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  • 23 Mar 2023

    Why shape-shifting Asia is good for the world

    Products made in Asia, for Asia are driving global consumption growth, writes Surendra Rosha.

  • 20 Mar 2023

    Greater Bay Area drives China’s new economy

    The process of rebuilding from Covid is gaining fresh momentum, particularly in the GBA.

  • 01 Mar 2023

    Women’s growing wealth fuels impact investing

    Their wealth is rising rapidly in Asia – and women want to use it to make a positive impact.

  • 14 Feb 2023

    How our acquisition of AXA Singapore will benefit customers

    The integration of AXA Singapore into HSBC Life gives us the scale and expertise to offer customers what no-one else can.

  • 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 Nov 2022

    Why Southeast Asia offers reason for optimism

    The region is primed for growth, despite the gloomy global picture, writes Surendra Rosha.

  • 01 Nov 2022

    The vital role of voluntary carbon markets

    They have an essential part to play in the net zero transition, writes HSBC’s Chris Webb.

  • 31 Oct 2022

    Asian emerging markets are not looking so bad after all

    Find out why investors remain upbeat about their long-term growth prospects.

  • 01 Sep 2022

    The rise of Asia’s wealth will boost its resilience

    Our research explores the region’s growing pool of savings and its potential impact.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 17 Jun 2021

    Central Bank Digital Currencies explained

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

  • 22 Dec 2020

    A dose of optimism

    Vaccine breakthroughs should usher in a brighter dawn for global economic prospects for 2021, says HSBC’s Janet Henry.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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