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  • TOKYO, July 9- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday he will work with Group of Seven countries and other Asian countries to ensure economic and finance market stability as the euro zone grapples with Greece's debt crisis.

  • OTTAWA, June 18- Canada's left-of-center New Democratic Party, which is leading opinion polls ahead of October's election, would not enact surprise corporate tax hikes if it takes power and has "great confidence" in Bank of Canada policies, its finance critic said. Mulcair has said the party would bring corporate taxes closer to the average of the Group of Seven...

  • OTTAWA, June 18- Canada's left-of-center New Democratic Party, which is leading opinion polls ahead of October's election, would not enact surprise corporate tax hikes if it takes power and has "great confidence" in Bank of Canada policies, its finance critic said. Mulcair has said the party would bring corporate taxes closer to the average of the Group of Seven...

  • BRUSSELS, June 12- Talks on phasing out a form of coal subsidies ended in stalemate as Japan, the biggest user of the aid, led calls for more time in defiance of this week's G7 pledge on fossil fuel subsidies, sources said. The Paris- based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has been trying for a year to get an agreement from its 34 member nations on...

  • BRUSSELS, June 12- Talks on phasing out a form of coal subsidies have ended in stalemate as Japan, the biggest user of the aid, led calls for more time in defiance of this week's G7 pledge on fossil fuel subsidies, sources said. The Paris- based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has been trying for a year to get an agreement from its 34 member...

  • *Dollar drops more than two yen after Kuroda comments. LONDON, June 10- The yen surged to a two-week high against the dollar on Wednesday, after the head of the Bank of Japan said the currency was unlikely to fall further because it was already "very weak", prompting investors to trim huge bets against the yen. "It looks like in the G7 meeting there was a lot of conversation...

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told Ukrainian leaders on Tuesday that the United States and its G7 allies stood ready to impose more sanctions on Moscow if needed, a Treasury official said. "The United States and our G7 allies stand ready to impose significant additional sanctions on Russia if needed to respond to its aggressive acts in eastern Ukraine," the...

  • *G7 expresses concerns about upsurge in Ukraine violence. President Barack Obama accused President Vladimir Putin of wrecking Russia's economy in a doomed drive to recreate the glories of the Soviet empire and G7 leaders said they could step up sanctions against Moscow if violence in Ukraine escalated. At the conclusion of a Group of Seven summit in the...

  • Abe's comment, at a news conference in Munich after his attendance at the Group of Seven summit, comes after the dollar rose to a 13- year high of 125.86 yen on Friday. On the diplomatic front, Abe said he aimed to have Russian President Vladimir Putin visit Japan this year, reiterating their November agreement, but added Russia would unlikely be part of next year's...

  • KRUEN, Germany, June 8- U.S. Obama denied a report by an unidentified French official that he had voiced concern about the strength of the dollar in a discussion of the world economy at a summit of the Group of Seven industrialised democracies in Germany. On Greece, Obama said: "The Greeks are going to have to follow through and make some tough political choices that...

  • KRUEN, Germany, June 8- German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Group of Seven leaders to commit to tough goals to cut greenhouse gases on the final day of their summit in Bavaria on Monday, at which they also discussed the threat from Islamic militants. Merkel, once dubbed the "climate chancellor", hopes to revitalise her green credentials by getting the G7...

  • KRUEN, Germany, June 8- German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Group of Seven leaders to commit to tough goals to cut greenhouse gases at the final day of their summit in the Bavarian Alps on Monday. Merkel, once dubbed the "climate chancellor", hopes to revitalise her green credentials by getting the G7 industrial nations to agree specific emissions goals ahead of a...

  • Russia is dominated by oligarchs: Canadian PM Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 1:10 AM ET
    Russia is dominated by oligarchs: Canadian PM

    Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, tells CNBC that Russia's economy is dominated by oligarchs and criminal syndicates, who don't share western interests.

  • Putin has given no reason to lessen sanctions: Canadian PM

    Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, says President Putin has been more provocative than ever, giving no reason for the west to lessen sanctions on Russia.

  • KRUEN, Germany, June 7- Group of Seven leaders vowed at a summit in the Bavarian Alps on Sunday to keep sanctions against Russia in place until President Vladimir Putin and Moscow- backed separatists fully implement the terms of a peace deal for Ukraine. The Ukraine conflict and a long-running debt standoff between Greece and its European partners dominated the...

  • KRUEN, Germany, June 7- Leaders from the Group of Seven industrial nations backed a tough line towards Moscow at the start of a summit in the Bavarian Alps, with U.S. President Barack Obama urging the gathering to stand up to Russian aggression in Ukraine. But the crises in Ukraine and Greece seemed likely to overshadow the discussions at Schloss Elmau, a luxury...

  • KRUEN, Germany, June 7- U.S. President Barack Obama said Group of Seven leaders meeting in the Bavarian Alps on Sunday would discuss standing up to Russian aggression in Ukraine amid an upsurge in violence there that monitors have blamed on Moscow- backed separatists. But the crises in Ukraine and Greece could overshadow the discussions at Schloss Elmau, a luxury...

  • Greece and Ukraine crises drown out G-7 summit agenda Saturday, 6 Jun 2015 | 11:06 PM ET

    Group of Seven leaders meet on Sunday in the Bavarian Alps for a summit overshadowed by Greece's debt crisis and ongoing violence in Ukraine.

  • GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, June 7- British Prime Minister David Cameron will use a meeting of the Group of Seven industrial nations to vent frustration at what he sees as poor progress toward a multibillion-dollar trade deal between the European Union and the United States. President Barack Obama on Sunday at the G7 and to join host Angela Merkel, the...

  • Greece and Ukraine crises drown out G7 summit agenda Saturday, 6 Jun 2015 | 6:00 PM ET

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, June 7- Leaders from the Group of Seven industrial nations meet on Sunday in the Bavarian Alps for a summit overshadowed by Greece's debt crisis and ongoing violence in Ukraine. Host Angela Merkel is hoping to secure commitments from her G7 guests to tackle global warming to build momentum in the run-up to a major United...