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    1. August 17, 2015

      Alphabet makes time a resource Google can ill afford to waste

      Explaining the unboxing of Alphabet, Google’s new parent, Larry Page, its chief executive, said appointing someone else...

    2. June 26, 2015

      Family offices becoming interested in social impact investing

      Among the thousands of pages produced for this year’s World Economic Forum was a modest paper aimed at persuading the...

    Special Reports

    1. The World in 2015

      The World Economic Forum is convening at the start of a year which is likely to see an...
    2. Year in the Arab World

      The past year will be remembered as one of the Middle East’s most tumultuous, a time o...
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    1. beyondbrics

      June 4, 2015

      How South Africa can fill its public service gap

      As the World Economic Forum holds its Africa meeting in Cape Town, South Africa’s public finances remain under...

    2. beyondbrics

      May 29, 2015

      Asean Economic Community is here - now to make it work

      By Lim Cheng Teck, Standard Chartered Bank There was a lot of excitement recently at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in...

    3. May 19, 2015

      Klaus Schwab opens door for his Davos successor

      Davos Man, that icon of the global elite, has admitted he is not immortal. After more than four decades at the helm of...

    4. May 18, 2015

      Finance chiefs urge action on bubble fear

      A group of leading financial executives have urged authorities around the world to bolster their crisis-busting...

    5. May 8, 2015

      Latin America braces for higher US rates

      The days of Latin American economies basking in the glow of high commodity prices, cheap cash and rampant Chinese...

    6. April 21, 2015

      Russia’s Lukoil eyes return to Iran once sanctions are lifted

      The head of Lukoil said on Monday that the Russian energy group wanted to return to Iran as soon as sanctions on Tehran...

    7. April 6, 2015

      Iran nuclear deal primes market for rising oil exports

      The nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers could lead to a burst in its oil exports and open the way for...

    8. April 1, 2015

      Singapore’s law sets it apart and makes it hard to imitate

      No country presents a greater challenge to the convictions of a life-long democrat than Singapore. When I first visited...

    9. beyondbrics

      March 27, 2015

      Guest post: why bigger is better - the case for expanding EM corporate bond markets

      By Giancarlo Bruno and Michael Drexler of the World Economic Forum Are emerging countries facing a corporate bond...

    10. February 24, 2015

      Conflict clouds Ukraine’s debt distress

      When Ukraine’s president pleaded for help at last month’s World Economic Forum he worried aloud that the international...

    11. February 2, 2015

      BBC faces fine over Davos drone

      The BBC is facing a fine after its journalists were caught using a drone without authorisation during the Davos summit...

    12. February 1, 2015

      Liquidity fears loom over fund industry

      The great and the good of the asset management industry no doubt enjoyed their soirée at the World Economic Forum in...

    13. January 30, 2015

      The changing face of employment

      Last week, during the lofty proceedings of the World Economic Forum, I watched Andy McAfee, an MIT luminary, conduct a...

    14. Andrew McAfee

      January 29, 2015

      Defending the free market in Davos

      For me, the best thing about last week’s World Economic Forum in Davos was an exposure to worldviews very different...

    15. January 26, 2015

      European banks warns capital rules will blunt QE

      European banks are warning that the effects of the European Central Bank’s €1.1tn quantitative easing will be blunted...

    16. January 26, 2015

      Who will train the new generation of ‘plug and play’ workers?

      Mary Barra is a lifer, born and bred to do the job she now holds. But as General Motors’ chief executive pointed out in...

    17. January 25, 2015

      Davos corporations swallow sharp increase in fees

      It looks as though Klaus Schwab can rest easy. The world’s biggest companies may grumble about a coming increase in the...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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,...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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,...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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