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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

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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...
  2. The World 2012

    Confronting an age of austerity...
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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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,...

  5. 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…...

  6. 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...

  7. 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…...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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,...

  16. 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...

  17. 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 –...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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,...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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...

  38. 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...

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