suggests inflation could be slow to rise toward the Fed's target.

  • Why are markets so volatile? Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 6:00 AM ET
    Why are markets so volatile?

    Raghuram Rajan, governor of the Reserve Bank of India, says fundamentals, such as the low oil price and Chinese macro policy, are affecting market volatility.

  • Decisions are always ours: RBI governor Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 6:00 AM ET
    Decisions are always ours: RBI governor

    Raghuram Rajan, governor of the Reserve Bank of India, says the central bank has absolute independence from government interference and talks about reforms being made by the Indian government.

  • Japan Inc faces new pressure to raise wages Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 5:39 PM ET
    Japan Inc faces new pressure to raise wages

    CNBC's Akiko Fujita explains how Japanese wages are stagnating as firms resist hiking pay for fear of a larger economic slowdown.

  • BRASILIA, Jan 19- Brazil's central bank on Tuesday signaled that a worsening recession could force it to abandon plans to aggressively raise interest rates to battle inflation, which recently hit a 12- year high. In an unusual statement hours before the start of a two-day monetary policy meeting, central bank chief Alexandre Tombini said policymakers will...

  • China slowdown won't cause US recession: Evercore Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 11:19 AM ET
    Roger Altman

    Concerns about the stalling Chinese economy won't cause a U.S. recession, says Roger Altman, founder of investment banking advisory firm Evercore Partners.

  • BRASILIA/ SAO PAULO, Jan 19- Brazil's central bank chief, Alexandre Tombini, said on Tuesday policymakers will take into consideration a "significant" cut in the country's growth outlook when deciding on interest rates on Wednesday. The unusual statement from Tombini commenting on the International Monetary Fund's decision to lower Brazil's growth outlook...