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  1. Coronavirus crisis and the financial market shocks explained.

    Coronavirus crisis and the financial market shocks explained.

    In December 2019, the first cases of infection from a novel coronavirus were treated in Wuhan, China. The race to contain the spread began, eventually leading to global lockdowns, business closures, and financial market turmoil.

  2. Coronavirus and the global economy

    In this podcast Brian Blackstone chats to Credit Suisse chief economist James Sweeney about the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the global economy.

  3. Global CIO Video: “We have clearly moved into a new world”

    Global CIO Video: "We have clearly moved into a new world"

    Only a few weeks ago, global equity markets were at fresh all-time highs. How rapidly things have changed. The global spread of the novel coronavirus and the impact of governments' dramatic containment measures have caused great concern, as global growth is hit. In the new Global CIO video, we look at the latest developments and our current views.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Global CIO Video: Manufacturing recovery on hold

    Global CIO Video: Manufacturing recovery on hold

    Just when the recovery in industrial production was gaining pace, the novel coronavirus reined it back in. The outbreak poses a new challenge to the global economy as it has interrupted global supply chains and caused significant uncertainty. In the new Global CIO video, we look at the latest developments and our current views.

  8. Wealth inequality. A call for accelerating economic progress.

    Wealth inequality is a pressing and widely debated issue. The rapid growth in wealth in emerging countries since 2000 is resulting in a narrowing gap in global wealth. Communities in emerging countries are calling for even faster economic and social progress to catch up with the wealthier countries.

  9. Water scarcity. The key challenges in meeting the demand. 

    There's plenty of water on Earth. Indeed, it covers 70% of the surface. The problem is, not much of it is useable. Freshwater – safe for us – accounts for as little as 3% of the entire world's water. With demand still growing, governments and the private sector need to act.

  10. What is the retirement age of the future?

    What is the retirement age of the future?

    Increased longevity, declining birth rates and lower financial returns for pension funds are all putting pressure on pension systems. Is a work free retirement period in your 60s and beyond a thing of the past? The recent Credit Suisse report Rethinking Retirement delves deeper.