As Trump seeks proposals for an impenetrable, yet "aesthetically pleasing", 30-foot border wall, Mexico's government on Tuesday warned Mexican companies that it would not be in their best "interests" to participate in the project even though there will be no explicit legal restrictions or sanctions to stop them if they tried. Show More Summary
Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau released his government's 2017 budget today and while the spending promises may be underwhelming for some, the documents sets out an ambitious agenda for digital policy review. In fact, with changes...Show More Summary
Watch a live-stream of Finance Minister Bill Morneau presents Canada's 2017 budget to the House at 4 PM ET The post Federal budget 2017: Live video of Bill Morneau’s budget speech appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Denmark's finance minister Kristian Jensen will hold a news conference about the government's ongoing negotiations with the Danish Underground Consortium (DUC) about a new tax agreement for North Sea oil and gas operations at 1745 CET on Wednesday, the finance ministry said in a statement.
Acting Dutch finance minister and head of Eurogroup, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, appears to have had a breakdown since the Dutch elections last week crushed his parties' dreams. Instead of staying home and licking his wounds, the head of the...Show More Summary
The packages resembled devices sent last week to the German finance minister and to the International Monetary Fund’s offices in Paris, officials said.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Business executives and scientists on Tuesday urged the world's leading economies to put global warming back on the G20 agenda after finance ministers and central bankers failed to reaffirm their readiness to finance measures against climate change.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The behavior of Turkish politicians campaigning for a constitutional change to expand the powers of President Tayyip Erdogan is so "unimaginable" that it defies comment, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Tuesday.
Austria's finance minister says a decision on whether a group of European countries can go ahead with plans for a tax on financial transactions will be made in May. Hans … Click to Continue »
The finance minister's budget day footwear is designed in Edmonton, made in Léon, Mexico, and filled with symbolism The post Bill Morneau will be wearing NAFTA shoes to the budget appeared first on Macleans.ca.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone finance ministers will discuss over the coming months whether Jeroen Dijsselbloem can complete his term as their chairman after his party lost heavily at the Dutch elections, putting in doubt its participation in the next government.
Jeroen Dijsselbloem appears to be on the way out as head of the Eurogroup, the 19 finance ministers from countries that share the euro. He has presided over a tumultuous period.
The Group of 20 nations had pledged during the September 2016 summit in Hangzhou, China, to resist all forms of protectionism, but that's out the window now — at U.S. insistence.
The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) - the euro zone's bailout fund - should ultimately be turned into a European version of the International Monetary Fund, the head of euro zone finance ministers told a German newspaper....He said...Show More Summary
Wary of their first official encounter with U.S. President Donald Trump’s blustery trade agenda, the world’s top finance officials were relieved to find new Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin polite and business-like over the weekend. But they yielded ground to the newcomer’s push...
Germany's finance minister says European unity is "the best precaution for our 21st century" and is suggesting that the eurozone rescue fund could be turned into a sort of "European … Click to Continue »
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek tax service employees took their protest against bailout-driven austerity to the heart of government on Monday, as Athens waits to hear if its reform plans are enough to satisfy euro zone finance ministers meeting in Brussels.
Good morning! Here's what you need to know. 1. The world's financial leaders failed to resist protectionism and support free trade at the G20 meeting. After a two-day meeting in the German town of Baden-Baden, the finance ministers and central bank governors of the 20 biggest economies dropped a pledge to keep global trade free and open. 2. Show More Summary
Asian markets were mostly lower Monday after global finance ministers dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism from a weekend statement in the face of resistance from the Trump administration. … Click to Continue »