Canadian banks don’t face a crisis. They do face a strategic trilemma

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Canadian banks don’t face a crisis. They do face a strategic trilemma
AS the global financial system was engulfed in crisis in 2008-10, only one set of banks in Europe and North America stayed serene and safe: Canada’s big five lenders. They were largely untouched by the madness south of the border and across the pond and kept churning out profits. After the crisis experts went on […]
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The super-connector airlines face a world of troubles

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The super-connector airlines face a world of troubles
WHEN a video of a passenger being dragged off a United Airlines flight went viral last month, the American carrier’s Middle Eastern rivals were quick to mock its customer service. Qatar Airways updated its smartphone app to say it “doesn’t support drag and drop”. The ribbing was justified. Over a decade of expansion, Qatar Airways, […]
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The Tory and Labour parties fail to face the realities of Brexit

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The Tory and Labour parties fail to face the realities of Brexit
FOG in channel: continent cut off is an (alas apocryphal) newspaper headline that points to the innate British sense of superiority. Victory in two world wars and a long history without invasion has given Britain a sense of detachment from its European neighbours. As a result, it was always a reluctant member of the European […]
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CEOs Face Off Against Trump (or Not)

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CEOs Face Off Against Trump (or Not)
Americans have become accustomed to chief executives offering their views on political issues, but rarely do they witness the scenes that played out last weekend. Within hours of President Trump ordering a 90-day halt on travel to the United States from seven predominantly Muslim countries, CEOs — primarily in the tech industry — began criticizing […]
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