2016-02-27

G20 Meeting in China, Mohamed El-Erian Interview, Twitter Feeds

G20 meeting in China, February 26-27, 2016, at Shanghai, where differences of opinion have broken out among the members, see Clashes over policy at Shanghai G20 meeting - FT.com and Laid Bare in Shanghai: G-20 Tensions Over How to Spur Growth - Bloomberg Business: "... Calls for increased government spending to lift demand, which have emanated from the U.S. and China, ran into opposition from German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, who said using debt to fund growth just leads to “zombifying” economies. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney voiced skepticism over negative interest rates, which have now been adopted in continental Europe and Japan, and the head of the International Monetary Fund also warned about diminishing effectiveness of monetary policies...."

About the G20:
G-20 major economies - (Wikipedia): "The Group of Twenty (also known as the G-20 or G20) is an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 20 major economies. The members include 19 individual countries—Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States—along with the European Union (EU). The EU is represented by the European Commission and by the European Central Bank. The G-20 was founded in 1999 with the aim of studying, reviewing, and promoting high-level discussion of policy issues pertaining to the promotion of international financial stability."

Domain: g20.org



Interview With Mohamed El-Erian - Masters in Business (Audio) by Bloomberg View (45 minutes, published Feb 13, 2016): Mohammed El-Erian of Allianz (also former CEO and co-chief investment officer of Pimco, owned by Allianz), interviewed by Barry Ritholtz on Bloomberg View's Masters in Business series.

Background of El-Erian:
Mohamed A. El-Erian on Twitter: @elerianm




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