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IMF warns G20 of slowing emerging economies

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

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IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde (C) arrives at Saint Petersburg's airport to attend the G20 on September 4, 2013

The International Monetary Fund warned the Group of 20 Wednesday that emerging economies were slowing more than expected and under pressure from US plans to slow its stimulus.

Economic worry shifts to emerging markets at Russian G20

Sunday, September 1, 2013

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Leaders from the BRICS group of emerging powers, Durban, South Africa, March 27, 2013

Long hailed as the hungry new tigers of the global economy, the world's biggest emerging markets will be the chief economic focus at the G20 summit in Russia this week as their once surging prospects suddenly dim.

G20 puts growth before austerity as recovery splutters

Sunday, July 21, 2013

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Participants of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' meeting, pictured in Moscow, on July 20, 2013

Facing a fragile recovery and the threat of a new economic slowdown, the G20 this weekend agreed to prioritise boosting growth and jobs and for now to pay less attention to reducing swollen budget deficits.

G20 to step up fight on tax evasion

Friday, July 19, 2013

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IMF chief Christine Lagarde speaks with Mexican Central Bank governor Agustin Carstens in Washington on April 19, 2013

Finance ministers and central bankers from G20 countries gather in Moscow for a two-day meeting on Friday seeking to intensify the battle against tax evasion and prevent a new global slowdown.

Secrecy debate could hurt Austria: central bank chief

Saturday, April 20, 2013

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The chief of Austria's central bank OeNB, Ewald Nowotny, 63, talks to the press on September 5, 2008 in Vienna

The head of Austria's central bank warned Saturday that debate about the country's banking secrecy risks hurting the reputation of its financial system.

G20 urges global community to end banking secrecy

Friday, April 19, 2013

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A bank teller counts stacks of US dollars and Chinese 100-yuan notes at a bank in Hefei, China, January 16, 2011

The Group of 20 economic powers on Friday urged the global adoption of standards for sharing bank account information in an effort to fight tax evasion and curtail banking secrecy.

Rifts over policy clear at IMF meet

Friday, April 19, 2013

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Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega, pictured in Brasilia on March 1, 2013

Germany's finance minister brushed off pressure to ease eurozone austerity and Brazil blasted the United States and Europe for delays in IMF reforms Friday as global economic policymakers held talks in Washington.

Climate change real economic risk, World Bank tells G20

Saturday, February 16, 2013

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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim speaks on global development in Washington, DC, on January 30, 2013

The president of the World Bank on Saturday warned the finance chiefs of the world's leading economic powers that global warming is a real risk to the planet and already affecting the world economy in unprecedented ways.

G20 seeks to banish ‘currency war’ talk in Moscow

Friday, February 15, 2013

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IMF managing director Christine Lagarde at the G20 finance ministers' meeting in Moscow on February 15, 2013

Finance ministers from G20 states gathered Friday in Moscow for their first meeting in the Russian capital aimed at reassuring markets that the world's economic powers would not slug it out in "currency wars" to boost national growth.

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