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Diversity and inclusion

15 January 2020

China: Gender equality begins in the womb, and continues through life

The challenges for women in China start from birth, where selective abortions have led to a skew in the number of baby girls born compared to boys.

The Evolving Economy

13 January 2020

The transformation of retail banking in a digital world

This is true in today’s increasingly digital world, where retail banks globally are faced with ongoing advances in technology, which are shifting customers’ expectations - and changing the regulatory ...

Responsible investment

08 January 2020

Bringing an 'impact' mindset to listed equities

It’s time to rethink the purpose of investing.

The Evolving Economy

06 January 2020

Asia taps new technologies to drive growth and transform economies

Financial technology, or fintech, is creating business opportunities and driving engagement across much of Asia. It’s borne of necessity as much as anything, particularly in the region’s less develop ...

The Evolving Economy

16 December 2019

The right healthcare: A decisive factor in successful ageing

Norman Yao and Somesh Chandra, AXA specialists in Hong Kong and European markets respectively, describe the evolution in elderly care.

The Evolving Economy

04 December 2019

Cord cutters: How streaming services are changing the television industry

Now, thanks to video streaming services, viewers can choose to watch their favourite show pretty much whenever, wherever they like – be it on their smart phone, tablet or laptop, at home or on ...

Diversity and inclusion

02 December 2019

The Lagarde effect: Identifying true gender diversity in business

How can individuals identify truly inclusive companies - and why does corporate diversity matter?

Responsible investment

25 November 2019

Financing brown to green: Guidelines for Transition Bonds

Financing the fight against climate change needs to shift up a gear and evolve. Since the introduction of green bonds, capital markets have made great strides in recent years to ensure that investmen ...

The Evolving Economy

21 November 2019

Adult education: Why learning is a lifelong virtue

As students and pupils across the globe are in school, we should spare a thought for the older generation. Those aged 50 plus are increasingly interested in further education – and might actua ...

The Evolving Economy

07 November 2019

Singles Day: An e-commerce retail phenomenon that mirrors China’s growth

How did Singles Day become the world’s largest online shopping day? How does it influence e-commerce and digitalisation?

The Evolving Economy

31 October 2019

Singapore knocks US off top spot as the world’s ‘most competitive economy’

Which nation hosts the world’s most competitive economy? When it comes to economic stability, infrastructure and innovation, the outright winner is…Singapore, according to the World Economic Forum (W ...

Responsible investment

09 October 2019

How Asia’s investors can help combat climate change

We look into the state of climate finance across the Asia-Pacific region and delve into future trends for investment and lending activity.

The Evolving Economy

30 September 2019

Made in China 2.0: The digital economy drive

The term ‘made in China’ has enjoyed a digital economy revamp and makeover. Two decades ago, the nation was the low-cost “factory of the world”, selling apparel, footwear, toys and plastics to genera ...

The Evolving Economy

16 September 2019

The future of women at work in the age of automation

Concerted and creative solutions are needed to enable women to seize new opportunities in the automation age. We explore these solutions.

Responsible investment

08 April 2019

Getting a handle on investing options in the age of accelerating climate change

In the age of accelerating climate change, investment management and strategy is ever important. We explore how to get a handle on your investments.

The Evolving Economy

22 March 2019

How close are we to a cashless society?

The rapid rise of cashless payments and fintech solutions suggests a strong growth trajectory towards a cashless society. But just how close are we?

Responsible investment

23 January 2019

Will the move to a low-carbon economy prove to be a boon for green bonds?

Find out more about how the drive to a low carbon economy is fuelling the rise of green bond investing in the ESG space

The Evolving Economy

09 January 2019

China: Coping with a Silver Society

Aging populations are a global phenomenon - China will soon be at the forefront of this shift. What does it mean for investors and its demographic make up?

Responsible investment

18 December 2018

Climate Change and Investment

The environmental impact we are having on the planet is highlighted in this year’s Global Risks Report by the World Economic Forum. Four of the top five risks are environmental, and all have a higher ...

The Evolving Economy

19 November 2018

The economic impact of the impending demographic decline

Find out why many emerging markets are likely to see a rise in longevity - a welcome development which could provide a demographic dividend.

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