The world is changing faster than ever. But 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 potentially help you to future-proof your investment portfolio.

Read on to discover our latest insights – and investment opportunities – across the five long-term growth themes that we call the Evolving Economy.

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Automation

The expanding middle class: why global affluence is a developing trend

Despite Covid-19 sending 100 million back into poverty, society is getting wealthier over the long term Over the past few decades, a quiet revolution in living standards has been transforming the w ...

Automation

How we’re living smarter: The rise of home automation

Last year, as coronavirus tore through the global economy and bricks-and-mortar businesses fell into a deep paralysis, one sector went from strength to strength: smart devices for the home.

Thematic investing set to transform asset management?

This research report has been written by Broadridge, a global Fintech leader providing a wide range of solutions for the financial services industry and businesses, including data and analytics solut ...

Digital economy

Are we at an inflection point for technology growth?

Technology has attracted a lot of attention this year, with higher interest drawing some concern over valuations. While semiconductor shortages have highlighted the world’s dependence on technology, ...

Ageing and lifestyle

Alzheimer's breakthrough could drive a new wave of biotech innovation and investment

The accelerated approval of the first new Alzheimer's treatment in almost two decades looks set to be a potential game changer for the biotechnology sector.

Digital economy

How has e-commerce shaped the logistics real estate space?

The e-commerce boom has left many retailers needing to rethink the structure of their supply chains to meet consumers’ expectations

Ageing and lifestyle

How the pandemic has given a new meaning to ageing

Within the next 20 years, the number of people in the UK aged 65 and over is set to increase 40 per cent. In the US, Europe and Japan, it is a similar story: people around the world are living longe ...

Connected consumer

Digital trending, with even more growth on the horizon

Last year PayPal enjoyed the most successful 12 months in its 22-year history. With total volume surging 31 per cent to $936bn, the California-based online payments company also added 73m net new acc ...

How the pandemic is focusing investors on the future

Five trends that indicate where the world is heading