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  1. Wealth of nations: mostly higher than in 2007

    Wealth of nations: Mostly higher than in 2007

    The global wealth picture shows that household wealth differs across countries. These are the highlights.

  2. Where innovation comes first. Right after health.

    Health is our most precious asset. At the 5th Private Innovation Circle in Hong Kong, two out of a total of eight young companies presented solutions to help improve quality of life for patients with pain and diabetes.

  3. Global CIO video: "Fears of a recession are misplaced"

    Global CIO video: "Fears of a recession are misplaced"

    Other than ringing in the new year, investors had little to cheer about last month and, in fact, last quarter. Worries over trade conspired with a surprise earnings warning from US technology bellwether Apple and the Federal Reserve's rate hike to stoke fears of a sharp slowdown or even an imminent recession, sending equity market volatility sharply higher.

  4. Virtual reality. Innovations for the real world.

    Virtual reality. Innovations for the real world.

    Until recently, virtual reality and augmented reality were still a distant dream. But nowadays, they have become almost indispensable. At the 5th Private Innovation Circle in Hong Kong, three companies demonstrated how these technologies can be put to profitable use.

  5. This century's wealth trends: Broad-based wealth creation

    After the financial crisis, inequality rose during the wealth creation process. This phase now appears to have ended.

  6. Global wealth outlook: Emerging markets to raise their share

    Emerging economies will be responsible for almost one third of the growth, although they account for just a little more than one fifth of current wealth. Wealth will primarily be driven by growth in the middle segment, but the number of millionaires will also grow markedly over the next five years to reach a new all-time high of 55 million.

  7. The Global Wealth Pyramid: Growth with regional transformations

    The Global Wealth Pyramid: Growth with regional transformations

    China now dominates the middle class segment worldwide and has vastly increased its number of ultra-rich individuals by 200 times since 2000.

  8. CIO view: "Setbacks open up opportunities"

    CIO view: "Setbacks open up opportunities"

    October proved a trying month for investors. Yet the macroeconomic environment remains robust, and we continue to believe that growth assets like equities still offer potential.

  9. Emerging Asia will produce more than half of global output by 2050

    Emerging Asia will produce more than half of global output by 2050

    Emerging Asia's share of global economic output is set to reach 55 percent by 2050. The region's equity and corporate bond markets are on course to assume close to a 30 percent global share by 2030. Credit Suisse Research Institute's (CSRI) latest 'Asia in Transition' report highlights the key changes taking place in the region.

  10. Global CIO Michael Strobaek: "We are in a solid growth environment."

    Global CIO Michael Strobaek: "We are in a solid growth environment."

    Concerns about US-China trade policies and monetary policy are contributing to increased market volatility. We believe that the equity bull market is moving into a different phase, but attractive investment opportunities remain, including in emerging markets (EM).