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Economic Regions BRICS

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 22- Finance ministers and central bankers from the world's largest economies meeting in Argentina said heightened trade and geopolitical tensions risk derailing global growth and called for greater dialogue, according to a draft communique. The weekend talks in Buenos Aires come amid an escalation in rhetoric in the trade conflict...

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 22- Finance ministers and central bankers from the world's largest economies meeting in Argentina said heightened trade and geopolitical tensions risk derailing global growth and called for greater dialog, according to a draft communique. The weekend talks in Buenos Aires come amid an escalation in rhetoric in the trade conflict between...

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 22- Finance ministers and central bankers from the world's largest economies meeting in Argentina said heightened trade and geopolitical tensions risk derailing global growth and called for greater dialogue, according to a draft communique. The weekend talks in Buenos Aires come amid an escalation in rhetoric in the trade conflict...

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 22- Finance ministers and central bankers from the world's largest economies meeting in Argentina said heightened trade and geopolitical tensions risk derailing global growth and called for greater dialog, according to a draft communique. The weekend talks in Buenos Aires come amid an escalation in rhetoric in the trade conflict between...

  • *Japan worries BOJ easing may become target of criticism. *Japan seeks clarification of China's yuan policy at G20. BUENOS AIRES, July 21- Japan should be careful about recent remarks by U.S.

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 21- The United States sought to woo Europe and Japan with free trade deals on Saturday to gain leverage in an escalating tariff war with China but its overtures faced stiff resistance from France at a G20 finance ministers meeting dominated by trade tensions. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said the European Union would not consider...

  • **BUENOS AIRES- IMF chief Christine Lagarde and Argentina's economy minister, Nicolas Dujovne, hold joint news conference in Buenos Aires. **BUENOS AIRES- Mexican Finance Minister Jose Antonio Gonzalez Anaya travels to Argentina for the 2018 G20 Buenos Aires summit during which finance ministers and central bank governors will set an agenda on global growth,...

  • BEIJING, July 20- A policy debate in China on how best to address slowing growth deepened on Friday, as analysts urged authorities to boost fiscal stimulus amid rising risks to the world's second-biggest economy from a bitter trade conflict with the United States. An article in Financial News, which is run by the People's Bank of China, quoted analysts as calling...

  • *EM FX nervous after China's yuan falls to one-yr low. LONDON, July 20- The latest slide in China's yuan kept emerging markets in the firing line on Friday after another week of turbulence caused by continuing trade war fears and an increasingly powerful dollar. China's trade feud with the United States and its efforts to devalue the yuan to gain an edge have pushed...

  • BEIJING, July 20- A policy debate in China on how best to address slowing growth deepened on Friday, as analysts urged authorities to boost fiscal stimulus amid rising risks to the world's second-biggest economy from a bitter trade conflict with the United States. An article in Financial News, which is run by the People's Bank of China, quoted analysts as calling...

  • BEIJING, July 20- A policy debate in China on how best to address slowing growth deepened on Friday, as analysts urged authorities to boost fiscal stimulus amid rising risks to the world's second-biggest economy from a bitter trade conflict with the United States. An article in Financial News, which is run by the People's Bank of China, quoted analysts as calling...

  • SEOUL, July 20- North Koreas economy contracted at the sharpest rate in two decades in 2017, South Koreas central bank estimated on Friday, in a clear sign international sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyangs nuclear and missile programmes have hit growth hard. Gross domestic product in North Korea last year contracted 3.5 percent from the previous year,...

  • SAO PAULO, July 19- Volkswagen AG will furlough about 1,000 workers at its largest factory in Brazil, union representatives said on Thursday, due to weaker economic growth and slumping exports to Argentina. She said Volkswagen expected overall car production in Brazil to increase 12 percent in 2018.. A truckers' strike in late May took the wind out of a gradual...

  • BUENOS AIRES- ECB Executive Board Member Benoit Coeure participates in G20 finance ministers and central bank governors deputies meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina. BUENOS AIRES- ECB President Mario Draghi and ECB Executive Board Member Benoit Coeure participates in the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meetings in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • *PBOC planning incentives to boost bank liquidity. SHANGHAI, July 19- Chinese policymakers are pumping more liquidity into the financial system and channeling credit to small and medium-sized firms, and Beijing looks set to further loosen monetary conditions to mitigate threats to growth from a heated Sino-U.S. trade war. On Wednesday, a source with direct...

  • WASHINGTON/ BUENOS AIRES, July 19- The financial leaders of the world's 20 biggest economies meet in Buenos Aires this weekend for the first time since long-simmering trade tensions burst into the open when China and the United States put tariffs on $34 billion of each other's goods. The United States will seek to convince Japan and the European Union to join it...

  • SAO PAULO, July 19- Volkswagen AG will furlough about 1,000 workers at its largest factory in Brazil, union representatives said on Thursday, due to weaker economic growth and slumping exports to Argentina. A truckers' strike in late May took the wind out of a gradual economic recovery in Brazil, weighing on domestic demand. Slower sales in Mexico and Argentina...

  • New York, July 19- The dollar rose to a one-year high against a basket of currencies on Thursday, gaining for a third straight session, as investors further boosted long-term bets on the currency following bullish comments this week on the U.S. economy by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. The greenback also climbed to a one-year peak against the yuan, as...

  • *China boosts liquidity, set for more policy easing. NEW YORK, July 19- The U.S. dollar hit a year high on Thursday against a basket of major currencies, but copper prices tumbled and major world stock markets pulled back amid concerns over China's economy and continued global trade tensions. Wall Street's main equity indexes fell as investors also responded to a...

  • *PBOC planning incentives to boost bank liquidity. SHANGHAI, July 19- Chinese policymakers are pumping more liquidity into the financial system and channelling credit to small and medium-sized firms, and Beijing looks set to further loosen monetary conditions to mitigate threats to growth from a heated Sino-U.S. trade war. On Wednesday, a source with direct...