Economies

G-20 Countries Pledge to Protect Against Brexit Shock

G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors including (first row L-R) Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, an unidentified member, Turkey Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek, China's Finance Minister Lou Jiwei, China's Governor of the People's Bank of China Zhou Xiaochuan, Germany's Federal Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schauble, International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde and Secretary-General of OECD Angel Gurria during the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting in Chengdu, China, on July 24, 2016. Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors of the 20 most developed economies met in the southwestern city of Chengdu ahead of a G20 leaders meeting in September hosted by China. (Ng Han Guan/Getty Images)
G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in Chengdu, China, on July 24, 2016. (Ng Han Guan/Getty Images)

BEIJING—Global finance officials promised Sunday to protect the world economy from the shockwaves of Britain’s European Union referendum and to boost sluggish growth. Envoys of...




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