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Europe needs a political union if the euro is to flourish Stephen King, Group Chief Economist 22/01/2015 preview

Europe needs a political union if the euro is to flourish

As asset purchases continue, the ECB is set to embrace quantitative easing – is this enough to make the necessary reforms in the finance industry?

What low oil prices mean Simon Williams, Regional Chief Economist 19/01/2015 preview

What low oil prices mean

Energy importers reap the benefit of the fall in oil prices, but exporters are faced with a dim outlook of declining surpluses.

Can India match China? Frederic Neumann, Co-Head of Asian Economic Research 16/01/2015 preview

Can India match China?

To succeed China in the growth stakes, India has to increase savings and shift its economy from services to manufacturing.

Singapore slows down at 50 Joseph Incalcaterra, Economist 15/01/2015 preview

Singapore slows down at 50

Slow growth in labour productivity and climbing wages softens economic activity in Singapore.

Video: Global Economics Quarterly HSBC Global Research 12/01/2015 preview

Video: Global Economics Quarterly

Stephen King and Karen Ward talks about the pressing disadvantaged state of emerging economies as market growth declines in 2015.

Video: Asian Economics HSBC Global Research 09/01/2015 preview

Video: Asian Economics

Frederic Neumann and Qu Hongbin discuss how the Asian economy might fare amidst changes in interest rates, dollar strength and policy easing measures.

LatAm's commodity crunch Andre Loes, Chief Economist, Latin America 07/01/2015 preview

LatAm's commodity crunch

The fall in commodity prices in Latin America exacerbates the region's economic picture and makes idiosyncratic problems harder to overcome.

Video: Latin American Economics HSBC Global Research 07/01/2015 preview

Video: Latin American Economics

André Loes talks about the Latin American economic outlook for 2015.

Video: US Economic Outlook HSBC Global Research 07/01/2015 preview

Video: US Economic Outlook

The US economy is expected to grow due to a drop in oil prices but the Federal Reserve has to deal with the falling inflation rate.

Bumpy ride, despite cheaper oil Stephen King, Group Chief Economist; Karen Ward, Senior Global Economist 18/12/2014 preview

Bumpy ride, despite cheaper oil

The perils of broader deflationary pressures and high debt levels could have triggered the plummeting oil prices in the global market.