Reforms to the International Monetary Fund have hit a deadlock despite a declaration from global financial chiefs» Read More
Ksenia Yudaeva, first deputy governor of the Bank of Russia, told a conference in Sydney ahead of the weekend G20 meeting that more cooperation was needed between global central banks to help stabilise markets. Earlier this week, Russia's central bank warned that investors were likely to steer clear of emerging markets as the U.S.
Ahead of the G20 weekend meeting in Australia, Wayne Swan, former Treasurer of Australia, hopes the meeting will materialize policies that will stimulate global economic growth.
Bruce Billson, Minister for Small Business of Australia, says its time for the G20 to focus on stability of finance systems, to ensure support for job creation and enterprise growth.
Ahead of the G20 weekend meeting in Australia, Joe Hockey, Australian Treasurer called out to the Fed to consider the wider impacts of its taper plans, particularly on emerging markets.
Tim Adams, President & CEO of the Institute of International Finance, says emerging market turmoil, the regulatory agenda are likely to be the highlights of the G20 meeting commencing in Australia this week.
Group of 20 finance ministers and central bankers meet in Sydney this weekend, with global economic growth and ructions in emerging markets set to take centre stage.
TOKYO, Feb 18- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Tuesday that Japan's economy was moving in line with the central bank's forecasts, suggesting that no imminent expansion of monetary policy was necessary.
OTTAWA, Feb 17- Advanced economies must explain their monetary policy approach clearly to the rest of the world and some emerging economies need to strengthen policies in order to soften the financial market volatility during this unprecedented period of transition, a senior Canadian finance official said on Monday.
SEOUL, Feb 17- Policy coordination in response to the recent turmoil in some emerging markets will likely be among the main topics for discussion at this week's meetings of G20 policymakers, South Korea's Ministry of Strategy and Finance said on Monday.
BRUSSELS- OECD organizes a public debate on "The Euro Area at a crossroads: Policies for growth, jobs and competitiveness". **LUXEMBOURG- ECB Executive Board member Yves Mersch will hold a keynote speech at The Luxembourg Renminbi Forum- 1300 GMT. **LONDON- ECB governing council member Ewald Nowotny gives Golden Series lecture at OMFIF in London- 0700 GMT.
WASHINGTON, Feb 14- Economic policymakers from the world's biggest economies will focus on recent financial market turbulence when they meet next week in Sydney, a senior official at the U.S.
Feb 12- The world's financial leaders will focus on four ways to boost global economic growth when they meet next week in Sydney but the discussion may be overshadowed by emerging market concerns over U.S. monetary policy, a G20 official said.
From "Magic Kitten" to "Energetic Bear," these are the names of some of the world's most active hacker groups, according to security firm CrowdStrike.
The World Economic Forum has geared up for potential information security breaches at this year's confab. Here's what you need to know.
Alexander Mirtchev, executive chairman at RUSI International, says the G20 was a "very interesting meeting", despite Syria overshadowing it.
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF tells CNBC, that 'chat chat' is better than 'war war' and there was a lot of talking about Syria at the G20.
At the Ambrosetti Forum in Italy, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde spoke exclusively to CNBC's Ross Westgate about the group's top concerns.
CNBC's Steve Sedgewick reports Syria issues dominated meetings at the G-20 Summit, though there was talk on economics; and Theodore Kattouf, former Ambassador to Syria, and Mark Kimmitt, retired U.S. Army Brigadier General, discuss how the administration has handled the Syria situation.
President Obama is continuing to make his case for action in Syria. Right now the House is having a lot of trouble with a very strong constituent reaction for both Democrats and Republicans, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports President Obama is speaking at the G-20 meeting about his call for action against Syria.