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  • Breakingviews TV: Viral threat
    The rapid spread of the deadly coronavirus in China is spooking investors. Beijing has made advances in tackling such diseases since the 2003 SARS epidemic. But Robert Cyran explains why this latest outbreak could spread faster and have a bigger impact on the world’s economy.
  • Breakingviews TV: Eco-Microsoft
    The software firm made a big splash ahead of the Davos confab by declaring it would be carbon negative by 2030. Gina Chon stopped by the makeshift Microsoft Café in the Swiss resort to talk to President Brad Smith about sustainability, techlash and U.S.-China competition.
  • Breakingviews TV: Zurich’s boss
    This is a “discovery year” for many corporate executives confronting climate change at Davos, Zurich boss Mario Greco tells Rob Cox. But for insurers like his, ecological risks have necessarily been front and center for years.
  • Breakingviews TV: Unsmoke it
    Philip Morris International is puffing about smoke-free alternatives at Davos. Company boss Andre Calantzopoulos talks to Gina Chon about the misperceptions of vaping and what regulators are getting wrong.
  • Breakingviews TV: Citi’s CEO
    Mike Corbat stopped by the Reuters chalet in Davos to talk about business, sustainability, stakeholder capitalism and his own succession with Rob Cox.
  • Predictions 2020: Greening the financial system
    How can companies and financial institutions manage the risks of climate change, while making the worst outcomes less likely? Here are highlights of a wide-ranging discussion moderated by Breakingviews EMEA Editor Peter Thal Larsen.
  • Greening the financial system: A Breakingviews debate
    What roles should financial institutions be playing in battling climate change? Breakingviews EMEA Editor Peter Thal Larsen discusses it with a senior UK regulator, the CFO of a large multinational, and experienced financiers. Watch the complete London Predictions video.
  • Breakingviews TV: Shadow play
    China’s economic growth slowed to 6.1% last year amid a bruising trade war with the United States, and credit growth disappointed. Meanwhile, shadow lenders are moving to fill the gap. Pete Sweeney and Alec Macfarlane discuss what that means for the country’s economy.
  • Breakingviews TV: Orcel endgame
    The 112 million euro lawsuit between UBS banker Andrea Orcel and Santander, the lender that hired him and then changed its mind, is due in court soon. The dispute, riddled with money, egos and errors, is ripe for settlement before that happens, as Peter Thal Larsen explains.
  • Predictions 2020: Shareholder activism goes green
    ValueAct Capital founder and CEO Jeff Ubben explains why it’s important to consider ESG in investments, what happens if companies don’t adapt and why the electric utility industry should be a priority. Here are highlights of his talk with Breakingviews Global Editor Rob Cox.