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  1. 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?

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Low inflation gives scope for major stimulus to address coronavirus pandemic

    Low inflation gives scope for major stimulus to address coronavirus pandemic

    Credit Suisse's chief European economist Neville Hill examines central banks' response to pandemic-triggered turmoil.

  9. Eying stability and progress in periods of crisis: History confirms that long-term investment views point to brighter times.

    Eying stability and progress in periods of crisis: History confirms that long-term investment views point to brighter times.

    Periods of financial shocks have come and gone in history. A century's worth of economic data shows that globally diversified long-term investment strategies consistently triumph above all others, even reaching new highs after the crises subside.

  10. Global Investment Returns Yearbook 2020 Credit Suisse

    ESG investing: A trend that is constantly evolving

    The Global Investment Returns Yearbook looks at figures dating back to the year 1900. The long-term analysis aims to put in perspective bull and bear markets, financial crises, and investment trends. But what can it tell us about recent trends, such as ESG investing? The authors investigate if ESG-driven investments have their own reward in terms of higher returns and lower risk.