8/31/2009

When finance ministers and central bankers meet this week in London to lay the groundwork for a Group of 20 meeting in Pittsburgh, fiscal stimulus certainly will be on the agenda, economists said. "The finance ministers will be more focused on the fiscal stimulus side of things and when to reverse it," said Trevor Williams, chief economist at Lloyds TSB. "They will want to act in as roughly a coordinated way when tightening policy as they did when they were loosening it, without triggering a relapse into recession."

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