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Davos 2017

Davos offers unsettling glimpse of new world order

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DAVOS, Switzerland Imagine a world where the relationships and roles that have defined the global order for the past three quarters of a century have been turned on their head. | Video

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Fears of economic 'race to bottom', strong dollar in Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland A strengthening dollar and a "race to the bottom" on taxes, deregulation and trade policy are the major risks to an otherwise brightening global economy, financial leaders said on the final day of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

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No longer 'rising', Africa pushed to the margin at Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland In this Swiss Alps town where the global elite have gathered to debate the world's problems, there seems to be little room on the radar for Africa, a continent of over a billion people where a commodity-fueled growth boom has soured with a vengeance.

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World trade chief warns against 'talking ourselves into a crisis'

DAVOS, Switzerland The world should be wary of stumbling into trade wars that would destroy jobs, World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo said on Friday.

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BOJ Kuroda: Steady U.S. growth may push up rates, dollar

DAVOS, Switzerland Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Friday U.S. economic growth and inflation may accelerate in coming years, which may push up interest rates and the value of the dollar.

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U.S. bankers tell Europeans to think positively on Trump

DAVOS, Switzerland U.S. bankers, buoyed by a resurgence in profits, are advising their counterparts in Europe to think positively about the new administration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.

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India's top bank SBI eyes up to $1.5 billion capital raising next fiscal year

DAVOS, Switzerland India's biggest lender by assets, State Bank of India, could tap capital markets next fiscal year to raise up to $1.5 billion, its chief said on Friday, though it first needs to complete a planned merger with its subsidiary banks.

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'Don't damage trade', emerging market leaders tell Trump from Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland Globalization is good. That's the message leaders of developing countries want to send from the Davos forum to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, who takes office on Friday.

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Publicis CEO Levy expects his successor to be picked within weeks

DAVOS, Switzerland Maurice Levy expects his successor as chief executive of Publicis to be chosen by the board of the French advertising group within weeks.

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China-U.S. trade tensions high on Big Oil's worry list

DAVOS, Switzerland Oil executives and Middle East producers are concerned that trade tensions between the United States and China risk clouding the outlook for global energy demand growth and a recovery in the price of oil.

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Elections don't cloud improving euro zone outlook: ECB's Villeroy

PARIS A series of elections in major European countries this year like France and Germany will not derail the improving euro zone economic outlook, ECB governing council member Francois Villeroy de Galhau said in a Bloomberg television interview on Friday.

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French finance minister warns U.S. against unilateral bank deregulation

DAVOS, Switzerland France's finance minister has cautioned incoming U.S. President Donald Trump against taking unilateral steps to deregulate the U.S. financial industry, stressing the need for international coordination.

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Exclusive: Malaria champions see Trump uncertainty at crucial time

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 20 (Reuters)- When it comes to fighting malaria, Bill Gates and Ray Chambers are both inspired and concerned: With victory in sight, will the world's new leaders commit to finally beating this persistent parasite?

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IMF warns wave of U.S. protectionism would offset any stimulus gains

DAVOS, Switzerland Protectionist policies from the new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump will probably have a negative impact on the economy, overshadowing any positive gains from economic stimulus measures, the head of the IMF said on Friday.

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Ultratech Cement third-quarter profit falls 23 percent on raw material price rise

India's UltraTech Cement Ltd, part of the Aditya Birla Group, on Thursday posted a 23 percent drop in third-quarter profit, hurt by rising pet coke and coal prices.

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Cricket: Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year

MUMBAI India captain Virat Kohli had something to cheer on Thursday when he was named ICC World Cricketer of the Year, a day after suffering his first test series defeat as skipper in South Africa.

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India to set up $350 million fund to finance solar projects

NEW DELHI India will set up a $350 million fund to finance solar projects, Power Minister R.K. Singh said, as the country steps up efforts to achieve its ambitious target of adding 175 gigawatts (GW) in renewable energy by 2022.

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Exclusive: Trump accuses Russia of helping North Korea evade sanctions; says U.S. needs more missile defence

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump complained on Wednesday that Russia was helping North Korea to evade international sanctions, signalling frustration with a country he had hoped to forge friendly relations with after his 2016 election win. | Video

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The Wider Image: Dance bars, mobile phones and Chelsea jerseys: changing face of Bhutan

THIMPHU For decades Bhutan had no television, no traffic lights and a culture that had barely changed in centuries.

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Apple plans new U.S. campus, to pay $38 billion in foreign cash taxes

Apple Inc will open a new campus as part of a five-year, $30 billion U.S. investment plan and will make about $38 billion in one-time tax payments on its overseas cash, one of the largest corporate spending plans announced since the passage of a tax cut signed by U.S. President Donald Trump. | Video

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Israel's Netanyahu says Mahatma Gandhi an inspiration

NEW DELHI Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the home of Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday, saying modern India's founding father and promoter of peace was an inspiration for humanity.

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Exclusive: Trump denies U.S. embassy to be moved to Jerusalem within a year

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the planned relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place within a year, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected the controversial move to happen by then.

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British lawmakers back Brexit legislation, stiffer tests yet to come

LONDON British lawmakers voted in favour of the government's legislative blueprint for Brexit on Wednesday, marking a victory for Prime Minister Theresa May over political opponents who want a softer approach to leaving the European Union.

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Live Coverage of Davos 2017

Live video and breaking news from the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.  Follow 

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Who's at Davos?

The movers and shakers at the World Economic Forum.  Full Coverage