Squawk Box Live tracked reaction to weak GDP figures out of China, and news that Deutsche Bank plans to restructure its investment unit and part with some top executives.
China's economy grew 6.9 percent from a year earlier in the third quarter, which was slightly above analyst forecasts of 6.8 percent. However, it marks the country's weakest pace of growth since the financial crisis.
Meanwhile, Deutsche Bank has announced it will split its investment bank in two as part of a sweeping overhaul that will also send key executives packing.
Here's how the morning unfolded.