Global Research

We combine unparalleled local insights, global connectivity and professional integrity to deliver the best investment opportunities to our clients and HSBC stakeholders through fundamental analysis and thought-provoking ideas.

Our reach

Thanks to HSBC’s international footprint, we have a strong focus on emerging markets and are able to put developments in a global context. We have analysts on the ground in some of the fastest growing markets in the world, something that differentiates us from other research houses.



We have more than c.300 analysts and associates in 20 locations across Asia-Pacific, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Asset classes


Producing c.14,000 reports annually across Economics, FX, Fixed Income, Equities, Emerging Markets, ESG, Data Science and Multi-Asset



With USPs focused on EM, Asia, China, UK, ESG, Macro/ Multi-Asset and Data Science



Our Equities analysts cover c1.900 companies around the world

HSBC Global Research podcasts

The Macro Viewpoint - Tough times for UK firms, “new normal” for trade, lower for longer yields

We look at how the deteriorating economic outlook could increase the pressure on UK businesses, consider whether trade disruptions are here to stay and assess the outlook for global bond yields. This podcast is also available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

Under the Banyan Tree - Asia's rising wealth

Herald van der Linde and Fred Neumann discuss the region's growing wealth levels and what they mean for Asian economies, industries and market dynamics. This podcast is also available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

The ESG Brief - What are Scope 3 emissions and why do they matter?

Wai-Shin Chan, Head of ESG Research at HSBC, looks at the growing awareness of Scope 3 emissions among corporates and investors and what regulators are doing to encourage their disclosure. This podcast is also available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

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Research Direct

We offer access to our research platform to new clients in a simple and effective way:

  • We carry out a short due diligence process to quickly on-board you as a client of HSBC Global Research
  • You will get access to our research through website, third party aggregators and our HSBC Global Research mobile app
  • Access is global and multi-product including our thematic research, ESG and Data Science.

Gaining access to Global Research

We have various products available for clients as well as non-clients. To get started follow these easy steps.

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From App Store or Google Play. The app features topical and timely curated reports, multimedia and upcoming events.

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Search for #hsbcresearch. Reports and Live Events are free-to-view and can be easily shared with contacts.

Join our events or watch replays. They are free-to-view and cover key topical themes.

Available on Apple and Spotify platforms, just search for HSBC Global Viewpoint.

New horizons – 9 key themes

HSBC Global Research is taking a new approach to investing in today’s world of disruptive, complex and rapid change. We are applying our multi-asset and geographical reach to understand the big events unfolding today and their investment implications through nine big themes.

New horizons

From Future Cities to Demographics and Energy Transition, this brochure explains our 9 themes and how to access them.

Your guide to Global Research

We have the expertise to help institutional and corporate clients - as well as our colleagues at HSBC - to navigate these uncertain times. Whether is it identifying major investment themes, responding to breaking news, or offering our thoughts on specific opportunities, our highly experienced team of analysts aims to be topical, relevant and insightful. Our award-winning research offers market-leading insight over eight research discipline, each managed by specialists in their field. Download our brochure to find out more…

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