Chrystia Freeland

Banker steps into the role of superhero

By Chrystia Freeland
April 23, 2013

In other ages, we have called on shamans or saints in times of crisis when the usual remedies have not worked.

Canada’s top central banker on the Volcker Rule

By Chrystia Freeland
February 1, 2012

In an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney tells Chrystia that the implementation of the Volcker Rule in the U.S. will have unintended consequences in the international bond markets and that JPMorgan Chase chief Jamie Dimon is wrong to say that the Basel Committee’s decision to increase capital requirements is “anti-American.”