Global research We deliver insightful analyses and views across our footprint

We inform, advise and partner with corporations, institutions and governments across the globe. Our on-the-ground profile across Asia, Africa and the Middle East strongly differentiates our research 

Insights and reports Read our research insights and reports

Renminbi tracker: How global is the renminbi?

Our Renminbi Globalisation Index has tracked the internationalisation of China’s currency since 2011

Trade beyond borders | 8 May 2018

Why bitcoin isn’t a real threat to major currencies – any time soon

Cryptocurrencies are disrupting the financial landscape, but their challenge to traditional currencies may be limited

Navigate the future | 24 Apr 2018

Could a trade war derail global growth?

Economic growth continues despite a potential US-China trade war, but uncertainty remains

Trade beyond borders | 5 Apr 2018

Commodities, China and Fed rate rises – what you need to know

Our economists look at some of the key trends shaping global growth

Trade beyond borders | 23 Mar 2018

The oil-rich bloc that’s facing a new era

Amid lower-for-longer oil prices, the GCC needs new income generators – and it needs them soon

Trade beyond borders | 7 Mar 2018

2018 expectations: beware of the dog

While global growth will likely remain robust in the Year of the Dog, risks loom

Trade beyond borders | 8 Jan 2018

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Our services What we cover

Global thought leadership with insightful analysis and forecasts, through ongoing discussions with clients, regulators and central banks. We leverage our on-the-ground networks and expertise to deliver key economic data, trends and views.

Macro-thematic investment and trading strategies applicable to all client segments, across major asset classes including FX, fixed income and global equities.

Deep-dive analysis including economic and market impact of globally significant themes such as productivity, external vulnerability, ageing in Asia, the rise of emerging markets consumers and trade.

Analysis of global geopolitical risks and their economic implications; identification of systemic risks such as populism, key elections, climate change and cyber wars.

Detailed analysis of flows and positioning in Rates, Credit and FX in Emerging Markets to identify relevant trends, anomalies and highlight market flow opportunities.

Award-winning client-centric FX research and strategy, supported by FX fundamental, flow, quantitative and technical analysis. The team delivers both thematic FX research and high conviction actionable ideas.

Local insights, quantitative analyses and actionable  strategies across rate derivatives and government bonds within our footprint economies, as well as advice on international bond markets.

In-depth, bottom-up fundamental research combined with thematic and differentiated top-down credit strategy; the team covers over 300 sovereign, corporate and financial sector credits across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

On-the-ground analysis across our footprint, combined with fundamental and quantitative global insights on commodities markets, to provide recommendations and market opportunities for clients.