Valentin Marinov, head of G-10 FX research at Credit Agricole, comments on U.S. GDP which was revised up to 2.1 percent for the third quarter.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on the overall health of the U.S. economy. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective.
The policy divergence among major central banks will lead to a realignment of the world's major currencies, says Richard Martin, executive VP of IMA Asia.
Sean Darby, global head of equity strategy at Jefferies, explains that China's real income growth. amid a low inflation environment, had given consumption a boost.
Gita Wirjawan, founder and chairman of Ancora Group and former Indonesian trade minister, says Southeast Asia has to be ready for the Fed's path of normalization over the next few years.
Loretta Mester, Cleveland Federal Reserve president, shares her thoughts on whether the Fed is 'behind the curve' on rates
We are going to be looking at all the data, says Loretta Mester, Cleveland Federal Reserve president, talking with CNBC's Steve Liesman, about the Federal Reserve's criteria for hiking interest rates.
The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Thursday, expecting that a tight job market pushing up wages and underpinning consumption.
Japan's economy has slipped into recession, but demand for cup noodles and pricy chocolates suggests some hope for 'Abenomics'.
Japanese exports to China have dropped sharply, worsening the falloff in activity and contributing to the general unease, the New York Times reports.
Japan will respond to China's slowdown with fiscal and structural policy, but not monetary policy, says Robert Feldman, chief Japan economist at Morgan Stanley.
India's economic growth is expected to exceed 7.3 percent in the current fiscal year, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.
Vishnu Varathan, senior economist at Mizuho Bank, identifies a number of factors, such as a lack of corporate spending, that are hampering Japan's economic recovery.
David Mann, chief economist for Asia at Standard Chartered, says that although Japan's consumer spending has improved, the weak external environment will weigh on the economy.
Japan's economy slipped back into recession in the September quarter, contracting at a 0.8 percent annualized rate on weak domestic demand.
Izumi Devalier, Japan economist at HSBC, identifies the strengths and weaknesses in Japan's Q3 GDP data.
Q3 is likely to be another quarter of negative economic growth for Japan, Tim Quinlan, VP and economist at Wells Fargo, forecasts.
Tim Speiss, chairman at EisnerAmper, thinks the Fed is starting to see the current economic environment as a good one for a rate rise, which, he says, will have only a moderate impact on markets.
Fariborz Moshirian, director of the Institute of Global Finance at the University of New South Wales, expects some positive outcomes on global tax rules when G20 leaders meet in Turkey.
The U.S. economy is about to enter uncharted territory, with an interest rate hike imminent after zero rates for five years, warns Masood Vojdani, founder of MV Financial.