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Group of Seven (G-7)

The G-5 countries plus Canada and Italy.

Group of Seven

Also called G-7. An informal group composed of the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, and Canada (listed by nominal GDP). The G-7 represents the world's leading industrial democracies. Their finance ministers/secretaries meet annually to discuss economic cooperation and other matters. The G-7 does not have a permanent secretariat, but rather gives an informal forum for leaders to meet and discuss ideas.
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Yet, before it ever came to the big screen, this updated look at the Group of Seven was originally destined to become a book.
Schooled in the Impressionist practice of painting outdoors directly from nature, the members of the Group of Seven departed from the tame, gentle landscapes of Impressionism to capture the grandeur and variety of Canada.
As the dollar moved up to levels not seen for more than a year, market participants became wary of the possibility that some action to curb the dollar's rise might be decided upon at the Group of Seven (G-7) meeting of finance ministers and central bankers, scheduled to be held in London on June 23.
The Group of Seven comprises Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States.
Members of the Group of Seven and wildlife artists have been inspired by the park's rustic beauty.
According to officials from the Group of Seven nations, the statement will contain both short- and long-term goals for financial reform and will probably be issued on Friday.
The development followed an agreement by the Group of Seven financial chiefs during their phone talks earlier in the day to jointly step into the currency market to arrest the yen's further rise against the dollar.
That accord was affirmed last month when representatives of the Group of Seven countries - the United States, Japan, Germany, Britain, France, Italy and Canada - met again in Washington.
and Japan in support of the Group of Seven Nations' (G7) "Global Interoperability of Broadband Networks" project.
The Dow jumped more than 400 points in the morning, inheriting the uptrend in global stock markets Monday and Tuesday following the release Friday of an action plan by the Group of Seven economies to overcome the global credit crisis.
This was taken by analysts as a veiled threat from the Group of Seven in support of intervention in currency markets by Japan and the United States, if necessary, by purchasing massive amounts of yen and selling dollars.
The central laboratory will conduct all regular analyses for the group of seven hospitals.