G-8

Definition:

G-8, the Group of Eight, is a meeting of finance ministers and was formed in 1997 when Russia joined the Group of Seven. The member countries of G-8 are Russia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, and United States.

Nearby Terms

G-20 G-7 G-8 GA GAAP

Investing Essentials


Copyright © 2011 Campbell R. Harvey, Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University

Term of the Day

Laffer curve

A curve conjecturing that economic output will increase if marginal tax rates are cut. Named after economist Arthur Laffer.

Subscribe to the Term of the Day via email Get the Term of the Day in your inbox!


Create your free portfolio