International Organizations G7

  • NEW YORK, Dec 4- U.S. "Treasuries are likely to be up in price, down in yield, as a result of the referendum as a" safe haven "investment with the dollar already up significantly versus the Euro," said Mark Grant, Chief Strategist and Managing Director at Hilltop Securities. "Italy is a G7 country and third largest economy in euro zone and with a weak and troubled banking...

  • TOKYO, Nov 24- Japan's top currency diplomat Masatsugu Asakawa said there will be no change to Japan's currency policy after U.S. Japan guides exchange-rate policy based on an agreement among the Group of Seven advanced economies that highly volatile currency fluctuations are undesirable for the economy, a stance that won't change after Trump becomes...

  • CAIRO, Nov 3- Egypt hopes to finalise a $12 billion IMF loan programme within days and has secured pledges worth $16.3 billion from G7 countries, China and Arab allies to plug this year's budget deficit, Central Bank Governor Tarek Amer said on Thursday. Egypt reached a preliminary deal with the IMF in August but has yet to clinch board approval for the three-year...

  • CAIRO, Nov 3- Egypt hopes to finalize a $12 billion IMF loan program within days and has secured pledges worth $16.3 billion from G7 countries, China and Arab allies to plug this year's budget deficit, Central Bank Governor Tarek Amer said on Thursday. Egypt reached a preliminary deal with the IMF in August but has yet to clinch board approval for the three-year...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 27- The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday that a $12 billion loan program for Egypt should be ready for board approval in the next few weeks and insisted that it would not call for cuts to food subsidies. "Egypt has made good progress to secure this financing, including contributions from China, Saudia Arabia and G7 countries," he said,...

  • OTTAWA, Oct 19- Canadian Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland is in Belgium for last-minute talks on a proposed free trade deal with the European Union, which has run into problems, a spokesman said on Wednesday. Almost all 28 EU governments back the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with Canada, which would be the bloc's first trade deal with a G7 country.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 18- The United States views the International Monetary Fund's proposed $12 billion bailout for Egypt as "essential" and is working with other G7 economic powers to ensure that it is fully funded with bilateral financing, a senior U.S. Nathan Sheets, Treasury undersecretary for international affairs, told a policy forum that the United States...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 18- The United States views the International Monetary Fund's proposed $12 billion bailout for Egypt as "essential" and is working with G7 economic powers to ensure that it is fully funded with bilateral financing, a senior U.S. Nathan Sheets, Treasury undersecretary for international affairs, told a policy forum that the United States supports...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 11- The Group of Seven industrial powers on Tuesday said they had agreed on guidelines for protecting the global financial sector from cyber attacks following a series of cross-border bank thefts by hackers. The G7 comprises Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States. Cyber thieves have targeted large financial...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 11- The Group of Seven industrial powers on Tuesday said they had agreed on guidelines for protecting the global financial sector from cyber attacks following a series of cross-border bank thefts by hackers. The G7 comprises Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States. Cyber thieves have targeted large financial...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 11- The Group of Seven industrial powers said on Tuesday they had agreed on guidelines on how to protect the global financial sector from cyber attacks. Policymakers around the world have become increasingly concerned about financial companies falling victim to cyber criminals in recent years. The G7 comprises Britain, Canada, France, Germany,...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 11- The Group of Seven industrial powers agreed to guidelines on how to protect the financial sector from cyber attacks, Japan's finance ministry said on Tuesday. "The non-binding elements encapsulate best practices in cybersecurity for public and private financial sector entities of all sizes," the ministry said in a statement that...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 11- The Group of Seven industrial powers agreed to guidelines on how to protect the financial sector from cyber attacks, Japan's finance ministry said on Tuesday. "The non-binding elements encapsulate best practices in cybersecurity for public and private financial sector entities of all sizes," the ministry said in a statement that...

  • 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.