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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.
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 ...
08 January 2020
Bringing an 'impact' mindset to listed equities
It’s time to rethink the purpose of investing.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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?
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 ...
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 ...
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?
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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?
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
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?
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 ...
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.