Five things to know about markets at the half-year mark – The Globe and Mail

Five things to know about markets at the half-year mark – The Globe and Mail Five things to know about markets at the half-year mark The Globe and Mail Canada’s main stock index ends June on high note; loonie up ahead of holiday Yahoo Canada Finance At midday: TSX flat as investors focus on G20 […]

World's top economies lay out principles on debt sustainability at G20 meet

World’s top economies lay out principles on debt sustainability at G20 meet Finance leaders from the world’s top economies on Sunday adopted new principles to ensure countries that lend and borrow for infrastructure spending do so in a sustainable manner, a move seen as addressing concerns that China’s lending practices have saddled …

G20 Countries Agree on Approach to Shut Down Big Tech's Tax Loopholes

G20 Countries Agree on Approach to Shut Down Big Tech’s Tax Loopholes Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Fukuoka, Japan reached a tentative agreement on Saturday to “compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants” such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, Reuters reported—with a particular focus on …

G20 financial heads to stay vague on trade, no progress seen in U.S.-China row

G20 financial heads to stay vague on trade, no progress seen in U.S.-China row Finance leaders of the Group of 20 major economies will steer clear of promises to avoid protectionism in a communique on Sunday amid escalating U.S.-China trade tensions, officials say, casting doubt on their ability to take a united front in averting […]

Trade war, weak growth to test G20 finance leaders' economic optimism

Trade war, weak growth to test G20 finance leaders’ economic optimism Raging global trade tensions are likely to force some finance leaders from Group of 20 nations meeting in Japan this weekend to issue stark warnings about risks to the world economy, challenging the forum’s more upbeat outlook on global growth.