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  • G-7 Finance Chiefs Give Japan a Green Light Saturday, 11 May 2013 | 10:37 AM ET
    Jacob 'Jack' Lew, U.S. treasury secretary, left, and George Osborne, U.K. chancellor of the exchequer, laugh while posing for the family photo during the Group of Seven (G-7) finance ministers and central bank governors meeting at Hartwell House in Aylesbury, U.K.

    Group of Seven nations finance ministers agreed to tackle the issue of how to deal with failing banks and gave gave a green light to Japan's efforts to galvanize its economy.

  • Lew: Europe Must Balance Austerity and Growth  Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Jack Lew, U.S. Treasury secretary, says Europe needs to find the right balance between austerity and growth and fix its credit market issues to boost its economy.

  • Lew: Japan Must Respect Rules on Yen  Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Jack Lew, U.S. Treasury secretary, comments on the Japanese monetary policy and adds that the U.S. "will keep an eye" on whether the policies remain "within the bounds" of international agreement.

  • 'Moderately Optimistic' on Growth: OECD  Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 12:35 PM ET

    Pier Carlo Padoan, chief economist at the OECD, tells CNBC that despite results which appear disappointing, they are not pessimistic as the G7 forecast in fact indicates an improving situation.

  • Brainard: Avoid 'Loose Talk' on Currencies  Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Lael Brainard, U.S. under-secretary to the treasury for international affairs, tells CNBC that all members of the G7 will adhere to this week's currency statement, while it's important to avoid "loose talk" on currencies.

  • G-7 Fires Warning Shot Over Currencies Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 11:33 AM ET
    A trader monitors the foreign exchange and stocks index in Tokyo.

    Monetary policies must not be directed at devaluing currencies, the Group of Seven nations said in a statement aimed at cooling growing international tensions over exchange rates and prompting yen to surge.

  • Weakness Ahead for the Yen? Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 1:48 PM ET

    While currency investors have been busy monitoring the euro zone mess, downward pressure has been building on the yen.

  • Australia Cuts Rates, G7 Wades Into the Euro Zone Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 8:11 AM ET

    Australia trims interest rates and Spain's bond-market woes worsen — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Central Banks Provide Band-Aid for Europe's Ills Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 2:19 PM ET
    Euro bills and coins

    The arm-in-arm effort by central bankers to increase U.S. dollar liquidity in Europe is essentially a band-aid solution, and the euro is already backing off its gains.

  • Euro bills and coins

    Some analysts believe the euro could be heading to a new lower range, as Europe grapples with its peripheral debt crisis.

  • NYSE trader

    Stocks ended a highly volatile August deeply in the red, fueled by continued worries about the European debt crisis and weakening global economy. September is expected to be more of the same.

  • Yen

    International intervention in foreign exchange markets may only give brief respite to countries that are fighting an "unwinnable war" against currency appreciation, analysts told CNBC.com.

  • Anyone Have a Yen for More Intervention? Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 1:09 PM ET
    Dollar and Yen

    The yen is flirting with a key level against the dollar. Will central banks intervene?

  • Fears of Another Downturn Overplayed: Jim O'Neill Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011 | 1:30 AM ET
    Anti-Gaddafi rebel runs away as smoke rises following an air strike by Libyan warplanes.

    Fears that the world economy is facing another downturn are being overplayed, despite the political upheaval caused by recent unrest in the Middle East and the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan, Jim O'Neill, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, said.

  • Changing Global Outlook  Monday, 21 Mar 2011 | 7:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at how economists are changing their forecasts in response to recent events.

  • How to Trade the G-7's Yen Intervention Friday, 18 Mar 2011 | 7:07 PM ET
    Dollars and Yen

    The G-7's intervention has halted the yen's rise, but what happens next isn't clear. Here's how to trade.

  • Quick Fix or Real Remedy? How to Read the G-7's Move Friday, 18 Mar 2011 | 11:38 AM ET

    The yen is trading within range of its pre-crisis levels hours after G-7 countries intervened in the markets. Will it last?

  • The Yen Calms Down, but Action Continues Elsewhere Friday, 18 Mar 2011 | 9:57 AM ET

    The yen is settling into a range after coordinated intervention by G-7 countries, but there's plenty of excitement elsewhere — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • G7 Move Sparks Positive Reaction  Friday, 18 Mar 2011 | 7:00 AM ET

    Markets are responding positively to the G7 move overseas, with Brian Belski, Oppenheimer & Co., and Barbara Marcin, Gabelli Blue Chip Value Fund.

  • Five Things We're Watching: March 18, 2011 Thursday, 17 Mar 2011 | 11:04 PM ET
    Japanese 10,000 Yen bank notes

    Here's what you should be watching Friday, March 18.