Paul Taylor

In Davos, world seeks U.S. engagement

By Paul Taylor
January 28, 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – As President Barack Obama starts his second term, the world’s business and political elite pines for greater American engagement to tackle a thicket of security challenges.

Analysis: In Davos, world seeks U.S. engagement

By Paul Taylor
January 27, 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – As President Barack Obama starts his second term, the world’s business and political elite pines for greater American engagement to tackle a thicket of security challenges.

Saudi prince calls for Syrian rebels to be armed

By Paul Taylor
January 25, 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – A senior member of Saudi Arabia’s monarchy called on Friday for Syrian rebels to be given anti-tank and anti-aircraft weapons to “level the playing field” in their battle against President Bashar al-Assad.

Britain’s EU future elbows out euro woes at Davos

By Paul Taylor
January 25, 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – What a difference a year makes! At the last World Economic Forum in Davos there were frantic secret meetings on saving the euro and private straw polls on whether the euro zone would break up and how soon Greece would be forced out.

“Brexit” would be a disaster: Dutch PM

By Paul Taylor
January 24, 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – A British vote to leave the European Union would be a disaster, but is not likely to happen, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Thursday.

EU’s Rehn says not sure euro overvalued now

By Paul Taylor
January 24, 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – The euro is probably not overvalued now but the European Union is keen to avoid a currency war in which its exchange rate could suffer and set back Europe’s economic recovery, the EU’s top monetary official said on Thursday.

BIS chief says too much pressure on central banks for growth

By Paul Taylor
January 24, 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Central banks are
coming under too much pressure from politicians to act to
promote growth and weaken currencies, the head of the world’s
central banking forum said on Thursday.

Analysis: Davos leaders uneasy over glut of easy money

By Paul Taylor
January 22, 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – The world is awash in easy money, with consequences that are starting to worry some central bankers and business leaders at the Davos World Economic Forum (WEF), though so far inflation fears seem overdone.

Davos leaders uneasy over glut of easy money

By Paul Taylor
January 22, 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 22 (Reuters) – The world is awash in
easy money, with consequences that are starting to worry some
central bankers and business leaders at the Davos World Economic
Forum (WEF), though so far inflation fears seem overdone.

Cameron leading Britain into minefield on EU

By Paul Taylor
January 21, 2013

LONDON, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron is
leading Britain into a minefield in seeking to renegotiate its
terms of membership of the European Union. His gamble could
easily end in a bust.