No one wants tensions at the summit to spark another loss of global confidence, writes Chris Giles
Krishna Guha on how the authorities are pushing beyond near-zero interest rates
Chris Giles on the wrangles over the size and type of tax cuts and increases in public spending
David Pilling on how reliance on exports has become an Achilles heel for the region
Daniel Dombey on two nations that cannot deny their mutual dependence
Chris Giles explains why forecasters find themselves struggling to keep up with events
In his account of the ill-fated London economic conference in 1933, the author HG Wells described how the world looked to Franklin Roosevelt, the US president, as the “last hope for mankind”.
The UK prime minister has thrown himself into preparations for the London meeting with almost missionary zeal, writes George Parker