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.
Outgoing German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble has warned against growing anti-free trade rhetoric. Without naming Trump and his America First policy, he said the world needs "more openness rather than less."
Olaf Scholz, tapped to be Germany's next finance minister, said Berlin would not lecture other EU states about their finances. His comments hint at an about-face in the eurozone's policy of strict fiscal discipline.
Inflation has hit 25 percent, the Argentine peso has lost about 20 percent of its value against the US dollar, and the federal budget is in deficit. The government hopes the IMF loan will get the country back on track.
Greece's latest tranche of bailout cash has been agreed by 19 eurozone ministers meeting in Luxembourg. It includes steps to foster Greek growth and a stand-by promise from the International Monetary Fund.
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