Business 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 "Fragile ...

Editorials Aug 27, 2013

Improving relations with Russia

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Vladimir Putin will meet on the fringe of the Group of 20 leaders summit next week in Saint Petersburg to discuss mutual trust.

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

Business 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 are ...

Business / Economy 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 financial ...