International Organizations G7

  • OTTAWA, Jan 19- Canada's record-high household debt levels, which have been a source of concern for the central bank and other policymakers, will only get worse this year, the country's parliamentary budget watchdog warned on Tuesday. "Among G7 countries, Canada has experienced the largest increase in household debt relative to income since 2000," the report by...

  • LONDON, Dec 3- Britain said it had become the first Group of Seven economy to sign off on the rules of a China- backed development bank for Asia, which is seen by the United States as an unwelcome rival to Western-led institutions such as the World Bank. "This caps a tremendous year for the UK's economic relations with Asia, the fastest growing region of the world...

  • BERLIN, Nov 18- The Group of Seven industrial nations plan to tighten the regulation of digital currencies such as bitcoin, which they suspect Islamic State is using to move funds secretly, the German magazine Der Spiegel reported on Wednesday. Stung by last week's Paris attacks, which Islamic State has claimed, the G7 finance ministers discussed the regulation...

  • UK economy slows more than expected in Q3 Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015 | 7:21 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 27- LONDON, Oct 27- British economic growth slowed more than expected in the three months to September after the biggest fall in construction in three years, raising the chances that a period of rapid economic growth is coming to an end. Britain's economy was the fastest growing in the G7 group of advanced economies in 2013 and 2014, as it caught up some of...

  • G-7 leaders vow action on climate change, Russia Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 6:06 PM ET
    G-7 leaders vow action on climate change, Russia

    World leaders have wrapped up a G-7 summit in Germany, with a stronger stance on climate change, among a wide range of issues. CNBC's Carolin Roth reports.

  • Obama: US cybersecurity problems will get worse Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 10:55 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference at the G7 Summit at the Schloss Elmau castle resort near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in southern Germany on June 8, 2015.

    "This problem is not going to go away—it is going to accelerate," President Obama said of attacks on U.S. computer systems.

  • Obama: Must focus on jobs Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 10:08 AM ET
    Obama: Must focus on jobs

    President Barack Obama notes the strong job growth in the U.S. private sector and the declining U.S. unemployment rates. Also, Obama weighs in on how sanctions have impacted Russia's economy.

  • Behind the scenes at the G-7 meeting Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 3:35 AM ET
    Behind the scenes at the G-7 meeting

    CNBC's Carolin Roth gives a behind the scenes look at the G-7 meeting in Bavaria.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Why June could be a turning point for markets Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 4:59 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Even beyond talk of a "June swoon," an unusual number of major events makes this month a critical time for markets.

  • Greece grab headlines at G7 talks Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 6:34 PM ET
    Greece grab headlines at G7 talks

    On the second day of a three-day summit in Dresden, Greece's unresolved crisis remain a key concern among G7 finance ministers. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports.

  • CNBC update: Mysterious oil globs in LA Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    CNBC update: Mysterious oil globs in LA

    Coast guard scientists are investigating mysterious balls of tar washing ashore in Los Angeles County, and Teva will pay a $1.2 billion settlement, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Greek contagion heading your way? Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    Greek contagion heading your way?

    Joe Oliver, finance minister of Canada, tells CNBC that countries must take critical steps to improve growth, with particular comment on the Greek crisis.

  • G7 finance ministers to meet in Germany Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 12:45 AM ET
    G7 finance ministers to meet in Germany

    Christian Schulz, senior economist at Berenberg Bank, explains why this week's meeting of finance ministers from the world's largest developed economies will be a non-event for markets.

  • Iran: A promising market? Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    Iran: A promising market?

    Matthew Spivack, Middle East and North Africa analyst at Frontier Strategy Group, explains why Iran is a promising market to enter.

  • G-7 leaders warn of further costs to Russia Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 2:30 PM ET
    G-7 leaders warn of further costs to Russia

    The G-7 leaders say they are ready to further intensify sanctions against Russia if they do not deescalate in regards to Ukraine, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • POW trade shrouded in secrecy Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 6:12 AM ET
    POW trade shrouded in secrecy

    CNBC's John Harwood discusses President Obama's POW trade for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl.

  • Is the West really united on Russian sanctions? Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 1:00 AM ET
    Is the West really united on Russian sanctions?

    Colleen Graffy, former U.S. State department official, comments on the West's sanctions on Russia and France¿s sale of a warship to Russia.