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  • International travelers leave the Customs and Immigration area of Dulles International Airport June 29, 2017, outside Washington, DC, in Dulles, Virginia.

    The survey questioned 10,000 people from around the world.

  • **BRUSSELS- ECB President Mario Draghi and ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. DAVOS, Switzerland World Economic Forum annual meeting. PHILADELPHIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia issues Non-manufacturing Business Outlook Survey for January- 1330 GMT.

  • Another week closer to the date Britain leaves the European Union. Given how crushingly Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal was defeated by lawmakers, there is little chance her Plan B-- to be presented in coming days-- will get away with just minor amendments. If May fails to forge consensus within her party and with opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn...

  • Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro delivers a speech during the appointment ceremony of the new heads of public banks, at Planalto Palace in Brasilia on January 7, 2019.

    Brazil's newly-elected populist President Jair Bolsonaro will take center stage at the World Economic Forum (WEF) next week.

  • Cybersecurity and trade are also set to preoccupy business leaders next year.

  • *Crises to keep Trump, Macron, May away from Davos. MILAN, Jan 17- An array of crises will keep several world leaders away from the annual World Economic Forum in Davos next week, which takes place against a backdrop of deepening gloom over the global economic and political outlook. Donald Trump, who stole the Davos limelight last year with a rare appearance by a...

  • PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on "Business, Equity and the Future of Philadelphia" before event, "The Prosperity Symposium: Economic Mobility Research in Action"- 1600 GMT SOMERSET, New Jersey- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams speaks on the U.S. economic outlook and...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- President Donald Trump has canceled his delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, according to a statement released by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday. Trump, who attended last year's Davos event, had planned to go again this year but pulled out last week...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- President Donald Trump has canceled his delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week, due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, according to a statement Press Secretary Sarah Sanders released on Thursday. Trump, who attended last year's Davos event, had planned to go again this year but last week pulled out as...

  • OTTAWA, Jan 17- China's envoy to Canada on Thursday warned Ottawa there would be repercussions if it banned technology firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment to Canadian 5 G networks, the latest blast in a deepening bilateral dispute. Relations between China and Canada turned frosty last month after Canadian authorities arrested Meng...

  • Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes is expected to detail the pension reform proposal at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos next week, a government source said on Thursday. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's chief of staff earlier this week had said that the government will settle on a model for its pension reform proposal only after...

  • CHINESE AMBASSADOR TO CANADA SAYS CANADA FOREIGN MINISTER FREELAND SHOULD NOT TRY TO RALLY SUPPORT FOR CANADA IN DISPUTE WITH CHINA WHEN SHE IS AT DAVOS.

  • MILAN, Jan 17- A profit warning from Societe Generale and U.S. frictions over Chinese tech giant Huawei weighed on European shares on Thursday, although the worries gradually faded and a rising Wall Street helped indexes pare losses or close a shade higher. Germany's exporter-heavy DAX index fell 0.12 percent and Britain's FTSE slid 0.4 percent.

  • LONDON, Jan 17- The British pound rose to a two-month high against the euro on Thursday, extending recent gains on growing expectations that Britain can avoid a no-deal Brexit. The Labour Party could back a second Brexit referendum if its proposals for leaving the EU are shunned by the government and a no-deal scenario looks likely, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn...

  • LONDON, Jan 17- The British pound rose to a two-month high against the euro on Thursday, extending recent gains on growing expectations that Britain can avoid a no-deal Brexit. The Labour Party could back a second Brexit referendum if its proposals for leaving the EU are shunned by the government and a no-deal scenario looks likely, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn...

  • Jan 17- Brazil stocks fell as investors waited for details on a pension reform plan and Latin American currencies retreated against the U.S. dollar on diminished risk appetite over worries about China's economic outlook and its trade row with the United States. Brazil's benchmark index fell 0.2 percent with banks leading declines as investors waited for any...

  • LONDON, Jan 17- The British pound rose to a two-month high against the euro, extending recent gains on growing expectations that Britain can avoid a no-deal Brexit. The Labour Party could back a second Brexit referendum if its proposals for leaving the EU are shunned by the government and a no-deal scenario looks likely, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on...

  • World Economic Forum founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab

    As thousands of rich and powerful leaders head to Davos for the World Economic Forum (WEF) next week, the organization's founder has urged international heads of state to come up with an "inclusive" approach to globalization.

  • *Crises to keep Trump, Macron, May away from Davos. MILAN, Jan 17- An array of crises will keep several world leaders away from the annual World Economic Forum in Davos next week, which takes place against a backdrop of deepening gloom over the global economic and political outlook. Outside the G7, the leaders of Russia and India are shunning Davos, while China- whose...

  • LONDON, Jan 17- Sterling hovered just off two-month highs against the euro and the dollar on Thursday as uncertainty crept back in a day after British Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote in parliament. Lawmakers backed May's government 325 to 306, just 24 hours after handing her European Union withdrawal deal a crushing defeat that left Britain's...