June 17, 2009
G8 nations in accord on regulatory changes
Italian Secretary-General of the Foreign Ministry Giampiero Massolo said Group of Eight nations were ready to adopt new international finance regulations.
Economic Minister Giulio Tremonti's proposals that
initially spurred skepticism are now
widely shared, Massolo said, the Italian news agency ANSA reported Wednesday.
The G8 summit should also include discussions of how countries can safely retreat from monetary policies, such as stimulus spending, put in place to combat the current financial crisis, Bank of Italy Gov. Mario Draghi said.