Insight archive

Digital and innovation

  • Woman in office using virtual reality glasses

    29 Jul 2020

    Virtual reality reaches a tipping point

    COVID-19 is accelerating adoption of the technology for work and leisure, says Davey Jose.

  • Fibre optics carrying data passing through electronic circuit boards

    22 Jul 2020

    Getting smart about using data

    Ranil Boteju explores how analytics and algorithms can help banks serve customers better.

  • 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.

  • 06 May 2020

    No cash, please

    Will coronavirus worries accelerate the switch towards contactless payments?

  • 18 Mar 2020

    Tech makes investing easy

    Digital banking is opening up opportunities for a new generation of younger investors.

  • 12 Nov 2019

    Banking in the future

    From big data to biometrics, how will technology change banking over the next 10 years?

  • 21 Oct 2019

    Global transactions: the next frontier

    HSBC’s Diane S Reyes explains how improvements in payments technology are benefiting businesses.

  • 04 Oct 2019

    Opportunities in a changing world

    Focusing on customers can help businesses succeed in uncertain times, says HSBC’s Noel Quinn.

  • 12 Sep 2019

    A step closer to paperless trade

    HSBC has supported a groundbreaking blockchain trade finance deal in China’s Greater Bay Area.

  • 23 May 2019

    Where next for the gig economy?

    How tighter rules could change the game for gig workers – and the businesses that rely on them.

  • 26 Apr 2019

    How technology is transforming corporate banking

    Digital technology is changing how customers bank, trade and raise capital, says HSBC's Niall Cameron.

  • 14 Mar 2019

    A personal trainer for your finances

    Technology is making it even easier for consumers to keep their finances on track.

  • Optical fibers over a computer circuit board

    25 Feb 2019

    Technology targets financial crime

    A new system will make HSBC even more effective at managing the risk of crime, says Jennifer Shasky Calvery.

  • 11 Jul 2018

    Why trust is key to money’s digital future

    The way we bank is changing – but trust remains the cornerstone of the financial system.

  • 05 Jul 2018

    Three skills to help you thrive at work

    Even in a digital age, people remain crucial to the success of businesses, says Charlie Nunn.

  • 15 May 2018

    Your face is your password

    Many HSBC business customers can now log in to our mobile app using facial recognition technology.

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