Insight archive


  • 27 Jul 2022

    Emerging giants thrive in Asia-Pacific’s sandbox

    New technologies and increased prosperity have created a fresh generation of businesses.

  • 04 Jul 2022

    Australia’s next phase of global connectivity

    Australia has a golden opportunity to become a leader of globalisation, writes Surendra Rosha.

  • 23 Jul 2021

    Transforming risk into opportunity in Southeast Asia

    We’re using our international network and expertise to help economies across the region rebuild.

  • 20 Nov 2020

    The start of a new era

    A major agreement between 15 Asian nations could boost regional trade, investment and growth, says HSBC’s Stuart Tait.

  • Asian nations sign new trade deal

    16 Nov 2020

    Asian nations sign new trade deal

    The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership moves the global centre of economic gravity further East.

  • Construction worker wearing safety harness and safety line working at high place

    25 Sep 2020

    Investors warm up to emerging markets

    Institutional investors are showing increasing confidence in emerging markets, according to HSBC’s latest survey.

  • 08 Sep 2020

    China and the West: finding common ground

    International cooperation is the key to solving global challenges, says HSBC’s Mark Wang.

  • The Rashtrapati Bhavan during sunset time, India.

    27 Aug 2020

    Asia’s tectonic demographic shifts

    We highlight 10 key trends that businesses and investors should have on their radar.

  • Evening rush-hour traffic in Bangkok, Thailand

    06 Aug 2020

    Emerging Asia’s post-COVID future

    Economies need to think beyond the pandemic to plan for long-term growth and prosperity.

  • 17 Jul 2020

    China’s uneven recovery

    The economy is picking up pace but further support for jobs is vital, argues Qu Hongbin.

  • 09 Jul 2020

    A new digital currency for China

    Centrally issued digital currencies could make payments safer and more efficient, explains HSBC’s Paul Mackel.

  • A worker on a construction site at sunset

    07 Jul 2020

    Why investment needs to carry growth

    With trade languishing and consumers more withdrawn, investment must play a bigger role in driving the recovery after COVID-19.

  • An elderly Asian couple hold hands as they walk through a park

    29 Jun 2020

    Asia’s age challenge

    As demographics shift, the insurance industry must adapt to help people plan for the future, says HSBC’s Alistair Chamberlain.

  • 24 Jun 2020

    Investors cautious on emerging market outlook

    Some 47 per cent polled in a new HSBC survey expect emerging market growth to slow over the next 12 months.

  • Chinese businessman going to work with his bicycle and crossing the road

    09 Jun 2020

    COVID-19 accelerates change for Asian consumers

    From online medicine to bicycles, coronavirus is reshaping the way Asia shops.

  • 07 Apr 2020

    China gets back to work

    The Chinese economy is starting to recover from the impact of COVID-19, according to HSBC Global Research.

  • A Chinese woman hits a punching bag in a gym

    05 Mar 2020

    The rise of China’s female consumers

    Young Chinese women are playing an increasingly important role in the world’s consumer markets.

  • 06 Nov 2019

    Sustainability key to Chinese markets

    Embracing sustainable practices could help international businesses thrive in China.

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