Yair Lapid Israel's finance minister has not talked to John Kerry, savior of the two-state solution, since March, reports the New York Times, and he hasn't talked to any Palestinian since taking office
While the overnight collapse in precious metals has been notably retraced, the media is unable to take its eyes off the ball that the status quo is shaking focusing on the demise and what that must mean for the future. Well, it seems, the Indian finance minister is very clear. Show More Summary
Russia will need from three to five years to exit stagnation and build an efficient economy, former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said on Monday.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland is on the brink of a deal to settle a long-running dispute with U.S. authorities over Swiss banks accused of helping wealthy Americans evade billions of dollars of tax, the finance minister said on Saturday.
``European leaders had hoped to quickly finalize plans for an EU banking union to regulate bank bailouts and provide a roadmap for unwinding insolvent financial institutions. But with the German election looming, Berlin is wary of moving forward. The result could be a lengthy delay.''
Russia’s Finance Ministry and the US Treasury Department should soon finalize an agreement on Russia’s accession to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Friday.
The attempt of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne to cut £11.5 billion from public spending might not be approved by the Parliament, as ministers defined that only £2.5 billion of the decrease will took effect on their budgets,...Show More Summary
Council might need to decide on a casino without knowing how much money it would be bring in. “The hosting fee, whatever number it is, is probably not the question that council has before them…It doesn’t seem to me, that whatever the...Show More Summary
Finance Minister Harris Georgiades also told the Associated Press in an interview Thursday that limits on bank transactions that were put in place last March to prevent a bank run will be fully lifted eventually, but authorities won't act "hastily."
By Benn Steil Britain's chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, center right, at the start of the G7 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting on Friday, May 10 in Aylesbury, England. The role of central banks in shoring...Show More Summary
The Wise Sages of Ancient days used to say, “The fate of a Liar, is that nobody believes him, - even when he’s speaking the truth!” Such is the predicament of Japan’s propaganda artists, including the Prime Minister, the Finance minister,...Show More Summary
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union finance ministers gave the green light on Tuesday to start talks with Switzerland, Liechtenstein and three other countries on new rules for swapping bank account information, officials said.
The finance ministers from the 27-nation bloc met Tuesday in Brussels to hammer out the new rules on how to fund bank rescues as part of their wider project to set up a banking union.
This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Pakistan celebrates election, but faces continued chaos Euro finance ministers hold Greece's feet to the fire Greece's government prepares to demand war reparations from Germany...Show More Summary
Bloomberg: Schaeuble Says Slovenia Right on No Aid Needed as Yields Rise. Slovenia is right to say it doesn’t need a bailout, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said as the country’s benchmark bond declined. “The Slovenian government...Show More Summary
It’s been a week of 'splits' over Europe and it looks like another one may be emerging – although this time in Germany. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble had an article in the FT arguing:"While today’s EU treaties provide adequate...Show More Summary
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The euro zone can make progress on creating a banking union before having to take a decision on whether a change to the European Union treaty is necessary, the head of euro zone finance ministers said on Monday.
By Sean Bellamy McNulty: The Importance of Flaherty and Druckenmiller's Latest Comments Canada's Finance Minister Jim Flaherty recently made a very important comment to Bloomberg news during an interview this past Friday, May 10th. The...Show More Summary
Apparent winner of election picks new finance minister, as congratulations roll in from India and the US.
Slovenia can get by without an international bailout program but will need to adopt tough austerity measures, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told German radio on Monday.Last week, the tiny former Yugoslav republic announced...Show More Summary