G20 sees better global growth prospects, but with risks

April 17, 2015 5:54 PM

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WASHINGTON, April 17 (Reuters) - The Group of 20 leading economies on Friday said risks to the global economy had diminished with improved growth prospects in rich nations, but it warned of challenges from exchange rate volatility and geopolitical tensions to low inflation.

"Risks to the global economy are more balanced since we last met," G20 finance ministers and central bankers said in a communique after a two-day meeting. "Near-term prospects in advanced economies, notably the euro area and Japan, have improved recently, while the U.S. and UK continue to record sol...

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