Search this website. You can use fund codes to locate specific funds

China’s rise in the new world order

Not since the Cold War has the US had a serious rival superpower. Even in that period of intense nuclear paranoia, a sign mounted inside the Pentagon proclaimed: “If we ever faced a real enemy, we would be in deep trouble1”. With the rise of an increasingly powerful, influential and technologically advanced China, that adversary could have arrived. In his latest report, ‘US v China: the real agenda behind the trade war’, Gary Greenberg, Head of Global Emerging Markets at Hermes Investment Management, explains why China’s emergence on the global stage poses a genuine threat to US dominance.

Gary Greenberg said: “Predictions that China would shed the skin of totalitarian single-party rule and emerge as a multiparty, liberal market economy have proved to be well off the mark. This outcome, coinciding with the US’s retreat from global leadership under President Donald Trump, has created a geopolitical vacuum that the Chinese authorities are eager to exploit.”

Read more

  1. 1Source: “Destined for war: can America and China escape Thuycidides’s trap?” by Allison, G. Published by Scribe in 2017

Latest Articles

Hermes EOS calls on Alphabet to lead responsible A.I. practice
Hermes CEO Saker Nusseibeh signs accords on Carbon Pricing and Carbon-Risk Disclosures at the conclusion of a two day dialogue held in the Vatican with more than 33 CEOs of major oil companies, asset managers and asset owners also signed
Being good is good business
Rising recessionary risks shifts focus to fiscal fallback options
There's more than one side to any investment story
Hermes EOS engages with Deutsche Bank on strategy and control and compliance

Press Contacts

Jeannie Dumas, Head of Corporate Communications and Shareholder Relations
Melanie Bradley, Head of Investment & Stewardship Communications
Rachael Dowers, Manager - Investment and Stewardship Communications
Hannah James, Assistant Manager - Corporate Communications
Harriet Hall, Associate - Corporate Communications