The world is changing faster than ever. But what does this mean for investors and what should you do to capitalize on these changes?

From insights on the future of retail to the technologies that could help save our environment, you’ll find something in our Evolving Economy Insights Hub that can potentially help you to future-proof your investment portfolio.

Read on to discover our latest insights – and investment opportunities – across the five long-term growth themes that we call the Evolving Economy.

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Digital economy

Are we at an inflection point for technology growth?

Technology has attracted a lot of attention this year, with higher interest drawing some concern over valuations. While semiconductor shortages have highlighted the world’s dependence on technology, ...

Ageing and lifestyle

Alzheimer's breakthrough could drive a new wave of biotech innovation and investment

The accelerated approval of the first new Alzheimer's treatment in almost two decades looks set to be a potential game changer for the biotechnology sector.

Digital economy

How has e-commerce shaped the logistics real estate space?

The e-commerce boom has left many retailers needing to rethink the structure of their supply chains to meet consumers’ expectations

Ageing and lifestyle

How the pandemic has given a new meaning to ageing

Within the next 20 years, the number of people in the UK aged 65 and over is set to increase 40 per cent. In the US, Europe and Japan, it is a similar story: people around the world are living longe ...

Connected consumer

Digital trending, with even more growth on the horizon

Last year PayPal enjoyed the most successful 12 months in its 22-year history. With total volume surging 31 per cent to $936bn, the California-based online payments company also added 73m net new acc ...

How the pandemic is focusing investors on the future

Five trends that indicate where the world is heading

Automation

Why despite a global shortage, we expect continued growth in the semiconductor sector

A shortage of semiconductors is causing supply chain issues across the globe – but while there could be short-term disruption for some end-users, we believe that stronger demand and continued ...

Ageing and lifestyle

From home automation to self-driving cars: the 3 faces of senior-friendly technology

Innovation is increasingly adapting to the older generation. And not just in the health sector: here’s how technology is set to change the face of home life and travel for “silver surfers”

Connected consumer

The thousand faces of the sharing economy (and how our society is changing)

Use instead of ownership, but also more personalized and sustainable consumption in the name of socialization: this is how the sharing economy has turned traditional business models upside down, lead ...