International Organizations G7

  • EU wants US gas

    Sanctions are in place and tensions remain high as G-7 leaders meet to discuss Russia's power grab in the Ukraine and the possibility of relaxing current gas export rules to the EU from the U.S., reports CNBC's Annette Weisbach.

  • 'Calling for de-escalation': NATO

    NATO and the U.K. have called on Russia to "de-escalate tensions", as the Ukrainian acting foreign minister, Andriy Deshchitsya, says Russia has rejected calls for negotiations and consultations.

  • Business optimism in G7 strengthening: CEO

    Edward Nusbaum, CEO at Grant Thornton, explains why business optimism is stronger in G7 countries than in emerging markets, reversing the trend from the previous year.

  • What the G8 Has Achieved

    Alexander Mirtchev, board director at Atlantic Council, reviews the G8 meeting, its policy implications and what the main issues discussed were.

  • Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe

    Japanese PM Abe said on Tuesday G-8 leaders expressed strong support for his "Abenomics" economic policies and heard no concerns about Japan's super easy monetary easing.

  • Can G8 Implement New Corporate Tax Rules?

    OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria, discusses the G-8, its pledge to reform corporate tax rules and Russia's importance in the debate on Syria.

  • Why Markets Are Resilient to Unrest

    Nick Parsons, head of strategy at National Australia Bank, questions whether the U.K. really wants to reform its corporate tax rules, and discusses market's resilience to the unrest in the Arab world.

  • What Impact Could EU/US Trade Talks Have?

    Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, says EU-U.S. trade talks are positive as there has been an increase in protectionist measures in the past few years.

  • Can the G8 Tackle Tax Issues?

    Tina Fordham, senior political analyst at Citi, comments on the U.S.'s decision to arm Syrian rebels and says that while leaders agree that tax issues need to be tackled, it will be very difficult for them to agree on a common framework.

  • G8? Or G7 Against Russia?

    Chuck Todd, chief White House correspondent for NBC, discusses the upcoming G8 meeting and explains why it feels like it's really just the G7 against Russia.

  • Two days of accommodation at a lakeside golf hotel in Northern Ireland don't come cheap- and Britain has irritated its fellow Group of Eight states by sending them hefty advance bills for the summit it is hosting there.

  • Cyprus Fin Min: We've Done All That Was Asked

    Harris Georgiades, Cyprus finance minister, comments on Cypriot reforms, discussions with Russia, capital controls and why he expects the first installment of the bailout shortly.

  • Can a Banking Union Be Implemented Quickly?

    Henning Meyer, senior visiting fellow for the department of government at London School of Economics, discusses whether a treaty change is necessary for a European banking union.

  • Jacob 'Jack' Lew, U.S. treasury secretary, left, and George Osborne, U.K. chancellor of the exchequer, laugh while posing for the family photo during the Group of Seven (G-7) finance ministers and central bank governors meeting at Hartwell House in Aylesbury, U.K.

    Group of Seven nations finance ministers agreed to tackle the issue of how to deal with failing banks and gave gave a green light to Japan's efforts to galvanize its economy.

  • Lew: Europe Must Balance Austerity and Growth

    Jack Lew, U.S. Treasury secretary, says Europe needs to find the right balance between austerity and growth and fix its credit market issues to boost its economy.

  • Lew: Japan Must Respect Rules on Yen

    Jack Lew, U.S. Treasury secretary, comments on the Japanese monetary policy and adds that the U.S. "will keep an eye" on whether the policies remain "within the bounds" of international agreement.

  • 'Moderately Optimistic' on Growth: OECD

    Pier Carlo Padoan, chief economist at the OECD, tells CNBC that despite results which appear disappointing, they are not pessimistic as the G7 forecast in fact indicates an improving situation.

  • Brainard: Avoid 'Loose Talk' on Currencies

    Lael Brainard, U.S. under-secretary to the treasury for international affairs, tells CNBC that all members of the G7 will adhere to this week's currency statement, while it's important to avoid "loose talk" on currencies.

  • A trader monitors the foreign exchange and stocks index in Tokyo.

    Monetary policies must not be directed at devaluing currencies, the Group of Seven nations said in a statement aimed at cooling growing international tensions over exchange rates and prompting yen to surge.

  • Weakness Ahead for the Yen?

    While currency investors have been busy monitoring the euro zone mess, downward pressure has been building on the yen.