Update: WTO head warns of ‘Dark Ages’ without free trade

Europe 01/24/19, 05:18

The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The head of the World Trade Organization warned that the global economy would plunge into the "Dark Ages" without free trade. Speaking at the World Economic Forum meeting ...

Update: Argentine bank president says economy healing

Business 01/23/19, 05:40

The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Guido Sandleris, president of the Central Bank of Argentina, says the country is "much better prepared" for the challenge of a slowdown in global trade and the ...

Leaders including Merkel and Abe take to main Davos stage

Europe 01/23/19, 05:18

Several high-profile leaders, including Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, will address the World Economic Forum on Wednesday amid a wider debate of the merits of populist nationalism versus global cooperation. Abe and Merkel, who lead the ...

Brazil’s nationalist leader to address Davos globalist crowd

Europe 01/22/19, 05:55

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will headline the first full day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, with a speech to political and business leaders. The nationalist leader is attending an event that has long represented business's interest in increasing ...

German, Japanese leaders to attend Davos as Trump sits out

Europe 01/15/19, 12:09

World Economic Forum executives say government leaders like Germany's Angela Merkel, Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu and Shinzo Abe of Japan will be among those attending its annual Davos event. Forum executives offered a preview Tuesday of the Jan. 22-26 gathering of political, ...

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