G-7 Nations Seek Flexible Exchange Rates At a weekend meeting, member nations of the Group of Seven -- comprised of the world's wealthiest industrial countries -- call for greater flexibility in foreign exchange rates. The G-7 says Japan and China are keeping their currencies weak to help their exports. Financial markets reacted negatively to the G-7 statement. NPR's Chris Arnold reports.
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G-7 Nations Seek Flexible Exchange Rates

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At a weekend meeting, member nations of the Group of Seven — comprised of the world's wealthiest industrial countries — call for greater flexibility in foreign exchange rates. The G-7 says Japan and China are keeping their currencies weak to help their exports. Financial markets reacted negatively to the G-7 statement. NPR's Chris Arnold reports.