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World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2016

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

Indian economy needs multiple growth engines: Arun Jaitley

The Indian economy needs some multiple engines of growth, while the focus for the government now is on reviving private investments, Finance Minister

Jan 21, 2016, 18:16 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

India in a sweet spot; private investment uptick soon: ICICI CEO Chanda Kochhar

Expecting Indian economy to continue to improve, top banker Chanda Kochhar Tuesday said India is in a "sweet spot" amid the global economy witnessing a low-growth and low-inflation environment. 

Jan 20, 2016, 21:03 PM IST

WEF Davos 2016: Asylum seekers' inflow to have expansionary effect on economy

The refugee challenge facing Europe can be harnessed for the benefit of all, with the help of appropriate policies, especially effective integration into the labour market, IMF said.

Jan 20, 2016, 19:40 PM IST

World Economic Forum annual meet opens in Davos

Schwab, who is WEF Founder and Executive Chairman, hoped that when participants go home they would be convinced that the future of our small global village can only be managed by collaboration and cooperation.

Jan 19, 2016, 23:23 PM IST

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2016: Some sessions open for public

The high-profile WEF meeting here will not be entirely for the elite only as some of the 300-odd sessions will be open to general public and few sessions would connect with millennials in select few cities worldwide, including Delhi, Bangalore and Ahmedabad in India.

Jan 19, 2016, 20:50 PM IST

Swiss Army, police turn WEF venue into a fortress

As the annual WEF talkfest of the elite of the world begins here Tuesday, nearly 5,000 Army personnel and hundreds of police staff have turned this small ski resort town into a fortress for a week.

Jan 19, 2016, 17:38 PM IST