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G20 carves out some more wiggle room on austerity plans

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...more

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...more

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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