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G20 Officials: No Free Trade Endorsement Likely

German Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble attend a Symposium at the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Baden-Baden, Germany, on March 17, 2017. (REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach)
German Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble attend a Symposium at the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Baden-Baden, Germany, on March 17, 2017. (REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach)

BADEN BADEN, Germany—The world’s financial leaders are unlikely to endorse free trade and reject protectionism in their communique on Saturday because they have been unable...




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