24 Sep 2015
India’s gradual reforms
After Narendra Modi’s election victory, many expected major reforms to transform India’s economy. But ‘small-bang’ measures may be the answer.
23 Sep 2015
Singapore takes gold
Singapore is the best overall place to live and work overseas, according to HSBC’s 2015 Expat Explorer survey.
18 Sep 2015
China goes to the movies
China’s film market is thriving, with some domestic films now outperforming Hollywood blockbusters.
15 Sep 2015
US growth curbed for 2016
A US rate rise is likely to be delayed as the impact of lower energy prices fades and the dollar’s appreciation trims net exports.
15 Sep 2015
Asia’s rival trade pacts
The proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership aims to liberalise trade and investment between 16 Asian and Pacific nations.
14 Sep 2015
Lessons from Scandinavia
The attempts of Scandinavian economies to tackle deflation are providing examples of policy complications that other central banks can heed.
9 Sep 2015
Parents are keen to send children to study abroad but underestimate the cost, according to the Value of Education research from HSBC.
1 Sep 2015
Renminbi timeline - China’s economic growth and liberalisation are leading to increasing international use of its currency, the renminbi.
28 Aug 2015
China’s water challenge
The uneven distribution of water resources across China’s provinces could lead it to relocate industries or seek imports of water-intensive goods.
27 Aug 2015
The HSBC Water Programme has helped more than a million people worldwide since 2012 through water provision, protection and education.