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Video: Building on China's overseas investment HSBC Global Research 08/08/2014 preview

Video: Building on China's overseas investment

Shifts in China's inward and outward investment have implications for its current account balance and returns on foreign income abroad.

Asia's wrinkles start to show Frederic Neumann, Co-Head of Asian Economic Research; Joseph Incalcaterra, Economist 07/08/2014 preview

Asia's wrinkles start to show

As the population ages, Asian countries face challenges such as growing dependency ratios, undeveloped welfare systems and ebbing workforce numbers.

Video: GEMs Investor HSBC Global Research 07/08/2014 preview

Video: GEMs Investor

The inaugural issue of GEMs Investor, the flagship periodical by Global Head of Emerging Markets Research Murat Ulgen, focuses on differentiation.

Rent seekers Week in China 01/08/2014 preview

Rent seekers

A report by the US National Association of Realtors says Chinese investors are becoming the most avid buyers of real estate properties in the USA.

China reforms rural-urban divide Qu Hongbin, Co-Head of Asian Economic Research and Chief Economist, Greater China 31/07/2014 preview

China reforms rural-urban divide

The State Council proclaims a reform on residency status, which will knock down the Hokou system and help China realise its urbanisation target.

Asia's food inflation risks Joseph Incalcaterra, Economist 28/07/2014 preview

Asia's food inflation risks

Weather conditions have been affecting food inflation in some parts of the Asian region.

Saudi to open its stockmarket Raj Sinha, Head of Middle East and North Africa Research 28/07/2014 preview

Saudi to open its stockmarket

Saudi officials have announced its plans to allow foreign institutional investors to directly trade in the equities market, without restrictions.

Skills shortage hits mining James Steel, Analyst 28/07/2014 preview

Skills shortage hits mining

Aging skilled workers and low enrolment in the mining sciences loom over the mining industry.

Welcome to the cheap seats Week in China 25/07/2014 preview

Welcome to the cheap seats

Low-cost carriers are picking up pace in China.

Don't worry, US inflation is stable Kevin Logan, Chief US Economist 24/07/2014 preview

Don't worry, US inflation is stable

With more anchored expectations, US inflation may vary only slowly in response to changes in external shocks.