News and insight
31 January 2019
Road-testing the electric dream
Why is HSBC’s Global Head of Research planning to travel across Europe in an electric car?
17 January 2019
The world trades down
Global growth is set to ease to 2.6 per cent in 2019, says Janet Henry, Global Chief Economist, HSBC.
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.
17 October 2018
Diverging fortunes for world economies
The outlook for the US is bright but emerging economies face a challenging 2019, says Janet Henry.
28 September 2018
The world in 2030
China is to become the world’s largest economy in 2030, according to our long-term projections.
26 September 2018
The future of cities
New technologies could make ‘smart cities’ cleaner, more efficient and safer places to live.
30 August 2018
Farming a fragile planet
Could technology help farmers around the world anticipate and adapt to climate change?
31 July 2018
The rise of China’s supercities
Plans for 19 supercity clusters are the heart of the next phase of the country’s urbanisation.
06 July 2018
Global economy faces triple shock
How could US monetary policy, oil prices and trade wars affect the global economy?
02 May 2018
The future consumer
Health is a priority for all three of the world’s new consumer groups, says Erwan Rambourg.
05 April 2018
Could the sweet spot turn sour?
The global economic recovery is set to continue. But risks remain – including protectionism.
19 March 2018
The changing face of Southeast Asia
Demographic shifts and accelerating urbanisation will shape the region’s economic development.