Davos yields little more than Alpine sun
In a week that saw panic in the global stock markets, the great and the good from around the globe ascended up to Davos to view the world from a lofty perch. But 16 years after he first observed Davos Man at close quarters, Donal O'Donovan was less than impressed
An exhausted global elite tramped to Davos, high in the Swiss Alps last week, and fretted collectively over the state of the world.
It isn't supposed to be like this.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) holds its annual conference in Davos and has, at least for the wider world, hijacked the Swiss village's name for the event.