06 Jun 2012 08:43 - Guardian Reporter G7 finance ministers are backing a greater "fiscal and financial union" as the best way to tackle the debt crisis threatening the single currency.
05 Jun 2012 10:54 - Reuters The Group of Seven is to hold emergency talks on the eurozone in a sign of heightened alarm about the threat posed by strain in the monetary union.
10 Sep 2011 17:24 - Staff Reporter Vague pledges and a lack of action by G7 countries underscored differences between Europe and the US and a lack of room to manoeuvre.
27 Apr 2009 07:14 - Andrew Marshall Fears that any tentative green shoots in the global economy could be trampled by a deadly outbreak of swine flu put Asian markets on edge on Monday.
13 Feb 2009 12:44 - Brian Love G7 finance ministers are under pressure to prove they can work together to stop the rot rather than engaging in a battle of "beggar-thy-neighbour".
11 Feb 2009 12:33 - Staff Reporter The G7 meet in Rome this week to kick off a run of high-profile meetings among leaders wrestling to get recession-hit economies back on their feet.
12 Jan 2009 15:45 - Mike Peacock Policymakers facing mounting job losses prepared new measures to ease the pain on Monday.
27 Oct 2008 17:10 - Staff Reporter Growing fears of recession sent share and oil prices plummeting on Monday as markets shrugged off new moves to protect shell-shocked economies.
11 Oct 2008 09:28 - Adam Plowright The US government plans to invest directly in US banks for the first time since the Great Depression, says Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.
10 Oct 2008 17:05 - Staff Reporter Global finance chiefs gathered in Washington for crisis talks on Friday as panic spread in global financial markets.
09 Feb 2008 09:43 - Daniel Rook Top world finance ministers warned on Saturday that the global economy faces growing threats from a United States housing slump and credit crunch. The finance chiefs from the Group of Seven (G7) industrialised nations said their economies were set to lose steam in the near future but remained fundamentally solid.