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Highlights from Davos: Brexit in the spotlight

A recap of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Jan 17 – 20, 2017.

Months after the UK voted to leave the European Union, leaders at the 2017 World Economic Forum were grappling with what Brexit could mean for businesses and financial systems around the world.

Reuters was on the scene – check out our video highlights and the Reuters liveblog for a running narrative of what was discussed at Davos. Here are several of the latest videos discussing what Brexit may mean for the global economy.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says Europe shouldn’t bank on picking up jobs that leave the UK in the event of a hard Brexit. The Mayor says many of those jobs could go to Hong Kong, New York or other cities outside Europe.

Hard Brexit bad for Britain and Europe – Sadiq Khan

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says Europe shouldn’t bank on picking up jobs that leave the UK in the event of a hard Brexit. The Mayor says many of those jobs could go to Hong Kong, New York or other cities outside Europe.

Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan says Ireland is well prepared for Brexit, and is fielding a growing number of calls from UK banks thinking about relocating.

Ireland ready for Brexit, finance minister says

Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan says Ireland is well prepared for Brexit, and is fielding a growing number of calls from UK banks thinking about relocating.

An effective Brexit transition deal would be in everyone’s interests, says Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan.

Vital to get Brexit transition deal right: Bank of America CEO

An effective Brexit transition deal would be in everyone’s interests, says Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan.

Reuters' chief political correspondent, Elizabeth Piper, gauges the mood at the World Economic Forum in Davos after British Prime Minister, Theresa May, delivers her keynote Brexit speech.

Brexit speech ‘cuts Davos in two’

Reuters’ chief political correspondent, Elizabeth Piper, gauges the mood at the World Economic Forum in Davos after British Prime Minister, Theresa May, delivers her keynote Brexit speech.


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