Catherine Boyle reports regularly on CNBC's Capital Connection, Squawk Box, Worldwide Exchange and Closing Bell Europe, and writes for CNBC.com, focusing on the London market. She has covered stories like Pfizer's attempted takeover of AstraZeneca and the News Corp phone hacking trial. Catherine joined CNBC in 2011 after spending most of her career at The Times (of London), where she worked as a business correspondent and edited the City Diary. Her work has also been published in The Guardian, City AM and The Business. She is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and City University. Follow her on Twitter: @cboylecnbc
The EU should build up more resources for a firewall around Greek debt, Sweden's Finance Minister Anders Borg told CNBC at Davos Thursday.
The financial crisis, social unrest, and upcoming elections in some of the world’s biggest democracies have increased the risk of "dystopia" in the world, a panel of experts told the World Economic Forum Wednesday.
Employment is the most important issue facing the world over the next decade, Vikram Pandit, chief executive of Citigroup, along with the other co-chairs of the World Economic Forum, told journalists in Davos Wednesday.
Chief executives of some of the world’s best-known companies, gathering at the World Economic Forum in Davos, might be expected to resist any indication that the US raise taxes on the rich.
The social side of Davos is often said to be more important than the sessions themselves. After all, this is where you can get chief executives with their guard let down, telling you what they really think away from the cameras.
More than 40 years since the World Economic Forum (WEF) began as the rather less-impressive sounding European Management Forum, political leaders, chief executives of the world’s biggest banks, royalty, actors and pop stars will converge on the small Swiss ski resort of Davos next week.
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The latest episode of CNBC Meets features Russian tennis star and founder of candy company Sugarpova, Maria Sharapova.
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to star tennis player, Maria Sharapova on her childhood and how she discovered her love for the sport.
In part two, Sharapova talks about how she overcame injury, her work with the United Nations and the launch of her candy business, "Sugarpova".