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Global Outlook Q2 2024: Decision time

Download the executive  summary of our latest Global Economic Outlook Q2-2024 report to find out what the outlook is for growth, inflation, FX and rates, against a backdrop of monetary policy changes and major elections.

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Global Economic Outlook 2024: A soft landing, with risks

Download our Executive Summary of the latest Global Economic Outlook 2024 report.

Global H2-23 Outlook – Inflation and policy divergence driving FX trends

What is the capacity of the US economy to cope with further Fed tightening? Will China’s slowing economic momentum bounce back in H2? Eric Robertsen, Global Head of Research and Chief Strategist shares his views on the global outlook for the second half of the year and opportunities in emerging markets.

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Global Outlook 2024 Podcast – A soft landing, with risks

As we enter 2024, we’re seeing a story of divergence across key economies. While the US has been surprisingly resilient, confidence in China’s economy is under pressure from property-sector woes and concerns about the labour market. What are the implications for other markets?

Eric Robertsen, Global Head of Research & Chief Strategist, and Razia Khan, Head of Research, Africa and Middle East, share insights into why we see a soft landing, with risks, for the global economy this year.

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Engines of growth – How regulation and technology are reshaping Emerging Markets

How is technology enabling data to flow more freely than ever before and driving the emergence of new forms of finance across our footprint? Find out in the latest edition of The Custodian.

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Digital Asset Custody

Why do traditional players hold an important role in digital assets custody? How is the regulatory landscape changing and where are the opportunities for asset servicers in tokenisation? Waqar Chaudry, Innovation and Digital Assets Product, Financing and Securities Services shares insights.

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Focus on Footprint: Middle East

Why is the Middle East seeing a lot of interest from institutional investors and asset services? What are the differences in accessing these markets? Simon Kellaway, Global Head of Sales, Regional Head of GCNA, Financing and Securities Services explains in this video.

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