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  • *Global market, growth outlook darkens. LONDON, Jan 21- The depth and ferocity of the selloff in world stocks and commodities so far this year has forced investors into a dramatic rethink of what the world's major central banks will do in 2016.. And this week the International Monetary Fund surprised no one when it cut its global growth forecasts for this year and...

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 18- Economists raised their forecasts for Brazil's inflation rate in 2016 and 2017, a weekly central bank survey showed on Monday, adding pressure on policymakers as they meet this week to weigh a potential interest rate hike. Brazil is set to have both the worst recession and the third-highest inflation rate among G20 economies in 2016,...

  • BEIJING, Nov 16- Chinese President Xi Jinping told G20 leaders meeting in Turkey that the world urgently needs to find new sources of economic growth, China's official news agency Xinhua reported on Monday. Xi told the G20 summit on Sunday that China was able to keep up medium to high economic growth and expects this year's growth to be around 7 percent, which would...

  • BELEK, Turkey, Nov 15- The BRICS group of emerging nations called on the Group of 20 top developed and developing nations on Sunday to strengthen their macroeconomic policy cooperation to prevent bad effects from a weak global economy and reduce risks to growth. Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, who met on the sidelines of the G20 summit in the...

  • BELEK, Turkey, Nov 14- Events such as the attacks in Paris made it crucial for the world's top economies to stand strong and enhance their solidarity when they meet at a summit this weekend in Turkey, China's Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyou said on Saturday. Leaders of the Group of 20 major economies, including the United States, China, Japan, Russia, Canada,...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 12- The U.S. In a report prepared for the upcoming Group of 20 meeting in Turkey, IMF staff said spare economic capacity and very low inflation justified keeping monetary policy loose in most major advanced economies. Increasing violence in the Middle East and Africa has driven waves of migrants into Europe, but neighboring countries such as...

  • IMF G20 PAPER SAYS ECONOMIC SLACK, VERY LOW INFLATION JUSTIFY CONTINUED MONETARY ACCOMMODATION IN MOST ADVANCED ECONOMIES.

  • BEIJING, Nov 10- China is working with other countries to urge the United States to ratify IMF reforms, a central bank official said on Tuesday. The comments from Zhu Jun, Director-General of the International Department of People's Bank of China, was made at a briefing in Beijing ahead of President Xi Jinping's attendance at the G20 summit in Turkey and the APEC...

  • EU'S TUSK, JUNKER TO PUSH FOR GLOBAL RESPONSE TO EUROPE'S REFUGEE CRISIS AT G20 MEETING THIS MONTH- LETTER TO OTHER EU LEADERS.

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Nov 7 Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and U.S. economist Larry Summers discuss inequality- 2300 GMT. LONDON- Former Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke speaks at London School of Economics on his new book, "The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and its Aftermath"- 1830 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England's Executive Director for...

  • MUMBAI, Oct 19- India's central bank governor urged the International Monetary Fund on Monday to stop "sitting on the sidelines" and instead play an active role in questioning the easy money policies adopted by developed economies. Raghuram Rajan, a former chief economist of the IMF, said countries were putting these policies in place without consideration for...

  • LIMA, Oct 8- Central banks have little room for error in a low-growth world in which over-leveraged and commodity-dependent emerging economies and a slowing China are major risks, top international financiers told the International Monetary Fund's meeting. Federal Reserve and the Bank of England, are holding their fire. For both the Fed and the Bank of England,...

  • China emphasizes stability at G-20 meeting Sunday, 6 Sep 2015 | 6:47 PM ET
    China emphasizes stability at G-20 meeting

    Chris Konstantinos, director of international portfolio management at Riverfront Investment Group, discusses the comments from China at the G-20 meeting.

  • Fed rate hike, China: Key focus at G-20 meeting Sunday, 6 Sep 2015 | 6:21 PM ET
    Fed rate hike, China: Key focus at G-20 meeting

    David Bassanese, chief economist at BetaShares Capital, outlines the key takeaways from the G-20 meeting in Ankara over the weekend.

  • Is the G-20 falling behind its 2% growth target? Sunday, 6 Sep 2015 | 6:11 PM ET
    Is the G-20 falling behind its 2% growth target?

    Joe Hockey, Treasurer of Australia, says members of the Group of 20 leading economies remain committed to the growth target, with some countries such as Australia moving further than their initial goals.

  • ANKARA, Sept 6- More needs to be done to achieve 2 percent global growth over five years, as targeted by G20 countries last year, Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Cevdet Yilmaz said on Sunday. Turkey holds the G20 presidency this year and has just finished hosting a meeting of finance ministers in the capital Ankara, from where Yilmaz was speaking.

  • ANKARA, Sept 5- Financial leaders from the world's 20 biggest economies agreed on Saturday to step up reform efforts to boost disappointingly slow growth, saying reliance on ultra-low interest rates would not be enough to accelerate economic expansion. But they also said they were confident growth would pick up and, as a result, interest rates in "some advanced...

  • ANKARA, Sept 5- Islamic finance is increasingly important in the global economy and needs to be better integrated into the international financial system, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told a meeting of the Group of 20 leading economies on Saturday. The World Bank, Islamic Development Bank and countries including Saudi Arabia and South Africa...

  • G20 FINANCIAL LEADERS SAY MONETARY POLICY TIGHTENING MORE LIKELY IN SOME ADVANCED ECONOMIES AS ECONOMY IMPROVES.

  • G20 FINANCIAL LEADERS SAY MONETARY POLICY ALONE CANNOT ACHIEVE BALANCED GROWTH- FINAL G20 COMMUNIQUE.