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Four emerging market countries (Brazil, China, India, and Russia) will now be among the ten largest members of the IMF.
Wall Street had been hoping for a firm tone from the FOMC ruling out a rate hike in March.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang said he hoped Kerry's visit would help "eliminate doubts between the two countries".
The scandal at Brazil’s state oil giant Petrobras, has implicated politicians in Dilma Rousseff’s party, although not the president herself.
Considerable downside risks will likely persist in commodity prices for the next two years, the World Bank warns.
"Growth isn't the whole story, can't guarantee decent work, inclusion or equity," said ILO chief Ryder at the BRICS meet.
Last week's two-day rally has been effectively erased as oil worries impact global markets.
China's stock markets have slumped about 18 per cent so far this year on concerns about the slowing economy.
The Indian President and the Prime Minister attended the show with the chief guest French President Francois Hollande.
Finance minister Anton Siluanov said this month that the country must adapt its budget to "new realities".