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  • G20 should strengthen recovery to deal with disinflation: Canada

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada believes that strengthening the global recovery is a key way to deal with risk of too low inflation in Europe and elsewhere, a senior government finance official said on Wednesday ahead of G20 meetings in Washington. Low...
  • Bond fund manager Hasenstab encouraged by Ukraine outlook

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Templeton Global Bond Fund manager Michael Hasenstab, who has a multibillion-dollar bet on Ukraine bonds, says he is confident the country can flourish over the next decade and that the international community can put together a...
  • Australia treasurer 'disappointed' at U.S. impasse on IMF reform

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund members must find a way around a deeply disappointing impasse in the U.S. Congress over reforms to the global lender, Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey said on Wednesday. Hockey hit out at delays in...
  • Firms' debt loads risk for emerging economies: IMF

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Large debt piles at companies are rendering emerging economies more fragile because they could quickly transmit trouble to banking systems in a crisis, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday. Debt at risk of not being...
  • U.S. urges Germany, other European nations to keep deflation at bay

    U.S. urges Germany, other European nations to keep deflation at bay
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday urged Germany and other European countries to take seriously the risk that Europe could slip into a dangerous spiral of falling wages and prices. "The risk of deflation is something that they need...
  • Italy's Renzi under fire over budget plan as EU prepares verdict

    ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi defended his fiscal reform plans on Wednesday against critics inside and outside his Democratic Party as the European Commission reminded Italy of its commitment to balance its budget. Renzi, who...
  • Russia's 'oil sickness' erodes urgency for reform, critics say

    Russia's 'oil sickness' erodes urgency for reform, critics say
    MOSCOW — It can take Moscow residents two hours in dense traffic to drive the first 10 miles on the highway to St. Petersburg, in the direction of their country cottages surrounded by lakes and birch groves. Then the road's real limitations become...
  • G20 to focus on boosting global growth, not Crimea: official

    (Reuters) - Global financial leaders will thrash out details of individual country pledges to boost growth and overhaul their economies at this week's meetings in Washington, a senior Australian official said on Tuesday. Group of 20 countries promised at...
  • UK economy basks in manufacturing growth, IMF upgrade

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain got a double boost on Tuesday as its recovery from recession gathered momentum and the International Monetary Fund raised the country's growth forecasts more than for any other major economy. Factories expanded production far...
  • Bundesbank says 'low-flation' high on agenda at IMF meeting

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Persistently low inflation in the euro zone and the resulting risks for the global economy will feature high on the agenda of the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the G20, Germany's Bundesbank said on Tuesday....
  • Hungary to ignore critics with landslide for Orban

    BATONYTERENYE, Hungary (Reuters) - Barring a major upset, Hungarians will enthusiastically re-elect Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his Fidesz party for another term in April. To outsiders who see an authoritarian troublemaker, the expected landslide...
  • Hillary Clinton: For women, 'Double standard is alive and well'

    Hillary Clinton: For women, 'Double standard is alive and well'
    For decades, questions posed to Hillary Rodham Clinton have turned on the subject of hair. But for all the eyerolls, that famous coif — in all its scrunchie-to-bob iterations — has turned out to be a very helpful talking point. The...