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Global economy has turned a corner, finance officials say

...more fragmented world.Such a development would produce "a world that will be less safe," said Singapore's finance minister, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, chairman of the IMF committee.The IMF panel endorsed the target set by the Group of...

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Finance minister: cost of Olympics far greater than expected

ATHENS, Greece -- Greece's new finance minister says the cost of hosting the Olympics was higher than expected, and the rewards less than Greece anticipated. Giorgos Alogoskoufis...

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German finance minister steps down

BONN, Germany -- Germany's finance minister resigned today in an apparent power struggle with Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder over economic policy. The move came a day after...

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Japanese finance minister outlines plans to keep recovery going

...trade agreements and stable currency rates, the finance minister said Thursday. "Closed domestic policies are not enough to respond to a globalizing economy," Finance Minister Sadakazu Tanigaki said in a speech at the Foreign...

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Dollar slips, Japanese stocks mixed

...expertise will become Japan's next finance minister. Japanese stocks closed mixed...expert, was likely to be named finance minister, traders said. Foreign Minister...courting Miyazawa to serve as finance minister in his Cabinet. Obuchi has...

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Brazil finance minister says crisis is not a threat to U.S. NEW YORK -- After meeting with Brazil's finance minister Wednesday, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York...

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Greece confident of landing billions to solve debt crisis

WASHINGTON --- Greece's finance minister expressed confidence Sunday that his country will be able...even tougher measures in returns for assistance.German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told the weekly Bild am Sonntag in an...

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Canada rejects mega-banks merger

...Bucking the global merger trend, Canada's finance minister Monday rejected proposals by four of the country's...they are not in the best interests of Canadians," Finance Minister Paul Martin said. His pronouncement marked the end...

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Pact delay adds to EU currency uncertainty

...stability of the euro. French Finance Minister Dominique Strauss-Kahn insisted...very little time," said Dutch Finance Minister Gerrit Zalm, who was chairman...of finance ministers. German Finance Minister Theo Waigel insisted France...

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IMF team wraps up Russian visit

...Boris Yeltsin announced the appointment of a holdover finance minister who served in the previous two administrations...Shokhin for his resigning over the appointment of the finance minister, calling it a "capricious move" and an irresponsible...

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