Perspectives

Our view on the evolving state of the financial world and its impact on businesses.

  • Rebooting digital trade for the 21st Century

    In global trade, the headlines may be dominated by geopolitics and tariffs on goods, but away from all that noise technology is driving a seismic shift in what, where and how the world trades.
  • The Evolving World of Treasury and Corporate Supply Chain

    While the global trade environment may never have been entirely static, there have been periods of relative stability where corporates were not regularly confronted with the need to make pro-active assessment of their supply chains. Now does not appear to be one of those periods.
  • Enabling trade finance globally

    Speech by Natalie Blyth Global Head of Trade and Receivables Finance, HSBC Holdings plc, Peterson Institute for International Economics Washington, DC, 11 April 2019
  • 5 ways to balance profit with purpose

    HSBC Commercial Banking CEO, Noel Quinn was recently at Davos, where he had the opportunity to meet with fellow business, political and community leaders. Like many he came away realising that business has a key role in tackling the issues that our world faces. Read his five suggestions to help you and your business balance profit with purpose.