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G20

The Group of Twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (known as the G-20and also the G20 or Group of Twenty) is a group of finance ministers and central bank governors from 20 economies: 19 countries plus the European Union. 

Headlines Around the Web

OECD unveils global crackdown over tax

Jul 19 - Financial Times

4.17.13: Will Mark Carney change his tune?

Apr 17, 2013 - Financial Post

Corporation tax cut makes UK more attractive

Mar 21, 2013 - Financial Times

UK economy is 'in the relegation zone'

Feb 17, 2013 - Independent

Articles About G20

Jim Flaherty Dies soon after Quitting as Canada's Finance Minister
Jim Flaherty Dies soon after Quitting as Canada's Finance Minister

By Reuters

Former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, who steered Canada through the global financial crisis and then nearly eliminated the huge budget deficits he had run up in the process, died on Thursday just weeks after resigning. (Apr 11)

MORE TOPICS: BANK OF ENGLAND

‘Bridget Carr’s Diary’ - Ranting of a Foreign Minister

By IBTimes AU

Bob Carr's new book, "Diary of a Foreign Minister," is currently dubbed as the Bridget Carr's Diary. (Apr 11)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, AUSTRALIA

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby speaks during a news conference at Lambeth Palace in London February 20, 2014.  The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby gave his backing on Thursday to a campaign by both Anglican and Catholic bishops opposing t
Catholics, Muslims, Anglicans Unite, Sign Deal to Launch Global Network Against Human Trafficking

By IBTimes AU

In a rare show of solidary and brotherhood, Catholics, Muslims and Anglicans around the world converged on Monday to sign a deal that would launch the Global Freedom Network that would work towards the elimination of human trafficking worldwide. (Mar 20)

MORE TOPICS: INTERNATIONAL LAW

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key smiles after the general election in Auckland November 26, 2011.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Criticised for Early Election Date; Labour Confident of Voter Turnout

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand Labour leader David Cunliffe reacted to reports of Prime Minister John Key announcing the election date. Mr Cunliffe claims the September 20 election date is convenient for the prime minister to suit his needs. (Mar 11)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, MORTGAGE

Apple Inc. Opens Melbourne Store Amidst $8.9 Billion Tax Controversy

By IBTimes AU

Apple Inc. will reportedly open its first store in the Melbourne Central Business District (Mar 06)

MORE TOPICS: APPLE INC., RETAIL, AMERICAN EXPRESS

An environmental activist places his hand on a giant globe in a rally demanding more action to battle climate change during the 19th conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP19) in Warsaw November 16, 2013.  REUTERS/Kacp
Australia Not Committing To 15% Carbon Emission Reduction Target Despite CCA Review

By IBTimes AU

Australia's Climate Change Authority (CCA) has urged the government to triple its carbon emission reduction targets to combat increasing global temperatures. (Feb 27)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, CLIMATE CHANGE, GLOBAL WARMING, IMF, TAX POLICY, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND, TONY ABBOTT

Syrian refugees wait to enter Turkey after fleeing violence in Syria on the Syrian-Turkish border in Shamm Alqrain village, northern countryside of Aleppo January 13, 2014.
Australia's Tony Abbott Urged to Stop Being a 'Baddie' and Accept More Refugees

By IBTimes AU

Amnesty International has called on Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott to stop being a “baddie” and start becoming a “goodie.” The international human rights organisation said Australia’s refusal to accept more Syrian refugees reflects badly on... (Feb 25)

MORE TOPICS: TONY ABBOTT, IRAQ, GERMANY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS

European Union
Euro Steady as Ukraine Unrest Ebbs, Dollar Eyes Data

By Reuters

The euro held steady against the dollar on Monday, retaining its gains made late last week as political unrest in Ukraine showed signs of settling down for the time being. (Feb 24)

MORE TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, EUROPEAN UNION, GDP, UKRAINE, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND, EMERGING MARKETS

A woman places a candle during a demonstration of solidarity with Ukrainian people in front of the Ukraine embassy in Warsaw
Ukraine Sets European Course After Ouster of Yanukovich

By Reuters

Ukraine's interim leadership pledged to put the country back on course for European integration now that Moscow-backed Viktor Yanukovich has been ousted from the presidency, while the United States warned Russia against sending in its forces. (Feb 24)

MORE TOPICS: IMF, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, ELECTIONS, UKRAINE, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

U.S. one-hundred dollar bills are seen in this photo illustration at a bank in Seoul August 2, 2013. Picture taken August 2, 2013.
Dollar Steady, Finds Footing after Upbeat U.S. Data

By Reuters

The dollar held steady versus a basket of currencies on Friday, supported by upbeat data that underpinned hopes for continued improvement in the U.S. economy. (Feb 21)

MORE TOPICS: UNEMPLOYMENT, EXISTING HOME SALES, MANUFACTURING, MANAGEMENT, EMERGING MARKETS