Dave McKay, President & Chief Executive Officer, Royal Bank of Canada, recently returned from the World Economic Forum in Davos. He shares his views from the forum, including the ten biggest questions for 2017.
The annual World Economic Forum (WEF)— a gathering of 2,500 business, government and civil society leaders — was unlike any other since the gathering was first held in 1971. A year ago, the conference was consumed by volatility — upheaval in financial markets, a major oil slump, economic jitters in China, and a refugee crisis in Europe. This year, concerns ran much deeper, to systemic shifts that may shape the world for a generation rather than a business cycle or two.