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Top 10 videos from Davos

A worker prepares the sign at the entrance hall of the congress centre, the venue of the World Economic Forum (WEF), in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos

Here are some of the best video clips from the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos:

ECB quantitative easing won’t save the euro zone economy – Roubini

Even if the European Central Bank embarks on quantitative easing it’s unlikely to either boost the economy or tackle deflation, says NYU Economics Professor Nouriel Roubini. What’s needed is a massive fiscal stimulus, which Germany won’t agree to. (more…)

Davos Diary – Friday

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Perhaps one of the best parts about being involved in the Thomson Reuters operation here in the heart of Davos at the local library-turned TV studio and news bureau is having the chance to witness great television news being made, practically round the clock.

Every morning during the week of the World Economic Forum annual meeting at 7:30 a.m. CET on the dot, Reuters-run and produced Davos Today promptly begins as watchers online and on TV wake up with the headlines out of Davos and beyond.

What’s been so incredible to witness while here in Davos is the collaboration, professionalism and intensity with which the crew works to make it all happen. Not to mention how genuine, patient and calm and focused the people running the show are. Nothing seems to phase or disturb what they’re doing, which is making live TV happen. (more…)

Heard around Davos – Friday

Bill Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation gestures next to his wife Melinda French Gates during the session 'Sustainable Development: A Vision for the Future' in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos

Here are some of the most interesting, provocative and salient quotes we heard today around the 2015 World Economic Forum:

“You don’t have to choose between doing well and doing good.” – Jim Smith, President and CEO, Thomson Reuters

“It is clear that if the capital markets and the established players don’t innovate, new entrants, including Silicon Valley technology firms, will.” – David Craig, President, Financial & Risk at Thomson Reuters

“We need huge investments of capital in the green economy.” – François Hollande, President of France

“The best answer to the extremists is to build a better world.” – Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum

“One of the secrets for why Alibaba is successful is because we have a lot [47%] of women.” – Jack Ma, Founder and Executive Chairman, Alibaba Group

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Meet the team behind Davos Today

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Take a look behind the scenes of Davos Today, the official, must-watch TV show of the World Economic Forum. Produced and run exclusively by Reuters, you’ll find a hard working production crew that works tirelessly to put out a great show every morning, as well as produce video clips for Reuters.com and the Reuters Davos Live Blog. Reuters TV anchor Axel Threlfall caught up with the crew to get a sense of what they do and to find out how they’re getting on in the cozy Swiss town.

Check out all of our coverage of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

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Davos Today – Friday

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Davos Today, the official morning show of Thomson Reuters and the World Economic Forum, ran its second show today. In each show, anchor Axel Threlfall interviews world leaders, policymakers, blue-chip CEOs and leading investors. The program provides breaking news and analysis, as well as a flavor of the gossip and ‘behind the scenes’ action taking place in the mountain town.

Friday’s show featured interviews and analysis from the Colombian and Ukrainian finance ministers, the IEA, the Prime Ministers of Serbia and Finland and the CEOs of WPP and Novartis. (more…)

Davos Diary – Thursday

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Today marked the second full day of the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, which we kicked off with another great edition of the WEF’s official news program, Davos Today. Today’s show featured interviews from the IMF, the Dutch Prime Minister, Blackstone Group, Nouriel Roubini and the chief economist of Brazil’s biggest bank, Itau.

Special guests and big names

One of the guests who stopped by the Global Markets Forum today was Aleksandar Vučić, Prime Minister of Serbia (pictured above), who took a turn answering questions from the engaged online forum of financial professionals, and in doing so even made the Serbian press.

Big names, of course aren’t all that difficult to come by at an event like Davos, and Reuters journalist Nadia Damouni has now met both Will.i.Am (here representing his foundation), and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. I have a feeling they’ll be more big names popping up as we finish out the week. (more…)

Heard around Davos – Thursday

COO of Facebook Sandberg speaks during the session "The Future of the Digital Economy" in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos

Here are some of the most interesting, provocative and salient quotes we heard today around the 2015 World Economic Forum:

“Low cost bandwidth is a must for economic development.” – Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO

“I.T. is an arms race and you are only as strong as your weakest link.” – Cathy Bessant, Head of Global Technology and Operations, Bank of America

“The digital world creates situation where there are no secrets anymore.” – Angela Merkel, German Chancellor (more…)

Britain’s future in Europe

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On the first official day of the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, we co-hosted a breakfast discussion with WPP, titled “Britain’s Future in Europe,” bringing together an esteemed group of guests including CEOs, financial analysts, journalists, leaders and others. President and Editor-in-chief of Reuters Steve Adler moderated a lively panel discussion, featuring Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP; Lord Peter Mandelson, chairman of Global Counsel and former European trade commissioner and British first Secretary of State; and Domenico Siniscalco, vice chairman of Morgan Stanley and country head of Italy and head of government coverage EMEA.

The context of the conversation was based on TNS BMRB polling data, measuring British sentiment on the possibility of leaving the European Union. Some of the results from the research are shown below, which was presented by CEO of WPP government and public sector practice and global head of political and social practice at TNS Michelle Harrison: (more…)

Davos Today – Thursday

Davos Today

Davos Today, the official morning show of Thomson Reuters and the World Economic Forum, ran its second show today. In each show, anchor Axel Threlfall interviews world leaders, policymakers, blue-chip CEOs and leading investors. The program provides breaking news and analysis, as well as a flavor of the gossip and ‘behind the scenes’ action taking place in the mountain town.

Thursday’s show featured live interviews and analysis from the IMF, the Dutch Prime Minister, Blackstone Group, Nouriel Roubini and the chief economist of Brazil’s biggest bank, Itau. (more…)