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  1. Global CIO video: "Investors are likely to move into equities."

    Global CIO video: "Investors are likely to move into equities."

    Recent improvements in the backdrop for financial markets have prompted us to adopt a constructive stance on equities again. We look at the latest developments and our current views.

  2. Swiss economy in 2020: Fears of recession exaggerated – consumer spending supports growth

    Credit Suisse publishes "Monitor Switzerland" for Q3 2019 and economic forecasts for Switzerland in 2020

  3. Global CIO video: "Investors need to be more selective."

    Global CIO video: "Investors need to be more selective."

    Risk assets have corrected lower in recent weeks amid lingering risks and uncertainty. We look at the latest developments and our current views.

  4. The department store of the future. Shopping in Beijing.

    China's new middle class, numbering some 400 million people, will fundamentally change global trade. What are these people buying? How do they approach consumption? We accompany a young Chinese woman as she goes shopping – and catch a glimpse of our own future.

  5. Global CIO video: "Equity bull market still has legs."

    Global CIO video: "Equity bull market still has legs."

    Equity markets ended June and the first half of the year on a strong note. We look at the latest developments and our current views.

  6. Global CIO video: More defensive, but not down

    Global CIO video: More defensive, but not down

    After a bumpy ride in May, June has brought some relief for investors. We look at the latest developments and how we are positioned.

  7. Disruption in our wardrobes. Fashion and the circular economy.

    Disruption in our wardrobes. Fashion and the circular economy.

    The throwaway culture has penetrated many – if not all – industries. Fashion has been particularly prone to it, developing so-called "fast fashion" with a devastating environmental impact. Today, more and more people are trying to reverse this trend by applying a zero-waste philosophy and participating in a circular economy.

  8. Global CIO Michael Strobaek: "Investors should not be too unsettled."

    Global CIO Michael Strobaek: "Investors should not be too unsettled."

    No news is not always good news. After four months of relative quiet on the US-China trade front, the USA recently took investors by surprise by unveiling higher tariffs on USD 200 billion worth of Chinese goods. In the latest Global CIO video, we look at how the latest trade twist could impact financial markets.

  9. Global CIO Michael Strobaek: "Equity markets can continue their uptrend."

    After a poor end to 2018 the first quarter has seen markets react well to central banks holding interest rates firm, whilst recession fears look premature. We look at the latest outlook for investors.

  10. Global CIO video: "We will get some stabilization of growth."

    After taking the fast lane to start the year, financial markets have shifted down a gear in recent weeks. Nevertheless, investors have little to complain about. We take stock of where we stand.