BRICS Set To Play its Role in Global Governance

BRICS Set To Play its Role in Global Governance






BRICS Set To Play its Role in Global Governance The 9th BRICS Summit in Xiamen opens in early September when the organization’s role in global governance, a faltering economic recovery and setbacks in globalization will be the issues of greatest concern. “BRICS: stronger partnership for a brighter future” will bring together the leaders of Brazil, Russia, […]






Germany, France Know They Must Maintain Good Relations With USA

Germany, France Know They Must Maintain Good Relations With USA






Germany, France Know They Must Maintain Good Relations With USA Maintaining healthy ties with President Donald Trump is a MUST despite clear differences of opinion, the leaders of France and Germany said Thursday following their Summit meeting. President Trump is in Paris, at President Emmanuel Macron’s invitation, to mark the centennial of the arrival of […]






The Trump Ladies Play Strong Roll at G-20 Summit

The Trump Ladies Play Strong Roll at G-20 Summit






The Trump Ladies Play Strong Roll at G-20 Summit Yes, that was Ivanka Trump briefly filling her father’s seat at the G-20 Summit, an international gathering that turned out to be a Trump Family affair in Hamburg, Germany this week. President Trump’s daughter attracted attention after a member of the Russian delegation Tweeted a photograph […]






G-20 Protesters in Hamburg Halted by Police

G-20 Protesters in Hamburg Halted by Police






G-20 Protesters in Hamburg Halted by Police Thousands of demonstrators were stopped from marching through the streets of Hamburg on Thursday evening after police blocked their protest at the Group of 20 summit in Germany’s 2nd-largest city. The police said they had temporarily halted the “Welcome to Hell” demonstration from moving forward because some 1,000 […]






Markets Bet for a Fed Rate Hike in December

Markets Bet for a Fed Rate Hike in December






Markets Bet on a Fed Rate Hike in December The FOMC mins showed a discussion of inflation with the current low figures being dismissed as being due to technical issues rather than underlying trends. In an environment where inflation is generally low, technical distortions assume a lot more importance. A 0.4% drop in consumer price […]






Presidents Trump and Putin Meeting to Discuss Peace at G-20

Presidents Trump and Putin Meeting to Discuss Peace at G-20






Presidents Trump and Putin Meeting to Discuss Peace at G-20 The G-20 Summit meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will give President Trump the opportunity to discuss the election and to begin peace talks. “We ought to be exploring with President Putin how we can cooperate to end this terrible war in Syria,” […]






Germany Expects Violent Protests During G20 Summit

Germany Expects Violent Protests During G20 Summit






Germany Expects Violent Protests During G20 Summit Police expect an outbreak of violence as dozens of rallies, including one named “Welcome to Hell,” have been announced in Hamburg ahead of the G20 summit there. Left-wing radicals are vowing to “protest in all kinds of ways.” About 30 demonstrations are expected to be held in Hamburg […]






Russian, Chinese Leaders Meet, Boast Their Close Ties

Russian, Chinese Leaders Meet, Boast Their Close Ties






Russian, Chinese Leaders Meet, Boast Their Close Ties Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping hailed close ties between the 2 nations during their meeting Thursday on the sidelines of a Summit of an alliance dominated by Moscow and Beijing. The leaders are attending a 2-day Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, or […]






Putin Ready to Meet Trump at Arctic Summit

Putin Ready to Meet Trump at Arctic Summit






Putin Ready to Meet Trump at Arctic Summit President Vladimir Putin declared Thursday his readiness to meet with US President Donald Trump if Finland hosts an Arctic Summit, while reiterating rejections of allegations that Russian meddled in the US Presidential election. It was not the 1st time President Putin floated the idea of a meeting […]






SoS Tillerson’s 1st China Visit Builds on Positive Ties

SoS Tillerson’s 1st China Visit Builds on Positive Ties






SoS Tillerson’s 1st China Visit Builds on Positive Ties US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s upcoming first visit to China is to build on positive momentum in the relations between China and the Trump Administration, experts said. Tillerson began Wednesday his first three-nation Asian tour that will take him to Japan, South Korea, and China. He […]






President Trump In Oval Office Summit With Major US Retailer CEO’s

President Trump In Oval Office Summit With Major US Retailer CEO’s






President Trump In Oval Office Summit With Major US Retailer CEO’s $AZO, $BBY, $GPS, $JCP, $TGT. $WBA US President Donald Trump is meeting with a group of retailers Wednesday morning to discuss his at the border-adjustment tax. The retailers will meet with members of Congress as well as the President, according to the head of government relations […]






Climate Change Summit Cancelled by CDC at 11th Hour

Climate Change Summit Cancelled by CDC at 11th Hour






Climate Change Summit Cancelled by CDC at 11th Hour A Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Summit scheduled for February that might have examined climate change as it relates to health issues was canceled just before President Donald Trump’s Inauguration last week An anonymous employee at the nonprofit National Indian Health Board, the CDC partner hosting […]






China’s President to Address Economic and Global Issues at 47th WEF at Davos

China’s President to Address Economic and Global Issues at 47th WEF at Davos






China’s President to Address Economic and Global Issues at 47th WEF at Davos President Xi Jinping will discuss the latest developments in China’s economy and more inclusive globalization during his 1st visit to the Davos Summit. Vice Foreign Minister Li Baodong told a press briefing Wednesday that Xi’s presence at the 47th World Economic Forum […]






China’s ‘New Normal’ Driving Study Economic Growth

China’s ‘New Normal’ Driving Study Economic Growth






China’s ‘New Normal’ Driving Study Economic Growth China will remain as an engine of global economic growth in Y 2017 due to its stability in an uncertain international context, said Argentine sociologist Josefina de Rosa. China’s “New Normal” of economic growth has allowed its economy to grow steadily, de Rosa said, citing China’s average growth of […]






Huge Risk Facing the Global Economy

Huge Risk Facing the Global Economy






Huge Risk Facing the Global Economy Global economy continued to face uncertainty and rising risks, Lou Jiwei, China’s Finance Minister, said on behalf of the G20 economies Friday. Uncertainty and risks, including elections in major economies, uncertain fallout of Brexit, rising expectation for rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, increased geopolitical risks and terrorist attacks, […]






GCC Countries Discussing Uniform Laws to Combat Terrorism

GCC Countries Discussing Uniform Laws to Combat Terrorism






GCC Countries Discussing Uniform Laws to Combat Terrorism The GCC countries are considering introducing a uniform law to combat terrorism in member states, according to reports. The law was discussed during a meeting between the justice ministers from the 6-member bloc in Riyadh, Saudi daily Arab News reported. Some of the other Key issues at […]






China Calls for Stronger Tie-up with ASEAN Members

China Calls for Stronger Tie-up with ASEAN Members






Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli met with leaders from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in southwest China’s Nanning City Saturday, calling for stronger ties between China and ASEAN. The foreign dignitaries include Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Myanmar’s Vice President U Myint Swe, Lao […]






Mexico Will Re-visit NAFTA If All Sides Benefit

Mexico Will Re-visit NAFTA If All Sides Benefit






Mexico Will Re-visit NAFTA If All Sides Benefit Mexico is willing to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in a “Win-Win” situation, where the benefits are clear to all sides, said Mexican Minister of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo said Thursday. Speaking at the Mexico Summit 2016 organized by The Economist, Mr. Guajardo said the […]






Business 20 Summit Promotes Green Finance

Business 20 Summit Promotes Green Finance






Business 20 Summit Promotes Green Finance The Business 20 (B20) Summit, which was attended by business leaders and officials including those from the Group of 20 (G20) economies, came to an end Sunday with many consensuses and results, especially a policy recommendation report. The 2-day event, which was scheduled Saturday and Sunday ahead of the […]






G-20 Summit Should Champion Innovation and Development

G-20 Summit Should Champion Innovation and Development






G-20 Summit Should Champion Innovation and Development The coming Group of 20 (G-20) Summit of the world’s leading economies should champion innovation and greater integration as a means of achieving sustainable economic development. In the lead up to the 4-5 September summit in Hangzhou, China, Argentina’s President Marci spoke about what’s on the agenda of […]






China, Japan, South Korea to Reinforce Ties

China, Japan, South Korea to Reinforce Ties






China, Japan, South Korea to Reinforce Ties Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida and South Korean counterpart Yun Byung-se agreed on Wednesday that the 3 countries shall reinforce cooperation to promote regional stability and development. The Eighth China-Japan-South Korea foreign ministers’ meeting was held in Tokyo Wednesday. The foreign ministers” meeting […]






B20 Summit in September to Focus on Global Growth

B20 Summit in September to Focus on Global Growth






B20 Summit in September to Focus on Global Growth Business leaders of G20 members will focus on promoting robust, sustainable and balanced growth of the global economy during the September Summit, an official said Thursday. The Business 20 (B20) Summit will gather nearly 1,000 business leaders in east China’s Hangzhou city on 3-4 September, said […]