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    1. The World in 2015

      The World Economic Forum is convening at the start of a year which is likely to see an...
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    1. The World

      January 25, 2015

      "Apocalyptic cold" gatecrashes Davos

      Davos is full of security barriers and screening to keep out intruders who might threaten the world’s leaders of governments...

    2. January 25, 2015

      Davos 2015: Scientists call for changes to speed up cancer drugs

      Radical changes are needed to the way new cancer drugs are developed and regulated if societies are to cope with rising...

    3. January 24, 2015

      Carney warns investors on low interest rates

      Mark Carney has warned investors that the UK’s historically low interest rates are unlikely to continue for as long as they...

    4. The World

      January 24, 2015

      Uber and Kodak: ghosts at disruption feast

      You cannot book an Uber car in Davos. That is no surprise, given that most World Economic Forum delegates prefer to take...

    5. The World

      January 24, 2015

      Real world intrudes on Davos

      Holding the World Economic Forum in a ski resort in the Alps sounds like an eccentric decision. In fact, the choice of Davos...

    6. January 23, 2015

      Anshu Jain in Davos regulation clash with Jack Lew and Mark Carney

      Anshu Jain, chief executive of Deutsche Bank, has clashed with Jack Lew, US Treasury secretary, and Mark Carney, governor of...

    7. January 23, 2015

      George Osborne warns against post-election spending rise in UK

      George Osborne gave warning on Friday that Britain’s economic recovery “would be lost” if a new government elected in May...

    8. January 23, 2015

      Concern grows over banks exiting riskier emerging markets

      Some of the world’s biggest banks are in talks with regulators about loosening privacy laws to allow the sharing of more...

    9. January 23, 2015

      Davos 2015: Businesses rally support for transatlantic trade deal

      Business executives are rallying support in Davos for a controversial transatlantic trade deal after being caught on the hop...

    10. January 23, 2015

      Davos 2015: Spectre of Isis haunts Middle East debate

      There was something symbolic about the warmth of the reception afforded to Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, the president...

    11. FT Photo Diary

      January 23, 2015

      Davos 2015

      A message announcing the cancellation of the appearance of King Abdullah of Jordan is displayed following the death of Saudi...

    12. January 22, 2015

      Security v privacy ‘disconnect’ threatens trust in tech

      An imbalance between the need to ensure security and the desire to protect privacy could threaten trust in technology,...

    13. FT Alphaville

      January 22, 2015

      European sovereign debt hypocrisy

      Speaking at Davos this morning, Angela Merkel and Alexander Stubb argued that European creditors should not be held...

    14. January 22, 2015

      A little market medicine to prevent the next pandemic

      First, let us celebrate the good news: it seems that the scourge of Ebola is gradually abating. Tragically, people are still...

    15. January 22, 2015

      Merkel refrains from criticising ECB but presses need for reform

      Germany’s most senior politicians refrained from criticising the European Central Bank on Thursday over its decision to...

    16. January 22, 2015

      Davos 2015: Brazil warns of austerity

      Brazil is in for a period of austerity and supply side reform, including the potentially controversial overhaul of social...

    17. FT Data

      January 22, 2015

      The tribes of Davos

      By David Blood and Aleksandra Wisniewska More than 2,500 people are attending the World Economic Forum in Davos this week,...

    18. January 22, 2015

      Davos 2015: Finland opens door to Greece renegotiation

      Finland’s prime minister opened the door on Thursday to a renegotiation of the terms of Greek debt short of a writedown in...

    19. January 22, 2015

      Ren Zhengfei rebuts accusations that Huawei spies for China

      Ren Zhengfei, the normally secretive chairman of Huawei, sought to dismiss claims by the US government that the Chinese...

    20. January 22, 2015

      Davos 2015: China property tycoon calls top of urbanisation drive

      Zhang Xin, chief executive of Soho China, the property company, has called the top of China’s urbanisation drive. “By now,...

    21. The World

      January 22, 2015

      Davos debate focuses on eurozone QE

      There is no doubt what the big issue is at the World Economic Forum on Thursday – the European Central Bank decision on...

    22. January 22, 2015

      Davos 2015: Banks call for free rein to fight cyber crime

      Executives at some of the world’s largest banks are pressing government officials to pursue cyber criminals more...

    23. January 21, 2015

      Expect the worst, hope you are wrong

      It must be hard being a scenario planner when reality proves more dramatic than anything your imagination could come up...

    24. January 21, 2015

      Davos 2015: China to avoid hard landing with ‘entrepreneurship’

      Davos 2015 in pictures The power of “mass entrepreneurship and innovation” will ensure China’s economy avoids a hard...

    25. January 21, 2015

      Davos 2015: Oil chiefs feel chill wind of uncertainty over price

      The collapse of crude prices is spreading uncertainty among executives, whether they lead companies that stand to suffer as...

    26. January 21, 2015

      Davos 2015: Bankers warn of volatility risk when Fed tightens

      Some of the world’s most senior bankers have warned about the risk of damaging volatility in credit markets once the US...

    27. FT Alphaville

      January 21, 2015

      FirstFT (Lunch Wrap edition)

      Obama’s State of the Union, the smell of wealth and the growth in British wine guzzling Barack Obama’s State of the Union ...

    28. The World

      January 21, 2015

      Live blog: Davos day one

      Welcome to the FT’s rolling coverage of the 2015 World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. Our correspondents...

    29. January 21, 2015

      Axel Weber questions euro’s future without reforms

      The former head of the Bundesbank has cast doubt on the future viability of the euro if countries do not follow Germany in...

    30. FT Alphaville

      January 21, 2015

      FirstFT (the 6am Cut)

      You can sign up here to receive the email. Barack Obama called on the US to “turn the page” on an era of war and recession...

    31. January 20, 2015

      FT launches Blippar service for Davos coverage

      The Financial Times will be using Blippar for the very first time at this year’s World Economic Forum. The free augmented...

    32. January 20, 2015

      Little room for optimism as global anxiety grows

      The World Economic Forum in Davos is a kind of annual stocktaking for international political, business and financial...

    33. January 20, 2015

      World economy poised for oil price upswing, say Davos economists

      The world economy will receive a significant boost from lower oil prices this year despite fears of deflation and...

    34. FT Photo Diary

      January 20, 2015

      Keeping watch over Davos

      Members of Swiss special police forces stand on the roof of the Kongress Hotel on the eve of the opening of the 45th annual...

    35. January 20, 2015

      Public trust slumps to financial crisis levels

      Global public confidence in institutions has evaporated in the last year, taking trust levels back to lows not seen since...

    36. January 19, 2015

      Brazil raises taxes on fuel and loans to plug budget deficit

      Brazil will next month increase taxes on fuel and loans to individuals and adjust other duties to help plug the government’s...

    37. January 19, 2015

      Self-doubt in snow boots: the reality of Davos for most CEOs

      Chief executives project an air of certainty but their real state of mind must be constant doubt. How do I know? First, very...

    38. Business Blog

      January 19, 2015

      A gentler and more strategic Uber in Europe

      It was a kinder, gentler and more strategic Travis Kalanick, founder of Uber, who took to the stage at the DLD technology...

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