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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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Michael Skinner: A Company Leader Driven to Change the Lives of Millions

Rainmaker Worldwide is disrupting traditional responses to our planet’s growing water crisis, and the man driving the company vision is CEO Michael Skinner. Rainmaker’s commitment to economical, turnkey and sustainable water solutions is widely recognised across the global water industry,

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Philippe Ziade: The Man Who Brings Tesla Home

His words contain faints echo of admonition. Philippe Ziade, an optimist with a can-do spirit and a drive to match, is still waiting to be overwhelmed by the millennials. He suspects that a sense of entitlement doesn’t really help. Admittedly,

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Whither Interest Rates in Advanced Economies: Low for Long?

by Otaviano Canuto We have previously discussed how, between March 2020, when the financial shock caused by COVID-19 occurred, and the end of August, the stock and corporate debt markets in the United States performed extraordinarily, despite gloomy prospects on

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Canada – This Is Our Time to Be Kind

‘Peace, order, and good government’, the leitmotif of the British Empire, seems to trump the American ‘life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness’ when it comes to public safety. Canada, which kept the motto and lives by it, has thus

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US Election – Trump and Biden Crush Policy Ideas and Initiatives in Televised Clash

In the US, the number of covid-19 deaths has rushed past 200,000 whilst worldwide more than one million people succumbed to the disease. As the second wave of the Corona Pandemic gathers pace, it remains eerily quiet on the vaccine

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Otaviano Canuto: Dependency and Disconnect of U.S. Financial Markets

U.S. stock and corporate bond markets performed extraordinarily well from the March financial shock caused by covid-19 to the end of last month. Then, three consecutive weeks of decline in the three major stock market indexes have been followed this

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