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China-US trade talks to restart after G20 tariff truce

The negotiations in the financial hub will be the first face-to-face discussions since President Trump agreed to a truce with President Xi Jinping

The G20 needs more women

Clearly the problem lies not in the G20 per se but in its member nations

Stormy G20 looms as Trump bashes China on trade

The long-running trade war between the world's top two economies looked poised to dominate the agenda of the group of 20 summit

Trump says China to cut car tariffs in trade truce

The ceasefire follows months of tensions and tit-for-tat custom duties on hundreds of billions of dollars worth of goods

Five key moments from the G20

Here are five moments from the first day of the summit

G20 may be most remarkable since 2009

It is not just the splits in the West that could make this year’s G20 memorable.

G20 agrees to boost economies

The world's 20 major economies have agreed to a plan aimed at pushing their combined growth beyond the 2% they were initially targeting.

Australian PM vows to confront Putin over MH17

Tony Abbott has promised to 'shirtfront' Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit about the MH17 plane crash, in which 38 Australians died.

G20 aspires to faster growth on sketchy roadmap

The world's top economies have adopted several soft targets, signalling optimism that the worst of crisis-era austerity has finally passed.

G20 needs input from poorer countries on tax issues

Profit shifting and base erosion have been watchwords of the G20 this year.

Growth needs to be sustainable, says Gordhan

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has said the outcomes of the G20 summit shows that everyone is aiming towards balanced economic growth.

Another September of discontent

Five potential flashpoints may well derail any global recovery.

Brics nations to create a $100bn pool of reserves

Currency reserves are hoped to guard against financial shocks, while China has committed to contributing the "lion's share".

Lagarde takes eurozone rescue talks to Russia

IMF chief Christine Lagarde will be taking her European rescue talks to Russia in her first official foreign trip, before visiting China and Japan.

Zuma: Help curb global effects on poor countries

President Jacob Zuma says all G20 countries should help curb the negative effects of the global financial crisis on poor and developing countries.

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