This year’s World Economic Forum, in Davos, kicks off against a backdrop of growing pessimism — with the IMF saying global growth appears to have bottomed out with no rebound in sight; and CEO confidence in the world’s economy hitting a record low.
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Given the skewed imbalance of a world where the rich become richer and the poor are made poorer by the day, there is an inescapable perception that decisions made at the elite Davos club in Switzerland stand little chance of becoming reality. So, it is valid to pose the question: what is the point of 40 heads of state and government, Taoiseach Enda Kenny among them, gathering for the 45th World Economic Forum?
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Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins and HSBC chairman Douglas Flint said the financial system’s safety has improved in the past five years, splitting delegates at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
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Ireland cannot exit the bailout programme this year if EU leaders do not honour their commitments on the Anglo promissory notes and separating sovereign debt from bank debt, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said today.
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