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Reuters
January 21, 2020
Trump's two-day visit to Switzerland will test his ability to balance his anger over being impeached with a desire to project leadership on the world stage


Reuters
January 21, 2020
It was the second time in the last four days Malaysia expressed the possibility of such a meeting in Davos


BusinessToday.In
January 21, 2020
Tonby pointed out that the persistent economic slowdown in the country, coupled with other problems like tensions within and outside the country, environment sustainability has the companies worried


BusinessToday.In
January 20, 2020
\"The most major issue to address is the weakness in credit growth. There need to be policies that can resuscitate credit growth but at the same time don't create further NPA problems,\" said Gita Gopinath


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 20, 2020
Oliver Tonby, chairman of McKinsey,  Asia, spoke to India Today's Rahul Kanwal about the growing dominance of Asia in the world. He also stressed that the world was realistically optimistic about India and elaborated on the reasons for the optimism. India has the maximum number of people coming out of poverty and into the consuming class, among all countries. Technology disruption is helping India too. India also has more unicorns than Germany. Those unicorns are getting to unicorn status faster than anywhere else in the world. India has more STEM graduates than any other country in the world. Watch the video for his views on the India story.Also watch: Amazon rolls out e-rickshaws; Bezos seen driving one Watch more: Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express: All you need to know  


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 20, 2020
IMF's chief economist Gita Gopinath spoke exclusively to Rahul Kanwal, News Director, India Today and Aajtak at the WEF meet in Davos. She elaborated on the global fallout of India's slowdown. She said the financial sector was most stressed and there was a sharp decline in credit growth. She stated that there needs to be an urgency in addressing weakness in credit growth. But she also pointed out that significant recovery was coming in due to the monetary stimulus in the system. But the government should come up with reforms and there should be quicker recapitalisation of banks in order to bring about quick recovery. She also indicated that countries which witnessed social unrest also suffered economically. Watch the video for more.Also read: Federal Bank posts record net profit of Rs 441 crore in December quarterAlso read: Jeff Bezos rides electric rickshaw; Amazon rolls out new vehicle in India  


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 20, 2020
The IMF has slashed India's growth forecast further by more than a percentage point. Gita Gopinath cited stress in the non-banking financial sector  and weak rural income growth as a major reason. The IMF has also trimmed back 2020 global growth forecast due to a sharp slowdown in India and other emerging markets. Watch the video for more.Also read: New law to protect foreign investors to exclude tax demands, reveal documentsAlso read: Airtel partners with Google Cloud to offer G Suite to SMBs  


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 20, 2020
The World Economic Forum annual meet at Davos is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Leaders from the world of politics and business and also academia will be gathering at the snow-clad destination in Switzerland. The focus this year, will be on climate and the theme is 'Stakeholders for a cohesive and sustainable world.' There will be many firsts this year. Teenage activists have been especially invited for the event. Youtube Influencers will be present for the first time. US President Donald Trump will make a speech and much more. Watch the video for more.Also read: IMF lowers India's 2019 growth forecast to 4.8% from 6.1%Also read: Budget 2020: Date, time, where to watch, what to expect from Modi govt's most challenging budget  


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 20, 2020
Ahead of WEF annual meet, protesters with smoke canisters and flares were seen marching to express themselves against the World Economic Forum meet in Davos. People are protesting  against businesses and political leaders who have not taken action for the climate  crisis among other issues. Critics have felt the annual meet in the Swiss town is elitist and claim that nothing concrete gets done afterwards. The meet kicks off on Jan 21 and will continue till Jan 24. Watch the video for more.Also Read: WEF 2020: Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal to lead Indian delegation at annual event


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 20, 2020
The World Economic Forum will be marking its 50th anniversary this year. The event will be held from January 21-24, 2020, in Davos, Switzerland. Its foremost aim is to engage world's top leaders in collaborative activities to shape the global, regional and industry agendas at the beginning of each year. This year, the theme of the annual meeting would revolve around the role of stakeholders for a cohesive and sustainable world. Every year, the world waits for eminent speakers to share their thoughts and plans for the coming year on critical issues. Here are some of the important speakers from this year's line-up. Watch the video for more.Also Read: WEF summit 2020: The yearly jamboree to host over 3,000 climate heroes this week


PTI
January 20, 2020
Helping bring about systemic change to return our planet to a sustainable path, there will be an unprecedented number of leaders from across civil society making progress at the community, national and global level, the WEF said


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 20, 2020
Budget document printing to start today with 'halwa' ceremony at North BlockThe countdown to Union Budget 2020 will officially kick off on Monday as printing of Budget documents begins. The process will begin with the traditional 'halwa' ceremony at the North Block, which will be attended by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and other finance ministry officials.Richest 1% sitting on 4 times the wealth held by 95 crore Indians: Oxfam reportThe top 1 per cent of Indians holds over...


PTI
January 20, 2020
Among the global leaders, US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are also expected to attend the high-profile summit, where over 3,000 global leaders would converge to discuss what requires to make it a \"cohesive and sustainable world\". However, there is no official confirmation about the two leaders as yet


BusinessToday.In
January 20, 2020
Bhuvan Bam will attend conferences and educate his audience on talks over a cohesive and sustainable world. Bhuvan Bam has 16.1M subscribers on YouTube.


PTI
January 20, 2020
WEF 2020: Goyal will also participate in an informal WTO Ministerial gathering being held in Davos


BusinessToday.In
January 20, 2020
From India, two union ministers Piyush Goyal and Mansukh Mandaviya as well as three chief ministers -- Amarinder Singh, Kamal Nath and B S Yeddyurappa -- are expected to participate in the prestigious WEF summit


PTI
London/New Delhi, January 20, 2020
For the first time in the report's 10-year outlook, the top five global risks in terms of likelihood are all environmental -- extreme weather events, human-made environmental disasters, major biodiversity loss, natural disasters, and failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 20, 2020
Oxfam report reveals some startling facts on income and gender inequality in India; it also claims the total wealth of 63 Indian billionaires is higher than the last year's Union Budget of India 2018-2019


Reuters
January 18, 2020
WEF 2020 latest news: Trade ministers from India and Malaysia likely to meet on the sidelines of the Davos Worldwide Economic Forum next week. Here's what is likely to be discussed


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, December 18, 2019
India has slipped four places on the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap index to 112, behind neighbours China, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh, due to rising disparity in terms of women's health and participation in the economy. Iceland remained the world's most gender-neutral country, while Yemen was ranked the worst at 153th place. Iraq and Pakistan remained in bottom three of the ladder. Watch the video to know how long it will take for India to close the gender gap.


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