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Bank of Japan Gov. Kazuo Ueda speaks at a news conference in Washington on Thursday alongside Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki.
BUSINESS / Markets
Apr 19, 2024
BOJ's Ueda signals possible rate hike if weak yen boosts inflation
The BOJ will scrutinize how the yen's declines so far this year could affect the economy and prices, Ueda said.
Masato Kanda, vice finance minister for international affairs (right), and Bank of Japan Gov. Kazuo Ueda (center) attend a G20 meeting of finance ministers and central bankers in Sao Paulo on Wednesday.
BUSINESS / Markets
Feb 29, 2024
Japan issues fresh warning against excessive yen moves
The warning by Masato Kanda, Japan's vice finance minister for international affairs, likely reflects Tokyo's desire to prevent further falls in the yen.
Attendees listen as Fernando Haddad, Brazil's finance minister, speaks virtually during the Group of 20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Sao Paulo on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 29, 2024
Brazil urges 'new globalization' at G20 meet overshadowed by Ukraine
The meeting will lay the economic policy groundwork for the annual G20 leaders' summit to be held in November.
Brazil's Minister of the Environment Marina Silva (left), U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen (center) and Abrao Neto, CEO of American Chamber of Commerce for Brazil, take part in a meeting on the U.S.-Brazil economic relationship, in Sao Paulo on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 28, 2024
G20 to mention conflicts but sidestep controversies in joint statement
A draft version of the communique, far shorter than that of previous years, also flags the risks of high uncertainty to the global economy.
Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa at the G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday
Feb 22, 2024
Japan eyes providing $32 million in additional humanitarian aid to Gaza
At a G20 meeting, Japan's top diplomat voiced concern about the "critical humanitarian situation" in the Gaza Strip.
Kites are flown over Rafah as smoke billows following Israeli bombardment on Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 21, 2024
Israel-Hamas war splits G20, risking paralysis at meeting
The group is so split on the conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine that they may be forced to reduce the forum’s scope and avoid geopolitical issues.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets leaders of the Group of 20 countries in New Delhi on Sept. 9.
Nov 30, 2023
India’s G20 presidency is marked by a dawn of new multilateralism
From empowerment to climate change action, India ends an impactful year as the G20 president.
Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki (front right) arrives for a news conference during the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, in Marrakech, Morocco, on Friday.
BUSINESS / Economy
Oct 14, 2023
Japan tells G20 it may need to act in FX market
Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki's remarks came as the yen renewed its declines against the dollar.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi converses with Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar during the Group of 20 Leaders' Summit in Bali, Indonesia, in November.
Sep 20, 2023
The Modi-Jaishankar partnership serves India’s global interests well
Important contributors to India’s rising global profile are the communication skills, professionalism and competence of Foreign Minister Jaishankar.
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel (left) laughs as he welcomes Saint Vincent and the Grenadines' Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves during the G77+China summit at the Convention Palace in Havana on Friday.
WORLD / Politics
Sep 16, 2023
G77+China summit in Cuba calls for new global order
The grouping of developing and emerging countries representing 80% of the world's population kicked off a summit in Cuba on Friday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping at the BRICS summit in South Africa on Aug. 23
Sep 14, 2023
What does Xi really mean? Chinese diplomacy’s true intentions
Decoding the true meaning behind Xi Jinping's words, and his silences, reveals an increasingly isolated China.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meet ahead of the Group of 20 leaders' summit in New Delhi on Saturday.
Sep 11, 2023
Will India’s name go the way of Turkey?
If India changes its name to Bharat, it will stumble on the same hurdles that Turkey has faced in getting its new appellation, Turkiye, to stick.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with U.S. President Joe Biden upon his arrival at the Bharat Mandapam convention center for the Group of 20 summit in New Delhi on Saturday.
Sep 11, 2023
At G20 summit, India sought to loosen China’s grip on Global South
The U.S. and other G7 members stayed largely in the background at the gathering, allowing India to take a global leadership role.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during a news conference in New Delhi on Sunday.
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 11, 2023
Kishida plans Cabinet reshuffle and 'drastic' economic measures
Kishida hopes the measures will reverse his plummeting approval ratings after government mishaps in implementing the My Number system countrywide.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the Group of 20 summit in New Delhi on Saturday
Sep 11, 2023
G20 ends summit, with Japan explaining safety of Fukushima release
Japan says the water release is safe, noting that the IAEA has concluded that the impact on the environment will be "negligible."
Brazil's President Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva meets with then-Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow in May 2010.
WORLD / Politics
Sep 10, 2023
Lula says Putin can visit Brazil for G20 without fear of arrest
Russian leader Vladimir Putin, who is subject to an international arrest warrant over his invasion of Ukraine, skipped India’s G20 summit.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, U.S. President Joe Biden and other Group of 20 leaders arrive to pay their respects at the Mahatma Gandhi memorial in New Delhi on Sunday.
Sep 10, 2023
Wet feet dampen G20 leaders' Gandhi tributes in India
U.S. President Joe Biden was among several visiting heads of state to opt for felt slippers instead of going unshod at the site to honor Mahatma Gandhi.
Indian leader Narendra Modi shakes hand with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida ahead of the Group of 20 leaders' summit in New Delhi on Saturday.
WORLD / Politics
Sep 9, 2023
G20 leaders paper over divisions on Ukraine and climate
Amid deep divisions, the grouping avoided direct criticism of Moscow and any concrete pledge to phase out polluting fossil fuels.
Children try to salvage their belongings from the rubble of their house after a demolition drive by the authorities at a slum area near the upcoming G20 Summit main venue in New Delhi, in June.
Sep 8, 2023
Many slums disappear from Indian capital ahead of G20 summit
In 2021, housing minister Hardeep Singh Puri, told parliament that 13.5 million people lived in the city's unauthorized colonies.
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks during an event at the White House in Washington on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Sep 8, 2023
Biden looks to woo back allies as Putin and Xi skip G20 summit
Biden’s effort also hinges on whether other participating powers see the G20 as a still-relevant gathering to steer the global economy.


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