[TOKYO] Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday that he wanted the Group of 20 meetings in Osaka next year to focus on identifying problems in the global economy before they could worsen.

NEGOTIATIONS to ease an escalating trade war between the United States and the rest of the world sputtered to a close with no breakthroughs on Sunday at a summit meeting of finance ministers, who...

[OTTAWA, Canada] Finance ministers and central bankers from the top 20 economies of the world on Sunday ended two days of talks in Buenos Aires. They began against a backdrop of concern with a...

[BUENOS AIRES] US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that G-7 industrial powers were taking seriously his call for them to drop tariffs, non-tariff trade barriers and subsidies and...

[BUENOS AIRES] The Group of 20 leading economies made a plea on Sunday for more dialogue to defuse rising trade tensions that are becoming a risk to global growth.

THE United States sought to woo Europe and Japan with free trade deals to gain leverage in an escalating tariff war with China but its overtures faced stiff resistance from France at a G-20 finance...

[BUENOS AIRES] Global trade conflicts triggered by the protectionist policies of US President Donald Trump are set to dominate this weekend's meeting of Group of 20 finance ministers in Buenos...

[WASHINGTON] US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will have the opportunity to address concerns about Washington's trade policies during a meeting of the world's leading finance ministers...

[BARILOCHE, Argentina] The United States split from other Group of 20 member countries on Friday over the future of the coal industry and the 2015 Paris climate accord, though all of them agreed to...