...of 20 ( G20 )
A group of 19 leading economies plus the European Union. Meetings of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors have been held regularly since 1999 . The first summit of G20 heads of state was held in November 2008 as a response to the global financial crisis and it was subsequently agreed that the G20 would take over from the Group of Eight as the main forum for the world’s wealthy nations. Summit meetings are now held...
Annie Schneiderman Valliere
The Uprising of 20,000 was a fourteen-week sector-wide strike that shut down women's shirtwaist factories in New York City between November 1909 and February 1910 . The strike was spearheaded by such women workers and union leaders as Clara Lemlich, Rose Schneiderman, Fannia Cohn, and Pauline Newman, who drew upon the support of Local 25 of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU). The National Women's Trade Union League also supported the strike by serving as pickets, raising money, eliciting support from college students...
...G-20, or a similar inclusive group, was likely to emerge as the premier forum of international economic dialogue, policy coordination, and decision making even beyond the crisis. A formal declaration to that effect was made at the third G-20 summit in Pittsburgh, USA, in 2009. G-20 leaders will now meet each year at the summit level. The bigger EMEs have now become too systemically important to be excluded from any meaningful or effective international economic consultative process to manage globalization. India is one of the bigger economies within the G-20....
...G7; G8; G10; G11; G20; G77
Abbreviations for Group of Five ; Group of Seven ; Group of Eight ; Group of 10 ; Group of 11 ; Group of 77 ....
(1912–1991)Joe Bain was born in Spokane, Washington in 1912 and died 7 September 1991 in Columbus, Ohio. He obtained his A.B. degree from the University of California at Los ...
Formerly, the day on which all transactions made during the previous account on the London Stock Exchange were settled. Since the account system was abandoned in 1996, transactions have to be settled ...
An announcement by a company that its future profits will be significantly lower than previously announced or forecast.
The banknotes and coins held by a UK bank. In the USA this is known as vault money.
A person who negotiates membership of individual syndicates and presents analyses on behalf of corporate members of Lloyd's.
1 Abbreviation for National Savings Certificate. See National Savings.2 Abbreviation for Nouveau Système de Cotation. See Paris Bourse.
A person or firm that makes an unwelcome takeover bid for a company. Compare grey knight; white knight.
Any transaction or event that gives rise to a liability to income tax or to capital gains tax.
A takeover bid for a company in which the directors of the target company oppose the bid.
A subsidiary undertaking that is owned 100% by a holding company (i.e. there is no minority interest).
In the USA, a pronouncement on financial reporting policy made by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
(plural paise)A monetary unit of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan, worth one hundredth of a rupee.
A statement certifying ownership of current gold holdings, issued by the US Treasury Department to Federal Reserve Banks.
(Latin: nude contract)An agreement that is unenforceable in British law because no consideration is mentioned. See contract.
The US equivalent of the UK source and application of funds or cash-flow projection.
Any bill of exchange that is payable on sight, i.e. on presentation, irrespective of when it was drawn.