7 Jan 2016
The great escape
The US is trying to move away from zero-bound interest rates. But can its economy lift world trade enough to reduce the risk of deflation?
5 Jan 2016
Switching on to renewables
HSBC has signed agreements with renewable energy providers in the UK and India as part of its commitment to operating sustainably.
30 Dec 2015
An age-old question
Global population growth is slowing but the right policies can help countries manage the economic impact, says James Pomeroy, Economist, HSBC.
21 Dec 2015
RMB comes of age
Inclusion in the International Monetary Fund Special Drawing Rights basket is a major step for the Chinese renminbi, says Peter Wong, HSBC.
18 Dec 2015
Milestone for Southeast Asia
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations will receive an extra boost with the formal establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community.
17 Dec 2015
ASEAN’s next level
The launch of the ASEAN Economic Community will establish a single market and production base whose potential is immense.
15 Dec 2015
HSBC Mexico reduces waste
HSBC Mexico has hit its zero waste to landfill target for its main office buildings – reducing the impact of the bank’s operations on the environment.
9 Dec 2015
China’s new course
China’s 13th Five-Year Plan stresses the importance of switching from investment-driven growth to a more balanced model, says Qu Hongbin, HSBC.
8 Dec 2015
Trade recovery expected
Global growth in merchandise trade is expected to recover, rising to around 3 per cent in 2016, according to the latest HSBC Trade Forecast.
3 Dec 2015
Time for Asia to think big
Asia has the opportunity to lead the most ambitious push for free trade since the creation of the WTO, says Simon Cooper, HSBC.