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  • As President Donald Trump pursues an "America First" agenda aimed at reversing chronic trade deficits with China, Mexico, Germany and other major trading partners, some are concerned his administration could back away from pledges to maintain an open global trading system. "I believe the Trump administration will try to leverage the IMF and the G20 to help...

  • In a phone call with Lagarde, the spokesperson said, Mnuchin also "noted the importance that the administration places on boosting economic growth and jobs in the United States, and looked forward to robust IMF economic policy advice on its member countries and tackling global imbalances." The conversation comes as officials from the Group of 20 major...

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    CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports from Bonn, Germany with the latest on U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's first big trip to the G20 meeting.

  • Palestinian chief negotiator and Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), Saeb Erekat, speaks during a press conference in the West Bank city of Jericho on February 15, 2017.

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  • WASHINGTON, Feb 9- The International Monetary Fund does not see firm evidence that currency wars are nearing but would like to see Group of 20 major economies reaffirm their commitment to free and fair trade this year, IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said on Thursday. "I don't see evidence of firm policy decisions made that would lead us to suggest that we're heading for...

  • ASKED ABOUT G20 LANGUAGE, IMF SPOKESMAN SAYS FUND WOULD LIKE TO SEE IT REFLECT PURSUIT OF FREE AND FAIR TRADE POLICIES.

  • BERLIN, Feb 8- Germany's Finance Ministry denied a Bloomberg report on Wednesday that Germany had tried to push for a joint statement of the Group of 20 leading economies in which the G20 would have called for monetary stimulus to be reined in. "The report is not correct," a ministry spokeswoman said, adding that such a demand for central banks was never on the G20...

  • MNUCHIN SAYS TREASURY WILL WORK WITH IMF, G7, G20, MAJOR TRADING PARTNERS ON CURRENCY ISSUES; SAYS IMF DOES NOT APPEAR TO HAVE PREVENTED NATIONS FROM MANIPULATING CURRENCIES- DOCUMENT.

  • *Plans investigation into cast iron from China/ India. *China says WTO rules mean it merits new treatment from Dec. 11. BRUSSELS, Dec 9- The European Union has launched a new investigation into whether Chinese manufacturers are selling steel into Europe at unfairly low prices, angering China which says Europe's steel problems are due to the region's own economic...

  • BERLIN, Dec 9- A group of business executives has urged the Group of 20 leading economies to resist the temptation to take protectionist measures and to foster international economic cooperation. Germany took over the G20 presidency last week, a platform Chancellor Angela Merkel wants to use to safeguard multilateral cooperation under threat following...

  • BERLIN, Dec 9- A group of business executives has urged the Group of 20 leading economies to resist the temptation to take protectionist measures and to foster international economic cooperation. Germany took over the G20 presidency last week, a platform Chancellor Angela Merkel wants to use to safeguard multilateral cooperation under threat following...

  • BERLIN, Dec 9- A group of business executives has urged the Group of 20 leading economies to resist the temptation to take protectionist measures and to foster international economic cooperation. Germany took over the G20 presidency last week, a platform Chancellor Angela Merkel wants to use to safeguard multilateral cooperation under threat following...

  • BERLIN, Dec 9- A group of business executives has urged the Group of 20 leading economies to resist the temptation to take protectionist measures and to foster international economic cooperation. Germany took over the G20 presidency last week, a platform Chancellor Angela Merkel wants to use to safeguard multilateral cooperation under threat following...

  • JOHANNESBURG- South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will engage business leaders in a closed pre- World Economic Forum meet- 0800 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank Deputy Governor Martin Floden talks about monetary policy and the economic situation- 0735 GMT. BERLIN- German Chancellor Angela Merkel, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, German Finance...

  • *Central banks must be open to new ideas- Lipton. BOJ's new policy framework enhances flexibility. WASHINGTON, Oct 8- International Monetary Fund First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton welcomed the Bank of Japan's new policy framework as a boost to its credibility, but called for more vigorous fiscal and structural policies to reflate a fragile economic...

  • BRIEF- CHINA CENTRAL BANK GOVERNOR SEES PRESSURES ON CAPITAL. BEIJING, Oct 8- China's central bank Governor Zhou Xiaochuan said at a G20 meeting in Washington earlier this week that China's economy has continued to grow within a reasonable range this year, according to a statement released on the website of the People's Bank of China on Saturday.

  • *Japan firms may shift out of UK due to Brexit- Aso. WASHINGTON, Oct 7- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said it was hard to achieve balanced economic growth with monetary policy alone, adding that G20 nations shared the view fiscal and structural policies must also play a key role in boosting growth. Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso also warned...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 6- Finance ministers from the world's top economies debated global economic risks and the potential impact that ultra-loose monetary policies have on banks' profits, a senior Japanese finance ministry official said on Thursday. The G20 gathering in Washington did not discuss currency moves, the impact of Britain's decision to leave the...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 6- Group of 20 finance leaders debated global economic risks and the potential impact that ultra-loose monetary policies have on bank profits, a senior Japanese finance ministry official said on Thursday. The G20 gathering did not discuss currency moves, the impact of Britain's decision to leave the European Union, or the financial state of...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 3- Financial leaders of the world's 20 biggest economies sit down this week to discuss the main risks to global economic growth and how to clamp down the secretive ownership of companies that allows for tax avoidance and money laundering. The venue will be a working dinner in Washington on Oct. 6 for G20 finance ministers and central bank governors...