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Tech, Trust, and Women’s Role in Creating the Future

Cecilia Harvey’s jaw-dropping career was launched by a chance careers-day visit to Wall Street. Today, she is a woman on a mission. Several missions, actually. One of those missions is to reverse a crisis of trust in technology. “Now is

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Markets Move in Anticipation of Boom Times

Yesterday, equity markets the world over went near ballistic on the news that an effective vaccine had been developed to tame and possibly defeat the novel coronavirus. Markets already buoyed by Joe Biden’s win in the US presidential election, got

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Trumpism 2.0: Message to Survive Delivery Malfunction

A disconnect between the medium and the message deprived US President Donald Trump of a second term in office. However, seventy million voters cannot be wrong – or ignored. A sizeable part of the US electorate that didn’t burst into

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The Book That Trump Rewrote

The lesson learnt from the 2020 US election is that 2016 was not a fluke. The surprise triumph of Donald Trump four years ago did not represent a momentary lapse of reason, but rather signalled the demise of the traditional

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Oops, He Did It Again?

Oops, he did it again. The choir of commentators that almost unanimously predicted a Biden landslide has been caught singing from the wrong hymn sheet. Though the outcome of yesterday’s US vote is still very much up in the air,

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US Investment Analysts Have Moved On from Trump

Wall Street doesn’t believe in miracles. In anticipation of a ‘blue wave’, US investors pushed the blue-chip S&P 500 up as the nation decides on the next occupant of the White House. With some 100 million votes already cast, pundits

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Corporate America Weighing Its Options, Drifting Towards Biden

It’s the elephant in the room, quite literally, that most CEOs would prefer to quietly sulk in the far corner rather than upset their rickety apple cart, already wobbling under the strain of the Corona Pandemic. Just about the last

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Evan Harvey, Nasdaq: The Board Perspective on ESG

Sustainability is a moving target. Though we might want uniformity, unanimity, and harmonisation — of standards, disclosures, and data points — there is mostly disorder. The signal of value is strong enough to hold our interest, but all the surrounding

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Toronto Finance International: Toronto Takes Its Place at the Head Table of North American Finance

Toronto is North America’s second-largest financial centre, and is fast becoming a destination of choice for companies looking to establish a presence in North America. The city is well positioned to capitalise on its world-class talent in financial services and

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Gallatin Point Capital: Differentiated Capital via Industry Expertise and Bespoke Solutions

Private investment firm Gallatin Point Capital (GPC) was founded in 2017 with a primary focus: making opportunistic investments in financial institutions, services, and assets. Launched by Matt Botein and Lee Sachs, with backing from BlackRock, GPC invests across a wide

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