Evolving Economy Insights
The world is changing faster than ever. So what does this mean for investors, and what should you do to capitalize on these changes?
From insights on the future of retail to the technologies that could help save our environment, you’ll find something in our Evolving Economy Insights Hub that can help you future-proof your investment portfolio.
Read on to discover the latest insights – and investment opportunities – across the five long-term growth themes that we call the Evolving Economy.
03 December 2019
Thematic equities in focus
After a strong first half of 2019, global equities were muted in the third quarter, with the MSCI All Country World Index delivering a neutral return of -0.03% in USD.
08 November 2019
Cyber Monday: 4 reasons online sales are surging
Cyber Monday evolved as the digital equivalent of US shopping holiday ‘Black Friday’, as retailers encouraged people to shop online.
14 October 2019
How is consolidation transforming the payments industry?
The payments sector has experienced a significant amount of consolidation in recent years, with pure payment firms such as WorldPay and Visa establishing themselves as larger players in the industry ...
01 October 2019
How are robots driving growth in non-automotive industries?
Since the 1950s, robotics have historically been applied to – and has been instrumental in the development of – the automotive industry, cutting out time-intensive inefficiencies such a ...
27 August 2019
The triumph of longevity
Dani Saurymper and Thomas Kirkwood discuss the implications and opportunities of longer life.
27 August 2019
New Opportunities as Life Expectancies Increase
Over the last 150 years, life expectancy has increased by two to three years each decade.
15 August 2019
Using technology to tackle growing electronic waste
Electronic waste – more commonly known as e-waste – refers to the disposal of broken or obsolete electronic equipment, and unless it is disposed of responsibly, it can have serious envi ...
31 July 2019
How are challenger banks disrupting the retail banking industry?
The past 2-3 years have seen challenger banks gain traction, with some attracting significant venture capital funding.
18 July 2019
What investors need to know about clean technology
Consumers, governments and corporations are assessing their environmental practices, and developing new clean technologies, as the impact of climate change takes its toll on the planet.
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