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Segundo resumo de notícias do Banco Mundial

G20 Leaders To Meet Over Financial Crisis On November 15

“The G20 advanced and developing countries will hold an emergency meeting on the global financial crisis in Washington on November 15, the White House said Wednesday.

High on the agenda will be their respective steps to cope with the financial crisis, oversight of the financial sector and related reforms, as well as adverse effects of the crisis on the emerging and developing countries, according to White House Press Secretary Dana Perino. …” [Jiji Press (Japan)/Factiva]

AFP adds that “… ‘The leaders will review progress being made to address the current financial crisis, advance a common understanding of its causes and in order to avoid a repetition, agree on a common set of principles for reform of the regulatory and institutional regimes for the world's financial sectors,’ she said. …” [Agence France Presse/Factiva]

FT notes that “…The G20 members include some of the countries most affected by the crisis in the developed world as well as emerging markets such as Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Turkey. …” [The Financial Times (UK)/Factiva]

WP writes that President “…Bush has agreed to host the meeting as the start of a series of ambitious summits aimed at overhauling the regulatory framework for global finance first put in place more than six decades ago at a similar summit at Bretton Woods, N.H. The gathering will include leaders of the G20, an organization of major industrialized and developing nations, as well as central bankers and international finance officials. …” [The Washington Post/Factiva]