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Remarks by Foreign Minister Wang Yi At the Media Briefing on the G20 Hangzhou Summit

MFA China - ‎13 hours ago‎
The G20 is different from previous cooperation mechanisms. Here, developed countries and developing countries sit at the same table as equal partners, and discuss and decide on international economic matters on an equal footing. This reflects a major ...

Why a .25 rate hike matters to the market: Strategist

Yahoo News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Last week, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said a rate hike is "probably appropriate" in the coming months if economic data improve.
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EU jobless rate hits seven-year low; US data mixed – as it happened

The Guardian - ‎10 hours ago‎
Mixed signals from the US economy also took the shine off shares. Markets had seemingly been taking the prospect of a US rate rise, perhaps as early as June, in their stride, supported by the idea that at least the US economy was showing signs of strength.

Your Taxes: New sheriff in Israel

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎4 hours ago‎
And if you said the Bank of Israel, take some extra classes. In practice, there is a new sheriff in town, in Israel and over 100 other countries - the OECD and its director of Tax Policy Administration, Pascal Saint-Amans.

G20's role in cooperation between economies

CCTV - ‎May 26, 2016‎
For more insights on the G20 summit, joining us in the studio is Huo Deming, a professor with the National School of Development at Peking University.

Sterling Slips and Aussie Pops as Investors Await Fresh Insight into Fed Trajectory

Nasdaq - ‎13 hours ago‎
The US dollar is broadly mixed. The main narrative of increased prospects for a Fed hike in June or July has been pushed off center stage as the market reacts to local developments as investors await from US economic data. Ostensibly the data will ...

Japan isolated as G7 eyes tougher climate change targets

Climate Home - ‎13 hours ago‎
Last year's G7 in Germany marked a turning point in the run up to the historic Paris climate summit. For the first time a completely fossil-fuel free economy was talked about by world leaders. The transition from high to zero carbon energy sources ...

Remember when the government cared about women working?

The Guardian - ‎May 30, 2016‎
... Australia could grow the economy by $25bn a year by matching Canada's female workforce participation rate - which is just four percentage points higher than Australia.

The Bail-In: Or How You Could Lose Your Money in the Bank

Gold Seek - ‎7 hours ago‎
The 2016 budget notes that in implementing a "bail-in" regime, it will strengthen the bank resolution toolkit in Canada and ensure Canadian banking practices are consistent with international best practices endorsed by the G20. Bail-in regimes are ...
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Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Regular Press Conference on May 30, 2016

MFA China - ‎May 30, 2016‎
The G20 is a well-recognized major forum for international economic cooperation. Its representativeness and influence cannot be replaced by any other mechanism.

Greens confirm housing bubble, nail banking reforms

MacroBusiness (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ordinary people have lost money after being advised against their best interest. The Greens would use a Royal Commission to fully examine the problems associated with the 'vertically integrated' model.
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China to give voice to developing countries at G20 summit

New Vision - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The G20, an acronym for the 'Group of Twenty' major economies worldwide, is an international forum for discussing global economic governance and cooperation. China 703x422. When the G20 Summit opens in eastern China's city of Hangzhou in ...

Imperialism's Junior Partners

Socialist Project - ‎17 hours ago‎
The eloquent South African commentator Siphamandla Zondi, who directs the Institute for Global Dialogue (one of South Africa's main foreign policy institutes), also shares this view. Zondi defends the BRICS project and disputes the argument put forth ...
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Declining productivity and rising inequality hurts economic growth says the OECD

FTSE Global Markets - ‎13 hours ago‎
Declining productivity growth and rising inequality are two of the biggest obstacles to improved economic performance, according to a new OECD report.
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The environment: Great Barrier grief in a climate of bitter tears

The Age - ‎May 30, 2016‎
... of the Great Barrier Reef. Under Tony Abbott, this government fought tooth and nail to reverse real climate action like the carbon tax, gut the renewable energy industry and to refuse to even put global warming on the agenda of the G20 meeting in ...
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G7 nations commit to ending 'inefficient' fossil fuel subsidies by 2025 - ‎13 hours ago‎
... leaders of the UK, the US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the European Union (EU) wrote a joint declaration of their intentions to “accelerate [their] work towards the transition to an energy system that enables a decarbonisation of the ...

G20 summit should aim for progress on major issues

Pakistan Observer - ‎22 hours ago‎
Beijing—The Group of Twenty (G20) Summit in Brussels should push forward change on income inequality, financial stability, climate change and migration, said an expert on global economics. The summit should focus on a number of issues which really ...
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Emerging market weakness to weigh on global economy for 'years', warns Moody's - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The global economy will remain in a sluggish state for years to come, Moody's Investors Service has warned, as emerging market growth is unlikely to rebound.
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China condemns G7 interference in South China Sea

Modern Diplomacy - ‎May 30, 2016‎
After a prolonged conflict between Russia-G7 (the Group of Seven advanced economies) remaining without any solution so far, now China and G7 are gearing up for a serious conflict which, if not controlled by the big powers, could escalate into a another ...