Insights & Research
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Emerging markets and the SDGs: investing where it's needed most
We look at some of the companies helping to solve some of the biggest challenges we face today
Emerging market debt August 2023 review and outlook
Our summary of developments in emerging market debt in August 2023 and the outlook going forward.
Social equity and financial empowerment
Inspiring financial inclusivity, diversity and resilience in future generations.
Misperceptions may be masking a golden opportunity in China
We explain why now offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity for investors to buy quality Chinese companies at bargain prices.
Private markets: the price is right – or is it?
One question that sparks debate with our clients is – are private market assets overvalued? Here, we seek to answer the question.
Demystifying emerging markets
A look at the current themes helping to drive emerging markets while addressing questions on investors' minds about the asset class.
Greater Seoul logistics: light at the end of the tunnel?
What next for logistics in Seoul? We discuss when the turning point might be.
abrdn Research Institute
Macro Bytes: are we in a world of permanently higher interest rates?
Luke talks to Lukasz Rachel, Assistant Professor of Economics at UCL, and Bob Gilhooly, Senior Emerging Markets Economist at abrdn, about the long term drivers of interest rates.
Global Economic Outlook: Rolling on or rolling over?
The US economy continues to be resilient. Europe is staring at recession. China faces headwinds, while other EMs diverge. Global economies present a mixed picture. Read on to find out more…
How is AI going to change the economy?
We analyse the potential impacts of artificial intelligence on economic growth and productivity, jobs and wages, sectors, government policy and regulation, and geopolitics.
US forecast deep dive: Smooth descent to get bumpier
Accelerating activity growth means a US recession is not imminent. But we still think a downturn is coming during our forecast horizon, even if recent activity and inflation dynamics make this an extremely close call.
Macro Bytes: Is the Fed pulling off a soft landing?
Paul and Luke speak to James McCann, Deputy Chief Economist at abrdn, about the outlook for the US economy.
r* gazing: assessing the future path for global interest rates
Has there been a structural shift to higher policy rates and yields or will global interest rates head back to their pre-pandemic lows and resume their downward trend? Read our research.
Macro Bytes: What did the Bank of England get wrong? - with Michael Saunders
Paul and Luke speak to Michael Saunders, former external member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee