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Welcome to the ‘smart bank’

Why we’re applying for a virtual banking licence in Hong Kong

Navigate the future | 13 Jun 2018

Renminbi tracker: How global is the renminbi?

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

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

Trade beyond borders | 5 days ago

Could Africa’s long-term trading currency be the renminbi?

The renminbi’s integration into Africa looks set to continue

The renminbi’s integration into Africa looks set to continue

Trade beyond borders | 5 Jul 2018

China investments enter a new era

International investors are increasing their exposure to China, our latest survey finds

International investors are increasing their exposure to China, our latest survey finds

Trade beyond borders | 22 Jun 2018

An optimist’s view on climate-friendly infrastructure

Why there’s huge appetite among infrastructure investors for going green

Why there’s huge appetite among infrastructure investors for going green

Trade beyond borders | 8 Jun 2018

Fintechs and banks can work together to tackle money laundering

By forming partnerships with fintechs, banks can use AI and other cutting-edge technology to fight financial crime

By forming partnerships with fintechs, banks can use AI and other cutting-edge technology to fight financial crime

Explore our world | 3 days ago

Inside the mind of a cloud architect: Arseny’s story

Arseny gives us a glimpse of the work he and his team are doing to revolutionise digital banking services through…

Arseny gives us a glimpse of the work he and his team are doing to revolutionise digital banking services through…

Explore our world | 26 Jun 2018

#IDAHOT: Nobody should feel they can’t be themselves at work

Adrian and Raheel met and became friends through our Allies Network, which provides support for all our LGBT+ colleagues

Adrian and Raheel met and became friends through our Allies Network, which provides support for all our LGBT+ colleagues

Explore our world | 16 May 2018

#IDAHOT: I want others to feel as included as I do

Our UK LGBT+ & Allies Network co-chair Ben Cawley shares why he believes positive messaging can make a difference

Our UK LGBT+ & Allies Network co-chair Ben Cawley shares why he believes positive messaging can make a difference

Explore our world | 16 May 2018

Asia’s generation X joins millennials on sustainable investment path

Appetite for sustainable investing is growing in Asia, as altruism meets value seeking

Appetite for sustainable investing is growing in Asia, as altruism meets value seeking

Grow your wealth | 21 Jun 2018

What does the future hold for Dubai’s property market?

As Dubai becomes more connected and invites foreign investment, its property market should benefit

As Dubai becomes more connected and invites foreign investment, its property market should benefit

Grow your wealth | 29 May 2018

Could the London property market continue to grow despite Brexit uncertainty?

Strong fundamentals remain in place, suggesting further price rises

Strong fundamentals remain in place, suggesting further price rises

Grow your wealth | 29 May 2018

Why Asia’s tech industry is a magnet for investors

As infrastructure improves in Asia, a wave of investment should propel the tech sector to new heights

As infrastructure improves in Asia, a wave of investment should propel the tech sector to new heights

Grow your wealth | 22 May 2018

Cash management for the Amazons and Ubers of the world

Banking technology is evolving to meet platform business needs

Banking technology is evolving to meet platform business needs

Expand your business | 7 Mar 2018

The invention that’s changing thousands of lives

Entrepreneur Askwar Hilonga, winner of Pitch@Palace, shares the inspiration behind his business

Entrepreneur Askwar Hilonga, winner of Pitch@Palace, shares the inspiration behind his business

Expand your business | 3 Jan 2017

Managing risk in emerging markets

Firms must become more proactive in managing emerging-market risk amid increasing global volatility

Firms must become more proactive in managing emerging-market risk amid increasing global volatility

Expand your business | 20 Oct 2016

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