Despite trade spats with the US, there is optimism in Canada about the country’s prospects. Cannabis is expected to provide an economic boost, while construction is set to expand massively under a government initiative.
The rapid pace of change in areas such as technology, global politics and demographics poses unique challenges for financial services firms. How should boards approach strategic decision-making when faced with so many near-term pressures?
Being a rural nation by no means equates to low progress. Sweden’s major industries are at the helm of sustainability. But its liberal and progressive outlook is being tested, with anti-immigration policies front and centre of election discussions.