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World Bank And IMF Leaders Address Press During Annual Spring Meetings

IMF and World Bank Started Annual Spring Meeting To Discuss Global Economy

Leaders of the world's economy began their regular meeting on Thursday discussing necessary steps to boost growth and consumption. While G20 also held a meeting with similar agenda.

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Key Speakers At Day Two Of The Institute of International Finance G20 Conference

Fintech Startup Will Change Global Finance as Regulators Closely Watch

Year 2015 was dubbed as year of fintech. As financial technology startup companies flourish and gain huge fund. Global regulators are closely monitoring the fintech startups and will propose rules to regulate them.

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Japan Finance Minister Expects G20 to Discuss Global Economic Recovery

G20 finance minister meeting will be held starting this Friday in Shanghai. Ahead of the meeting, Taro Aso, Japan Finance Minister said that he expect G20 to discuss ways to move global economy.

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Global Stocks Rise, Anticipating G20 Finance Meeting

Global stocks hike starting Monday. Investors are anticipating the G20 meeting which to be held in Shanghai on Friday.

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G20 to hasten economic reforms, says cheap credit not enough

The International group of governments and central bank governors from 20 major economies agreed Saturday to hasten slow growth, saying the low interest rates will not be enough to accelerate economic improvement, but they are optimistic that growth will happen.

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In new trend, European fund firms become banks in all but name

Australian Symon Drake-Brockman is on the front line of a revolution in European finance. The former head of global debt markets at Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS.L) now runs Pemberton Asset Management in London's genteel Belgravia, several miles from the "Square Mile" City of London financial district where bankers work.

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Solar Power

Like shale oil, solar power is shaking up global energy

One by one, Japan is turning off the lights at the giant oil-fired power plants that propelled it to the ranks of the world's top industrialized nations. With nuclear power in the doldrums after the Fukushima disaster, it's solar energy that is becoming the alternative.

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Yi Gang

Chinese economy more sustainable now: China central bank

China's economy is now more sustainable and domestic consumption is steadily rising, Chinese Central Bank Vice Governor Yi Gang told a G20 meeting of finance officials earlier this week.

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Euro zone, Greece face off as markets take fright

Greece and its euro zone partners engaged in brinkmanship on Monday, with leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras insisting his country would not extend its reform-linked bailout and Germany saying it would get no more money without such a program.

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Christine Lagarde

G20 plan for investment targets runs into stiff opposition

Group of 20 finance officials look likely to reject a proposal to set countries specific investment targets to spur a global economy which appears increasingly reliant on the United States for growth.

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Vladimir Putin

Putin to push trade in Turkey despite disagreement on Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Turkey on Monday will have trade and energy issues at its heart, but is not expected to bridge deep differences over Syria and Crimea.

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Currencies: Euro, Dollar, Yen, Pound

Countries engaging in currency wars?

The central banks are finding it difficult to boost growth by increasing domestic demand and hence the need to depend upon foreign demand. The progressive rate cuts and monetary easing measures have led to massive falls in these currencies thereby helping these countries to increase exports.

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Tokyo shares skid as Japan slips into recession

Japanese stocks skidded on Monday, helping the yen rebound from a fresh seven-year low against the dollar touched after news Japan unexpectedly fell into recession in the third quarter.

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Ukraine takes center stage as leaders gather for G20 summit

The G20 leaders summit in Australia starting on Saturday is setting up as a showdown between Western leaders and Russian President Vladimir Putin, following fresh reports of Russian troops pouring into eastern Ukraine.

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U.S. President Barack Obama

Obama says momentum building on 'historic' trans-Pacific trade deal

U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday he sees momentum building for a Washington-backed free trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific, after arriving in Beijing on the first leg of an eight-day Asia tour.

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