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.

Who we are

Guide to HSBC Global Research - What's behind our insights and ideas

Want to know more about HSBC Global Research? David May, Global Head of Research, explains who we are, what we do and how we are innovating to serve clients more effectively than ever. Any questions? Just email us at askresearch@hsbc.com. And for topical, free-to-view insights, follow us on LinkedIn #hsbcresearch

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.

Analysts

We have more than c.280 analysts and associates in 18 locations across Asia-Pacific, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Asset classes

Producing c.13,000 reports annually across Economics, FX, Fixed Income, Equities, Emerging Markets, ESG, Data Science and Multi-Asset

Focus

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

Equities

Our Equities analysts cover c1850 companies around the world

HSBC Global Research podcasts

 The macro viewpoint

The Macro Brief – European election fever

European economists Simon Wells and Chantana Sam discuss new risks from election results in Europe and upcoming votes in France.

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This podcast is also available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

 Under the banyan tree

Under the Banyan Tree - There's always a 'but…'

Back from the Dragon Boat Festival holiday, Herald van der Linde and Erin Xin discuss what China's latest travel and spending numbers say about the wider state of its economy.

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This podcast is also available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

Access our Insights

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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.

Available to clients

Download the HSBC Global Research app

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

Log onto the Global Research website

To access all reports and videos log onto research.hsbc.com

Available to all

Connect with HSBC Global Research on LinkedIn

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

Live Insights

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

Follow and listen

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

Shaping the Future - Nine key themes to guide your outlook

In Global Research, we view today's world of disruptive, complex and rapid change through the lens of nine themes. We expect these long-term trends reshaping economies, markets and societies worldwide to have lasting implications for investment strategies. They are: Automation; Demographics; Digital Finance; Disruptive Technology; Energy Transition; Future Cities; Future Consumer; Future Transport, and Trade Flows. These themes inform our coverage across asset classes and regions, and are instrumental in enabling us to help clients spot risks and opportunities. Please read on for an overview of our thematic approach, and how you can subscribe to our latest insights on trends reshaping economies worldwide.

Shaping the Future

From Future Cities to Demographics and Energy Transition, this brochure explains our 9 themes and how to access them.
 Shaping the Future - Nine key themes to guide your outlook brochure

Your guide to Global Research

We have the expertise to help institutional and corporate clients – as well as our colleagues at HSBC – navigate these uncertain times. Our award-winning analysts produce more than 13,000 reports each year with topical, timely and relevant insight on everything from currency movements to commodities, bond yields, global stock markets, macroeconomics, and technology trends. View our brochure or watch our video to find out more.

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