Davos Notebook

Next year’s potential guest to Davos?

January 29, 2010

osamaThe World Economic Forum is all about promoting debate and finding solutions to problems the world is facing.

Marathon day for Greece in Davos

January 29, 2010

It’s truly a marathon. Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou and Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou are in Davos to tell the world that they are serious about reducing their huge deficit.

Ask Nouriel Roubini

January 29, 2010

US-ECONOMY/ROUBINIGot a question you would like to ask economist Nouriel Roubini? Now’s your chance. Roubini will be joining us in Davos later today for a social media interview and we want you to send us questions to put to him.

Royals in Davos

January 29, 2010

Among world political leaders and business executives, there are several royals who are making appearence in Davos.

Africa feels the heat on climate change

January 28, 2010

kilimaIt may have contributed less than any other continent to CO2 emissions, but Africa is on the front line when it comes to the impact of climate change.

Bouncing back

January 27, 2010

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Being bullish is, of course, part of the job if you are a CEO.

But sentiment really is improving. The annual PricewaterhouseCoopers survey of 1,200 industry bosses from 52 countries shows a nice pick in in the short- and long-term confidence curves, with 31 percent of those questioned now “very confident” about revenue prospects for the next 12 months and 81 percent plain-vanilla confident.

Davos VIP dropouts

January 26, 2010

The world’s top politicians are dropping out from the WEF‘s highly publicised list of top VIPs.

Davos 2010 live coverage

By Reuters Staff
January 25, 2010

Five themes for Davos

January 22, 2010

Top (L-R): Steve Clarke, Natsuko Waki, Gerard Wynn, Martin Howell
Bottom (L-R): Peter Thal Larsen, Felix Salmon, Ben Hirschler, Krista Hughes

Davos Man turns 40

January 21, 2010

Davos Man2 Many happy returns or midlife crisis?

The annual talkfest in the Alps records its 40th birthday this year but the rich and powerful will hardly be in celebratory mood as problems pile up in the post-crisis world.