Davos Notebook

Groundhog Day in Davos

January 12, 2011

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The programme may strike a different  note — this year’s Davos is apparently all about Shared Norms for the New Reality — but much of the discussion at the 41st World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos this month will have a distinctly familiar ring to it.

Watch Felix Salmon interview Nouriel Roubini

January 30, 2010

Yesterday evening Reuters.com streamed an interview with renowned economist Nouriel Roubini live from our studio at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Reuters columinst Felix Salmon presented the interview and all the questions he put to Roubini were sent in by visitors to our Davos 2010 live blog.

Italian CEO says retail banks need time to adapt

January 30, 2010

Yesterday I spoke to Antonio Vigni, CEO of Siena-based Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, the world’s oldest bank. Below are two video clips of Vigni answering questions on lending in Italy and the hot topic of regulation.

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.

Africa needs to bargain more

January 29, 2010

africaAfrica is one area we at Reuters is focusing at this year’s Davos (click for our special report)

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.

What (not) to wear in Davos

January 27, 2010

As World Economic Forum kicks off in Davos in earnest on Wednesday, one focus (of the fashionistas) will be what key movers and shakers are wearing.

Davos VIP dropouts

January 26, 2010

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

from The Great Debate:

Business must take the lead on carbon management

January 22, 2010

APOTHEKER

Léo Apotheker is CEO of SAP. The views expressed are his own.

Most people who followed the Copenhagen climate talks in December will have been disappointed.

On wealth versus well-being

February 1, 2009

Back in the Middle Ages, no-one took any notice of Copernicus when he said the Earth was not at the centre of the universe.