Davos - World Economic Forum


  • 'Two cheers to the ECB' for QE   Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 4:20 AM ET
    'Two cheers to the ECB' for QE

    At Davos, Huw van Steenis, head of European banks equity research at Morgan Stanley, says there needs to be a lot more demand stimulus.

  • Greece will keep the euro   Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 4:05 AM ET
    Greece will keep the euro

    At Davos, Benoît Coeuré, executive board member of the European Central Bank, says that if the euro zone country want the ECB to buy their bonds, they need a European and IMF program.

  • Jack Ma: Alibaba is 'still just a baby' Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 3:27 AM ET
    Jack Ma, billionaire and chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., gestures as he speaks during a session on day three of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015.

    Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba, believes his company is still in the very early stages of reaching its full potential.

  • Turkey 'delighted' with ECB QE: Fin Min Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 3:20 AM ET
    Blue Mosque Istanbul Turkey

    The ECB's quantitative easing and the decline in the price of oil are the best things that could happen for Turkey, the finance minister said.

  • What Saudi's King Abdullah's death means for politics

    CNCB's Hadley Gamble reports on what the death of King Abdullah means for the political landscape in the Middle East.

  • Davos: Why M&A won't go away Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 2:40 AM ET
    Allergan Actavis

    Activist shareholders in 2014 helped the mergers and acquisitions landscape return to the pre-crisis days of 2007 – and they'll continue to make news.

  • How we’re preparing for $25 oil: Lukoil CEO Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 1:39 AM ET
    The oil storage depot at Indonesian oil company Pertamina in Jakarta

    With oil companies staring down the barrel of low prices, they are realising that they have to prepare for ever more drastic scenarios.

  • Could private money save global infrastructure? Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 1:13 AM ET

    There is an estimated $1 trillion shortfall in global infrastructure investment every year, but one sector could come to the rescue.

  • How your company can live beyond middle age Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 1:09 AM ET

    Davos 2015: The average life span of today's multinational Fortune 500-size corporation is about 40-50 years.

  • Why pros are fired up about emerging markets Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 1:59 PM ET
    Tom Speechley, CEO of Abraaj North America LLC. at 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Tom Speechley of Abraaj Group talked with CNBC.com about investing in emerging and frontier markets in Davos.

  • Sandberg: Cheap Internet key to global growth Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 1:56 PM ET
    Sheryl Sandberg

    In Davos, Facebook's COO and Microsoft's CEO agree: The world needs to get more people online.

  • McKinsey: Youth unemployment a huge issue Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 1:37 PM ET
    Dominic Barton, managing director of McKinsey & Co., speaks during a session on the opening day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2014.

    One of the world's elite management consultants said businesses should pay attention to lagging youth employment.

  • Europe: 'A place for all societies'   Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Europe: 'A place for all societies'

    In light of the Charlie Hebdo shootings, Frans Timmermans, first Vice President of the European Commission, says the European Union's duty is to assure that all communities "feel at home and safe in Europe".

  • World: We need 'consistent pressure' on Russia   Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    World: We need 'consistent pressure' on Russia

    Discussing the Ukraine crisis, Pavlo Klimkin, minister of foreign affairs in Ukraine, weighs in on why there's no progress with other countries on the Minsk agreement.

  • India: Will Mr Modi deliver?   Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 11:50 AM ET
    India: Will Mr Modi deliver?

    At Davos, Chanda Kochhar, CEO of ICICI, says she believes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver in his reforms; with all the policies suggested seeming "growth- and business-friendly."

  • Egypt's optimistic outlook   Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 11:35 AM ET
    Egypt's optimistic outlook

    At Davos, Majid Jafar, CEO of Crescent Petroleum, says Egypt is getting its optimism back, with improvements in its infrastructure, employment and oil and gas space.

  • Will WEF rid us of all the 'angst'?   Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 11:20 AM ET
    Will WEF rid us of all the 'angst'?

    Anders Borg, chair of Future Global Financial System Initiative at the World Economic Forum and former Swedish finance minister, says the World Economic Forum helps "facilitate a dialog to get all investors on board," which is especially important to bring people together during this time of "angst."

  • Does Egypt have a perception problem?   Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    Does Egypt have a perception problem?

    Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, president of Egypt says it is the media who "substantially contributing to creating the perception" and they must have an "enlightened perspective" on all that happens in Egypt.

  • Audi: The 'new kid on the block'   Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Audi: The 'new kid on the block'

    At the World Economic Forum, Rupert Stadler, chairman of Audi says a falling euro makes the automobile industry easier and talks about how "cool" new technology is in this market.

  • Making money off Draghi   Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 10:50 AM ET
    Making money off Draghi

    At the World Economic Forum, Katherine Garrett-Cox, CEO of Alliance Trust and Co-Chair of WEF 2015, says the ECB's move is great for long-term investors.