Davos Notebook

Davos Today – 31st January

By Reuters Staff
January 31, 2009

Watch interviews with top business and world leaders including the following:

    Abdullah Al-badri Jose Gabrielli Donald Kaberuka Eric Anderson Carl Bildt Sue Gardner Kevin Kelly Rick Goings
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Davos Today – 30th January

By Reuters Staff
January 30, 2009

Watch interviews with top business and world leaders including the following:

    Stephen Green Jeroen Van Der Veer Simon Crean Kris Gopalakrishnan John Chidsey Steve Pagliuca
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For whom the bell tolls

January 29, 2009

Attendees are pictured during a pause at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos January 28, 2009.

Government in the driver’s seat, putting the brakes on unbridled capitalism, might be the theme at Davos this year. But the New York Stock Exchange is undeterred. It will ring the opening bell of the storied stock exchange on Friday from this snowy mountaintop.

Reality bites in Davos dramatization

By Reuters Staff
January 29, 2009

“Oh! Can I cover this story?!”

I ran over to my assignment editor and thrust the press release under her nose.

“A refugee camp simulation? Full of CEOs? Great idea for pictures. Go for it,” she said.

A climate deal: easier than trade?

January 29, 2009

Conventional wisdom has it that if the leaders of the world can’t agree on a round of negotiations to liberalise world trade then there’s no chance they will agree on measures to tackle climate change.

Davos participants mull economic crisis

By Reuters Staff
January 29, 2009

Two years ago businessmen and leaders coming to the World Economic Forum in snowy Davos were still betting on economic expansion.

Davos Today – 29th January

By Reuters Staff
January 29, 2009

Watch interviews with top business and world leaders including the following:

    Andrei Kostin Gerard Lyons Jean-Claude Trichet George Soros Tom Glocer
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Day one of the Reuters live breakfast show at Davos

January 28, 2009

There’s no better way to start Davos than to see a string of top delegates breeze into your studios. On time. Happy to brave the cold in the early hours. Full of interesting comments and insight.

UAE Oil Minister forced to stay off Davos pistes

January 28, 2009

Deep, crisp and even – some would say the best thing about this year’s World Economic Forum is the quality of the snow on the well-groomed pistes above all the fevered debate.

Davos delegates take baby steps to new world order

January 28, 2009

The world’s business elite has been told to take a hike.

This year, the gift in the World Economic Forum’s conference bag is a plastic pedometer. Delegates gathering to discuss the dismal state of the world economy have been told to reduce traffic congestion and contribute to a “Green Davos” by walking around the Alpine ski resort, instead of jumping in a limousine.