Ken Frazier, CEO of Merck, tells CNBC about the challenges of finding new blockbuster drugs and how any change to Medicare funding must have a sustainable benefit.
Baudoin Prot, chairman of BNP Paribas, shares his outlook for Europe's banking sector.
David M Rubenstein, co-founder and CEO of Carlyle Group, tells CNBC that Europe is looking attractive again for private equity deals as the prices have been beaten down so much it is like the 'largest emerging market in the world'.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo brings you highlights from the Davos banking debate, as six leading CEOs discuss the state of the financial sector and its significance to the global economy.
Just what do business executives think about the Asian growth story? Is it over? Ross Westgate has more from Davos.
Fu Jun, executive dean of Peking University tells CNBC that there are questions about the demand side of growth in China.
Hamish Tyrwhitt, CEO of Leighton Holdings, Australia's largest construction company, tells CNBC that the demand for volume in mining remains and they see a doubling of energy demand over the next decade.
John Lipsky, distinguished visiting scholar at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, tells CNBC why an 'everyone for themselves' mentality and inconsistency of policies is creating the risk of a currency war.
Stephen King, group chief economist at HSBC, tells CNBC that UK trade links with Europe have grown enormously over the last twenty five years in contrast to countries in the emerging world.
Arif M.Naqvi, founder and group chief executive at Abraaj Group, tells CNBC that all of the global growth will come from new markets and they are particularly excited by Africa and South East Asia.
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore has been gathering opinions from CEOs at Davos, who expect 2013 to be another tough year with Europe being singled out as a problem.
Barry Eichengreen, professor of economics and political science at the University of California, Berkeley, tells CNBC that the euro crisis is in remission but the underlying condition has not been cured.
Nils Smedegaard Andersen, group CEO at A.P. Moller - Maersk, tells CNBC that they see a gradual stabilization in Europe with the poltical tendencies going in the right direction.
Tidjane Thiam, CEO of Prudential, tells CNBC that the growth in emerging markets continues to come primarily from China as the country has changed to a more consumption driven model.
Philip Jennings, general secretary at UNI Global Union and John Studzinski, senior managing director at Blackstone Group, debate how to 'fix' the 'bleak' employment situation.
John Studzinski, senior managing director at Blackstone Group, tells CNBC that the M&A industry will come back this year and if it doesn't, it never will.
Lord Malloch-Brown, EMEA chairman of FTI Consulting, tells CNBC that the revival of the centrist vote in Israel is 'good news' but a weaker Netanyahu may become a 'prisoner' of the right.
Peter Sands, CEO of Standard Chartered, tells CNBC that they are glad to have settled the US issues and the bank continues to grow with a focus on Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Business leaders and policymakers cautioned against complacency amid optimism the euro zone is emerging from the crisis.
Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney cautioned against a consensus among delegates at the World Economic Forum that the worst of the euro zone debt crisis was over.
Check out some of the rich and powerful at Davos.