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WEF 2018: Europe readies riposte to Donald Trump's 'America First' push

The forum will open on Tuesday with a speech by India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Noah Barkin | Reuters  |  Davos 

European leaders will be out in force at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week to defend multilateralism before US President Donald Trump arrives to deliver his “America First” message. Politicians, business chiefs, bankers and celebrities will meet in the Swiss Alps under the banner “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World” for the four-day gathering against an unsettling global backdrop. A decade after the bankruptcy of US investment bank Lehman Brothers helped trigger a global financial crisis, economic growth has returned and stock ...

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First Published: Mon, January 22 2018. 01:18 IST