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The Evolving 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, ...

The Evolving Economy

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.

Research & Investment Strategy

Central bank digital currencies, reserve currencies and geopolitics

When it comes to central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), the focus of market participants and regulators – especially in the banking industry - is mainly associated with their disruptive natu ...

The Evolving 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

Responsible investment

A wake up call for the energy sector? The IEA’s path to net zero

The energy industry lies at the centre of any attempt to deliver on the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change. Huge changes in production and consumption are required if the world is to reac ...

Responsible investment

The vital role of investors in the carbon transition

Pre-COVID-19, the transition to a low carbon economy was already enjoying several tailwinds. But the onset of the pandemic has fuelled this drive as companies, governments and investors appear to hav ...

The Evolving Economy

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 ...

The Evolving Economy

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 ...

Responsible investment

People power: The post-COVID rise of social impact investing

As the global economy moves to a more sustainable model in the years ahead, attention often falls on climate change as the standout challenge. The COVID-19 response has allowed us to envisage a world ...