Reuters with the headline 30 Aug 2016

"Among the sherpas we are still discussing whether to tackle the issue of currencies and if so how"

Earlier Japan govt spokesman suggested intervention discussions were/have been had.

Maybe the 4-5 Sept meeting won't be the usual dud after all but I'm not holding my breath. Plenty of conjecture anyhow that behind the scene deals have been struck anyhow this year hence the Japanese lack of intervention but full-on with the rhetoric.

  • still need to discuss how the issue of Brexit will go in the G20 summit document

"Britain shocked the world by voting on 23 June to leave the EU, and the nature of its future relationship with the bloc is far from clear."

Earlier I posted Brexit comments from German foreign minister Steinmeier