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Carney Says There’s No Chance G-20 Would Back Transactions Tax

October 26, 2011

Oct. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney said today there’s no chance the Group of 20 nations will endorse the idea of a financial transactions tax at their summit next week in France.

Carney said there are too many countries within the group who oppose the idea for it to be adopted.

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