Is the rally behind artificial intelligence (AI)-related stocks signalling a new turning point for technological innovation, or is it symptomatic of a human-made market bubble? Whatever the case, don't ask the chatbots.
The region’s start-up scene shows strength in weathering the sector’s global slowdown, with fintechs emerging as top performers. Financing the future remains crucial and Asia's regional capital markets are demonstrating how to move forward.
Japan finds itself at an inflection point, with equities finally back up to 1990 levels, and inflation on the rise after decades of deflation. But impending policy decisions by the Bank of Japan (BOJ) will test the market’s resilience.
As international debt capital markets continue to grapple with myriad risks, experts assess the outlook for Asian dealmakers. They make a case for the issuers, sectors and markets that stand to benefit from emerging opportunities over months ahead.
From Indonesia’s resource-rich, onshore EV supply chain, to Hong Kong’s suite of sophisticated primary market products, experts assess the opportunity on offer to both regions’ capital markets, following formal signature of a strategic partnership between HKEX and IDX last week.
Structured financing solutions for supply chains are increasingly important in offering treasury teams greater agility and visibility over their transactions. This enables corporates in Asia to achieve their goal of simpler, faster and more reliable ways to trade across borders, according to our latest edition of the HSBC Smarter Business Series.