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Davos 2018

The latest news from the 2018 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

Women's 15 km biathlon postponed due to high winds

The high winds buffeting Pyeongchang have caused plenty of headaches for organizers with a number of Alpine skiing races already postponed and the women's 15km individual biathlon became the latest to fall victim to bad weather on Wednesday.

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Davos Today: Friday 2018 64:24

Interviews with world leaders, policymakers, top CEOs and influential thinkers from the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

Reuters' Steve Adler moderates global trade trends panel 59:35

DAVOS - Reuters Editor-in-Chief Steve Adler moderates a panel about trends in global trade, featuring Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal and international CEOs. The discussion will explore the future of trade deals such as NAFTA, and whether greater protectionism in multiple global capitals clearing the ground for a new global trade landscape.

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U.S. President Donald Trump attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual...

Commentary: Global takeaways from Trump's Davos speech

“When people are forgotten the world becomes fractured,” President Donald Trump observed to the Davos forum in his breathlessly-awaited speech Friday. That he himself was the fracturer-in-chief must have entered the minds of more than a few in the crowded hall.

Attendees take part at a reception event after the Crystal Award ceremony...

Harold Evans: Will Davos Man – or Woman – take on Trumpian nihilism?

The tens of millions of fans of the HBO mythical series Game of Thrones boil with frustration. They long to know what happens next in the ancient mountain kingdoms of Westeros where kings and queens and power-mad challengers betray and murder each other with satisfying consistency. HBO is keeping fans in suspense until 2019, so I am happy to bring news of comparable real-life dramas that will assuredly start at the end of this month in peaks as snowed and menacing as the Westeros Frostfangs.

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Banks can withstand market moves as rates rise: BoE's Carney

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Friday that markets are likely to be affected when central banks around the world raise interest rates, but that reforms to the financial system meant there would be limited impact on the real economy.

Trump to tell Davos seeks to build partnerships

U.S. President Donald Trump plans to tell the World Economic Forum that he will always put America First, but that does not mean America would be alone, according to excerpts of his speech on Friday.