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  1. Why conditions are ripe for elevated M&A activity

    Why conditions are ripe for elevated M&A activity

    Strong M&A activity among asset and wealth managers around the world looks set to continue into 2022. This is thanks to conditions that range from investment capabilities to shareholder activism.

  2. 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.

  3. Food security and climate change: Getting to the meat of the matter

    Food security and climate change: Getting to the meat of the matter

    With the global population forecast to top 9.6 billion by 2050, the biggest long-term challenge facing the world today is how to sustainably feed the planet's dramatically increasing population, especially for the poorest, and at a time when climate change is challenging established agricultural methods. How can sustainable technologies meet this challenge head on?

  4. 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?

  5. Credit Suisse and University of St.Gallen strengthen research and teaching

    Credit Suisse is entering into a new partnership with the University of St.Gallen (HSG) with the aim of strengthening research and teaching through the development of expertise at the interfaces between finance, management, and law. As part of this partnership, Credit Suisse is contributing CHF 20 million over the next 10 years to the promotion of education and research, while at the same time – in its capacity as founding and strategic partner – facilitating the establishment of the HSG Center for Financial Services Innovation, which will include the creation of several professorships.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Green recovery: reviving the economy and tackling climate change post-pandemic

    Why the post-pandemic recovery must be green

    The economic shock from the COVID-19 pandemic has spurred interest in finding ways to stimulate economies and create jobs while addressing social priorities such as climate change. In Credit Suisse's latest podcast on its long-term investment themes known as Supertrends, Brian Blackstone talks to Eugène Klerk, Head of ESG Research at Credit Suisse, about why the global economy needs green stimulus, which sectors will benefit from it, and why – after years of talking about green-focused stimulus without much follow-up – this time things may actually be different.

  9. Global rebound interrupted as uncertainty lingers

    Global rebound interrupted as uncertainty lingers

    In this podcast, Brian Blackstone chats to Credit Suisse chief economist James Sweeney and chief European economist Neville Hill about the global economy's prospects heading into the autumn and beyond.

  10. Rising debt aims to steady economies in the wake of coronavirus

    In this podcast, Brian Blackstone chats to Credit Suisse economist Oliver Adler about the vast increase in public debt to finance the global pandemic response.