Special Reports Davos - World Economic Forum


  • A revolution in Italy's banking reforms

    At the World Economic Forum, Carlo Messina, CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo, says that banking reform is good for Italy, while discussing the impact of quantitative easing in Europe.

  • People wait in line to enter the Nassau County Mega Job Fair at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York October 7, 2014.

    A clutch of new figures have highlighted the danger of the inequality of unemployment around the world.

  • Martin Senn

    There is no doubt that Switzerland's economy will suffer after the surprise move to abandon its currency cap, according to the CEO of Zurich.

  • Davos 2015 and the poverty discussion. UNICEF says 22,000 die from starvation each day but things could change...

  • Steve Schwarzman, co-founder and CEO of Blackstone Group LP at the 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Davos is teeming with elite investors this week--and it's not just to talk their own book.

  • Axel Weber, Chairman of UBS AG.

    Without a change in the course of globalization and cooperation, some tailwinds could turn into headwinds, UBS Chairman Axel Weber cautions as Davos kicks off.

  • The U.S. ranks as the most important market for growth over the next 12 months, according to a new report.

  • The economy is increasingly like the era of shoulder pads and Dallas thanks to US-driven growth, ramped up oil production, and a stronger dollar.

  • Do we live in a trustworthy world?

    The public are less trustworthy of CEOs' and everyone, according to Edelman's trust barometer. Richard Edelman, CEO of Edelman explains further.

  • Axel Weber

    Chairman of UBS tells CNBC that major policy divergence between countries could deliver a significant slice of volatility in 2015.

  • A displaced Somali woman sits outside her temporary dwelling after fleeing famine

    Wealth inequality is “rising fast”, the head of international development charity Oxfam warned on Tuesday.

  • IHS 'skeptical' about China's economy

    With China's economic growth at a 24-year low, Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS, says Chinese policymakers are caught "in a balancing act" between low growth and reform.

  • Europe: 'The problems are back'

    The European Central Bank's first meeting is a hot topic at Davos this year. Axel Weber, chairman of UBS says that the real issue in Europe is reforms.

  • Merck's 'not up for a big deal in 2015': Chair

    Merck Chairman Karl-Ludwig Kley sheds some light on his company's plans for 2015, a year he forecasts will see less pharmaceutical M&A activity than 2014.

  • An armed member of the Swiss Police watches from the roof of the Hotel Davos ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015.

    Back on this week, the World Economic Forum in Davos is as big as ever with lofty ambitions to match.

  • Davos 2015: The future of IHG

    At the World Economic Forum, Richard Solomons, CEO of IHG, says trusting a brand is really important within organisations and talks about his company's plans.

  • Oxfam: 'Poverty is still here with us'

    Oxfam has forecast that the richest 1 percent will own half of the global wealth by 2016. Executive director Winnie Byanyima explains that poverty is still dangerous for democracy and continues to hurt the poorest.

  • Davos 2015: The biggest themes

    At 2015's World Economic Forum in Davos, CNBC's Hadley Gamble says that one of the biggest topics this year will be "global instability."

  • A gondola makes it's way up the mountain in Davos, Switzerland as the WEF 2015 kicks off.

    This year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Switzerland is trying to be a little more touchy-feely, for want of a better word.

  • Office buildings in New York

    A rash of unforeseen events in 2014 has left trust in global institutions at six-year lows, according to a survey.