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Global wealth outlook: Emerging markets to raise their share

Emerging economies will be responsible for almost one third of the growth, although they account for just a little more than one fifth of current wealth. Wealth will primarily be driven by growth in the middle segment, but the number of millionaires will also grow markedly over the next five years to reach a new all-time high of 55 million.

From sickcare to healthcare – data transforming the health sector

Thanks to advancements in technology we are soon to experience a new approach to health. It will become safer, more personalized and convenient, and focused on prevention rather than treatment of the disease, explains Christian Schmid, in-house health tech investment specialist at Credit Suisse.

"The goal of humanitarian work is to eliminate the need for humanitarian work"

The Red Cross has had an enormous impact on the world. ICRC President Peter Maurer discusses new ways of financing humanitarian projects, modern conflicts and whether the world is doing better or worse today than in the past.

Technology – more a blessing than a curse

Since the advent of the internet and the smartphone, if not before, technology has become a pervasive part of our lives. The 2018 Credit Suisse Worry Barometer reveals what people in Switzerland and the United States think about technology and its impacts.

Six things that will matter to investors in 2019

Investing in 2019 means looking for growth at a late stage of the economic cycle. Our Investment Outlook 2019 identifies six key market drivers and risks that will be particularly important for investors next year. 

The Global Wealth Pyramid: Growth with regional transformations

China now dominates the middle class segment worldwide and has vastly increased its number of ultra-rich individuals by 200 times since 2000.

Emerging markets need infrastructure investments

Infrastructure has been somewhat relegated to the back of investors' minds compared to 2016, but the need for infrastructure upgrades and investments remains as pressing as ever.

CIO view: "Setbacks open up opportunities"

October proved a trying month for investors. Yet the macroeconomic environment remains robust, and we continue to believe that growth assets like equities still offer potential.

Emerging Asia will produce more than half of global output by 2050

Emerging Asia's share of global economic output is set to reach 55 percent by 2050. The region's equity and corporate bond markets are on course to assume close to a 30 percent global share by 2030. Credit Suisse Research Institute's (CSRI) latest 'Asia in Transition' report highlights the key changes taking place in the region.

Supertrends: Investing in telecom infrastructure

5G technology is likely to transform communication sector. This means interesting investment opportunities.
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