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  1. Global CIO video: "Inflation expectations will likely be tamed for the rest of this year"

    Global CIO video: "Inflation expectations will likely be tamed for the rest of this yeard"

    It has been a challenging year so far for financial markets, with high inflation, increasingly hawkish central banks and the war in Ukraine giving investors plenty to worry about: equity markets remain below their previous highs, while government bond yields are up substantially.

  2. Global CIO video: "Our view is the economy is solid"

    Global CIO video: "Our view is the economy is solid"

    The elevated volatility that has characterized equity markets this year shows no signs of easing. In fact, quite the opposite is true, as daily moves both up and down recently reached extreme levels. Concerns about economic growth, persistently high inflation, monetary policy tightening as well as the geopolitical situation continue to weigh on investors' minds. In recent weeks, forced selling even heightened the degree of nervousness.

  3. Global CIO video: "The focus of central banks for now will be on inflation."

    Global CIO video: "The focus of central banks for now will be on inflation."

    Investors have had to contend with persistently volatile markets, as the war in Ukraine continues, inflationary pressures remain elevated and a recent inversion of the US yield curve triggered fears of a recession. Moreover, markets continued to increase their expectations that the US Federal Reserve may tighten monetary policy more than previously expected.

  4. Global CIO video: "Seizing opportunity in equity markets"

    Global CIO video: "Seizing opportunity in equity markets"

    Financial markets have continued their rollercoaster ride amid a rapidly shifting mix of sharply elevated geopolitical risks and central bank action to combat persistently high inflation. Yet we believe that equities now offer a tactical opportunity for investors.

  5. Global CIO video: "Medium-term perspective remains positive"

    Global CIO video: "Medium-term perspective remains positive"

    So far, the year on financial markets has not been for the faint-hearted. Driven by more hawkish central banks, markets have been on a veritable rollercoaster ride, with both equity and bond markets suffering losses.

  6. Global CIO video: "We continue to expect solid growth in 2022"

    Global CIO video: "We continue to expect solid growth in 2022"

    Financial markets have been subject to increased volatility recently, caused in part by the emergence and subsequent rapid spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.

  7. Global CIO video: "Next year will bring more moderate returns"

    Global CIO video: "Next year will bring more moderate returns"

    From correction to comeback. After losing ground in September through mid-October, global equities staged a rather remarkable rally.

  8. Jisi Wang: Beijing and Washington should recognize they share common interests

    Jisi Wang: Beijing and Washington should recognize they share common interests

    We speak with Jisi Wang, President of the Institute of International and Strategic Studies, and Professor at the School of International Studies at Peking University, as he delves into bilateral relations between the two global powerhouses and discusses major obstacles faced in rebuilding trust.

  9. Changing Gears: Uncovering the investment opportunities from China’s new era of sustainable growth

    Changing Gears: Uncovering the investment opportunities from China’s new era of sustainable growth

    China has experienced an unprecedented transformation over the last 20 years, becoming a global economic powerhouse as well as a world leader in innovation, technology and manufacturing. But in the wake of greater global uncertainty, coupled with demographic shifts and the need to tackle climate change, China is switching gears to navigate the challenges ahead. As it charts a new path towards economic recovery and carves out a more prominent role on the world stage, China is embarking on ambitious plans to be carbon neutral by 2060 and leave no citizen behind in its continued pursuit of economic prosperity. 

  10. Ping Xie: Regulation won’t stifle Chinese innovation

    Ping Xie: Regulation won’t stifle Chinese innovation

    We sit down with Ping Xie, Professor, People’s Bank of China School of Finance at Tsinghua University to make sense of the evolving regulatory landscape in China for platform companies, and discuss its potential impact on growth and innovation.