As calamitous as the pandemic’s effect has been on economies worldwide, in many cases, it has only fueled concerning issues that pre-dated it. COVID-19 will eventually be consigned to our past, but its effects will linger on for decades. What are the four questions we need to ask ourselves now to shape the best plan of action toward economic healing, sustained recovery, innovation, cooperation and prosperity while avoiding potential landmines?
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The pre-pandemic world had its share of risks, but they were predictable, and risk managers knew how to use data to measure and manage them. Mid-way through 2020, the finance sector finds itself thrown into a grave new world marked by great uncertainty, a reality for which it was not well prepared. Being ready for the unknowns is now a must for survival, but how can banks accomplish that feat?