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  • NEW DELHI, Dec 4- India will press the Group of 20 economies to set a two-year deadline to reduce the cost of international money transfers, two government sources said, potentially saving more than $20 billion for developing countries. The world's largest recipient of remittances- of about $70 billion a year- won the backing of G20 leaders last month in Brisbane...

  • OECD sees gradual world recovery, urges ECB to do more Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    PARIS, Nov 25- The global economy will gradually improve over the next two years but Japan will grow less than previously expected while the euro zone struggles with stagnation and an increased deflation risk, the OECD said on Tuesday. The United States and Britain will grow more strongly then the euro zone and Japan and, among emerging countries, India, Indonesia...

  • David Lipton, Deputy Managing Director of IMF, tells CNBC the G-20's pledge to boost growth is a "big step forward" and discusses whether it's achievable.

  • Protesters take to the streets during G-20 summit  Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 5:22 PM ET

    Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Brisbane for a variety of causes over the weekend as world leaders converged in the city. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports.

  • G20 leaders pledge economic growth, job creation  Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 5:04 PM ET

    World leaders agreed to support economic growth, step up the fight against Ebola and fund infrastructure development at this year's G-20 summit. CNBC's Matthew Taylor has more.

  • BRISBANE, Australia, Nov 15- Efforts by the world's 20 major economies in boosting economic growth by a 2.1 percent target could deliver "spillovers" for smaller nations, The Australian newspaper reported on Saturday, citing a draft copy of the G20 Brisbane Action Plan. The newspaper said the draft statement promises that non-G20 economies would grow a further...

  • TPP Agreement is "within reach"  Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Roberto Azevêdo, director-general at WTO, talks about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and how he hopes the "challenges" between countries will be "overcome".

  • Will NATO do anything about Russia?  Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the Russia-Ukraine crisis, prior to the arrival of President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit in Australia.

  • G-20 summit: Need for 'structural reform'  Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 4:10 AM ET

    There is a strong focus on monetary policy and trade at the G-20 summit, according to New Zealand's Finance Minister, Bill English, who discusses the need for structural reforms.

  • BRISBANE, Australia, Nov 14- The OECD said on Friday the plans of G20 nations to boost the world economy could beat their target of adding 2 percentage points to global growth by 2018, though geopolitical risks such as Ukraine and Ebola were mounting. Angel Gurria, the secretary-general of the Paris- based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development,...

  • BRISBANE, Australia, Nov 14- The OECD said on Friday the plans of G20 nations to boost the world economy could beat their target of adding 2 percentage points to global growth by 2018, though geopolitical risks such as Ukraine and Ebola were mounting. Angel Gurria, the secretary-general of the Paris- based Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development...

  • Business leaders hope for focus on G-20 growth goal  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 10:50 PM ET

    Richard Goyder, CEO of Wesfarmers and David Thodey, CEO of Telstra, outline their expectations for the G-20 Summit in Brisbane this weekend.

  • After a busy week of summits, has progress been made?  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 8:43 PM ET

    Aaron Connelly, Research Fellow at the Lowy Institute, explains why it has been a productive week as world leaders converge for the APEC, East Asia Summit and the G-20 Summit this week.

  • How Queensland hopes to ride on the G-20 spotlight  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 8:08 PM ET

    Campbell Newman, Premier of Queensland, outlines the significance of hosting the G-20 Summit and describes how the city has beefed up its security this weekend.

  • Which leader gets best hotel room at G-20?  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    Here's an interesting look at where the world leaders will be staying when they gather in Australia for the G-20 Summit this weekend. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports.

  • What's on the agenda at the G-20 Summit  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 6:39 PM ET

    The promotion of global growth, along with an infrastructure initiative, will be top priorities at the G-20 Summit, says Steve Ciobo Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Australia.

  • Australia ramps up security for G-20 Summit  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 5:31 PM ET

    It's one of the biggest security operations Brisbane has ever seen as 26 world leaders converge on the city for the 2-day G-20 Summit. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports.

  • IMF says euro zone growth could be worse than expected Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Nov 12- The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday warned of downside risks to its growth projections for the euro zone, and urged the European Central Bank to act if prices in the currency bloc continue to drift lower. The IMF's warning echoes an increasing fear among global policymakers that Europe is not on track to spur economic growth,...

  • Where G-20 leaders are staying Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 7:10 AM ET
    Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders pose for a family photo at the International Convention Center at Yanqi Lake in Beijing, November 11, 2014. (Front row L-R) U.S. President Barack Obama, China's President Xi Jinping and Russia's President Vladimir Putin. (Back row L-R) Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak, New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key.

    President Obama gets a $2,173/night hotel suite for the G-20 meeting, while host Tony Abbott slums it with a $270/night room.

  • Obama: New China visa deal is way to create jobs Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 2:13 PM ET
    U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with China's President Xi Jinping during the APEC Welcome Banquet at Beijing National Aquatics Center, in Beijing, November 10, 2014.

    President Obama announced the plan to extend Chinese visas to students and tourists will boost jobs, reports USA Today.