Banking: Mark Carney poised to seize global reins of finance

“Coming on like a hurricane” and “take no prisoners”, as the lyrics go, pretty much sum up the Bank of Canada Governor now as he prepares to take on the world’s most powerful banks as head of the Financial Stability Board, the key driving force behind the reform of global financial regulation.

The still-athletic, 46-year-old is certain to get the job, according to sources who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity, although he must wait for G20 leaders to give him their formal blessing at a Nov 3-4 summit in Cannes, France.

 

Full story at the National Post here.

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