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International Organizations G7

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 13- Japan does not meet the U.S. definition of a currency manipulator because it has not conducted big, long-term currency interventions, a senior Japanese finance ministry official said on Friday. The official also said G20 and G7 finance leaders did not discuss exchange-rate moves at their meetings on the sidelines of the International...

  • It is rare for G7 finance leaders to disclose they had met on the sidelines of a G20 gathering, which was a show of resolve among advanced economies to boost pressure on North Korea in the wake of its recent provocations, said Masatsugu Asakawa, Japan's vice finance minister for international affairs. The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously in September to...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 12- Group of Seven finance leaders agreed to cooperate in taking appropriate action against North Korean attempts to avert U.N. sanctions, a senior Japanese finance ministry official said on Thursday. It is rare for G7 finance leaders to disclose the fact they met on the sidelines of a G20 gathering, which was a show of resolve among the advanced...

  • OTTAWA, Sept 29- Canadian economic growth slowed to a halt in July, hit by a decline in manufacturing and oil extraction and giving the central bank room to take its time to further raise interest rates. The Bank of Canada raised interest rates in July and September after the country's economy posted the fastest growth of the Group of Seven major economies in the...

  • OTTAWA, Sept 29- The Canadian economy paused in July on declines in oil extraction and the manufacturing sector, Statistics Canada said on Friday, suggesting the recent strong pace of growth moderated at the start of the third quarter. While a solid economic performance in the first half of the year has put Canada at the top of the G7 pack and prompted the Bank of...

  • Canada's economy grew at its best pace in nearly six years in the second quarter amid robust consumer spending and energy exports, raising expectations another interest rate hike could come as early as next week. Canada has emerged as the fastest growing economy of any country in the G7 group of major developed economies. While consumers continued to prop up...

  • Canada's economy grew at its best pace in nearly six years in the second quarter amid robust consumer spending and energy exports, raising expectations another interest rate hike could come as early as next week. Canada has emerged as the fastest growing economy of any country in the G7 group of major developed economies. While consumers continued to prop up...

  • BOLOGNA, Italy June 11- Differences between the United States and other leading economies over climate change remain wide and are not likely to narrow, environment ministers from G7 countries said on Sunday. President Donald Trump said he would withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, drawing condemnation from other world leaders.

  • BOLOGNA, Italy June 11- Differences between the United States and other leading economies over climate change remain wide and are not likely to narrow, environment ministers from G7 countries said on Sunday. President Donald Trump said he would withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, drawing condemnation from other world leaders.

  • BOLOGNA, Italy, June 11- Differences between the United States and other leading economies over climate change remain wide and are destined to stay that way, Italy's environment minister Gian Luca Galletti said on Sunday, as Washington's environment chief left a Group of Seven meeting a day early. "Positions over the Paris accord are far apart... and will remain...

  • BOLOGNA, Italy June 11- Differences between the United States and other leading economies over climate change remain wide and are destined to stay that way, Italy's environment minister Gian Luca Galletti said on Sunday. "Positions over the Paris accord are far apart... and will remain like that," Galletti said on the sidelines of a meeting of G7 environment...

  • Trump tells NATO allies they need to spend more on defense

    During his first summit with international leaders, Trump said other countries are not paying their fair share for NATO defense.

  • LONDON, May 29- Lower-rated southern European government bond prices fell on Monday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned of worsening relations between Europe and some of its allies, in particular the United States and Britain. Merkel said on Sunday that Europe could no longer completely rely on some nations, pointing to bruising meetings of the G7...

  • MUNICH, May 28- Europe can no longer completely rely on its allies, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday, pointing to bruising meetings of G7 wealthy nations and NATO last week. President Donald Trump, who criticised major NATO allies and refused to endorse a global climate change accord, but she told a packed beer tent in Munich that the days when Europe...

  • *G7 leaders agree on Russia, Syria, North Korea. TAORMINA, Italy, May 27- Under pressure from Group of Seven allies, U.S. The summit of G7 wealthy nations pitted Trump against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan on several issues, with European diplomats frustrated at having to revisit questions they had hoped were long settled.

  • TAORMINA, Italy, May 27- Under pressure from allies, U.S. The summit of Group of Seven wealthy nations pitted Trump against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan on several issues, with European diplomats frustrated at having to revisit questions they hoped were long settled. "There are no indications whether the United States will stay in...

  • TAORMINA, Italy, May 27- Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations pledged on Saturday to fight protectionism, overcoming resistance from U.S. However, the United States remained isolated from the other six G7 nations over climate change, demanding more time to decide whether to honour its commitments to reduce carbon emissions under the 2015 Paris...

  • TAORMINA, Italy, May 27- Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations met African heads of state on Saturday, the final day of their annual summit which has been marked by discord over climate change, but unity on tackling terrorism. Italy had hoped to make Africa the major focus of the annual G7 gathering, holding the discussions on the island of Sicily that has...

  • *Italy looks to put focus on Africa, migration. TAORMINA, Italy, May 27- Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations meet African heads of state on Saturday, the final day of their annual summit which has been marked by discord over climate change, but unity on tackling terrorism. President Donald Trump told his G7 counterparts from Britain, Canada, France, Germany,...