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The biggest threats to the global economy - The Global Herald;

The biggest threats to the global economy - The Global Herald

The Global HeraldThe biggest threats to the global economyThe Global HeraldEconomic inequality, polarisation in society and intensifying environmental dangers are the top three trends that will shape global developments over the next 10 years. That's according to the 12th edition of the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report.and more »

World Economic Forum says capitalism needs urgent change - Business Standard

World Economic Forum says capitalism needs urgent changeBusiness StandardReforming the very nature of capitalism will be needed to combat the growing appeal of populist political movements around the world, the World Economic Forum said today. Getting higher economic growth, it added, is necessary but insufficient to heal ...and more »

Economic inequality top global risk: WEF - The Daily Star

Economic inequality top global risk: WEFThe Daily StarRising income inequality is seen as the top risk for the global economy in 2017, with reforms to market capitalism increasingly viewed as necessary to ward off a populist backlash, the World Economic Forum said Wednesday. A survey for the WEF's Global ...and more »

Climate change key global risk, WEF finds - World Nuclear News

Climate change key global risk, WEF findsWorld Nuclear NewsThe global risk landscape is now dominated by environmental concerns, with environmental risks dominating the list of those most likely, according to the World Economic Forum's (WEF) newly published Global Risks Report 2017. Climate change is one of ...and more »

The world is becoming a very scary place - KABC

The world is becoming a very scary placeKABCLONDON (CNNMoney) – If you thought last year was rough, just wait: 2017 promises to be a year of extreme risk. Weak economic growth, rising inequality, wild weather, data fraud, anti-establishment politics and forced migration are just some of the ...and more »

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang's Regular Press Conference on January 11, 2017 - MFA China;

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang's Regular Press Conference on January 11, 2017 - MFA China

MFA ChinaForeign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang's Regular Press Conference on January 11, 2017MFA ChinaQ: In this morning's briefing, Vice Foreign Minister Li Baodong said President Xi's attendance at the World Economic Forum in Davos would make him the first Chinese head of state to do so. Does China have any special considerations? A: In the briefing ...and more »

World Economic Forum says 2017 will be year of upheavals - The National;

World Economic Forum says 2017 will be year of upheavals - The National

The NationalWorld Economic Forum says 2017 will be year of upheavalsThe NationalThe world faces growing risks from income inequity, societal polarisation and intensifying environmental dangers in 2017, according to the World Economic Forum's annual Global Risks Report. The report, published on the eve of the WEF's annual meeting ...and more »

'Urgent action' needed to address biggest risks to global development - The Actuary;

'Urgent action' needed to address biggest risks to global development - The Actuary

The Actuary'Urgent action' needed to address biggest risks to global developmentThe ActuaryRising income equality and societal polarisation triggered by political change in 2016 could exacerbate risks worldwide if urgent action is not taken, according to the World Economic Forums' (WEF) Global Risks Report 2017. 11 JAN 2017 | CHRIS SEEKINGS.and more »

The world is now more likely to be ravaged by environmental, not economic, catastrophes - Quartz;

The world is now more likely to be ravaged by environmental, not economic, catastrophes - Quartz

QuartzThe world is now more likely to be ravaged by environmental, not economic, catastrophesQuartzIt's not the economy, stupid. That's the conclusion drawn from more than a decade of quantifying the biggest threats facing the world, as detailed in the World Economic Forum's annual risk report. Economic factors, like an oil price shock or a slowing ...and more »

China's economy, globalization to be on top of President Xi's Davos agenda - Xinhua

China's economy, globalization to be on top of President Xi's Davos agendaXinhuaBEIJING, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping will discuss the latest developments in China's economy and more inclusive globalization during his first visit to the Davos summit. Vice Foreign Minister Li Baodong told a press briefing on Wednesday ...and more »

'Wealth disparity' challenge for Davos elite - Sky News;

'Wealth disparity' challenge for Davos elite - Sky News

Sky News'Wealth disparity' challenge for Davos eliteSky NewsThe rich and powerful gathering at Davos will be under pressure to discuss their own contribution to society, Ian King writes. 14:47, UK, Wednesday 11 January 2017. The Davos summit is held at the ski resport every January Image Caption: The Davos ...and more »

China's Xi to Promote Globalization at Davos, Not 'War and Poverty' - Voice of America;

China's Xi to Promote Globalization at Davos, Not 'War and Poverty' - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaChina's Xi to Promote Globalization at Davos, Not 'War and Poverty'Voice of AmericaChina's President Xi Jinping looks on before to meet with former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger (not seen) at the Great Halll of the People in Beijing on December 2, 2016. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Google+ · Email to ...and more »

Income inequality, polarisation among top global risks: WEF - Business Standard

Income inequality, polarisation among top global risks: WEFBusiness StandardEconomic inequality, societal polarisation and growing environmental dangers are the top risks facing the world over the next 10 years while India alone can see this year a staggering 93 per cent holding jobs without social security benefits, says a ...and more »

These are the five main threats facing the global economy in... - Newstalk 106-108 fm;

These are the five main threats facing the global economy in... - Newstalk 106-108 fm

Newstalk 106-108 fmThese are the five main threats facing the global economy in...Newstalk 106-108 fmThe World Economic Forum's annual Global Risks report for 2017 has highlighted its primary economic concerns. Its panel of over 700 expert contributors are most worried about these issues: Unemployment or underemployment - A sustained high level of ...and more »

Action needed to tackle 'cultural schisms', World Economic Forum says - shropshirestar.com;

Action needed to tackle 'cultural schisms', World Economic Forum says - shropshirestar.com

shropshirestar.comAction needed to tackle 'cultural schisms', World Economic Forum saysshropshirestar.comUrgent action is needed to tackle global risks such as social polarisation, which helped drive events like Brexit and Donald Trump's presidential victory last year, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said. Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential ...and more »

From Brexit to Trump, polarisation heightens risk: WEF - Moneyweb.co.za;

From Brexit to Trump, polarisation heightens risk: WEF - Moneyweb.co.za

Moneyweb.co.zaFrom Brexit to Trump, polarisation heightens risk: WEFMoneyweb.co.zaTrends eg ageing population, climate change, social polarisation and income inequality could amplify those risks. Alex Morales, Bloomberg / 11 January 2017 12:38. Rising inequality and social polarization are set to shape world developments for the ...and more »

Chinese President Xi Jinping seeks to carve bigger global role in first visit to Davos - Economic Times;

Chinese President Xi Jinping seeks to carve bigger global role in first visit to Davos - Economic Times

Economic TimesChinese President Xi Jinping seeks to carve bigger global role in first visit to DavosEconomic TimesPresident Xi Jinping of China plans to stride into the snowy high-altitude conclave of the world's financial elite next week, attending the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland, the first time a top Chinese leader will put himself into the mix of ...and more »

Polarized societies fuel risks at Davos after year of upheaval - TODAYonline

Polarized societies fuel risks at Davos after year of upheavalTODAYonlineLONDON - Divided societies, rising populism and fears for the world's climate top the list of risks facing politicians, central bankers and business leaders gathering in Davos next week. The world has changed dramatically in the year since they last ...and more »

WEF identifies growing wealth gap as top threat - Expatica Switzerland

WEF identifies growing wealth gap as top threatExpatica SwitzerlandThe growing gap between rich and poor, social polarisation and climate change are the top risks facing the planet, according to the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Global Risks Report 2017. The WEF annual survey, published on Wednesday, said world ...and more »

China Joins Davos as Trump Presidency Vies for Spotlight - BloombergQuint;

China Joins Davos as Trump Presidency Vies for Spotlight - BloombergQuint

BloombergQuintChina Joins Davos as Trump Presidency Vies for SpotlightBloombergQuint(Bloomberg) -- The Davos elite gathering next week behind metal detectors in a concrete bunker in the Swiss Alps to discuss the state of the world will be isolated in more ways than one. The roughly 3,000 business, political and academic leaders ...and more »