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MOSCOW, July 16- G20 summits do not always set the pulse racing, but this week's gathering of finance ministers and central bankers in Moscow has a better chance than most of grabbing the attention of financial markets.
MOSCOW, July 16- G20 summits don't always set the pulse racing but this week's gathering of finance ministers and central bankers in Moscow has a better chance than most of grabbing the attention of financial markets.
*EU to say U.S. needs to solve its debt ceiling issue, Japan needs consolidation. *Europe keen to see Japan address international effects of its monetary stimulus.
MOSCOW, July 11- The Group of 20 backs clear monetary policies, Russia said on Thursday, reflecting the concerns of developing economies that a withdrawal of U.S. monetary stimulus could cause market turmoil and capital flight.
TOKYO, July 11- Japan may press China at a global meeting next week for more information about a slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy and risks posed by its "shadow" banking system, Tokyo's top financial diplomat said on Thursday.
SEOUL, July 4- South Korea along with other G20 members will seek clarity on the U.S. He added South Korea would also raise the issue because if the unwinding causes troubles to emerging economies, that will in turn affect the U.S. economy in what he called a "reverse spillover" process. South Korea and other Asian markets were recently hit by the prospects of the U.S.
LONDON, June 16- Britain intercepted phone calls and monitored computers used by officials taking part in two high-level international finance meetings in London in 2009, a British newspaper said on Sunday. The report was published hours before leaders of the Group of Eight countries- all of which are in the G20- start a two-day summit in Northern Ireland.
Parag Khanna, Director at Hybrid Reality Institute weighs in on G-20's changing stance and state of China's and Japan's economy going forward.
Finance leaders of the G-20 economies on Friday edged away from a long-running drive toward government austerity in rich nations, rejecting the idea of setting hard targets for reducing national debt in a sign of worries over a sluggish global recovery.
John Hardy, head of fx strategy at Saxo Bank, discusses expectations for the yen as no opposition arose from G20 and sees the currency weakening further in the next couple of years against the dollar.
Finance Minister Taro Aso gained the G20 members' understanding after explaining the bold easing measures by the Bank of Japan are aimed at ending the long lasting deflation of Japan and not at weakening the yen. The Nikkei's Kishida Sachiko has more.
The euro zone will slow its budgetary belt-tightening to help reinvigorate economic growth, a top EU official said on Thursday.
Hyun Oh-seok, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of South Korea, says there is no one-size-fits-all method when it comes to monetary policy and currency devaluations.
Max Knudsen, chief market strategist at ADS Securities, says that while the yen has slipped against the dollar ahead of the G20 meeting, the long-term picture remains bullish.
Derek Halpenny, European head of global currency research at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, tells CNBC that there's a huge risk of the market realizing there's little substance behind G20 statements on the yen.
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, tells CNBC that she did not see any evidence of currency wars at the G-20 meeting in Moscow.
George Osborne, UK finance minister, tells CNBC the international tax rules have not kept pace with the changes in the world economy, they need to be updated but it can't be done in one country.
Mark Matthews, Head of Research, Asia at Bank Julius Baer said Japan would likely continue expanding its balance sheet whether or not it was criticized by the other G20 leaders. He noted that other central banks such as the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England are doing the same to support their economies.
James P Walsh, senior economist Asia Pacific department at the IMF, emphasizes the importance of infrastructure investments to stimulate growth.
Jacob Frenkel, chairman of JPMorgan Chase International, tells CNBC monetary policy and fiscal policy have exhausted their capabilities and now the key focus should be on structural economic policies.