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  1. Central Switzerland: A key factor in locational competition is diminishing

    Credit Suisse publishes regional study on the cantons of Central Switzerland

  2. Swiss Credit Market 2019: Swiss cantons still solid as a rock

    Credit Suisse publishes the Swiss Cantons Handbook 2019

  3. Locational quality 2019: Basel-Stadt tops the ranking for now, Vaud climbs nine places

    Credit Suisse publishes its annual study on the locational quality of Swiss cantons and regions

  4. Swiss economy in 2020: Fears of recession exaggerated – consumer spending supports growth

    Credit Suisse publishes "Monitor Switzerland" for Q3 2019 and economic forecasts for Switzerland in 2020

  5. Swiss SMEs coping well with increasing protectionism

    Credit Suisse SME study 2019

  6. Am Gotthard werden die Uhren neu gestellt

    Credit Suisse Bulletin zur Neat und ihren Auswirkungen auf die Schweizer Wirtschaft

  7. Banished from paradise – Credit Suisse publishes its study of the Swiss Real Estate Market 2016

    Negative interest rates allowed real estate investors to book high valuation gains last year. By contrast, there are growing signs of marketing difficulties in the various real estate segments, as testified by rising vacancies, record-high supply rates, and higher time on market figures. The supply of rental apartments and commercial property is likely to outstrip demand in 2016. Low interest rates are proving a key contributory factor, with plenty of capital flowing into real estate development due to the comparatively high yields. The resulting expansion of property space increasingly looks out of step with the corresponding demand. Although the demand for rental apartments in 2016 is likely to match that of last year thanks to additional demand from refugees, yield prospects are looking less rosy following a decline in the influx of working immigrants. The economists of Credit Suisse are also forecasting weaker demand in the markets for commercial property, which is being driven not least by deep-rooted changes in connection with the digital revolution. Only in the owner-occupied housing market do demand and supply appear to be largely in a state of equilibrium. Rising interest rates or demographic effects in a few years' time appear to be the sole factors that could subject markets to a "stress test."