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World Economic Forum: “Global economy growth below potential” –Standard Chartered CEO Bill Winters

The CEO of Standard Chartered, Bill Winters, says the global economy is growing below potential but adds that global growth and trade should pick up this year. Winters made this statement in a chat with CNBC on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

World Economic Forum: Global resource consumption passes 100bn tonnes/YR – Circularity Gap Report

The global economy is consuming 100 billion tonnes of materials a year for the first time ever but re-use of resources has gone into reverse. That’s according to the 2020 Circularity Gap Report launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos by Circle Economy. Marc De Wit, Director of Strategic Alliances at Circle Economy joins CNBC Africa to unpack the report.

World Economic Forum: Strategic Outlook: Africa

From the rise of weather-related disasters such as Cyclone Idai to new companies revolutionizing Africa’s gig economy, major trends are affecting the region. How will policymakers, businesses and innovators shape the continent's future in the coming year?...

World Economic Forum: The Future of Financial Markets

Financial markets have performed at an all-time high in the past decade, yet systemic shifts and technological disruption loom large on the horizon. What can make markets more resilient for the future?...

World Economic Forum: Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser on its global growth strategy

At the ongoing World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, CNBC International spoke to CEO of Siemens, Joe Kaeser for an outlook on the multinational conglomerate company.

World Economic Forum: Strategic Outlook: Emerging Markets

Foreign direct investment in emerging markets is at its lowest level since the 1990s, with weak productivity and borrowing costs exacerbated by a strong US dollar. What is on the horizon for emerging markets in 2020? On the Forum Agenda: Managing US dollar vulnerabilities, shifting to tighter financial markets, weathering globalization risks....

#WEF20: Why Old Mutual is committing $8.3bn towards creating inclusive and sustainable economies

Khaya Gobodo, Managing Director of Old Mutual Wealth joins CNBC Africa to discuss the group’s $8.3 billion commitment towards creating inclusive and sustainable economies.

#WEF20: Trump says African-born Elon Musk is like Thomas Edison, he needs to be protected, here’s why

Elon Musk, who was born in South Africa was praised by US President Donald Trump, here's why...

World Economic Forum: Barclays CEO Jes Staley on climate change, renewable energy & the banks’ future plans

At the ongoing World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, CNBC International had a conversation with CEO of Barclays, Jes Staley on the banks future plans and possible investments in carbon related products.

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