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G20 carves out some more wiggle room on austerity plans

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks during a news conference on the second day of the G20 at a hotel in Mexico City November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Henry Romero

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks during a news conference on the second day of the G20 at a hotel in Mexico City November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney attends a news conference with Canada's Minister of Finance James Flaherty on the second day of the G20 in Mexico City November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney attends a news conference with Canada's Minister of Finance James Flaherty on the second day of the G20 in Mexico City November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos attends a news conference at the Economic and Trade office in Spain's embassy at the G20 Summit in Mexico City November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya

Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos attends a news conference at the Economic and Trade office in Spain's embassy at the G20 Summit in Mexico City November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya
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Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos attends a news conference at the Economic and Trade office at Spain's embassy during the G20 Summit in Mexico City November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya

Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos attends a news conference at the Economic and Trade office at Spain's embassy during the G20 Summit in Mexico City November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya
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Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos (C) walks after a news conference at the Economic and Trade office at Spain's embassy during the G20 Summit in Mexico City November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya

Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos (C) walks after a news conference at the Economic and Trade office at Spain's embassy during the G20 Summit in Mexico City November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya
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Canada's Minister of Finance James Flaherty arrives to a news conference on the second day of the G20 in Mexico City November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Canada's Minister of Finance James Flaherty arrives to a news conference on the second day of the G20 in Mexico City November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne (R) speaks during a news conference next to Germany's Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble at the G20 Summit in Mexico City November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne (R) speaks during a news conference next to Germany's Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble at the G20 Summit in Mexico City November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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Security agents are seen inside of Hyatt hotel in Mexico City November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Security agents are seen inside of Hyatt hotel in Mexico City November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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Japan's Finance Minister Koriki Jojima arrives at a hotel in Mexico City November 4, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Japan's Finance Minister Koriki Jojima arrives at a hotel in Mexico City November 4, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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Japan's Finance Minister Koriki Jojima (front) arrives at a hotel in Mexico City November 4, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Japan's Finance Minister Koriki Jojima (front) arrives at a hotel in Mexico City November 4, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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Japan's Finance Minister Koriki Jojima (R) shakes hands with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble during their bilateral meeting at the G20 Summit at a hotel in Mexico City November 5, 2012. The G20 meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors will take place from November 4 to 5 in Mexico. REUTERS/Japanese Ministry of Finance/Handout

Japan's Finance Minister Koriki Jojima (R) shakes hands with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble during their bilateral meeting at the G20 Summit at a hotel in Mexico City November 5, 2012. The G20 meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors will take place from November 4 to 5 in Mexico. REUTERS/Japanese Ministry of Finance/Handout
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Japan's Finance Minister Koriki Jojima (R) shakes hands with his German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble during their bilateral meeting at the G20 Summit at a hotel in Mexico City November 5, 2012. The G20 meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors in Mexico will take place from November 4 to 5. REUTERS/Japanese Ministry of Finance/Handout

Japan's Finance Minister Koriki Jojima (R) shakes hands with his German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble during their bilateral meeting at the G20 Summit at a hotel in Mexico City November 5, 2012. The G20 meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors in Mexico will take place from November 4 to 5. REUTERS/Japanese Ministry of Finance/Handout
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