The recent G20 summit presented the Brics countries with an opportunity to fast-track plans for the establishment of a joint financial institution.
When the world's leaders meet at the next G20 Summit, they'll arrive with one issue already agreed: the need to re-write international tax rules.
A G20 report says dramatic change is required in order to keep up with the global digital economy.
Some experts say Zuma's $2-billion IMF commitment will work in South Africa's favour, but others disagree. Lynley Donnelly reports.
Our commitment, $2-billion, and the $73-billion committed by China, India, Brazil and Russia, bring the IMF firewall fund to $456-billion.
The $2-billion commitment to an International Monetary Fund "firewall" is not a gift but a sound financial investment, says the presidency.
Drug-related killings have overshadowed the fact that Mexico's economy is alive and well, writes Kevin Davie.
The selection of a new president for the World Bank is an opportunity to promote the continent.
The head of the OECD has said that the eurozone needs to build "the mother of all firewalls" to prevent the crisis from spreading throughout the bloc.
NGOs warn that COP17 in Durban will be little more than an expensive, hollow talkfest unless firm financial commitments are forthcoming.
The eurozone won verbal support but no new money at a G20 summit for its tortured efforts to overcome a sovereign debt crisis.
The French president was hoping to be hailed at the G20 summit as the saviour of the euro.
Anything decided in Pretoria pales into insignificance compared with what is going on in Europe.
World leaders meeting at the G20 summit are discussing boosting their funding of the IMF to help resolve the eurozone debt crisis.
Speaking at the G20 meeting Bill Gates urges richer nations to invest more, not less.
President Jacob Zuma will promote the need for enhanced growth, jobs, and infrastructure development in Africa when he attends the G20 summit.
The world's leading economies are pressing Europe to act boldly within eight days to resolve the eurozone's sovereign debt crisis.
The world's leading economies kept the pressure on Europe to sort out its debt crisis, with the urgency to be expressed at the end of the meeting.
G20 ministers meeting this week must take action to stop speculation on commodity markets that is fuelling food prices and hunger, say economists.