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  1. Effects of COVID on household wealth

    Effects of COVID on household wealth

    Our Global Wealth Report 2021 looks into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the response of policymakers on global wealth and its distribution. The analysis shows continued wealth growth; nevertheless, bearing in mind the widespread economic disruption, household wealth and macroeconomic indicators seem to be on different trajectories.

  2. Switzerland and Credit Suisse 2021 – Key facts and figures

    Credit Suisse has had close links to Switzerland ever since it was founded and plays an active role within the economy and society at various levels. This is reflected in the latest edition of our brochure "Switzerland and Credit Suisse", which is available online from today and can also be found in our branches.

  3. COVID-19 shakes up the emerging consumer landscape while the vaccine news boosts optimism

    COVID-19 shakes up the emerging consumer landscape while the vaccine news boosts optimism

    The pandemic triggered and accelerated a number of changes in consumer behavior. With many activities on hold due to restrictions and safety measures, consumers recreated their life online. What is more, the extraordinary circumstances made people spend less and differently. Will the COVID-19 vaccine reverse these trends?

  4. Why consider investing in emerging markets?

    Why consider investing in emerging markets?

    Markets were hit hard by the pandemic in early 2020. A second wave emerged later in the year, continuing into 2021. Now that the pandemic has challenged the role of the US and other developed markets (DMs) as safe havens, we dig into what emerging markets (EMs) offer to portfolio investors.

  5. Global wealth report 2020

    Global wealth report: The pandemic reshuffles the wealthiest group

    Overall, the number of millionaires shrank by just 1% in the first half of 2020. But the array of wealth implications triggered by the pandemic results in an unusually large number of new millionaires and an unusually large number of demoted millionaires.

  6. 10 characteristics of a post-COVID-19 world

    10 characteristics of a post-COVID-19 world

    Most pandemics underline the role that environmental, social, and cultural factors play in their emergence and spread. History has shown that the human factor can also decrease the susceptibility to infectious diseases, with the current outbreak no exception.

  7. Understanding value vs. growth investing

    Understanding value vs. growth investing

    Understanding the difference between value vs. growth investing can help investors respond to periods of market turbulence like the 2020 pandemic. Value stocks trade below what they are worth, while growth stocks do not yet pay a dividend but offer big potential for the future.

  8. US election. Implications for financial markets and global economy

    US election. Implications for financial markets and global economy

    In our latest Credit Suisse podcast, Brian Blackstone speaks with the bank's chief economist James Sweeney about the implications of the US elections for financial markets, fiscal stimulus and international economic policy.

  9. Private market investing explained

    Private market investing explained

    Private markets refer to investments in equity and debt of privately owned companies.

  10. How COVID affected our wealth. Women, millennials, and low-skilled workers hit hardest.

    How COVID affected our wealth. Women, millennials, and low-skilled workers hit hardest.

    The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the world into a recession as severe as the 2008 global financial crisis. Surprisingly, household wealth has resisted so far. We look at what has kept households in good shape, who has suffered most, and whether our power to create wealth truly remains undiminished.