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How big is Asia? Frederic Neumann, Co-Head of Asian Economic Research 05/12/2014 preview

How big is Asia?

The importance of emerging Asia is growing.

Oil falls boost US growth Kevin Logan, Chief US Economist 05/12/2014 preview

Oil falls boost US growth

Forecasts are changing as oil prices decline.

Video: Economics of oil HSBC Global Research 05/12/2014 preview

Video: Economics of oil

Global Chief Economist Stephen King describes the causes of falling oil prices and the impact of oil prices on the global economy.

First of its kind Week in China 05/12/2014 preview

First of its kind

By acquiring a majority of Hefei Rongshida Sanyo, Whirlpool proved it is possible for a multinational to buyout a Chinese A-share lot.

The Autumn Statement and a dose of wishful thinking Stephen King, Group Chief Economist 04/12/2014 preview

The Autumn Statement and a dose of wishful thinking

Optimistic Autumn Statement projections fail to add up as reasonable growth continues to elude the UK economy.

Italy for sale Week in China 28/11/2014 preview

Italy for sale

China and Italy join forces to boost and invigorate trade relations.

Seismic shifts that change our world Peter Sullivan, Head of Equity Strategy, Europe 27/11/2014 preview

Seismic shifts that change our world

Digital disruption, genomics, structural change, environmental issues and equilibrium shifts will move us to greater changes in three to five years.

Trading up can fuel growth Douglas Lippoldt, Senior Trade Economist 26/11/2014 preview

Trading up can fuel growth

Further trade liberalisation will spur global trade relations and open doors to economic opportunities.

Video: Trading Up HSBC Global Research 26/11/2014 preview

Video: Trading Up

Senior Trade Economist Doug Lippoldt lists trade liberalisation barriers but insists these should not stop governments from engaging in global trade.

Old boy network Week in China 21/11/2014 preview

Old boy network

Dongyang tycoons team up to cultivate power, wealth and influence in the province through strong personal business networks.