HSBC offers corporate customers iPhone facial recognition.
Letter of Credit transaction facilitated bulk shipment of soybeans for Cargill.
But global survey of firms finds executives are concerned about protectionist policies.
Plenty of opportunities for Canadian companies but technology is the differentiator.
Big opportunities for primary metal, chemical, and machinery manufacturers.
Survey respondents (20%) say money from downsizing or selling property will help pay for retirement.
Struggling to maintain its underlying momentum: HSBC
Global Trade Forecast says lingering lower loonie will boost competitiveness and manufacturing
Aims for cost savings up to $5 billion by 2017; shifts focus to high-growth Asian markets.
HSBC poll suggests older Canadians are also feeling the pinch.
Manufacturing MMEs provide $38.9 billion to Canada’s economy, the bank’s report said.
Mini stimulus measures in first half of the year after growth slowed to 7.4%.
Latest sign the world’s second largest economy is stabilizing.
HSBC purchasing managers’ index shows slight expansion, a sign the economy is stabilizing.
Pressure is on Chinese leaders to reverse a deepening slowdown.