The incoming governor of the Bank of England says the next two years will be "decisive" for bank reform and warns central banks alone cannot eliminate economic risks.
The world still does not have a proper understanding of how financial markets work, according to billionaire investor George Soros.
The World Bank should support poor countries that need coal-powered energy in spite of its contribution to climate change, its president says.
Iceland's president dismisses the European Union's Common Fisheries Policy as a "colossal failure" at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein tells the BBC he thinks the worst of the financial crisis is over in an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos
European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi says he expects the eurozone economy to begin recovering in the second half of this year.
The UK government signs up to an initiative to help countries and companies work together to make themselves safer from cyber attacks.
Countries must work together to clamp down on multinationals avoiding tax, Prime Minister David Cameron tells the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The richest 1% of Americans now hold 25% of the country's wealth and more needs to be done to boost equality, says Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz in Davos.
European nations must stick to continuing austerity measures to reduce government debt levels, says German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Chancellor George Osborne says UK spending cuts must continue until 2017, rebuffing the IMF's advice to slow austerity measures in favour of growth
A crisis involving a nuclear Iran is in the "forseeable future", former US Secretary of State and Nobel laureate Henry Kissinger tells world leaders in Davos.
Italy's Prime Minister Mario Monti expects UK citizens to vote to remain in the European Union if they are ever asked to decide in a referendum.
The financial industry still has a long way to go to fix itself, the IMF's deputy director general tells the annual meeting of the world's elite gathered in Davos, Switzerland.
George Soros, the billionaire investor, uses the annual meeting of the world's elite in Davos, Switzerland, to call for an end to the West's "war on drugs".
Insufficient infrastructure spending remains "the biggest risk" to Africa's economic growth, says the boss of mobile phone network Bharti Airtel.
More than half of business leaders predict the global economy will continue on its current path of minimal growth in 2013, according to a survey.
The World Economic Forum gets under way as business leaders and politicians, academics and artists, gather to discuss the challenges facing a troubled world.
A shrinking world economy is painful for many, but girls and women suffer most from the effects of recession.
The dos and don'ts of elite networking at altitude
You probably didn't know about the WEF
How to become a social outcast at a meeting of the world's elite
Why hunger and obesity are two sides of the same coin
Where should you invest your spare billions?
Countries grappling with the rising cost of healthcare
Selling the Olympics to Swiss mountain voters
Why understanding customer info - not the volume of it - is key
Is it time to start talking about economic depression?
Can business chiefs learn from music maestros?
Has the cloud finally been shifted from the eurozone?