28 May 2014
UK balancing act
The UK economy is strengthening, with growth forecast revised to 3.1 per cent, but productivity remains the biggest puzzle.
23 May 2014
Sustainability in 2013
The HSBC Sustainability Report 2013, published on 23 May, outlines how the bank’s investments are changing lives across the world.
20 May 2014
Central banking’s revolution
Karen Ward, Senior Global Economist, and Simon Wells, Chief UK Economist, explain why macroprudential policy will have significant implications for financial markets.
19 May 2014
Will Korea be the next Japan?
South Korea’s economy has grown 1,800 per cent since 1980 but there is no room for complacency.
15 May 2014
Will China overtake the US?
According to new data, China’s economy is expected to exceed the US in terms of size at the end of 2014.
13 May 2014
Time for China to ease a little
The Chinese economy has probably seen more volatile periods but the uncertainty has now shifted from the known risk of a growth slowdown to the unknown risk of deflation.
12 May 2014
RMB: moving forward
HSBC China Chief Executive Officer Helen Wong explains why the renminbi is increasingly being used around the world.
6 May 2014
US oil boom checks inflation
US oil production has surpassed expectations in recent years and could become the world’s largest producer of crude oil and oil products by 2015.
2 May 2014
Economic outlook unlike the rest
Prospects for the Middle East and North Africa region include the Gulf economies maintaining growth while higher profile emerging markets losing steam.
29 Apr 2014
Asia’s one big worry
Despite seeing stable growth, Asian economies still need to prepare for the day that interest rates climb.