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Davos elites look for answers as Trump era dawns

Trump's victory is seen as a slap at the principles such as globalisation and free trade that political leaders and CEOs have long embraced

The list of leaders attending the forum in Davos this year is telling. The star attraction will be Xi Jinping, the first Chinese president ever to be there. British Prime Minister Theresa May will also be there, but not German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Davos, Switzerland

THE global economy is in better shape than it's been in years. Stock markets are booming, oil prices are on the rise again and the risks of a rapid economic slowdown in China, a major source of concern a year ago, have eased.

And yet, as political leaders, CEOs

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