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Davos 2016

India among top six promising markets, but slips one notch

India features among top six for global executives when it comes to overall growth prospects over the next 12 months, but enthusiasm for investing in the country has dropped from three years ago, finds out a survey.

Jan 17, 2017, 12:36 PM IST

WEF meet begins today; over 100 people from India to attend

World's rich and powerful people, including over 100 from India, as well as government heads from the UK, China, Pakistan and Bangladesh will be in this Swiss ski resort for 5-day WEF Annual Meeting beginning on Moday to hold discussions on global economy and need for a 'responsive and responsible leadership'.

Jan 16, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

WEF 2016: Davos Man seeks Davos Women

The 44-year-old used a quota to achieve a gender-balanced cabinet.

Jan 23, 2016, 23:58 PM IST

India at Davos 2016 (Pics)

India at Davos 2016

Jan 23, 2016, 23:31 PM IST

WEF meet 2016 ends; raises concerns over China, terror & refugees

The 5-day annual jamboree of the world's rich and powerful came to a close in this Alpine resort Saturday, with leaders raising concerns about economic headwinds from China, geo-political risks arising from the refugee crisis in Europe and terror attacks in various parts of the world.

 

Jan 23, 2016, 21:40 PM IST

Hinduja asks businesses to diversify to tackle global shock

Stating that he remains optimistic about Indian as well as the global economy, the Co-chairman of diversified Hinduja Group called for the Indian policymakers to grab the opportunity to grow faster in the wake of prevailing problems in other markets, including China.

Jan 23, 2016, 21:15 PM IST

'CEOs should turn away from short-term thinking'

Chief executives need to move away from short-term thinking and take bold measures to promote diversity, according to leaders gathered at the WEF annual meet.

Jan 23, 2016, 20:29 PM IST

Davos 2016: Chinese economy won't see hard landing, says Lagarde

She also said the fourth industrial revolution currently underway would bring about a major change in the world and would require change in the way GDP is calculated.

Jan 23, 2016, 19:48 PM IST

Davos 2016: Business leaders cautiously optimistic on India's prospects

On the last day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) meet Saturday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the reform process would continue unhindered and without any impact of political opposition.

Jan 23, 2016, 19:37 PM IST

Internet's openness, dynamism at risk: WEF report

There has been a growing concern that the Internet may be in danger of splintering into a series of bordered cyberspace segments, according to a new report by the World Economic Forum.

 

Jan 23, 2016, 17:02 PM IST

Davos 2016: India has chance to cement 'bright spot' status, says Vedanta chief

Referring to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's statement here at WEF that "any economy needs multiple engines of growth", Agarwal said it is now becoming increasingly clear that services alone cannot drive India.

Jan 23, 2016, 16:51 PM IST

Don't forget society in name of shareholder value: Rajan to companies

Stating that the meaning of the maximising of shareholders' value has gone through a change, Rajan gave example of "a bunch of employees contributing a huge value to a firm", but the benefits of the value actually going to the shareholders.

Jan 22, 2016, 23:13 PM IST

India taking steps to address infrastructure woes: FM Jaitley

Emphasising that India is taking steps to address problems in the infrastructure sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said multiple institutions are required to meet the funding requirements in this space.

 

Jan 22, 2016, 22:14 PM IST

Davos 2016: RBI expected to remain accommodative, says Chanda Kochhar

The Reserve Bank of India has reduced repo rate by 125 basis points in about past one year, but demands continue to mount for further cuts to stimulate economy.

Jan 22, 2016, 20:25 PM IST

EU is 'falling apart', George Soros warns

The European Union is "falling apart", American financier George Soros warned as part of wide-ranging remarks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday.

Jan 22, 2016, 08:55 AM IST

India ranked 22nd among world's best countries

India was Thursday ranked 22nd on an inaugural list of the world's best countries, which was released here on the sidelines of WEF Annual Meeting and is topped by Germany.

Jan 21, 2016, 22:47 PM IST

ICICI Bank eyes Rs 80K crore mobile banking transactions by March

Kochhar, Managing Director and CEO of India's top lender ICICI Bank, said the financial sector is among the few ones that has rapidly adopted new technology and continues to innovate.

Jan 21, 2016, 15:12 PM IST

Slow growth concerns, terror threats cast shadow on WEF meet

Fears of slow economic growth, including in emerging markets, and concerns over rising terror attacks have cast a shadow over the WEF annual gathering as the rich and influential deliberate on ways to boost global economy.

Jan 20, 2016, 21:34 PM IST

Markets to settle down, investors will go for India: Raghuram Rajan

The rupee, Rajan said, has been "relatively strong" in the EM currency basket, but India is affected by the "same kind of jitters" impacting other world markets.

Jan 20, 2016, 20:28 PM IST