G-20 commits to rebuilding confidence in financial markets

At the end of their two-day meeting which concluded here on Monday, Finance Ministers of G-20 nations including P Chidambaram from India, said "global growth remains modest and downside risks are still elevated..."

Obama calls Manmohan; discuss issues of mutual interest, economy

US President Barack Obama spoke with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over phone and discussed regional and international issues of mutual interest, the White House said.

Pranab to skip G-20 Ministerial meeting in Mexico

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will skip the meeting of G-20 Ministers and governors of central banks in Mexico between February 24-26 as he is pre-occupied with his next Budget, sources said.

G-20 Foreign Ministers to discuss global issues in Mexico

The first ever meeting of G-20 foreign ministers would discuss pressing global issues including governance, trans-national crime, green growth, climate change and food security, US officials have said.

Growth too slow, need jobs bill: Geithner

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner vouches for the jobs bill for higher economic growth.

India for Eurozone to find funds within to fight debt crisis

As debt-laden Europe expects IMF to come to its rescue, India on Saturday said resources of the multilateral lender have already been trebled and the countries under stress should look up to their central banks for funding.

G-20 meet: Consensus still eludes on outcome

US stepped up efforts to clinch a pact at G-20 Summit here tomorrow for a sustainable economic growth.