Fears have been growing that major economies could get into a bidding war, depressing currencies to boost exports. But the G20 meeting has promised to avoid that.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called for more pro-growth policies in Europe during a mini-summit of southern European nations in Athens. He also urged Europe's Mediterranean countries to present a united front.
British plans to considerably lower corporate tax have drawn first reactions from political leaders across the EU. Surely no one wants to be at a disadvantage when it comes to luring companies, or keeping them.
Finance Minister Schäuble has presented Germany with another balanced budget to cement his reputation for austerity. But, with the country in need of social investment and interest rates low, isn't it time to borrow?
Germany has joined Great Britain in backing Christine Lagarde for a second term at the head of the International Monetary Fund. Lagarde herself, however, is not ready to commit to seeking the job again.
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