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  • France's INSEE official statistics agency has forecast 1.8 growth percent this year, with the French economy on track for its strongest performance since 2011 as President Emmanuel Macron looks to push through his reform agenda. The Bank of France gave the estimate in its monthly business climate report, which showed that sentiment in the industrial sector...

  • EBRD LEAVES UKRAINE GDP FORECASTS AT 2.0 PCT IN 2017 AND 3.0 PCT IN 2018.

  • EBRD RAISES TURKEY 2017 GDP FORECAST TO 5.1 PCT AND 2018 TO 3.5 PCT.

  • Wilbur Ross, U.S. commerce secretary, speaks during an Economic Club of New York event in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017.

    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said already "thrilled" business executives should expect even more regulatory relief over the coming months.

  • ABIDJAN, Nov 3- Cameroon's economic growth rate is expected to slip to 3.7 percent this year, down from an earlier estimate of around 4 percent, due to falling oil production, the International Monetary Fund said on Friday. The IMF approved a $666 million, three-year extended credit facility in June for Cameroon, which has been hit hard by the global decline in crude...

  • ABIDJAN, Nov 3- Cameroon's economic growth rate is expected to slip to 3.7 percent this year, down from an earlier estimate of around 4 percent, due to falling oil production, the International Monetary Fund said on Friday. Cameroon recorded 4.5 percent growth last year. Inflation, meanwhile, is projected to remain low this year at 0.5 percent, the IMF said in a...

  • All or none regulations is a 'straw man' argument: Rick Santelli

    CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on the latest jobs numbers and how it impacted the markets. And CNBC's Steve Liesman, Larry Kudlow, CNBC contributor; Jason Furman, former White House Council of Economic Advisers chair, and Joe Zidle, Richard Bernstein Advisors portfolio strategist, weigh in.

  • You want to raise wages? Cut business tax rates: Larry Kudlow

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, Larry Kudlow, CNBC contributor; Jason Furman, former White House Council of Economic Advisers chair, and Joe Zidle, Richard Bernstein Advisors portfolio strategist, weigh in on October's payroll number.

  • Payroll numbers remain 'polluted' by the hurricanes: Steve Liesman

    CNBC's Steve Liesman; Larry Kudlow, CNBC contributor; Jason Furman, former White House Council of Economic Advisers chair, and Joe Zidle, Richard Bernstein Advisors portfolio strategist, weigh in on October's payroll numbers and its implication for a rate hike in December.

  • WARSAW, Nov 2- Poland's gross domestic product for the third quarter probably grew slightly more than 4.5 percent in annual terms and in the whole of 2017 it may grow just above 4 percent, Deputy Finance Minister Leszek Skiba told Reuters. "I expect third-quarter GDP growth to be slightly above 4.5 percent, year-on-year, and the annual growth dynamics will slow...

  • KIGALI, Nov 1- The International Monetary Fund has cut its forecast for Rwanda's gross domestic product growth to 5.2 percent this year from 6.2 percent but projected a pick-up in 2018.. The downward revision follows weak growth in the first half of the year as a 2016 construction boom petered out, the IMF's mission chief for Rwanda, Laure Redifer, said at a meeting...

  • KIGALI, Nov 1- The International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for Rwanda's gross domestic product growth to 5.2 percent this year from 6.2 percent but projected a pick-up in 2018.. "We will have to revise down our projections from 6.2 percent to somewhere around 5.2 percent," Laure Redifer, the IMF's mission chief for Rwanda, said at a meeting in Kigali.

  • TORONTO, Oct 31- The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday after data showing a surprise contraction of the domestic economy supported the Bank of Canada's caution on further interest rate hikes. Canada's gross domestic product declined 0.1 percent in August following flat growth in July, in part due to maintenance shutdowns in...

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 31- Mexico's economy likely shrank for the first time in more than four years during the third quarter, a preliminary official estimate showed on Tuesday, after the country was battered by earthquakes and hurricanes in September. Gross domestic product in Latin America's second-biggest economy contracted around 0.2 percent in seasonally...

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 31- Mexico's economy likely shrank for the first time in more than four years during the third quarter, a preliminary official estimate showed on Tuesday, after the country was battered by earthquakes and hurricanes in September. Gross domestic product in Latin America's second-biggest economy contracted around 0.2 percent in seasonally...

  • TORONTO, Oct 31- The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday after data showing a surprise contraction of the domestic economy in August further dampened prospects of another Bank of Canada interest rate hike this year. Canada's gross domestic product declined 0.1 percent in August following flat growth in July, in part due to...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 31- The euro zone economy grew faster than expected last quarter and unemployment fell to its lowest in almost nine years, backing up the European Central Bank's move to begin reducing its bond buying despite slightly soft inflation this month. The European Union's statistics office Eurostat estimated that the gross domestic product of the 19...

  • The fall, the first since the 0.1 percent drop seen in October 2016, underlines forecasts from the Bank of Canada that growth will slow in the third quarter. The mining, quarrying and oil and gas sector edged down by 0.8 percent as maintenance-related closures hit conventional oil output in Newfoundland and Labrador. Last week the Bank of Canada lowered its...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 31- The euro zone economy grew faster than expected in the third quarter and unemployment fell to an almost nine-year low, but consumer inflation slowed again in October after two months of faster rises, first estimates and data showed on Tuesday. The European Union's statistics office Eurostat estimated that the gross domestic product of the 19...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 31- The euro zone economy grew faster than expected in the third quarter and unemployment fell to an almost nine-year low, but consumer inflation slowed again in October after two months of faster rises, first estimates and data showed on Tuesday. The European Union's statistics office Eurostat estimated that the gross domestic product of the 19...