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Lower oil prices are creating a win-lose situation as they benefit the developed world but hinder growth for the emerging world.

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Why QE has had its day

QE may no longer be the right tool for combating deflation and low growth as its costs are now outweighing the benefits.

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Asia's big grind Frederic Neumann, Co-Head of Asian Economic Research 23/02/2015 preview

Asia's big grind

Whether economic growth or a regional downturn will take the reins in Asia is still unpredictable.

China shops abroad Qu Hongbin, Chief Economist, Greater China 10/02/2015 preview

China shops abroad

To offset its economic slowdown, China should capitalise more on overseas investments using the purchasing power of the renminbi.

Where now for the renminbi? Paul Mackel, Head of Asian FX Research 09/02/2015 preview

Where now for the renminbi?

The renminbi is expected to be used more widely for global payments, financial investment and reserve management.

Oil alters the outlook Stephen King, Group Chief Economist 03/02/2015 preview

Oil alters the outlook

The drop in oil prices significantly affects the global economy – but in divergent directions.

Video: Economics - Global Forecast Update HSBC Global Research 03/02/2015 preview

Video: Economics - Global Forecast Update

Overall global growth is not very much changed as the emerging world offsets the gains of the developed world from lower oil prices.

China's global shoppers Erwan Rambourg, Global Co-Head of Consumer and Retail Research 02/02/2015 preview

China's global shoppers

A look at the projected trend of Chinese tourism from 2013 to 2023.

Home entertainment Week in China 30/01/2015 preview

Home entertainment

Luxurious entertainment at home is a growing trend in China.

India's rates fall Pranjul Bhandari, Chief India Economist 29/01/2015 preview

India's rates fall

Front-loading of interest rate cuts would be effective in improving India's economic situation.

QE has had its day Karen Ward, Senior Global Economist 27/01/2015 preview

QE has had its day

Its disappointing track record shows that the benefits of quantitative easing have been overtaken by the costs.

Video: Why QE has had its day HSBC Global Research 27/01/2015 preview

Video: Why QE has had its day

Governments need to focus on fiscal policies to create more stimuli to the economy.