News and insight

January 2019

  • 09 January 2019

    HSBC voted top for trade finance

    HSBC is the market leader in global trade finance, according to a poll of 7,000 businesses.

December 2018

  • 28 December 2018

    China’s Belt and Road evolves

    International businesses are set to benefit as China boosts links with its trading partners.

  • 21 December 2018

    The birth of the savings bank

    What a 19th-century accounts book tells us about social progress and financial inclusion.

  • 18 December 2018

    Southeast Asia’s rising wealth

    Countries such as Indonesia and Vietnam could be increasingly important markets for exporters.

  • 13 December 2018

    A smashing end to badminton’s year

    Top badminton players are battling it out at the first HSBC BWF World Tour Finals.

  • 05 December 2018

    Businesses seek green gains

    Businesses can benefit financially by encouraging their suppliers to be more sustainable.

November 2018

  • 21 November 2018

    The new space race

    Satellites could help to connect 350 million people worldwide to the internet in the coming decade, says HSBC’s Davey Jose.

  • 07 November 2018

    HSBC hits USD25bn sustainability milestone

    The bank has set itself a target of providing USD100 billion in sustainable financing by 2025.

  • 06 November 2018

    Made for China

    Understanding changing consumer tastes is crucial for companies aiming to export to China.

  • 01 November 2018

    Businesses adapt to trade tensions

    Companies are upbeat about the future despite rising protectionism, an HSBC survey finds.