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    1. November 13, 2014

      ‘Womenomics’ is starting to transform the Muslim world

      The first convert to Islam was a businesswoman. She was a wealthy trader who inherited her father’s business and later...

    2. November 6, 2014

      India targets renewables in $250bn power plan

      India will need $250bn of investment in power generation and transmission over the next five years to meet its goal of...

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    1. Guide to Davos 2012

      The time for talk is over: Europe’s politicians need to act fast in order to solve the...
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    1. November 5, 2014

      Closing the gender gap requires smart Stem initiatives

      The Global Gender Gap Report 2014, published last month by the World Economic Forum, records only a small improvement in...

    2. beyondbrics

      October 29, 2014

      Guest post: time to tackle inequality

      By Mark Goldring of Oxfam From the IMF to the Pope, from President Barack Obama to the World Economic Forum, there is a...

    3. October 24, 2014

      Flight tax revenues reach new heights

      Twenty years after its introduction, the UK’s tax on flying is landing record amounts for the Exchequer, raising over £330m...

    4. October 9, 2014

      Sky-high Davos summit fees leave multinationals feeling deflated

      As the spectre of deflation looms across Europe, the World Economic Forum is doing its bit to push up prices. Multinational...

    5. September 10, 2014

      China’s Li assures foreign investors in wake of fines

      Li Keqiang, Chinese premier, has assured global investors they are still welcome in China and said a rash of recent fines...

    6. FT Alphaville

      September 5, 2014

      Estados Unidos and Spanish bond yields

      Those looking for excess in financial markets have lots of examples to choose from, but a recent favourite has been the...

    7. September 4, 2014

      An unequal world is an uncharted economic threat

      This week, the American economy won a little burst of applause. The World Economic Forum issued its latest report on which...

    8. beyondbrics

      September 4, 2014

      Why is India losing the competitiveness race?

      India emerges from the latest World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report as the sickest member of the BRICs. It is...

    9. September 2, 2014

      Switzerland named as world’s ‘most competitive’ economy

      Switzerland has retained its crown as the world’s most competitive economy for the sixth year in a row, according to a...

    10. July 20, 2014

      In Modi’s India, waterways are a geopolitical issue

      Narendra Modi is not noted for building bridges. The Indian prime minister, already viewed warily by non-Hindus, reportedly...

    11. July 7, 2014

      Green goods trade talks set to start

      The world’s leading economies are due on Tuesday to launch negotiations to reduce tariffs and other barriers to the global...

    12. July 7, 2014

      Beware what wearable technology tells the market about CEO health

      While waiting in a big Manhattan hospital about 15 years ago, I glimpsed the chairman of one of the world’s biggest banks in...

    13. Money Supply

      June 27, 2014

      Carney's (old) new normal

      There are many uses of the phrase “new normal” in economics these days. Usually, it is used to signify lower growth or a...

    14. June 23, 2014

      If Finland is the best Europe can do we should be worried

      Either the World Economic Forum is wrong or Europe is in deep trouble. The latest competitiveness rankings from the Swiss...

    15. FT Alphaville

      June 13, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Guest post: No, you can’t have your risk-free returns back: In which Tomas Hirst,...

    16. FT Alphaville

      June 13, 2014

      Guest post: No, you can’t have your risk-free returns back

      From Tomas Hirst, editorial director of Pieria, commissioning editor at the World Economic Forum and sometime playwright…...

    17. June 11, 2014

      Wall Street loses its man in the House

      From the mountains of Switzerland to the beaches of the Hamptons, Eric Cantor mixed in the milieu of Wall Street. It might...

    18. FT Alphaville

      June 3, 2014

      Guest post: About that UK property bubble...

      From Tomas Hirst, editorial director of Pieria, commissioning editor at the World Economic Forum and sometime playwright…...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      May 22, 2014

      Manila protester

      Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images A policeman confronts a demonstrator during protests near the venue of the World Economic Forum...

    20. May 9, 2014

      Nigeria: Beyond reason

      Like an outlaw in the Wild West, Abubakar Shekau has a US government bounty hanging over him – for $7m. The leader of the...

    21. May 7, 2014

      Latest militant attack in Nigeria overshadows economic conference

      Militants have killed more than 125 people in a remote town on Nigeria’s border with Cameroon, adding to concern over...

    22. May 6, 2014

      Pressure builds on Nigerian government to find kidnapped girls

      Pressure has grown on the Nigerian government to increase its efforts to rescue more than 200 schoolgirls abducted three...

    23. May 2, 2014

      Nigeria’s missing schoolgirls

      Islamist extremists from the Boko Haram sect have a five-year record of atrocities. In the impoverished northeast of Nigeria...

    24. May 1, 2014

      Nigerian capital rocked by deadly car bomb

      An explosion rocked the Nigerian capital on Thursday, the second blast in less than a month and only days before Abuja hosts...

    25. Material World

      April 23, 2014

      Louis Vuitton changes the celebrity spokesperson calculation - chooses Davos men!

          Fred Kihn Louis Vuitton is unveiling a new group of celebrity “ambassadors” on Wednesday via their website, and it’s not...

    26. 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,...

    27. 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...

    28. 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 –...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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,...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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