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RMB gathers pace

RMB internationalisation

9 July 2014

Only 22 per cent of businesses are using the renminbi (RMB) for cross-border trade with China despite the country’s growing…

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Rise of the RMB

by Douglas Flint

Global economy slows

by Stephen King

Tackling youth unemployment

Tackling youth unemployment

29 July 2014

When Tim first approached the employment charity Tomorrow’s People, he was homeless…

Asia’s corporate debt splurge

Asia’s corporate debt splurge

24 July 2014

Asia’s corporate debt has risen sharply since the 2008 global financial crisis but…

Latin America: lower growth, reduced visibility

Latin America: lower growth, reduced visibility

24 July 2014

The sharp decline in Latin America’s average growth in recent years seems to go…

Asia will stretch only so far

Asia will stretch only so far

18 July 2014

It’s not as dire for Asia as many thought. A few months ago headlines suggested…

The eurozone’s road to QE

The eurozone’s road to QE

18 July 2014

The eurozone is still struggling with too much debt, too little growth, a strong currency…

HSBC recognised in Euromoney awards

HSBC recognised in Euromoney awards

11 July 2014

HSBC has been awarded 4 global and 13 regional and country prizes in the Euromoney…

Emerging markets PMI

China PMI hits high

Conditions in the Chinese manufacturing sector continued to improve, according to the HSBC Flash China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index™. The index rose to an 18-month high of 52.0 in July, from 50.7 in June.

Flash PMI

China

52.0

50.7

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Renminbi timeline

10 July 2014

China’s economic growth and liberalisation are leading to increasing international use of its currency, the renminbi. We chart some of the recent milestones.

RMB: moving forward

12 May 2014

The RMB is used by one fifth of the world’s population. Outside of China it remains little known, compared with the US dollar or euro. Helen Wong, Chief Executive Officer, HSBC China, explains why that is changing fast.

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