SINGAPORE - Singapore, the world's fourth-biggest offshore financial centre, said on Tuesday it will adopt new measures to make it easier to share information on potential tax evaders with other countries, including the United States.
AYLESBURY - The United States told Japan it would be watching for any sign it was manipulating its currency downward, but Tokyo said it met no resistance to its policies at a meeting of Group of Seven finance ministers which will conclude on Saturday. | Video
The United States warned Japan on Friday to stick to the rules when it came to the value of its currency, setting the stage for a potentially uncomfortable meeting of G7 finance ministers outside London.
LONDON - Most investors see the yen's latest lunge as a byproduct of the rich world's money printing gambit and not a deliberate escalation in a notional currency war, but it is raising concerns about possible new ructions.
AYLESBURY, England - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Friday that the central bank's monetary policy does not target currency rates and is instead aimed solely at achieving its 2 percent inflation goal in roughly two years.
AYLESBURY, England - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday it was important to keep in mind that the world's leading 20 economies (G20) have promised not to boost their competitiveness by manipulating exchange rates.
AYLESBURY - U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is unlikely to attend the Group of Seven finance leaders' meeting on the outskirts of London this weekend, a G7 official said.
LONDON - Many of the world's most powerful finance chiefs will meet at an English stately home later on Friday to discuss if central banks can do more to bolster a fragile global recovery.
LONDON - Some of the world's most powerful finance chiefs will meet in an English stately home on Friday and Saturday to try to speed up banking and finance reforms, with Cyprus' near meltdown fresh in their minds.
SHANGHAI - China's central bank has been talking tough on currency reform while it has also intensified market intervention, highlighting the fine line it must walk in trying to liberalise the yuan.