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Getting the financial terminology right

Directly opposite views set to be aired at coming IMF annual meetings

Money minds: IMF head Christine Lagarde (left) chatting with World Bank president Jim Yong Kim at the G20 simmit last month. Besides a more precise use of language, a timely and accurate measurement of banks' capital levels is vital.

THE International Monetary Fund's annual meetings will be held on Oct 10-12 in Washington, DC, and the world's financial sector is a central item on the agenda. That will make for an interesting meeting, because two diametrically opposed views of the global financial system will face-off against