Against a backdrop of fears of a bank-led global financial crisis, the Group of Seven finance ministers and central bank governors meeting, which starts Thursday, is expected to focus on strengthening the financial system.
Ahead of the G7 leaders summit in Hiroshima next week, the gathering in the city of Niigata will also deal with a number of issues such as regulation of crypto currencies and supply chain resilience.
The ministers and central bank chiefs in attendance will discuss plans to combat bank runs, according to the Finance Ministry, with participants likely looking to project a sense of calm and preparedness.
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