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International Financial Markets

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 29 November 2007

18. To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent discussions he has with his international counterparts on the performance of international financial markets. (169080)

The Chancellor regularly meets with his international counterparts to discuss a range of topical issues. More recently, there has been increased focus on financial market developments. In terms of specific meetings where this issue has been discussed, these have included the G7 and G20 Finance Ministers meetings on 19 October and 17-18 November respectively, as well as the meetings of European Finance Ministers in September and October. The Chancellor has also taken part in a range of bilateral meetings with his international counterparts where financial market developments have been discussed.