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G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste

The new framework is aimed at facilitating further concrete action on marine waste, though on a voluntary basis.

G20 set to agree on marine plastic pollution deal

The Group of 20 major economies are set to agree on a deal on reducing marine plastic waste at a meeting in Japan where they also discussed energy security following the oil tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman.

JPMorgan shows where huge risks from Fed, G-20 are underpriced

Global markets may be too complacent in the face of major upcoming events according to JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Dollar near 2 1/2-month lows as bets on rate cut grow

'Bets of US rate cuts have been rising quickly in recent days and we think the pricing has become too aggressive so the dollar's downside is limited,'says Manuel Oliveri, a currency strategist at Credit Agricole in London.

China’s exports beat forecast to rise as trade war heats up

Trade talks between Beijing and Washington stall while the two countries threaten to slap more sanctions on each other.

Central bank ‘heroes’ fight the trade war, some takeaways from G-20

Officials at the G20 gathering warn that trade tensions have intensified, posing the biggest risk to the global economy.

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax by 2020

G20 ministers agree to compile common rules to close loopholes by tech giants to lower corporate taxes.

G20 finance leaders’ communique to describe trade tensions as ‘intensified’

Group of 20 finance leaders agree to describe trade and geopolitical tensions as "intensified" and pledged to take further action to address these economic risks.

G20 to push ahead with corporate tax targeting tech giants

The G20's debate on changes to the tax code focus on two pillars that could be a double whammy for some companies.

G20 digital tax takes a step closer

A total of 129 countries have signed off on a roadmap to grab a fairer tax share of the companies' booming sales.

Trump dijangka bertemu Putin pada sidang G20 Jun depan

Sidang kemuncak G20 akan berlangsung di Osaka, Jepun, akhir Jun ini.

G20 must tackle root causes of trade tensions that threaten growth

Finance ministers and central bank governors of the G20 major economies are to meet this month to discuss the main challenges to the world economy.

Malala urges G20 to boost funds for girls’ schooling

Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai speaks on the importance of investing in girls' education for economic growth.

Australian PM pushes G20 to tackle internet extremism

Scott Morrison has denounced extremism several times since the attack that killed 50 people in New Zealand last week.

G20 sealed landmark deal on WTO reform by ducking ‘taboo words’

Even the word 'multilateralism' itself has fallen out of favour in a group designed to foster international cooperation.

Trade truce brings relief as S&P 500 futures jump

The US had been scheduled to push ahead on Jan 1 with increased tariffs on US$200 billion (RM836 billion) worth of Chinese goods, but that’s now been paused.

US, China agree to trade war ceasefire, more talks

The White House says an increase of tariffs due to kick in on Jan 1 will be put on hold, providing room for intense negotiations.

Kremlin hopes Putin and Trump can hold talks before June next...

Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov hopes for the two leaders to meet properly.

Trump back in US after thorny G20 summit, China talks

Bush's death may offer Trump a temporary political respite.

China: AS setuju tidak naikkan tarif 1 Jan depan

AS setuju batalkan rancangan naikkan tarif ke atas produk tertentu dari China sehingga 25%.

Trump, Xi agree to halt new tariffs in bid to contain...

As part of the understanding reached between the two leaders, no additional tariffs will be imposed after Jan 1.

New G20 chair Japan wants trade imbalances, aging population on 2019...

Japan will host a G20 financial leaders' meeting in Fukuoka in western Japan on June 8-9.

Under-fire Putin briefs Trump over Ukraine as EU leaders up pressure

Putin said he explained Moscow's position when the leaders met briefly at a summit dinner.

Erdogan takes Saudi prince to task, demands extraditions

Saudi Arabia has said that 21 people are in custody and vowed to keep probing the killing of Khashoggi.