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International Organizations G20

  • SYDNEY, March 20- The dollar index was steady at 100.31 in quiet early trade on Monday after a meeting of the financial leaders of the world's biggest economies in Germany over the weekend. The Australian dollar held at $0.7687, down 0.16 percent. G20 finance ministers and central bankers dropped a pledge to keep global trade free and open, acquiescing to an...

  • BERLIN, March 19- Finance leaders of the world's top economies have agreed to review banking rules, but this does not automatically mean hard-fought financial market regulation will be rolled back, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann told Reuters on Sunday. The new U.S. administration has argued that excessive bank regulation is holding back lending and...

  • *Defeat for G20 host Germany, setback for G20 process. BADEN-BADEN, March 19- The failure of the world's financial leaders to agree on resisting protectionism and support free trade marks a setback in the G20 process and poses a risk for growth of export-driven economies such as host Germany, economists said on Sunday. "This is particularly true in the light of the...

  • By Balazs Koranyi and Gernot Heller. BADEN BADEN, Germany, March 18- Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies dropped a pledge to keep global trade free and open, acquiescing to an increasingly protectionist United States after a two-day meeting failed to yield a compromise. Breaking a decade-long tradition of endorsing open trade, G20 finance...

  • *Call for framework to reap open markets benefits. BADEN-BADEN, Germany, March 18- The world's financial leaders adopted a list of principles on Saturday to boost the resilience of their economies against future shocks, including the advice to strengthen policy frameworks to reap the benefits of open markets. "The risks for the global economy continue to...

  • *Makes only token statement on trade. BADEN BADEN, Germany, March 18- Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies dropped a pledge to keep global trade free and open, acquiescing to an increasingly protectionist Unites States after a two-day meeting failed to yield a compromise. Breaking a decade-long tradition of endorsing open trade, G20 finance...

  • BEIJING, March 18- Chinese central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said China's growth prospects have improved and that the country is focused on the structural adjustment of its economy. Zhou was speaking to other central bank governors and finance ministers from the so-called BRICS countries in Baden-Baden, Germany, during G20 meetings, according to a post on...

  • BADEN BADEN, Germany, March 18- The world's financial leaders are unlikely to endorse free trade and reject protectionism in their communique on Saturday because they have been unable to find a wording that would suit a more protectionist United States, G20 officials said. But the new administration in the United States is considering trade measures to curb...

  • BADEN BADEN, Germany, March 17- The world's financial leaders will renounce competitive devaluations and warn against exchange rate volatility, a document showed on Friday, but are likely to struggle to find common ground on trade and financing against climate change. Finance ministers and central bank governors of the world's top 20 economies are meeting in...

  • BADEN BADEN, Germany, March 17- The world's financial leaders will renounce competitive devaluations and warn against exchange rate volatility, but they have not yet found a common stance on trade and protectionism, a draft statement of their meeting in Germany showed on Friday. The finance ministers and central bank governors of the world's 20 largest...

  • The G20 includes Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. Germany, which holds the rotating chair of the G20 this year, has also invited to Baden-Baden as guests Ivory Coast, Morocco, the...

  • OTTAWA, March 14- There is a lot of uncertainty over what direction the United States wants to take on issues such as trade and taxation policy ahead of the upcoming meeting of G20 finance ministers, a senior Canadian finance ministry official said on Tuesday. Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau, along with other finance ministers and central bank heads from...

  • WASHINGTON, March 14- The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday called on the Group of 20 major economies to work together to preserve the benefits of trade and avoid protectionism, while also urging them to reduce external imbalances and halt policies that distort global trade. Under pressure from rising protectionist sentiment in many advanced...

  • BRUSSELS/ BERLIN, March 13- European Union finance ministers will tell a G20 meeting this week that they will resist protectionism and that regulation introduced after the 2008 financial crisis must be kept in place. A document prepared by the EU ministers, which appears aimed at the United States, sets out the position of all European delegations to the G20...

  • BRUSSELS, March 13- European Union finance ministers will tell a G20 meeting this week that they will resist protectionism and that financial rules introduced after the 2008 crisis must be kept in place. A document prepared by the EU ministers, which appears aimed at the United States, sets out the position of all European delegations for the G20 gathering of...

  • BERLIN, March 13- Plans to overhaul the U.S. tax code will be debate by G20 finance ministers and central bankers at their meeting in Germany this week, a senior German official said on Monday. Germany wants the meeting March 17-18 in Baden-Baden to focus on strengthening economic resilience, mastering challenges of digitisation and helping African countries,...

  • BRUSSELS, March 13- European officials will tell the world's financial leaders this week that they will resist protectionism and that financial rules introduced after the 2008 crisis must be kept, a document said in remarks that appeared aimed at the United States. The paper, prepared by European Union finance ministers, sets out the position for all European...

  • BRUSSELS, March 13- European officials will tell the world's financial leaders this week that they will resist protectionism and that financial rules introduced after the 2008 crisis must be kept, a document said in remarks that appeared aimed at the United States. The paper, prepared by European Union finance ministers, sets out the position for all European...

  • BRUSSELS, March 13- European officials will tell the world's financial leaders this week that they will resist protectionism and that financial rules introduced after the 2008 crisis must be kept, a document said in remarks that appeared aimed at the United States. The paper, prepared by European Union finance ministers, sets out the position for all European...

  • BRUSSELS, March 13- European officials will tell the world's financial leaders this week that they will resist protectionism and that financial rules introduced after the 2008 crisis must be kept, a document said in remarks that appeared aimed at the United States. The paper, prepared by European Union finance ministers, sets out the position for all European...