Waiting for the summit

By Mike Peacock
June 26, 2012

Cyprus became the fifth euro zone country to seek a bailout last night though its needs – maybe up to 10 billion euros – will not put a dent in the currency bloc’s resources. We’re still waiting to see precisely how much money Spain will take for its banks of the 100 billion euros offered. Moody’s cut the ratings of 28 of 33 Spanish banks by one to four notches last night, an inevitable consequence of the sovereign downgrade earlier this month.

Live from Muscat

October 16, 2009

Watch below for live blogging from Muscat for the GCC policymakers’ meeting. Just place your cursor on the page (you don’t have to click) and wait for the count down.

Live Blogging G20

September 3, 2009

Finance ministers from the G20 are meeting in London on Friday and Saturday to discuss the next steps in battling the world’s worst economic and financial crisis since the Great Depression.

Power shifts from G7 to G20

September 2, 2009

Finance chiefs from the G20 meeting in London on Friday and Saturday are likely to be in a slightly better — or at least more relieved — mood than they were last time they got together.