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Trump warns Davos on unfair trade, says U.S. ‘open for business’

"Now is the best time to bring your money, your jobs, your businesses to America," Donald Trump said, singling out tax cuts and curbs to regulation as boosting the investment climate. Updated : January 26, 2018 20:31 IST Donald Trump Warns Davos On Unfair Trade,...

Attractive Opportunities Exist In Nigeria, Udoma Tells Investors At Davos 2018

Foreign businesses interested in investing in Africa have been encouraged to take a look at the very attractive opportunities available in Nigeria as the country’s economic outlook for 2018, and in the near future is very positive. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Budget and National Planning...

Trump in Davos: ‘America First does not mean America alone’

President Donald Trump on Friday offered “America’s friendship and partnership” to the world in his debut appearance before the global business elite in Davos, arguing: “America First does not mean America alone.” Trump “The world is experiencing the resurgence of a strong and prosperous...

African leaders at Davos 2018 say We are ready‘for business’

Billionaires, world leaders and investors are gathering in Davos-Kosters, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting. International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde waves as she is driven between venues in Davos on Monday, Jan. 22. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed the...

Nigeria’s Elumelu at Davos2018, Seeks Foreign Investors’ Support to Boost Entrepreneurship in Africa.

24-01-2018; Lagos Nigeria; The Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Mr. Tony Elumelu, has stressed the need for global organisations and multinational institutions to support the much-needed growth in the African continent; adding that ultimately, such...

CEOs are “extraordinarily hypocritical” to push companies for more social responsibility, says head of $6 trillion money manager

BlackRock's Larry Fink says he's not trying to use his influence to force corporate America to embrace his ideas for social change. Last week, Fink sent a letter to top CEOs, calling for them to better society or risk losing support from BlackRock. They were...

Germany is suffering from difficulties and polarization for decades, Merkel tells Davos

Her comments come amid continued speculation over Germany, and indeed Merkel's, political future after months of negotiations aimed at forming a coalition government. This after no one party gained a majority in last September's election. Merkel's conservative alliance of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and...

Protesters break through security in Davos to march against Trump and WEF

Police estimated that there were approximately 2,000 demonstrators in Zurich. Several hundred people also marched in public squares in Geneva, Lausanne and Fribourg Flag-waving demonstrators were seen carrying anti-globalist and environmentalist placards such as, "No Trump, no coal, no gas, no fossil fuels" as...

Italy prime minister rules out coalition with Berlusconi’s center-right bloc after upcoming election

Italy's Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said the expected outcome of a hung parliament would not be good for the country. "I think that the populist anti-EU position will not prevail and that Italy will keep its stability," he said. Italian elections will be held...

IMF chief meets S.Africa’s Ramaphosa in Davos to discuss economy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday she had met with South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos and agreed that structural challenges were a burden to economic growth in Africa’s largest...
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