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  • Kerry meets with Iran's foreign minister on nuclear talks

    DAVOS, Switzerland Secretary of State John Kerry met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif late Friday on the sidelines of the annual World Economic Forum to try to advance efforts to secure a final nuclear deal ahead of a new July 1 deadline.
  • Richest 1% will own more than half the world's wealth by 2016: report

    Richest 1% will own more than half the world's wealth by 2016: report
    The richest 1 percent of the population will own more than half the world's wealth by 2016, Oxfam International said in a report released as the World Economic Forum begins in Davos, Switzerland. Oxfam said the world's richest people saw their share of...

    What China's premier should say at Davos

     What China's premier should say at Davos
    When global leaders toast the start of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week, one unusually prominent guest should be ready for sharp criticism — Premier Li Keqiang of China, the country's highest-ranking attendee since 2009....

    Swiss franc's ascent will hurt home economy, but also raises uncertainties for global business

    A 30 percent swing in a blink of an eye is not uncommon in the stock market. In the world of currencies, it can seem as rare as Halley's Comet. But that's what happened to the Swiss franc on Thursday — a stunning move that is likely to hurt the...

    Shockwaves from Swiss franc's 'unprecedented' surge sees brokerage firms go bust

    The financial shockwaves from the Swiss franc's staggering ascent, one of the most acute moves in decades by a major currency, have hit firms around the world, with at least two brokerages going out of business. Though currency markets were a bit...