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Investors urge G20 nations to ratify Paris climate deal this year

OSLO Investors managing more than $13 trillion of assets urged leaders of the Group of 20 on Wednesday to ratify a global climate deal by the end of 2016 and to step up efforts to shift from fossil fuels.

Investors urge G20 nations to ratify Paris climate deal this year

OSLO, Aug 24 Investors managing more than $13 trillion of assets urged leaders of the Group of 20 on Wednesday to ratify a global climate deal by the end of 2016 and to step up efforts to shift from fossil fuels.

Regulatory News, Markets 12:00am EDT

DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Sept. 6

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Aug 23 2016

DIARY-Top Economic Events to Sept. 6

Political and general news ** This Diary is filed daily ** --------------------------------------------------------------- WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24 PRETORIA - South African Reserve Bank Conference on Collaboration for Building Cyber Resilience. Bank of England's Executive Director for Resolution Andrew Gracie to speak - 0615 GMT. REYKJAVIK - Iceland central bank interest rate decision - 1100 GMT. THURSDAY, AUGUST 25 ZAGREB - Dutch central bank Governor Klaas Knot will be a guest of t

Aug 23 2016

Kremlin says Putin, Merkel, Hollande to meet to discuss Ukraine at G20 on Sept. 4-5

MOSCOW The leaders of Russia, Germany and France have agreed to meet to discuss the situation in Ukraine on Sept. 4-5 in China on the sidelines of the G20 summit, the Kremlin said on Tuesday.

World, China, Russia, France, Germany Aug 23 2016

UPDATE 1-Kremlin says Putin, Merkel, Hollande to meet to discuss Ukraine at G20 on Sept. 4-5

MOSCOW, Aug 23 The leaders of Russia, Germany and France have agreed to meet to discuss the situation in Ukraine on Sept. 4-5 in China on the sidelines of the G20 summit, the Kremlin said on Tuesday.

Bonds, Markets Aug 23 2016

Kremlin says Putin, Merkel, Hollande to meet to discuss Ukraine on Sept 4-5 at G20

MOSCOW, Aug 23 The leaders of Russia, Germany and France have agreed to meet to discuss the situation in Ukraine on September 4-5 in China on the sidelines of the G20 summit, the Kremlin said on Tuesday.

Bonds, Markets Aug 23 2016

Obama to head to China, Laos for last visit in his 'rebalance' push

EDGARTOWN, Mass. U.S. President Barack Obama next month will make what is expected to be his final trip to Asia, a region at the center of his administration's foreign policy, to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and other world leaders, the White House said on Thursday.

Aug 18 2016

Moody's raises outlook for emerging markets in 2016, 2017

Aug 17 Moody's Investors Service revised its outlook on the world's largest emerging market economies upward for 2016 and 2017, the ratings agency announced on Wednesday, pegging growth for G20 emerging markets at 4.4 percent this year and 5 percent for 2017.

Bonds, Markets Aug 17 2016

UPDATE 2-ABN Amro beats Q2 expectations, looks at international expansion

* Share rise more than 5 percent (Updates with cost-cutting details, expansion plans, share price)

Aug 17 2016

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Global GDP comparison

A graphical look at the world's top economies by size and per-capita production.  Interactive