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  1. beyondbrics

    March 30, 2014

    The week ahead March 31 - April 6

    A great deal of economic data is released this week, including closely-watched China PMI numbers for the month of March,...

  2. January 28, 2014

    The $3,000bn threat from cyber attacks

    As institutions become more dependent on information systems they are also becoming more vulnerable to attack by...

Special Reports

  1. Guide to Davos 2012

    The time for talk is over: Europe’s politicians need to act fast in order to solve the...
  2. The World 2012

    Confronting an age of austerity...
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  1. January 27, 2014

    Growth and globalisation cannot cure all the world’s ills

    Faced with a dangerous political threat, governments the world over tend to place their faith in the same magic medicine –...

  2. January 27, 2014

    ‘Purpose’ is the preachy new CEO buzzword

    When Ellen Kullman, chief executive of DuPont, asked a contract worker on the production line making Kevlar, the fibre used...

  3. The World

    January 27, 2014

    From barking dogs to inner silence: lessons on creativity at Davos

    (Getty) Gideon Rachman has written about his encounters with a barking dog at Davos lovingly owned by Russian concert...

  4. January 26, 2014

    ECB poised for battle to ward off deflation

    Mario Draghi has signalled that he would be prepared for the European Central Bank to fight deflation in Europe by buying...

  5. January 26, 2014

    Automation and the threat to jobs

    The mood was optimistic at this year’s World Economic Forum. Despite the economic wobbles in Argentina and emerging markets,...

  6. January 25, 2014

    Davos ends on a note of cautious optimism

    Concerns about the vulnerability of some emerging economies and gyrations in financial markets over the past few days should...

  7. Money Supply

    January 25, 2014

    The BoE's "first phase" of forward guidance

    At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Mark Carney got to speak briefly at the main debate on the global economy. Asked about...

  8. January 24, 2014

    Davos shows Mark Carney’s style as BoE governor

    The change of style under the Bank of England’s governor Mark Carney was on full display this week in Davos. While his...

  9. January 24, 2014

    Brazil goes on corporate charm offensive

    If anyone had doubted President Dilma Rousseff’s intentions in making her first visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos...

  10. beyondbrics

    January 24, 2014

    Brazil's Word Cup and the white armadillo

    The Arena das Dunas World Cup stadium in Natal, in northeast Brazil shimmers in the late afternoon sun. It looks a bit like...

  11. January 24, 2014

    Osborne and Summers clash on UK austerity

    Simmering transatlantic tensions broke out into the open at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Friday, in the form of a...

  12. The World

    January 24, 2014

    Davos video: Bono and banking

    Bono has joined forces with Bank of America at the World Economic Forum to announce an initiative to put millions of dollars...

  13. January 24, 2014

    Shinzo Abe and Hassan Rouhani delight Davos

    One of the roles of the World Economic Forum is to serve as a mini UN General Assembly – allowing world leaders to give...

  14. The World

    January 24, 2014

    Davos video: Reflections on peso drama

    On the third day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Lionel Barber, FT editor, reflects on how the Argentine peso’s fall...

  15. January 24, 2014

    How to dress for Davos

    One of the World Economic Forum annual meeting’s core themes this week has been climate change, something those of us...

  16. January 24, 2014

    Carney forecasts UK rates to remain ‘well below historical norms’

    Mark Carney said on Friday that the long hangover from the 2008-09 crisis will ensure interest rates are likely to remain...

  17. January 24, 2014

    Divisions emerge over effect of digital disruption

    Sitting alongside his counterparts from Yahoo, AT&T, BT Group and Cisco Systems, Marc Benioff, chief executive of...

  18. The World

    January 24, 2014

    Davos leaders: Cameron's immigration contradiction

    In his address to the World Economic Forum, the prime minister was his fluent self. But there was also an obvious tension...

  19. FT Alphaville

    January 24, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE UBS at Davos: ‘We’ve swapped global imbalances for domestic disequilibrium’: According...

  20. January 24, 2014

    Bourses remain flat ahead Davos speakers

    European equities are flat at Friday’s open, with a dearth of data meaning speeches in Davos later are more likely to move...

  21. The World

    January 24, 2014

    Davos press: What to read this morning

    By Lindsay Whipp Some solid newsworthy talk at the world’s most-expensive talkfest hit our screens yesterday. Not even a...

  22. FT Alphaville

    January 24, 2014

    UBS at Davos: 'We've swapped global imbalances for domestic disequilibrium'

    According to a white paper released by UBS for this week’s World Economic Forum in Davos, the world economy remains as...

  23. FT Alphaville

    January 24, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Mark Carney, Bank of England governor, has signalled that his policy of linking interest rates to the unemployment rate will...

  24. January 24, 2014

    Jack Lew and Jamie Dimon warn of Bitcoin dangers

    Bitcoin has been tossed into the virtual gutter at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, as top US financial leaders...

  25. January 24, 2014

    David Cameron tries to push reshoring with new advisory service

    The British prime minister will on Friday throw his weight behind a drive to capitalise on the small but growing trend of...

  26. January 23, 2014

    Google chief warns of IT threat

    A broad range of jobs that once seemed beyond the reach of automation are in danger of being wiped out by technological...

  27. The World

    January 23, 2014

    Davos: What stage is Dimon at on the Kübler-Ross model?

    According to the Kübler-Ross model, there are five stages of grief: Denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance....

  28. January 23, 2014

    Bankers assess once-in-a-generation reform

    Depending on who you believe, banks have either put the crisis behind them and are about to embark on a long-overdue...

  29. The World

    January 23, 2014

    Davos debate: What Chinese delegates made of Abe's comments

    Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe did not shy away from discussing the tensions with China in his speech at the World...

  30. January 23, 2014

    U2 singer Bono joins Bank of America in pursuit of common goals

    Brian Moynihan, chief executive of Bank of America, is not often seen with Bono, the lead singer of U2. But yesterday the...

  31. January 23, 2014

    End drift to war in the East China Sea

    The possibility of war between China and Japan in the East China Sea is rapidly emerging as one of the biggest security...

  32. January 23, 2014

    Investors, look beyond Davos to indebted Detroit

    The gritty streets of Detroit are more than 4,000 miles as the crow flies from Davos in Switzerland, where luminaries from...

  33. The World

    January 23, 2014

    Davos video: The middle classes and the economic recovery

    One of the big themes at the World Economic Forum in Davos is income inequality and whether growth favours the few rather...

  34. The World

    January 23, 2014

    Davos audience: lapping up Rouhani

    Simply by coming to the World Economic Forum, President Hassan Rouhani of Iran is sending a message. He is the first Iranian...

  35. January 23, 2014

    Iran courts western oil majors at Davos

    President Hassan Rouhani of Iran has asked a group of western oil majors to detail the conditions under which they would...

  36. January 23, 2014

    WTO asks if Bali deal was a big commitment or just a tropical fling

    When the 159 members of the World Trade Organisation managed to forge an agreement for the first time in the body’s 18-year...

  37. January 23, 2014

    Australian PM Tony Abbott seeks to refocus G20

    The Group of 20 must stop being merely a “talkfest”, the Australian prime minister said on Thursday at Davos, committing his...

  38. FT Alphaville

    January 23, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE UBS at Davos: ‘Maybe the world’s not so austere’: According to a white paper released...

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