Key Topics at This Weeks G20 Meeting

This weekend marks the 12th annual G-20 meeting, bringing together the heads of state of the world’s 20 major economies in Hamburg, Germany.

Set against a backdrop of growing geopolitical tensions, and with a series of new faces due to attend, CNBC takes a look at what can be expected.

1. Defense

Given the developments that have emerged from North Korea in recent days, defense will have a renewed urgency on G-20 leaders’ agendas.


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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Currency Analyst at OANDA
Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Sky News, Bloomberg, CNBC and BBC. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and he is recognized as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.