HSBC's Karen Ward takes a shot at forecasting the global leaderboard in 2050: 1) China. 2) U.S....

|By:, SA News Editor

HSBC's Karen Ward takes a shot at forecasting the global leaderboard in 2050: 1) China. 2) U.S. 3) India. 4) Japan. Nineteen of her top 30 are today's 'emerging economies.' Two caveats: the list measures total output, not wealth, and past performance is no guarantee of future results.