With more than 100 panels and 2,500 invited guests, the World Economic Forum, draws a very elite group of business people, politicians, artists and activists to Davos, Switzerland. Bloomberg News covers the event annually with an expert team, including dozens of reporters, editors and producers.
Bloomberg TV anchor Stephanie Ruhle hosts a panel discussion with (left to right) Doug McMillon, incoming chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Maurice Levy, chief executive officer of Publicis Group SA, and Paul Jacobs, chief executive officer of Qualcomm Inc. at the World Economic Forum on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014.
Bloomberg TV anchor Francine Lacqua listens as Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), speaks during a session at the World Economic Forum on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014.
Left to right, David Kirkpatrick, an author, S. Iswaran, Singapore’s second minister of home affairs, trade and industry, Peter Grauer, chairman of Bloomberg LP, Andre Kudelski, chief executive officer of Kudelski SA, and Tom Leighton, chief executive officer of Akamai Technologies Inc., participate in a panel session at the World Economic Forum on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.
See more sights and sounds from Davos, Switzerland, with this slide show.
And for notable quotes from the World Economic Forum, this slide show presents commentary from various event attendees.
At a gala dinner attended by more than 140 industry players, awards were conferred on a number of top performing offshore Chinese funds and institutions, reflecting the exponential growth of the industry as China’s financial markets continue to reform.