Severe income disparity highlighted as top risk for 2013
Banks might find a lack of investment from the insurance sector under current regulatory proposals
Regulation acting as bar to global long-term investing
Leading provider of longevity derisking calls for governments to enter the market
A consortium led by Russian private oil company Lukoil is the latest in a line of energy giants sealing deals in Iraq, in a move set to develop one of the country’s largest oil fields.
The oil industry will continue to face supply challenges in the long term, following China’s burgeoning demand for imports, said BP’s chief executive at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Oil price spikes remain one of the World Economic Forum's (WEF) top 10 economic risks for 2010, with the risk-rating moving up to medium risk from low risk in 2009.
There is still a significant risk of asset prices falling through 2009, according to the World Economic Forum's assessment of global economic risks this year, revealed at a press conference today in London.
A US Congressman sent waves of panic across Europe when he announced at a fringe event of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in late January that he had serious reservations about whether the US would ever adopt Basel II.