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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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 ...

Automation

Would you trust a robot with your grandfather? Stories of lonely elderly people and social robots

Taking the form of humanoids, seal pups and lamps, the small social robots designed to interact with elderly people are proving very beneficial - especially among those who are lonely or affected by ...

Automation

What impact could robotic surgery have on the future of healthcare?

Technological advancements have seen the application of surgical robots broaden over time to include general surgery and delicate operations

Clean Tech

Infographics: What investors need to know about the clean economy

Infographics: What investors need to know about the evolving economy

Ageing and lifestyle

Boomers Are Going to Drive a Silver Surge

Companies long to partner with the Kardashians. Over the past couple of years, we have seen beauty leader Coty Inc., for example, strike cosmetics deals with both Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner to a ...

Digital economy

Why central banks want to introduce a digital currency – and the potential risks

Central bank digital currencies may soon become a reality. With the COVID-19 pandemic definitively clearing the way for electronic payments, plans for the creation of Central Bank Digital Currency (C ...