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India concerned about oil price volatility: Mukherjee


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) India is concerned about the volatility in the prices of oil, gas and other commodities as they were not aligned to economic fundamentals, Finance Minister ... Read more...

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IMF urges euro zone to contain crisis


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The euro area should take more steps to check the debt crisis, as global recovery continued to be threatened by strains in the region and fragility ... Read more...

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US stocks flat as Europe debt fears linger (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 28 (IANS) US stocks ended flat Monday as positive US housing sales data offset the lingering European debt concerns, Xinhua reported.The Dow Jones industrial average was trading ... Read more...

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World economy still in danger zone: IMF


February 27th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 27 (IANS) Despite the improvement in indicators of global activities, the risks are latent and the world economy is still in "the danger zone", International Monetary Fund ... Read more...

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Build more credible financial firewall: US to Europe


February 26th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 26 (IANS) The eurozone has made remarkable progress in fighting the debt crisis, but should build its own more credible financial firewall as soon as possible, US ... Read more...

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G20 finance ministers meet in Mexico


February 25th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 25 (IANS) The finance ministers of the Group of 20 countries and central bank governors met here Friday, aiming to promote economic stability.At the opening ceremony, Mexico's ... Read more...

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Europe must find solution to its debt crisis: Pranab


October 17th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Monday that Europe will have to find its own solutions to the sovereign debt crisis that some countries ... Read more...

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Pranab seeks France’s help in tracing black money


October 14th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday urged France to press on tax havens to share past banking information that would help trace and curb black money."I ... Read more...

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India to press for sharing past banking info at G20 meet


October 13th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee at a G20 meet beginning Friday will press the concerned countries, especially tax havens, to share past banking and tax-related ... Read more...

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Global economy recovering steadily but risks remain: G20


April 16th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The global economic growth is increasing but there are still certain risks of a decline, the G20 finance ministers and central bankers have said in ... Read more...

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India, Germany to revise tax treaty


February 21st, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) India and Germany have agreed to revise their existing double taxation avoidance agreement, in a bid to tighten the noose on tax evaders and track down ... Read more...

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Mukherjee to attend G20 finance ministers’ meet


February 16th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will attend the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors' meet to be held in Paris Feb 18-19, an official statement said ... Read more...

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Obama’s remarks may lead to protectionism: Mukherjee


September 20th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India is concerned about the growing trend of protectionism and will raise the issue at the G20 meet next month, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Monday. ... Read more...

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Mukherjee heads for Busan for G20 finance ministers’ meet


June 2nd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is attending a G20 meeting at Busan in South Korea June 4-5 focused on the global financial crisis ahead of the Summit ... Read more...

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Canada’s seeks India, China support against global bank tax


May 20th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 20 (IANS) Before G8 and G20 summits here next month can discuss a proposed global bank tax, Canada, whose banks stood out during the economic meltdown, has ... Read more...

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India will stick to its approach on climate change: Pranab


November 28th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said India would stick to its approach while addressing the climate change issue in the run-up to the Copenhagen summit next month ... Read more...

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Rich nations must pledge ’substantial’ climate funds: Pranab


November 9th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Rich nations must "contribute substantially" to funds that will help developing countries in the global fight against climate change, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said. "Developed countries will have ... Read more...

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G20 leaders fail to agree climate change financing


November 8th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Nov 8 (IANS) India's Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and his counterparts from other G20 countries have agreed to maintain financial stimulus packages aimed at bailing out ... Read more...

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British PM revives global tax idea at G20 meet


November 7th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Saturday resurrected the idea of the international community imposing a global tax on banks as a repayment for the billions of pounds ... Read more...

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Climate friendly policies pay off: Study


November 5th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Climate-friendly policies not only reduce greenhouse gas emissions and bring environmental benefits, they also boost and diversify the economy, reveals a recent study analysing some 100 climate ... Read more...

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Four agreements essential for successful Copenhagen treaty: UN climate chief


October 22nd, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) With just five days of formal negotiations left before a crucial climate summit in Copenhagen, "clear and ambitious emissions reduction targets from industrialised countries" was the first ... Read more...

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‘India does not recommend exit strategy for stimulus packages to all nations’


September 23rd, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sep 23 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said that India is not recommending an exit strategy for stimulus packages given to all nations in the ensuing G20 Summit ... Read more...

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Economy will grow over 6 percent this fiscal, says Mukherjee (Lead)


September 23rd, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said the country's economy would grow over 6 percent this fiscal and that the government planned to scale down fiscal deficit to ... Read more...

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Government aiming to bring fiscal deficit down to 4 percent


September 23rd, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said the government planned to scale down fiscal deficit to 4 percent by 2012. "We should try to bring down the fiscal deficit ... Read more...

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G20 nations to take counter measures against tax havens from March 2010


September 6th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 6 (ANI): In order to prevent money laundering and terror financing, G20 countries have decided to take counter measures against non-cooperative tax heavens from March 2010.Following up on the ... Read more...

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G20 pledges to implement IMF reforms, fight protectionism (Night Lead)


September 5th, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Sep 5 (IANS) Finance ministers of the Group of 20 (G20) countries Saturday pledged to give India and other emerging economies a greater voice in the running ... Read more...

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G20 expected to reach agreement on bank bonuses


September 5th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (Xinhua) Finance ministers of the G-20 countries are expected to reach an agreement on bank bonuses, Britain's Sky News reported Saturday. The ministers were nearing an agreement under which banks ... Read more...

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BRIC nations demand greater say in global financial system (Roundup)(With Image)


September 5th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipanker De Sarkar London, Sep 5 (IANS) India, China, Russia and Brazil have opposed protectionism, while demanding greater say in the global financial architecture and equitable voting rights for emerging economies ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown warns G20 against stimulus rollback


September 5th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown warned Group of 20 (G20) finance ministers and central bankers Saturday against moving too hastily to roll back the $5-trillion fiscal stimulus ... Read more...

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India assured greater say in global financial matters (Roundup)


April 27th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 27 (IANS) India and other developing nations have been assured greater say in the affairs of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), even as ... Read more...

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Top finance ministers pledge sustained effort against recession


March 15th, 2009 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (DPA) Finance ministers and central bankers from the world's big economic powers moved Saturday to paper over sharp differences in their efforts to combat the global recession. The Group of ... Read more...

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‘India expects America to show leadership at G-20 summit’


March 14th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 14 (IANS) India is looking at President Barack Obama to signal renewed US global leadership and engagement by rejecting protectionist pressures at the coming summit of the ... Read more...

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Rich countries should rein in spreading economic crisis: Ashok Chawla


January 31st, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) India's Finance Secretary Ashok Chawla said Saturday developed countries need to “do more” to help stem the spreading global economic slide.“The downturn has now begun to spread from ... Read more...

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G20 summit may launch process to deal with financial crisis (Lead)


November 12th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 12 (IANS) The weekend summit here of the Group of Twenty (G20) leaders, that includes Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, may witness the launch of a process, including formulation of a ... Read more...

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G20 summit may launch process to resolve financial crisis


November 12th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 12 (IANS) The weekend summit of the Group of Twenty (G20) leaders here may be more like the launch of a process rather than finding a final solution to deal ... Read more...

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