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Central Banks

What's on the horizon for the global economy?

Our weekly updated overview highlights the key releases of global economic market data from around the globe and provides an economic outlook for 2023 by region.

3 min read | May 2023

Sustainability

Are Carbon Markets the Missing Piece in the Climate Change Puzzle?

Carbon markets are an often overlooked solution for combatting climate change. Andrew Bowley, Sustainability Governance Officer, explains that as more firms make net-zero commitments, we need to set a true price on carbon and make it easier to offset emissions.

3 min read | May 2023

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Central Banks

MacroBrew - The ECB and BoE: Fighting for The Last Hike

In this MacroBrew fireside, we discuss whether the ECB will really defy market pricing and look to raise rates above 4% this year, and what risks we should watch out for in Europe in 2023.

18 min video | April 2023

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Central Banks

MacroBrew - US Debt Limit: Is It Worse Than 2011?

We discuss the US debt limit and what economic and monetary policy impact the uncertainty could have, as well as political risks and what it means for FX and rates markets.

47 min video | April 2023

Sustainability

Combining Innovation and Investment to Power the Energy Transition

The energy transition will be driven by entrepreneurs, ideas and companies, but they can only succeed with the right support and investment. Jeff McDermott, Global Co-Head of Investment Banking, discusses how the landscape is evolving to empower success.

3 min read | April 2023

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Sustainability

ESG360 - Cyberattack: The Growing Threat for ESG Investors

The rapid increase in networking and digitalization in our daily work patterns has increased the cyberattack surface available for criminals to exploit. With cyberattacks growing in both frequency and severity, we discuss the increasing threat for ESG investors.

19 min video | March 2023

Sustainability

China’s Demographic Timebomb: Lessons from Japan’s Lost Decades

China is contending with a low birthrate and population aging similar to Japan with the added challenge of facing these headwinds before it becomes affluent. China can learn from Japan by raising productivity through structural reforms to sustain economic growth.

4 min read | March 2023

Sustainability

Why Cybersecurity Is the Biggest Hidden ESG Risk

Cybersecurity is fast becoming the top global risk by impact and likelihood along with climate change and geopolitical conflict. In response, investors need an efficient model to integrate cybersecurity into their investment decisions.

4 min read | March 2023

Sustainability

Battery Reincarnation – A Second Life in Rural Electrification

Lina Lee is Co-Founder of Durapower, a Singapore-based energy storage solutions provider. Lina tells Nomura Greentech that she is extending the duration of electric vehicle batteries by giving them a second life as storage for renewables.

3 min read | March 2023

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Central Banks

MacroBrew - US: Is the Strong Data a Macro Game Changer or a Fade?

Our Cross-Asset Macro Strategist discusses whether the strong US data is a macro game changer.

42 min video | March 2023

Economics

Euro Sovereign Debt Crisis: This Time Is Different

With the ECB far from done on raising interest rates and government debt levels higher than they were before the last sovereign debt crisis, this is an issue at the forefront of many investors’ and no doubt central bankers’ minds.

3 min read | March 2023

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Central Banks

MacroBrew - How Fast Has China's Reopening Been So Far?

Our Chief China Economist from the Asia economics team discusses whether China’s reopening is running full steam ahead.

28 min video | February 2023

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