Showing posts with label Davos. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Davos. Show all posts

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

World leaders find hope for globalization in Davos amid populist revolt

By Max Ehrenfreund January 17 at 6:30 PM

The Washington Post

DAVOS, Switzerland — Amid growing doubts about the future of free trade and international economic cooperation, proponents of globalization found reasons for optimism as the World Economic Forum opened Tuesday.

The specters of President-elect Donald Trump’s protectionist rhetoric and the British exit from the European Union loomed over the annual event that attracts world leaders and dignitaries to this mountain resort town to discuss the state of the global economy.

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Draghi Sees Progress in Euro Zone, but Puts Banks on Notice

The New York Times
DAVOS, SWITZERLAND — Some banks in the euro zone could go out of business as a result of intense official scrutiny they will face this year, Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank, said Friday as he presented a generally upbeat view of the European economy that was, however, laced with warnings.

Monday, January 28, 2013

A tale of two Davoses

Jan 28th 2013, 14:33 by M.B. | DAVOS
The Economist

THE brainstorming, deal making and schmoozing is over for another year. Davos Man and Woman have come down from their Swiss mountain high and headed home, including this correspondent. What were the main memories and insights they took away from this year's World Economic Forum?

Decoding the 'Signals' From Davos

Posted: 01/27/2013 11:42 am
Rich Lesser
President and Chief Executive Officer of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
As I head to Africa after the World Economic Forum in Davos, like most participants I am trying to distill the core insights from the past week. Clearly, the tone of the meeting was more optimistic than last year, with spirits buoyed by the recent upward momentum of China and the U.S. and signs that the euro zone has stepped back from the brink of collapse. But gauging the mood is one thing. Making sense of the cacophony of issues, challenges, and opportunities is another.

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Bankers, policymakers say Europe's crisis not over

By Emma Thomasson and Alexander Smith
DAVOS, Switzerland | Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:15pm GMT
(Reuters) - International bankers and finance ministers warned on Saturday that Europe's crisis was not over even though the euro currency is now stabilised, it will take years to overcome economic malaise and mass unemployment in Europe.