Articles by HSBC
New Zealand PM John Key Confident of 'Booming' Economy; HSBC Predicts Positive Growth In 2015
January 20 2015 10:15 PM
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key remains confident that the economy will continue to grow every year in the next three years. HSBC has predicted the country will maintain its positive growth.
Rory McIlroy: The Possibility Of Losing 10 Million Pounds In Court Is No Big Deal
January 17 2015 12:49 PM
Rory McIlroy says possibility of losing in court does not cross his mind.
Rory McIlroy Might Wind Up In Dublin Court For 6 Days If World No. 1 Fails To Compromise
January 16 2015 2:14 PM
Rory McIlroy might end up in Dublin High Court for 6 days if he fails to negotiate and compromise with his former manager.
Rory McIlroy Dating PGA Staff Erica Stoll -- Report
January 07 2015 4:50 PM
Four-time Major winner Rory McIlroy has reportedly found a new flame in PGA staff Erica Stoll.
Iron Ore Prices Hit 1-Month High Of $71.49 On Speculation China To Speed Up $1.1T Infra Projects In 2015
January 07 2015 10:36 AM
The first week of 2015 appears to dispel previous forecast that it wouldn't be a spectacular year for Australia's iron ore sector after price of the commodity hit a five-year low of $66.84 on Dec 23, 2014.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning January 6, 2015
January 06 2015 9:18 AM
In US economic data, the New York ISM index rose from 663.4 to 673.8 in December.
Global Markets Overview – December 31, 2014
December 31 2014 10:08 AM
Global markets are set to finish the year with a bit of downside on the back of resurfacing Greece concerns. Some analysts feel another Greek political debacle will make it harder for ECB President Mario Draghi to pursue his grand plan of sovereign bond purchases given opposition from other northern nations such as Germany. There will be little event risk to look out for across the region today with some key markets like Japan already closed for New Year's related holidays. Perhaps China's...
Australian Stock Market Report –Afternoon December 30, 2014
December 30 2014 7:20 PM
Australian shares extended their losses this afternoon to shed 1 per cent and wipe out a chunk of yesterday's 1.5 per cent surge.
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday December 18, 2014
December 18 2014 2:32 PM
The Australian share market opened the session with a solid gain for the second consecutive session on the Thursday. The strong tone for the first half of the session came in the wake of similar gains for US and European markets in the last 12 hours. US share markets rallied sharply after the Federal Reserve gave a strong signal that it was on track to raise interest rates at some point next year - pointing to confidence in the US economy. At the close of trade, the Dow Jones was up by 288 point...
Australian Dollar Outlook – December 17, 2014
December 17 2014 10:43 AM
The Australian Dollar is unchanged from this time yesterday, having given back some overnight gains as volatility increases in global markets.
Global Markets Overview – December 16, 2014
December 16 2014 10:10 AM
Equities tapered off in the US and tracked weakness seen in Asian and European trade. Turmoil in the energy space continued to cloud positive developments on the US economic data front.
Australian Dollar Outlook – December 1, 2014
December 01 2014 10:04 AM
The Australian Dollar has opened this week's trading below the 85 cent level as commodity currencies remain under pressure.
London Real Estate: Foreign Governments Making A Beeline With China, Qatar and Kuwait Ahead In Race
November 17 2014 11:58 PM
The demand is understandable given that London is the most lucrative international property market.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning November 13, 2014
November 13 2014 10:20 AM
In the US, whole sale inventories rose by 0.3% in September after a 0.6% gain in August - a result that should support the September quarter GDP result.
US War Veterans In Iraq Sue Five European Banks For Channeling Iran's Money To Insurgents Attacking US Forces
November 12 2014 8:25 PM
The allegation is serious and may attract penal action or pay out of compensation to affected parties.
Western Businesses Feeling As Targets Of New Cold War By Russia And China
November 04 2014 8:59 PM
The West should also refrain from using sanctions as a tool to choke the economies of rivals.
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon November 3, 2014
November 03 2014 6:53 PM
The Australian sharemarket has ended the session near the day's lows. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) slipped 20pts or 0.3 per cent to 5,485. Consumer Staples were the worst performing sector dropping 1.94 per cent. Volume 1.68 billion shares traded worth $4.2 billion. 359 stocks finishes firmer, 579 ended lower and 360 closed unchanged.
LNG To Overtake Coal As Australia’s 2nd Biggest Export In 2018
November 03 2014 11:22 AM
An HSBC report confirmed previous speculations that Australia would dislodge Qatar as the world's biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter in 2018. Its major markets would be mainly Asian nations, particularly China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and India.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning November 3, 2014
November 03 2014 10:08 AM
In the US, personal income rose by 0.2% in September with spending down by 0.2%. Both results were slightly weaker than expected. The final reading on consumer sentiment in October was 86.9, up from 84.6 and at a 7-year high.
New Zealand Named The Best Place For Raising Children
October 24 2014 2:03 PM
The HSBC Expat Explorer Survey has revealed New Zealand as the best place to raise children. Expats rated the country for improved child safety, health and well-being.