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.
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.
Christine Lagarde has stepped up to defend her throne at the influential International Monetary Fund. She has the backing of some of the world's most powerful leaders, but could her legal trouble torpedo her candidacy?
Finance ministers from the world's top economies have warned of the serious risk that a UK split from the EU poses to the global economy. They've vowed to use all the tools at their disposal to spur growth.
Strong economic growth means Germany's tax revenues have reached a record high. The downside is that this could reduce the government's motivation to pursue further competitiveness-enhancing reforms.
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