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Davos elites will be buzzing about corporate responsibility and its limits

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Klaus Schwab, founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), addresses a news conference ahead of the Davos annual meeting in Cologny near Geneva, Switzerland, January 14, 2020. Denis Balibouse The world’s most influential executives will soon swarm......
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West African ‘Eco’ currency sparks division over timetable and euro peg

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Economic Community of West African States member countries flags on world map with national borders Getty Images Having announced the retirement of French colonial currency the CFA franc, the eight countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)......
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Here are the main themes at World Economic Forum 2020

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here BERLIN, GERMANY – FEBRUARY 07: German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the course of a special faction meeting, on February 07, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Florian Gaertner Where are we headed? Thousands of politicians and business leaders will address this question......
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Developing nations more exposed to climate risks, McKinsey finds

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Herd boys pull out an ox stuck in muddy waters in the drying Mabwematema dam 20km North of Zvishavane, on December 25, 2019. Zinyange Auntony | AFP | Getty Images Countries and regions with lower per capita GDP levels are......
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Beijing posts economic data amid trade war

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here China’s President Xi Jinping raises a toast to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. NOEL CELIS | AFP | Getty Images China said Friday its economy grew......
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JP Morgan, HSBC bullish on China property stocks

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Buildings and skyscrapers in Jing’an district on October 18, 2018 in Shanghai, China. VCG | Visual China Group | Getty Images Home prices in China have been growing at a slower pace — but a portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management said it’s time for investors to be more......
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Here’s what Putin’s reforms and Russia’s political upheaval means

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A screen in the media room broadcasts Vladimir Putin, Russia’s president, speaking during his annual state of the nation address in Moscow, Russia, on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. Bloomberg Russia saw extreme political upheaval on Wednesday with constitutional reforms announced......
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Davos prepares for climate crisis showdown

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg watches as U.S. President Donald Trump enters the United Nations to speak with reporters in a still image from video taken in New York City, U.S. September 23, 2019. REUTERS | Andrew Hofstetter | File......
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Intellectual property protection benefits Beijing

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump, with (L-R) Vice President Mike Pence, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, speaks during a press conference with Chinas Vice Premier Liu He(not shown), the countrys top trade negotiator, before they sign a......
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US-China phase one deal brings some relief, but uncertainty remains

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A partial trade deal signed on Wednesday between the U.S. and China gives some relief to the market, but uncertainty still remains, experts said. “There’s a great sense of welcome that the deal was signed and a little bit of......
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China 2019 GDP estimated to have grown more than 6%, Liu He says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US President Donald Trump, shakes hands during a press conference with Chinas Vice Premier Liu He(L), the countrys top trade negotiator, before they sign a trade agreement between the US and China during a ceremony in the East Room of......
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Germany’s economy grew 0.6% in 2019, meeting expectations

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Ginger bread biscuits are wrapped by employees at the Bahlsen factory in Berlin, Germany, 28 August 2015. picture alliance The German economy grew at 0.6% in 2019, according to Destatis, the country’s federal statistics office, marking a sharp slump in......
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the perfect weekend trip from Mexico City

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Mexico’s Ministry of Tourism announced in 2001 it was developing a program to highlight the most beautiful and culturally-rich towns in the country. With more to offer than just beach resorts, ports of call and salt-rimmed margaritas, Mexico focused on......
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US-China phase one trade deal may not hold, tariffs could return: Expert

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here China’s President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 9, 2017. Nicolas Asfouri | AFP | Getty Images China could face difficulties fulfilling its commitment......
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BlackRock CEO Larry Fink says climate change will soon reshape markets

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Larry Fink, chief executive officer of BlackRock Inc., pauses ahead of a Bloomberg Television interview at the Blackrock Inc. wealth symposium in Zurich, Switzerland, on Thursday, March 7, 2019 Stefan Wermuth | Bloomberg via Getty Images The chief of the......
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‘Trump deal’ could replace 2015 Iran nuclear accord, Boris Johnson says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here If the 2015 Iran nuclear deal does collapse, a “Trump deal” negotiated by the U.S. president should replace it, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday. Johnson said the U.K. would come under pressure to jettison the 2015 nuclear deal......
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Fed could cut rates 3 times as tariffs drag down US growth: UBS

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building in Washington, D.C. Jabin Botsford | The Washington Post | Getty Images Swiss wealth giant UBS has predicted that the U.S. Federal Reserve could lower interest rates three times in 2020 — a......
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China December 2019 trade, imports, exports

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Shipping containers sit stacked at Qingdao Port after snow on February 14, 2019 in Qingdao, Shandong Province of China. Visual China Group | Getty Images China’s exports and imports both rose in 2019, Reuters reported citing data from the General Administration of......
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India needs more growth to keep young people employed

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here India needs to implement significant reforms to revive its flagging economic growth and put more young job seekers to work, according to a former central bank governor. Growth in India’s economic output slowed to 4.5% in the three months that......

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