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  • CHENGDU, China, July 23- Turkey wanted the final communique of the world's financial leaders meeting in China this weekend to include an endorsement of the current government after the failed coup attempt last week, but did not succeed, G20 officials said. The Turkish government, which introduced a state of emergency on Wednesday after the failed coup and is...

  • The world's leading economies will step up efforts to lift global economic growth and share the benefits more broadly.

  • CHENGDU, China, July 23- The world's leading economies will step up efforts to lift global economic growth and share the benefits more broadly, top policymakers meeting in China said on Saturday, as they seek to counter growing dissatisfaction with globalisation. Finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of 20 are huddling in China's southwestern...

  • CHENGDU, China, July 23- Fiscal and monetary policies are becoming less effective at spurring economic activity so the world's leading economies need to increase coordination to promote sustainable growth, China's Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said on Saturday. Lou was speaking at the start of a meeting of Group of 20 finance ministers and central bankers in the...

  • CHENGDU, China, July 23- Finance officials from the world's major economies start a two-day meeting in China on Saturday where they will confront challenges to global growth from Britain's decision to leave the European Union and consider deeper structural reforms. The G20 officials' meeting in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu will be a debut of sorts...

  • CHENGDU, China, July 23- Finance officials from the world's major economies start a two-day meeting in China on Saturday where they will confront challenges to global growth from Britain's decision to leave the European Union and consider deeper structural reforms. The G20 officials' meeting in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu will be a debut of sorts...

  • NAIROBI- Central bank of Kenya monetary policy meeting- 0000 GMT. TUESDAY, JULY 26 JOHANNESBURG- South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan speaks at Nedbank group's annual investment summit on "the role of business in securing a more prosperous and inclusive future for all South Africans"- 0700 GMT. ANKARA- Turkey central bank to publish quarterly inflation...

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump walks on stage after his daughter, Ivanka Trump, introduced him during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

    Our live blog tracked market reaction as investors waded through earnings and continued to mull over the Republican National Convention this week.

  • FRANKFURT, July 22- Central banks from Washington to Tokyo take center stage next week, although policymakers are likely to remain cautious as they wait for the dust to settle from Britain's shock vote to leave the EU. As they wait for political reassurances and greater clarity over the likely impact of the move, central banks have mostly avoided action since...

  • The International Monetary Fund's Christine Lagarde is one of this year's attendees of the Bilderberg Meetings.

    France's highest appeals court ruled that Christine Lagarde must stand trial for her role in a 400 million euros payout as French finance minister.

  • *UK PMIs show post-Brexit plunge. LONDON, July 22- Shares fell on Friday after soft U.S. corporate results pulled Wall Street back from record highs, and sterling slumped as the first snapshot of the UK economy since the vote last month to leave the European Union painted a bleak picture. "It wasn't exactly a big surprise to see confidence in both sectors take a hit, but...

  • LONDON— Britain's economy appears to be shrinking at its fastest pace since the global financial crisis as a result of the vote to leave the European Union, but the rest of the region is holding up, surveys showed Friday. The findings come as global financial leaders meeting in China identified the uncertainty generated by Britain's decision to exit the EU, the...

  • LONDON, July 22- Shares fell on Friday after soft U.S. corporate results pulled Wall Street back from record highs, and as a string of data gave investors one of the first glimpses of the impact on global economic activity of Britain's vote to leave the EU. Europe's FTSEuroFirst 300, Germany's DAX and France's CAC 40 Britain's FTSE 100 were all down around 0.2...

  • LONDON, July 22- Expectations of a renewed divergence between Japanese and U.S. monetary policy weighed on the yen on Friday as markets mulled the first major business sentiment surveys on the health of the European economy since last month's Brexit vote. In early trade in London, the yen was down 0.3 percent on the day, having recovered from six-week lows after...

  • PMIs show Brexit impact on UK economy

    When discussing the latest PMI figures, Chris Williamson, chief economist at IHS-Markit, says there was a “dramatic deterioration” in the U.K. economy during July 2016.

  • Mild UK recession on the horizon?

    Chris Williamson, chief economist at IHS-Markit, says it will be really difficult for the third quarter to avoid a contraction, when discussing recent U.K. PMI figures.

  • UK as attractive now as it was a month ago: Sassoon

    How important is the discussion of Brexit and triggering Article 50 at the G20 meeting? China-Britain Business Council chairman, Lord Sassoon discusses.

  • *Voucher, prepaid card provider eyes Europe, Latam growth. PARIS, July 22- French voucher and prepaid card provider Edenred said on Friday it expected full-year operating profit to increase this year, helped by stronger growth in Europe, Mexico and Brazil. "Issue volume growth is expected to remain solid in the second half 2016, reflecting sustained sales...

  • The premier also addressed concerns that China is promoting its exports through aggressive policy support with the yuan weakening against the dollar. "Given the financial fluctuations as a result of Brexit, China will advance the market-based reform of the exchange rate," Li said. The comments came ahead of a meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank...

  • BEIJING— The head of the International Monetary Fund called Friday for quick action to end uncertainty over Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which she said is dampening global economic growth. Lagarde said that before the British vote, the IMF had been preparing to raise its global growth forecast by 0.1 percentage points due to improvement in Japan,...

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