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Dr Lin Boqiang, director at China's Center for Energy Economics Research at Xiamen University, says that "without a doubt" low oil prices are good for China.
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.
A clutch of new figures have highlighted the danger of the inequality of unemployment around the world.
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...
Davos is teeming with elite investors this week--and it's not just to talk their own book.
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.
The public are less trustworthy of CEOs' and everyone, according to Edelman's trust barometer. Richard Edelman, CEO of Edelman explains further.
Chairman of UBS tells CNBC that major policy divergence between countries could deliver a significant slice of volatility in 2015.
Wealth inequality is “rising fast”, the head of international development charity Oxfam warned on Tuesday.
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.
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 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.
Back on this week, the World Economic Forum in Davos is as big as ever with lofty ambitions to match.
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 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.
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."
This year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Switzerland is trying to be a little more touchy-feely, for want of a better word.