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  • G-20: Does the World Need Austerity? Saturday, 20 Apr 2013 | 2:22 AM ET

    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.

  • Yen Can Go 'Much Further': Pro   Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    Yen Can Go 'Much Further': Pro

    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.

  • Nikkei Business Report   Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 4:40 AM ET
    Nikkei Business Report

    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.

  • EU Promises Less Austerity as G20 Debates Debt Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 4:03 AM ET

    The euro zone will slow its budgetary belt-tightening to help reinvigorate economic growth, a top EU official said on Thursday.

  • S. Korea Fin Min: No One Size Fits All Approach to Monetary Policy

    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.

  • Yen Profit Taking Not Finished Yet: Pro   Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    Yen Profit Taking Not Finished Yet: Pro

    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.

  • G20 Taught Us Nothing About Yen: Expert   Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 10:20 AM ET
    G20 Taught Us Nothing About Yen: Expert

    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: 'Currency Worries', Not 'Currency Wars'

    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.

  • We Need International Agreement on Tax: Uk's Osborne

    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.

  • Japan to Pursue Aggressive Policies Regardless   Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 10:15 PM ET
    Japan To Pursue Aggressive Expansionary Policy Regardless: Pro

    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.

  • Growth Via Infrastructure Investment: IMF Economist

    James P Walsh, senior economist Asia Pacific department at the IMF, emphasizes the importance of infrastructure investments to stimulate growth.

  • Monetary and Fiscal Policy 'Exhausted': Frenkel   Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 1:30 AM ET
    Monetary and Fiscal Policy Is Exhausted: Frenkel

    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.

  • Fight Stagnation, Not Each Other   Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 12:30 AM ET
    Fight Stagnation, Not Each Other

    Simon Cox, Asia Economics Editor at The Economist says finance ministers and central banks should be fighting stagnation, not each other. He's joined by Michael Hewson, Senior Market Analyst at CMC Markets who says the weakening yen is justified.

  • No Case Against Competitive Devaluation at G20   Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    No Case Against Competitive Devaluation at G20

    Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets says Japan has a legitimate case to fight against deflation which will bring down its currency.

  • G20 Should Address Inconsistent Regulation: Unicredit GM

    Roberto Nicastro, general manager of Unicredit, tells CNBC he expects the issue of inconsistent regulation across the countries to be addressed at the G20.

  • $2 Trillion Economy With a Major Trust Problem Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 9:18 AM ET

    A $2 trillion economy and a stock market that trades at valuations cheaper than Pakistan - Russia is struggling to gain the trust of international capital.

  • Currency Wars on Agenda as G20 Fin Mins Meet in Moscow

    Ksenia Yudaeva, Russia's G20 Coordinator, tells CNBC that currency wars are about transparency and co-ordination of monetary policy between different countries.

  • G20 to Skirt Potholes as World Economy Recovers Sunday, 10 Feb 2013 | 6:39 PM ET

    With the road ahead looking a bit smoother, G20 finance ministers will be happy to ignore the wreck in the rear-view mirror when they meet this week to steer a course for the world economy.

  • G20 Unlikely to Pressure Japan Over Weakening Yen Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 7:09 PM ET

    The world's top economic policymakers are likely to discuss how Japan's new monetary and fiscal policy drive is weakening the yen when they meet next month, but will stop well short of calling it a competitive devaluation, G20 officials said.

  • How to Bring Down Borrowing Costs in Europe Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 9:42 AM ET
    A one Euro coin stands on a map of Brussels.

    So euro zone members want to bring down borrowing costs in Europe?  Good idea.  That was the one tangible idea from the G20 meeting, but unfortunately they didn't say how that would be accomplished.