27 May 2016
The RMB’s final frontier
Measures by China have put the renminbi on a path to becoming a truly global currency that could eventually be used in the same way as the US dollar.
23 May 2016
A sea change in trade
Today trade is increasingly about services – which are more likely to be transmitted over the internet than across the ocean.
20 May 2016
Age before wealth
Slowing population growth means some major emerging-world countries will grow old before they get rich, says James Pomeroy, Global Economist, HSBC.
11 May 2016
Making an entrepreneur
What motivates people who run their own business? HSBC’s Nick Levitt discusses the characteristics shared by successful entrepreneurs.
5 May 2016
Europe’s growth platform
Europe is a global trading hub that is open for business and set for growth, says Ian Stuart, Head of Commercial Banking, Europe, HSBC.
4 May 2016
A bright spot for trade
Despite slow global economic growth overall so far this year, trade in services is prospering – and has the potential to expand even further.
29 Apr 2016
The mobile consumer
Improved mobile technologies have increased consumers’ expectations – with implications for businesses everywhere, says HSBC’s Reginald Warlop.
27 Apr 2016
Rugby’s Rio opportunity
2016 will be a pivotal year for rugby – and the Sevens game in particular – as the sport features at the Olympics for the first time in 92 years.
25 Apr 2016
Making a difference
The HSBC USD150 million community fund is starting to make a difference to educational, environmental and medical projects around the world.
19 Apr 2016
Upwardly mobile societies
Mobile technology is enabling the roll-out of education, health and banking services to emerging market countries.