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Many Indian leaders give WEF meet a miss

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 12:54

While the rich and famous from across the world have assembled here for their annual talk-fest and networking for business, many top Indian business leaders like Mukesh Ambani and Rahul Bajaj have given this year's WEF Annual Meeting a miss.

Davos bosses tread warily in rocky emerging markets

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 10:37

Multinational companies are becoming more picky about emerging market investments as slowing growth in upstart economies and a recovery in the West takes the shine off a previous sure-fire strategic bet.

'WEF offers platform to project Mumbai as top int'l fin centre'

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 16:02

As the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting begins here tonight, leading Indian chamber Assocham's President Rana Kapoor has sought to utilise this opportunity to project the potential of Mumbai as a top International Financial Centre.

Swiss banks devise new 'cash' strategies for clients

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 13:53

As Swiss banks lose their secrecy tag, some bankers here are coming up with innovative ideas to lure rich clients from India and other countries by providing services like 'cash courier' as well as by offering large metal vaults to store currency notes, gold, artworks and other valuables.

WEF meet 2014: List of high-profile absentees

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 13:35

According to reports, some high profile participants have already announced their no-shows at the much anticipated talk-fest of the rich and the powerful.

WEF meet sees high-profile exits even before start

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 15:27

As this Swiss ski resort town gets ready to host World Economic Forum's annual meeting, some high profile participants have already announced their no-shows at this much-awaited talk fest of rich and powerful from across the world.

WEF meet kicks off Tuesday; India to have strong presence

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 15:20

Hundreds of top-notch CEOs will discuss state of global economy among themselves and around 40 heads of government at the annual talk-fest of rich and powerful people from across the world here for five days, beginning Tuesday.

125-member Indian delegation heads for WEF Davos

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 16:58

A 125-member strong Indian delegation will attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting at Davos, Switzerland this week, where they will highlight efforts being undertaken to turn around the economy.

WEF: Swiss army called for clearing snow, keeping off protesters

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 12:31

As the top leaders of the world descend on this snow-laden town of Davos to discuss state of affairs of global economy, over a couple of thousand members of Swiss army are busy doing something unusual.

WEF meet to begin Tuesday; India growth story to be watched

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 13:45

The corporate India would be represented by Anand Mahindra, Chanda Kochhar, Rahul Bajaj, Azim Premji, Sunil Bharti Mittal and heads of a number of Indian companies, including IT giants like TCS, Infosys, HCL Technologies and Mahindra Satyam.

Indian banks need to be well-funded to tap growth: Citi chief

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 19:06

Hailing Indian banks for their "great job", Citigroup chief Vikram Pandit Wednesday said they need to be well-capitalised and prepared to exploit a "lot of growth left" in the economy.

Top Indian leaders to present India story at WEF Davos meet

Last Updated: Sunday, January 22, 2012, 12:50

Over 100 Indian business leaders, including Mukesh Ambani, Sunil Mittal, Azim Premji, Rahul Bajaj and Adi Godrej, will be heading for the Swiss resort of Davos for the annual meeting of World Economic Forum, taking place from January 25 amidst a challenging economic scenario.