Feb 20, 2014

Nations to debate U.S. stimulus cut

The United States and emerging nations are expected to argue over the winding down of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s large-scale monetary stimulus when the Group of 20 finance chiefs get together in Sydney on Saturday. Brazil, India, Indonesia, South Africa and Turkey — the ...

Sep 4, 2013

Abe, Putin to hold isle talks on G-20 sidelines

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg on Thursday with the aim of accelerating negotiations on the four Russian-held islands at the center of a bilateral territorial row. Abe left for St. Petersburg on a government ...

Aso to 'explain' BOJ's monetary easing to G-20

Apr 17, 2013

Aso to 'explain' BOJ's monetary easing to G-20

Finance Minister Taro Aso, who also serves as deputy prime minister, is arranging to meet with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden when he goes to Washington this week for a gathering of Group of 20 financial chiefs, government sources said Tuesday. Aso and Biden ...

Feb 17, 2013

Aso tries to calm German concerns

Finance Minister Taro Aso and his German counterpart, Wolfgang Schaeuble, have agreed that the two countries will continue to closely discuss economic and financial matters, a source said. During a 20-minute conversation Friday on the sidelines of a two-day meeting of Group of 20 ...