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Stress-testing our constructive renminbi view
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Stress-testing our constructive renminbi view

The renminbi has appreciated on strong macroeconomic fundamentals. While our outlook on the Chinese currency remains positive, we monitor a number of key risks. 

Rebuilding the US economy as markets remain strong in Covid-19 end game

An economic recovery is underway as vaccination programmes accelerate. In the meantime, the US is investing trillions in its recovery, sustainability offers great investment potential & new technologies change the face of banking. More from our CIO & Chief Economist

Tiny and vital – how we must save bees to save our crops
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Tiny and vital – how we must save bees to save our crops

Bees and other natural pollinators have an annual economic value of USD 500 billion. They are responsible for crop yields and health. But their populations are in decline and without them, our economies and way of life are at risk.

Ants: the hidden multi-trillion-member workforce that support multi-trillion dollar industries

Forests are vital to our way of life. They are responsible for the production of oxygen and a valuable source of Natural Capital. However, they could not survive without ants. Discover more on this essential workforce and read more on our Natural Capital strategy.

Seabirds: the secret fertilisers who give so much for nothing
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Seabirds: the secret fertilisers who give so much for nothing

The agricultural industry uses chemical fertilisers that pose a threat to our health and the planet. Yet a nature-based solution can be found in guano – seabird excrement. Discover more on how we can better harness the power of nature in farming practices using seabirds.

Shellfish: the kidneys of the sea
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Shellfish: the kidneys of the sea

Shellfish are the super-filters of the sea with each one capable of cleaning over 65,000 litres of polluted water a year. And they never switch off. It’s time to see nature for what it really is, our most valuable industry.

How rewilding the oceans can lead to a prosperous blue economy
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How rewilding the oceans can lead to a prosperous blue economy

The earth’s oceans are in peril. Overfishing, oil exploration and other harmful practices have derailed their fragile balance. Now, in order to save our economies and ourselves we must work to preserve our oceans and help them regenerate. Welcome to the Blue Economy.

Can the UK’s recovery offer long-term momentum?
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Can the UK’s recovery offer long-term momentum?

The UK’s economic recovery is both faster and stronger than its EU neighbours. Can it last?