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Young people and dynamic emerging markets could lead the world back to growth

New Standard Chartered survey of 12,000 people in 12 markets shows many are embracing and adapting to changes in their…

Grow your wealth | 5 Aug 2020

A brighter 2021

Four major factors will determine the outlook for equity markets: distribution of vaccines, outlook for government and central bank policies,…

Four major factors will determine the outlook for equity markets: distribution of vaccines, outlook for government and central bank policies,…

Trade beyond borders | 14 Jan 2021

Pursuing growth in a pandemic

Our survey of more than 300 Chief Financial Officers and senior finance executives at companies in Europe and the Americas…

Our survey of more than 300 Chief Financial Officers and senior finance executives at companies in Europe and the Americas…

Trade beyond borders | 9 Nov 2020

Will ASEAN emerge on top as companies diversify?

As COVID-19 accelerates the need for businesses to diversify, ASEAN’s strong economic fundamentals make it an attractive market

As COVID-19 accelerates the need for businesses to diversify, ASEAN’s strong economic fundamentals make it an attractive market

Trade beyond borders | 30 Jul 2020

Are China’s SMEs pointing to an economic recovery?

Our survey of 500 SMEs in mainland China shows that business is picking up

Our survey of 500 SMEs in mainland China shows that business is picking up

Trade beyond borders | 29 Jun 2020

Could fraudsters exploit the COVID-19 vaccine?

Countries around the world have begun vaccinating people against COVID-19 but will demand for the jab open the door to…

Countries around the world have begun vaccinating people against COVID-19 but will demand for the jab open the door to…

Explore our world | 3 days ago

Why climate risk matters

Climate change is a growing financial risk around the world. We’re working with Imperial College London to understand the science…

Climate change is a growing financial risk around the world. We’re working with Imperial College London to understand the science…

Explore our world | 9 Dec 2020

Are you in danger of becoming a money mule?

COVID-19 has seen a rise in scammers recruiting vulnerable people as money mules but what are the warning signs? And…

COVID-19 has seen a rise in scammers recruiting vulnerable people as money mules but what are the warning signs? And…

Explore our world | 27 Nov 2020

Are terrorist groups profiting from the pandemic?

Is COVID-19 giving terrorists an opportunity to defraud the public and what role can banks play in preventing it?

Is COVID-19 giving terrorists an opportunity to defraud the public and what role can banks play in preventing it?

Explore our world | 29 Oct 2020

The three Ps of pandemic money management

Why planning, purchasing sustainably and powering up your devices are the biggest personal finance tips during COVID-19

Why planning, purchasing sustainably and powering up your devices are the biggest personal finance tips during COVID-19

Grow your wealth | 11 Dec 2020

Why positivity is your best asset for fighting financial stress

In times of economic turmoil, the right mindset could be key to coping with money worries

In times of economic turmoil, the right mindset could be key to coping with money worries

Grow your wealth | 11 Dec 2020

Growing your investments in a crisis: five insights from our expert

A crisis doesn’t have to mean financial ruin for your investments. Here’s how to make the most of a turbulent…

A crisis doesn’t have to mean financial ruin for your investments. Here’s how to make the most of a turbulent…

Grow your wealth | 2 Dec 2020

COVID-19: how SMEs are coping with the crisis

While the pandemic has been tough, many entrepreneurs are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel

While the pandemic has been tough, many entrepreneurs are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel

From finding a passion to founding a fashion empire

Most successful entrepreneurs don’t leave success to chance. They build on opportunities. From a small tailoring shop, Neeru Kumar created…

Most successful entrepreneurs don’t leave success to chance. They build on opportunities. From a small tailoring shop, Neeru Kumar created…

Expand your business | 12 Nov 2020

COVID-19: how SMEs are coping with the crisis

While the pandemic has been tough, many entrepreneurs are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel

While the pandemic has been tough, many entrepreneurs are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel

COVID-19: how to balance protection and preparedness for your SME business

Many businesses are assessing the risk and vulnerability in their operations. We explain how to develop an effective risk and…

Many businesses are assessing the risk and vulnerability in their operations. We explain how to develop an effective risk and…

Failure was not an option; I put in everything I had

Entrepreneur Yue Xiupeng on his extraordinary journey from farming to founding a high-end restaurant chain

Entrepreneur Yue Xiupeng on his extraordinary journey from farming to founding a high-end restaurant chain

Expand your business | 23 Apr 2019