HSBC views

Digital and innovation

  • 06 Feb 2023

    The potential and pitfalls of Central Bank Digital Currencies

    CBDCs have enormous potential, but economies must proceed with caution, writes Surendra Rosha.

  • 25 Aug 2022

    Hong Kong can be digital command centre for trade

    The city’s role as an East-West interface has never been more crucial, writes David Liao.

  • 27 Jul 2022

    Emerging giants thrive in Asia-Pacific’s sandbox

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

  • 04 May 2022

    Web3: It’s time to level up

    Web 1.0 and 2.0? Been there, done that. Find out what Web3 has in store for you – or digital you.

  • 31 Mar 2022

    How drones and robots could help feed the world

    Disruptive technologies are poised to deliver smarter and more sustainable farming, our researchers say.

  • 14 Feb 2022

    Tokenisation: Driving financial innovation and conservation

    Digital tokens could transform gold into a net zero asset – and protect the future of the Amazon rainforest.

  • 20 Sep 2021

    New forms of digital money could spur growth

    Central Bank Digital Currencies have the potential to make payments cheaper, says our Group CEO.

  • 17 Jun 2021

    Central Bank Digital Currencies explained

    How they could drive growth and cut poverty – and mean tastier drinks at your coffee shop.

  • 11 May 2021

    Digital banking: transcending transactions

    Customers are increasingly seeking out broader and deeper digital interactions with their banks.

  • 02 Dec 2020

    The edge of disruption

    The future is digital, but could growth driven by disruptive technologies come at a cost?

  • 26 Nov 2020

    How banking will change after COVID-19

    The pandemic and new technologies will have a permanent impact on the industry, says HSBC's Kevin Martin.

  • 17 Nov 2020

    Central banks develop digital currencies

    Sweden and mainland China could be the first places to issue their own digital currencies.

  • 14 Sep 2020

    Pandemic hastens digital economy

    COVID-19 has accelerated a switch to online living. What could it mean for societies worldwide?

  • 29 Jul 2020

    Virtual reality reaches a tipping point

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

  • 22 Jul 2020

    Getting smart about using data

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

  • 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.

Did you find this page useful?

Why didn't you find this page useful?

Thank you. We appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback.