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International Organizations G20

  • Japan To Pursue Aggressive Expansionary Policy Regardless: Pro

    Mark Matthews, Head of Research, Asia at Bank Julius Baer said Japan would likely continue expanding its balance sheet whether or not it was criticized by the other G20 leaders. He noted that other central banks such as the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England are doing the same to support their economies.

  • Growth Via Infrastructure Investment: IMF Economist

    James P Walsh, senior economist Asia Pacific department at the IMF, emphasizes the importance of infrastructure investments to stimulate growth.

  • Monetary and Fiscal Policy Is Exhausted: Frenkel

    Jacob Frenkel, chairman of JPMorgan Chase International, tells CNBC monetary policy and fiscal policy have exhausted their capabilities and now the key focus should be on structural economic policies.

  • Fight Stagnation, Not Each Other

    Simon Cox, Asia Economics Editor at The Economist says finance ministers and central banks should be fighting stagnation, not each other. He's joined by Michael Hewson, Senior Market Analyst at CMC Markets who says the weakening yen is justified.

  • No Case Against Competitive Devaluation at G20

    Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets says Japan has a legitimate case to fight against deflation which will bring down its currency.

  • G20 Should Address Inconsistent Regulation: Unicredit GM

    Roberto Nicastro, general manager of Unicredit, tells CNBC he expects the issue of inconsistent regulation across the countries to be addressed at the G20.

  • A $2 trillion economy and a stock market that trades at valuations cheaper than Pakistan - Russia is struggling to gain the trust of international capital.

  • Currency Wars on Agenda as G20 Fin Mins Meet in Moscow

    Ksenia Yudaeva, Russia's G20 Coordinator, tells CNBC that currency wars are about transparency and co-ordination of monetary policy between different countries.

  • With the road ahead looking a bit smoother, G20 finance ministers will be happy to ignore the wreck in the rear-view mirror when they meet this week to steer a course for the world economy.

  • The world's top economic policymakers are likely to discuss how Japan's new monetary and fiscal policy drive is weakening the yen when they meet next month, but will stop well short of calling it a competitive devaluation, G20 officials said.

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    So euro zone members want to bring down borrowing costs in Europe?  Good idea.  That was the one tangible idea from the G20 meeting, but unfortunately they didn't say how that would be accomplished. 

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    The euro gives back gains as post-election euphoria fades, and risk-on currencies follow — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Upcoming Meetings Could Offset Euro Gains

    Claudio Piron, Head of EM Asia Rates Strategy, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research says upcoming Spanish bond auctions and the euro zone group meeting this week will continue to threaten the euro.

  • G20 Meeting Preview

    Ian Bremmer, President at Eurasia Group says to expect more conversations between major central banks at the G20 meeting.

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    Officials brace for the Greek election and it's tax time in Russia — time for your FX Fix.

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    Smaller G20 currencies have outperformed the big four all year, and this strategist sees the trend continuing.

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    The yen's slide continues and emerging market central banks eye the euro - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Euros at an angle

    Leading economies told Europe it must put up extra money to fight its debt crisis if it wants more help from the rest of the world, piling pressure on Germany to drop its opposition to a bigger European bailout.

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    Officials from top emerging market countries will discuss fledgling plans to set up a multilateral bank to fund projects in developing nations during upcoming Group of 20 meetings, a senior Brazilian government official said on Thursday.

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    Concerns over the size of United States debt reared their head once again as ratings agency Standard & Poor’s warned that health care costs for a number of highly-rated Group of 20 countries, including the U.S., could hurt growth prospects and harm their sovereign creditworthiness from the middle of this decade.