Aug 30, 2017

G-20 GDP growth to exceed 3%, but risks noted: Moody's

Moody's Investors Service kept its growth forecast for the Group of 20 economies at just over 3 percent for this year and next, but warned of geopolitical risks, U.S. protectionism, and spillovers from global monetary tightening and China's deleveraging measures. The ratings agency said surprisingly ...

/ Aug 15, 2016

China drafting growth initiative for G-20 summit next month

China will propose a joint initiative to revive weak global growth at next month's meeting of leaders of Group of 20 major economies amid rising protectionist sentiment in the United States and Europe, officials said Monday. Speaking at a news conference, a senior Chinese diplomat ...

Group of 20 hopes for close partnership between Britain, EU

Jul 24, 2016

Group of 20 hopes for close partnership between Britain, EU

The Group of 20 finance chiefs vowed Sunday to use "all policy tools" to pursue growth as Britain's decision last month to leave the European Union adds to the uncertainty in the global economy amid terrorism and other challenges. Finance ministers and central bank chiefs ...

Facing Islamic State group head-on poses huge challenges

| Nov 16, 2015

Facing Islamic State group head-on poses huge challenges

Antalya Turkey The Islamic State group's barbaric attacks in Paris are forcing an anguished reassessment by world powers that so far have lacked the political will and regional partners to defeat an organization currently flush with cash, equipment and volunteers. As leaders gathered in Turkey on ...

/ Sep 7, 2015

G-20 members launch 'W-20' grouping to empower women

The world's 20 leading economies have launched a new grouping aimed at boosting the role of women in global economic growth. The "W-20" — a grouping of female leaders — was launched Sunday in the Turkish capital of Ankara, where finance ministers and central bank ...