The author is Independent Markets Commentator
In an unprecedented crisis like this one, an analogy is not that of elective cosmetic surgery, but that of ICCU treatment and urgent emergency surgery to “save life and limb”. The assumption is that the economy is the patient who needs treatment.
Will businesses think of “failing to plan is planning to fail” or will they take things one-day-at-a-time?
Our behaviour as a society has not changed much for the current crisis - Corona Virus pandemic.