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  • SAO PAULO, Jan 16- Uncertainty surrounding Brazil's presidential elections will not derail a recovery of mergers and acquisitions as Latin America's largest economy shifts into higher gear, an antitrust official told Reuters in an interview. Brazil's gross domestic product is expected to grow the most in five years in 2018, potentially lifting corporate...

  • BRASILIA, Jan 16- Brazilian stocks on Tuesday edged up to an all-time high as optimism over the nation's economic prospects kept an early-year rally alive. Demand for Brazilian assets has been underpinned by expectations that stronger economic growth lifts corporate earnings in 2018. Brazil's gross domestic product is expected to grow almost 3 percent in...

  • Delta Airlines passenger planes at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Transports notched nine-straight days of gains for its longest winning streak in four years. Some see more gains in the short term.

  • China's recent data points to a stronger economy

    William Ma of Noah Holdings says that China's economy is doing great with the key risk a trade spat with the U.S.

  • This economist sees China growth at 6.4% in 2018

    Hao Zhou of Commerzbank says China's growth will slow to 6.4% in 2018 as it seeks to reduce debt leverage.

  • *China economy seen growing 6.7 pct y/y in Q4, vs Q3's 6.8 pct. *Q4 GDP data, Dec activity data due Jan 18 at 0200 GMT. BEIJING, Jan 15- China's economic growth is expected to have slowed slightly in the fourth quarter from the previous quarter, a Reuters poll showed, as the government extended a crackdown on debt risks and factory pollution.

  • TOKYO, Jan 15- Japan is set to revamp how it measures gross domestic product data in the coming years by better incorporating new consumption trends such as the sharing economy and changing quality of education and medical services, officials said on Monday. "With the economic structure rapidly changing, how to measure the sharing economy and digital economy in...

  • It's important to pay attention to China's policy goals

    Mark Tinker of AXA Framlington Asia says China's policy goals are signposts for investing more so than an absolute GDP figure.

  • ADB sees another strong growth year in 2018

    Takehiko Nakao of the Asian Development Bank says Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, are pulling ahead in growth.

  • The US dollar picture is clouded beyond the next few months

    Marc Franklin of Conning Asia Pacific says there is not a "great deal of visibility" on the U.S. dollar beyond the next few months.

  • CAIRO, Jan 13- Egypt has revised its GDP forecast for the 2017-18 fiscal year beginning in July up to 5.3-5.5 percent, from 4.8 percent previously, Planning Minister Hala al-Saeed said on Saturday. Saeed said the economy is expected to have grown 5.2-5.3 percent during the second quarter of the current fiscal year, which ended in December. Egypt's economy has...

  • Robert Kaplan, president of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

    In an exclusive CNBC interview, Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan provides his outlook the economy, including inflation targets, tax reform, rate hikes, and the challenge to find skilled worker jobs.

  • Capital spending in China is starting to improve

    Tai Hui of JPMorgan Asset Management says he sees a still "reasonably strong environment" for China's economy in 2018.

  • A cargo ship is guided into the Port of Oakland by a pair of tug boats.

    Trade added to economic growth through the first three quarters of 2017 and likely the whole year, for the first time since 2013.

  • New way of thinking about inflation from the Fed

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at how the Federal Reserve is likely to respond to recession pressure and inflation targets under the leadership of Jerome Powell.

  • People walk past the illuminated Brandenburg Gate

    Europe's largest economy is benefiting from rising private consumption and resurgent exports buoyed by a recovery of the global economy.

  • PARIS, Jan 11- The Bank of France reported on Thursday improvement in the country's services and industrial sectors and confirmed it had raised slightly its overall forecast for fourth-quarter economic growth. The central bank said it expected fourth-quarter gross domestic product growth of 0.6 percent- something flagged earlier on Wednesday evening by...

  • *China had set 2017 GDP growth target at around 6.5 pct. BEIJING, Jan 11- China's Premier Li Keqiang said the world's second-biggest economy is expected to have grown around 6.9 percent last year, the official Xinhua news agency reported, accelerating from a 26- year low in 2016.. In the past year, China's economy has maintained a steady and favorable trend, with the...

  • BEIJING, Jan 11- China's Premier Li Keqiang said the economy is expected to have grown around 6.9 percent last year, the official Xinhua news agency reported, accelerating from a 26- year low the year before. In the past year, China's economy has maintained a steady and favourable trend, with the overall situation better than expected, Li said at the Mekong-Lancang...

  • China's inflation outlook should slow slightly in 2018 on a high base effect

    Grace Ng of JPMorgan says inflation in China will slow slightly in 2018, but GDP could do better than earlier expected.