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Wealth Insights

Read our latest insights curated to meet your investment and wealth needs, ranging from our house view, FX trends, global and regional market outlook, to sustainability insights, thought leadership articles and financial education.

Capture market moves and our latest views

As market expectations of a March Fed rate cut are too premature, we believe it will need...[1 Feb]
US equities were mostly higher as Treasuries traded mixed. [28 Feb]
As expected, the Fed left rates unchanged at 5.25-5.5% for a fourth straight meeting.The...[2 Feb]
As we look ahead to 2024, we see two positive drivers on the horizon. The number one challenge of rate hikes in major...[22 Nov]

Learn to invest

Cash underperformed the broad markets in 2023. Historically, multi-asset portfolios...[29 Jan]
Plan for a secure future: Consider financial security, protecting your health, and paying off mortgages...[18 Sep]
Quality of Life goes beyond meeting material needs. It encompasses multiple dimensions such as physical...[4 Sep]
Despite being one of the smartest species on the planet, human beings aren’t always rational with their...[16 Jul]
Following successive rate hikes by major central banks during 2022 and H1 2023, deposit rates in many...[30 Jun]

Explore regional opportunities

As we start a new year, it looks set to be characterised by rate cuts and elections…[11 Jan]
While UK GDP growth has been revised down for Q3 2023, from 0.0% q-o-q to -0.1%, opening...[2 Jan]
Growth has proved resilient, and inflation has dropped…[8 Dec]
The UK Chancellor was able to announce lower borrowing,more headroom against targets, and...[8 Dec]

Keep up with ESG and new trends

The transition away from fossil fuels was mentioned for the first time in a climate...[9 Jan]
The scarcity of ESG investment products and fragmented data across the region have... [7 Dec]
Recent US and EU policy initiatives highlight the importance of battery technology... [10 Oct]
Climate change poses a significant threat to coffee production as suitable land for...[6 Oct]
Ice cream is an increasingly popular treat around the world, but investors should...[4 Aug]

Stay on top of the FX market

The FOMC held rates steady for a fourth straight meeting, as widely expected, showing that...[2 Feb]
On 23 January, the BoJ stayed on hold, continuing to expect core inflation to fall below...[29 Jan]
Market thoughts of a shallower global easing cycle should support the ‘safe-haven’ USD…[19 Jan]

More articles

Since mid-January, markets have scaled back expectations for Western central bank policy...[26 Feb]
Index funds offer investors a simple, low cost way to invest in a range of assets...[16 Aug]
Legacy goals can vary widely and may be financially and non-financially focused. [5 May]
Some people find bonds ‘boring’ because you don’t often hear much about them in the news...[25 Nov]
Among the retired women involved in a survey carried out by YouGov for HSBC1, over 90%...[20 Apr]
Most of us need foreign exchange at one time or another, but the FX market can be highly...[23 Jan]