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  1. ETFs and index funds: What investors should know

    Indexed investments have grown in popularity. While attention in the last few years had mainly concentrated on exchange-traded funds (ETFs), the focus has recently shifted to include index funds as well. Both product classes are transparent, cost-efficient investment options, yet they differ from one another and have their own specific advantages.

  2. Edutainment. An example of Education Technology in China.

    EdTech: solving the bottlenecks in the Chinese education system.

  3. "A little more of the entrepreneur. A little less of the engineer."

    Disruptive ideas and radical technological advances are shaping our markets – and our lives – ever more powerfully and in ever expanding ways. Entrepreneurial thinking and courageous steps toward action are becoming a matter of survival.

  4. The sustainability approach of Global Real Estate

    Global Real Estate's objective is to generate sustainable financial, environmental, and social returns. Credit Suisse Asset Management focuses on three core initiatives in the real estate sector.

  5. Reinsurance market renewals, Recap of January 1, 2020

    Reinsurance market renewals

    The January 1 renewal cycle is important for investor returns as more than half of all reinsurance contracts are renewed in this time frame.

  6. The best attributes of bonds and funds combined

    In a world of record-low interest rates and slowing economic growth, fixed-maturity bond funds remain an attractive proposition for investors looking to combine a yield pickup and a relatively predictable, regular stream of income.

  7. Swiss Entrepreneurs Foundation: tailwind for startups and innovative SMEs

    Relatively new businesses often have trouble raising capital in an advanced growth phase. A new kind of financing aims to help.

  8. Fake food The business of fraudulent labeling

    Fake food: The business of fraudulent labeling

    "Grub first, then ethics", wrote Bertolt Brecht in 1928 in his famous Threepenny Opera. This quote is also perfectly applicable to the fraudulent labeling of food.

  9. Sustainable investments – from niche to mainstream

    Niche, mainstream, supertrend – sustainable investment is on everyone’s lips these days. The number of available ESG funds1 has grown exponentially, especially in the last three years. Providers that do not yet have ESG investments on offer are increasingly operating at a competitive disadvantage. Credit Suisse Index Solutions was one of the first providers to launch a whole range of sustainable index funds.

  10. Digital transformation in healthcare

    Artificial intelligence and big data are leading to far-reaching innovations and entirely new business models within the healthcare space, boosting quality of life and opening up exciting opportunities for investors.