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  • CHENGDU, China, July 23- Top officials from the Group of Seven rich economies want to see negotiations over Britain's exit from the European Union start as soon as possible, French finance minister Michel Sapin said. "That the markets reacted well, that things remained under control, that there was a need to open the negotiations as soon as possible," Sapin told...

  • Governor of the Bank of Japan Haruhiko Kuroda listens to a question during a press conference at the BoJ headquarters in Tokyo on October 30, 2015.

    Soggy economic data and a sharp rise in the yen may force the Bank of Japan to provide more stimulus next month, analysts say.

  • TOKYO, June 27- The Bank of Japan does not need to expand monetary stimulus immediately if the market turbulence caused by Britain's vote to leave the European Union proves temporary, a former central bank executive said on Monday. But Japan holds the right to intervene in the market to stem sharp yen rises based on a shared understanding among G7 and G20 nations...

  • *Finance leaders of G7 grouping say to consult closely. TOKYO, June 24- Group of Seven finance leaders vowed on Friday to continue to consult closely on market moves and financial stability and cooperate as appropriate, after Britain voted to exit the European Union. "We... respect the intention expressed today by the people of the United Kingdom to exit from the...

  • LONDON, June 24- Britain's finance minister George Osborne said central banks from the Group of Seven economic powers have taken steps to ensure adequate liquidity in financial markets after the shock of Britain's decision to leave the EU. "G7 central banks have taken steps to ensure adequate liquidity and to support functioning of markets," Osborne wrote on...

  • TOKYO, June 24- Group of Seven finance leaders vowed on Friday to continue to consult closely on market moves and financial stability and to cooperate as appropriate, after Britain voted to exit the European Union. G7 finance chiefs said in a statement they are monitoring market developments while recognising that excess volatility and disorderly moves in...

  • TOKYO, June 24- Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso and his Group of Seven counterparts will soon hold a conference call, after Britain voted to leave the European Union, a Japanese finance ministry official said on Friday.

  • June 24- Deputy finance ministers of G7 nations will hold a conference call at 1130 GMT on Friday to discuss Britain's vote to leave the European Union, a source familiar with the matter said.

  • TOKYO, June 23- Group of Seven finance leaders will issue a statement stressing their readiness to take all necessary steps to calm markets if Britain votes to exit the European Union, government officials with direct knowledge of the preparations said on Thursday. Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso may also issue a separate statement to aimed at preventing a...

  • TOKYO, June 23- Group of Seven finance leaders will issue a statement stressing their readiness to take all necessary steps to calm markets if Britain votes to exit the European Union, said government officials with direct knowledge of the preparations. Finance authorities of the G7 advanced economies are negotiating a draft of the statement that would be...

  • TOKYO, June 23- Group of Seven finance leaders will issue a joint statement stressing their readiness to take all necessary steps to calm markets if Britain votes to exit the European Union, said government officials with direct knowledge of the preparations. Finance authorities of the G7 major economies are negotiating a draft of the statement that would be...

  • TOKYO, June 21- Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday Japan would respond to severe currency volatility in line with G7/G20 agreements, and would not intervene in the market lightly. Aso was speaking to reporters when asked how he would respond to rapid market swings around Britain's June 23 vote on whether to stay in or leave the European Union.

  • ROME, June 9- Italy's economy minister warned on Thursday of shocks to financial markets if Republican candidate Donald Trump wins the U.S. presidential election this year, and said that a Trump presidency would hurt New York's appeal as a financial centre. In some of the strongest criticisms of Trump by one of Washington's G7 partners, Pier Carlo Padoan told...

  • The dollar index hit 2-month highs on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left the door open to a rate increase.

  • *China slams G7 on statement on South China Sea. ISE-SHIMA, Japan, May 27- The Group of Seven industrial powers pledged on Friday to seek strong global growth, while papering over differences on currencies and stimulus policies and expressing concern over North Korea, Russia and maritime disputes involving China. G7 leaders wrapped up a summit in central Japan...

  • *G7 criticises N Korea, Russia. ISE-SHIMA, Japan, May 27- The Group of Seven industrial powers pledged on Friday to seek strong global growth, while papering over differences on currencies and stimulus policies and expressing concern over North Korea, Russia and maritime disputes involving China. "Global growth remains moderate and below potential, while risks...

  • ISE-SHIMA, Japan, May 27- A British exit from the European Union would be a serious risk to global economic growth, Group of Seven leaders said in a summit declaration on Friday, although German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the issue had not been discussed. British Prime Minister David Cameron, who is pushing for Britain to stay in the EU, told reporters on Friday...

  • *Japan must reignite engine of' Abenomics'- PM Abe. While the tax hike was seen as critical to reining in Japan's massive public debt, Abe and his aides have signalled the chance of deferring it as Japan's economy skirts recession and a threat of deflation re-emerges ahead of summer upper house elections. As G7 chair, Japan will spearhead such moves to contribute to...

  • TOKYO/ ISE-SHIMA, JAPAN, May 27- Leaders of the Group of Seven pledged on Friday to tackle a global glut in steel, though their statement did not single out China, which produces half of the world's steel and is blamed by many countries for flooding markets with cheap steel. While not included in the text, China was brought up in the discussions among leaders of the G7...

  • ISE-SHIMA, Japan, May 27- A British exit from the European Union would be a serious risk to global economic growth, Group of Seven leaders said in a summit declaration on Friday, although German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the issue had not been discussed. The issue was not formally on the agenda at the two-day summit in Japan, but British government officials had...