G20 Newslinks 4 November 2011

4 November 2011 — williambowles.info

G20 agree to ‘action plan’ for global economy
CNNMoney
By Ben Rooney @CNNMoney November 4, 2011: 12:47 PM ET World’s top economic leaders stand together for a ‘family portrait’ at the G20 summit in Cannes. CANNES, France (CNNMoney) — The leaders of the world’s most powerful economies have agreed on an …
http://money.cnn.com/2011/11/04/news/international/g20_summit/

G20 draft names China in call for faster FX policy
Reuters
In their final communique, G20 countries also said they stood ready to
provide additional crisis-fighting resources to the International Monetary
Fund (IMF) and applauded a decision by Italy to allow oversight of its
economic reform program. …
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/04/us-g20-plan-idUSTRE7A31KQ20111104

G20 leaders agree to boost IMF, but not how
CBS News
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with US President Barack Obama
during a roundtable meeting at the G20 summit in Cannes, France Friday,
Nov. 4, 2011. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) CANNES, France – President Barack
Obama said that leaders at the G20 …
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-202_162-57318433/g20-leaders-agree-to-boost-imf-but-not-how/

G20 names 29 banks for capital surcharge, recovery plan
Reuters
The G20 endorsed a core capital requirement surcharge starting at 1 percent
of risk-weighted assets and rising to 2.5 percent for the biggest banks —
which would be phased in over three years from 2016. The aim is to ensure
taxpayers will never again …
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/04/us-g20-financials-idUSTRE7A342420111104

G20 governments sign anti-tax evasion agreement
Boston.com
By Joe McDonald AP Business Writer / November 4, 2011 CANNES, France—The
United States, China, Germany and other major rich and emerging economies
have pledged to fight cross-border tax evasion under an agreement approved
Friday, which supporters say …
http://www.boston.com/business/articles/2011/11/04/g20_governments_sign_anti_tax_evasion_agreement/

Euro Debt Crisis Sidelines G20 Efforts to Focus on Developing World
Voice of America
November 04, 2011 Euro Debt Crisis Sidelines G20 Efforts to Focus on
Developing World Development groups push for more progress on development
aid, accountability and corruption William Eagle | Washington, DC The
president of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, …
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/africa/pan/Euro-Debt-Crisis-Sidelines-Efforts-to-Help-Developing-World-133235228.html

G20 summit: live report
AFP
AS WE WRAP UP THIS AFP live report on the second day of the G20 summit in
the French resort of Cannes, here is a summary of this morning’s
developments: — the leaders of the world’s economic powers have forced
Europe to take measures to stop Italy …
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iKEchITBa28e-EKdLa9hJK3-bOww?docId=CNG.169f45a6794162076f0de0671b82b663.21

Bill Gates’s G20 speech made a lot of sense, but why ignore capital flight?
The Guardian (blog)
Photograph: Pascal Guyot/AFP/Getty Images Bill Gates has just given a
long-awaited speech to G20 leaders in Cannes on the future of development
finance. The address made an important and broadly positive contribution to
the debate, both in analytical …
http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/poverty-matters/2011/nov/04/bill-gates-speech-g20-capital-flight?newsfeed=true

G20 to act on youth jobless crisis … with a task force
Globe and Mail
I’m particularly troubled by the final statement from the G20 leaders
meeting in Cannes, who say they recognize the problem and understand they
have to band together to fight it, particularly on the youth unemployment
front. They call it “unacceptable. …
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/top-business-stories/g20-to-act-on-youth-jobless-crisis-with-a-task-force/article2225456/?utm_medium=Feeds%3A%20RSS%2FAtom&utm_source=Home&utm_content=2225456

Young entrepreneurs tell G20 leaders support is ‘vital’ solution to crisis
Globe and Mail
Follow us on Twitter @GlobeSmallBiz A group of young entrepreneurs from
around the world is calling on G20 leaders to “formally” recognize the
“importance of supporting entrepreneurship as a vital solution to the
current economic crisis. …
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/small-business/sb-tools/small-business-briefing/young-entrepreneurs-tell-g20-leaders-support-is-vital-solution-to-crisis/article2225403/

What Could the US Achieve at the G20 in Cannes? « The Baseline …
By Simon Johnson
The April 2009 London summit of the G20 is widely regarded as having been a
great success. The world’s largest economies agreed on an immediate
coordinated approach to the global financial crisis then raging and
promised to work …
http://baselinescenario.com/2011/11/03/what-could-the-us-achieve-at-the-g20-in-cannes/

Eurozone crisis: live blog | The World | International affairs blog from …
By Tom Burgis
Nicolas Sarkozy, French president and G20 host, blows a kiss to someone -
presumably not the Greek prime minister (AFP/Getty). Welcome back to the
FT’s live coverage of the eurozone crisis. By Tom Burgis and John Aglionby
on the news …
http://blogs.ft.com/the-world/2011/11/eurozone-crisis-live-blog-10/

Sarkozy Optimistic At G20 On Global Transaction Tax Amid Occupy …
By The Huffington Post News Editors
WASHINGTON — With Occupy Wall Street driving the political conversation in
the United States, French President Nicolas Sarkozy expressed optimism
Thursday that a global transaction tax to hit the world’s financiers is
becoming increasingly …
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/03/sarkozy-transaction-tax_n_1074131.html

One-sided story: Greece hijacks G20 summit — RT
By RT
The Greek turmoil has taken over the G20 summit in Cannes, France.
Observers have only been able to guess just what it was that Angela Merkel
and Nicolas Sarkozy said to the Greek Prime Minister that caused his
backtrack on referendum …
http://rt.com/news/greek-g20-summit-referendum-549/

G20 Report: Infographics Tell the Story
In colorful charts and graphs, Bill Gates’ report to the G20 powerfully
illustrates some of the great benefits of development aid and the
opportunities to accomplish even more through partnerships, the rising
resources of developing countries, …
http://www.thegatesnotes.com/Topics/Development/G20-Report-Infographics-Tell-a-Story

Body politics at the G20 summit | Business | guardian.co.uk
The Guardian takes a lighthearted look at the body language of the world
leaders at the G20 summit to see whether it can tell us more about their
true feelings …
http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/gallery/2011/nov/04/g20-euro

Obama to grapple with waning influence at G20 | Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama faces the delicate task of
pushing European leaders to solve their debt crisis without appearing to
lecture …
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/03/us-g20-usa-obama-idUSTRE7A18RV20111103

G20 summit 2011: Obama pokes fun at Nicolas Sarkozy in Cannes …
Soon after arriving at the G20 summit in Cannes, Barack Obama congratulated
the French President on fathering a daughter with his former supermodel
wife, …
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2057037/G20-summit-2011-Obama-pokes-fun-Nicolas-Sarkozy-Cannes.html

Europe stumbling block for G20 deal – FT.com
European leaders on Friday were under pressure to outline a clear plan to
resolve the eurozone crisis before countries from outside the region commit
additional …
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/57f0f114-064b-11e1-8a16-00144feabdc0.html

The Gates Notes: G20
Bill outlines strategies in his G20 report to make existing development
efforts more efficient and tap new sources for infrastructure and other
vital needs in the …
http://www.thegatesnotes.com/G20

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Posted 4th November 2011 by InI in category G20 Newslinks

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