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  1. 2020 Credit Suisse Youth Barometer: Turbulent political situation is leaving its mark – COVID-19 measures largely regarded as positive

    2020 Credit Suisse Youth Barometer: Turbulent political situation is leaving its mark – COVID-19 measures largely regarded as positive

    The topics discussed in the media and by politicians in recent months matter to the younger generation: Sustainability and equality are now seen by them as key issues. Young people have developed a new political awareness and want clear solutions. However, they are not calling for a revolution. Current uncertainties around the world – from the coronavirus crisis to concerns about poverty in old age – are causing young people to become more cautious.

  2. Youth Barometer 2020: Chatting and streaming is «in», drugs are «out»

    Youth Barometer 2020: Chatting and streaming is «in», drugs are «out»

    Young people vary in many respects, but they are surprisingly united on what's "in" and what's "out": Platforms such as WhatsApp, YouTube, and Netflix are cool, while drug-taking and smoking are passé. Young people value a materially cautious, healthy lifestyle.

  3. Youth Barometer 2020: Equality, sustainability and social media

    Youth Barometer 2020: Equality, sustainability and social media

    More and more young people are becoming politically engaged on the issues that matter most to them – in particular equality and the environment. They are using social media as a catalyst for change, although this brings its own problems.

  4. Youth Barometer 2020: the new Coronavirus unsettles young people worldwide

    Youth Barometer 2020: the new Coronavirus unsettles young people worldwide

    Although few young people fall into the COVID-19 risk group, they are still very worried about the situation. However, the impact the pandemic is having on their lives varies greatly from country to country – especially with regard to their list of top concerns, trust in government, the future of e-commerce, and solidarity with their fellow citizens.

  5. Coronavirus could speed up the workplace (r)evolution

    2020 is likely to go down in history as a pivotal year for the 21st century. The coronavirus pandemic has the potential to redefine many of our activities, not least the traditional office workplace.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Credit Suisse Progress Barometer: The pressure for progress on sustainability and equality transcends nations

    The second Progress Barometer measures the desire for progress in 16 countries.

  9. Switzerland's doing fine

    Switzerland's doing fine

    The Swiss rate their national and personal economic situation positively.

  10. "I sometimes miss the willingness to pull together."

    "I sometimes miss the willingness to pull together."

    Federal Councilor Karin Keller-Sutter on the concerns of Swiss voters, the outlook for bilateral treaties and the political benefits of a slower pace.