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  • G20 Says to Europe 'Show Us the Money' Sunday, 26 Feb 2012 | 6:31 PM ET
    Euros at an angle

    Leading economies told Europe it must put up extra money to fight its debt crisis if it wants more help from the rest of the world, piling pressure on Germany to drop its opposition to a bigger European bailout.

  • BRICs to Discuss Plans for Multilateral Bank Thursday, 23 Feb 2012 | 10:00 PM ET

    Officials from top emerging market countries will discuss fledgling plans to set up a multilateral bank to fund projects in developing nations during upcoming Group of 20 meetings, a senior Brazilian government official said on Thursday.

  • S&P Warns of Cuts; Another US Downgrade Coming? Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 9:09 AM ET

    Concerns over the size of United States debt reared their head once again as ratings agency Standard & Poor’s warned that health care costs for a number of highly-rated Group of 20 countries, including the U.S., could hurt growth prospects and harm their sovereign creditworthiness from the middle of this decade.

  • ADB Urges Asia to Help Rescue Eurozone Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 9:06 PM ET

    The Asian Development Bank has called for India and China to be ready to help rescue the eurozone from its sovereign debt crisis to avoid a long-term downturn that will stunt the growth of Asian economies. The FT reports.

  • Ties to Old World Hit Emerging Markets Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 7:20 PM ET

    As the eurozone crisis spreads from Greece to Italy, countries far afield are being sucked into the maelstrom. The FT reports.

  • G20 to Hold Yet More Euro Zone Crisis Talks Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 1:52 AM ET
    President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso chats with U.S. President Barack Obama as (from L to R) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan follow behind as the leaders emerge from lunch on their way to the first plenary session at the G8 Summit on May 26, 2011 in Deauville, France. France is hosting the G8 Summit, which focuses on issues including African development, the Arab Spring

    The Group of 20 is seeking to meet again, possibly before Christmas, with the aim of resurrecting a deal to provide an international firewall around Greece, G20 sources have told the Financial Times, saying negotiators at the Cannes summit had been close to an agreement.

  • The Euro 'Event' Will Cause Depression: HSBC Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 1:10 AM ET
    Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    With no end in sight to the euro zone debt crisis, events in Athens and Rome are likely to dominate investor sentiment over the coming days.

  • No Cannes Do for G20 Leaders Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 12:35 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy

    Those looking for firm action in the final G20 communique would have had a hard time finding much to get their teeth into.

  • Greece, the IMF & Money  Friday, 4 Nov 2011 | 2:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details on Greece, the IMF, and how the country plans on getting financial relief.

  • Euro Falls Ahead of G20 Statement  Friday, 4 Nov 2011 | 12:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look at the euro losing ground today after euro zone leaders raised fresh concerns about the regions ability to tackle its debt crisis,

  • 2011: The Year of the Summit Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 3:30 AM ET
    France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (R) welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she arrives for a meeting on debt crisis.

    The European council of heads of states have met 7 times this year and still have another meeting in the diary. Europe’s finance ministers have met 11 times and plan two more before the year is out.

  • Cameron Warns Colleagues on Talking Down UK Monday, 31 Oct 2011 | 2:46 AM ET
    David Cameron

    David Cameron has urged colleagues to stop talking down the economy as he tries to drown out a growing chorus of doomsayers with a resolutely upbeat assessment of the nation’s prospects, in an article for the FT.

  • Attack of the Buzz Killers Monday, 17 Oct 2011 | 4:51 PM ET
    champagne glasses

    Angela Merkel and Wolfgang Schaeuble sure know how to ruin a party. A euro party, that is.

  • John Lipsky

    The risk of European recession still lingers over the continent, but euro zone policymakers are likely to introduce a package this month that's comprehensive enough to head off that scenario, according to an official at the International Monetary Fund.

  • Clock Ticks as Market Hopes for Euro Zone Plan Sunday, 16 Oct 2011 | 10:55 AM ET

    Euro zone leaders are expected to come up with a substantive plan to solve the area’s crippling debt crisis by the time of the G20 leaders summit in Cannes on Nov. 3.  At the back of every investor’s mind is the thought that we could be setting ourselves up for a big fall.

  • The finance chiefs of the world's leading economies opened the door Saturday for the International Monetary Fund to play a bigger role in fighting the eurozone's escalating debt troubles.

  • G20 Debate: What Should IMF Do to Rescue Europe? Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 4:38 PM ET
    France Finance minister Francois Baroin (R) poses next to US Finance minister Timothy Geithner (L) eyed by French central bank governor Christian Noyer on October 14, 2011 at the 'Cite de L'Architecture' in Paris, prior to a working dinner, on the first day of the G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors.

    While finance ministers and central bankers at the G20 meeting in Paris desperately seek a solution to Europe's debt crisis, a separate debate has broken out over the IMF's role in any rescue package.

  • Emerging Countries in Talks on IMF Boost Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 10:04 AM ET
    IMF headquarters

    Emerging market countries are working on ways to contribute money rapidly to expand the effective firepower of the International Monetary Fund, with the aim of increasing its role in combating the eurozone sovereign debt crisis. The FT reports.

  • Spain Gets a Downgrade, Singapore Dollar Gets a Lift Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 7:34 AM ET

    Spain's debt rating is cut, the G20 is all about Europe, but the sun in shining in Singapore — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • G20 Strains Cast Shadow Over Paris Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 3:08 AM ET

    Discord over the euro zone crisis, currencies and global economic governance threatens to overshadow the Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Paris on Friday and Saturday, the FT reports.