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  1. Innovative concepts for real estate marketing

    Technological progress and social change create new requirements for residential and office spaces. To fulfill these requirements, the marketing and managing of real estate properties needs innovative concepts and new ideas.

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    5G: A secure technology?

    Around two thirds of the world’s population, or roughly 5 billion people, are mobile subscriber and use the third generation (3G) or the fourth-generation (4G) wireless networks1. It enables the consumer to capture the full potential of smartphones and other smart devices. Nowadays the next generation (5G) is attracting a lot of public interests.

  3. Hurricane frequency in Florida and the potential impact of climate change

    Hurricane frequency in Florida and the potential impact of climate change

    With global warming receiving increased media attention, the record insurance losses caused by natural catastrophes in 2017 and 2018 have made the general public, and the insurance community in particular, question a potential relationship between climate change and increasing insurance losses. 

  4. Blockchain

    Blockchain enables the ownership of virtual property to be determined beyond doubt, as well as allowing ownership rights to be freely traded. The technology eliminates the need for a central ledger. The Center for Innovative Finance (CIF) at the University of Basel is investigating how these technologies are affecting business and society. The research unit is supported by Credit Suisse Asset Management, which has endowed a professorship in Distributed Ledger Technology (Blockchain)/Fintech.

  5. Office space online: Individual. Digital. In real time.

    What is commonplace in the automotive industry is also finding its way into the real estate sector. Thanks to Credit Suisse Asset Management Global Real Estate, tenants can use the online office configurator to search for, select, and configure their office space. And all this in real time.

  6. China – an efficient investment in the future

    China – an efficient investment in the future

    Technology pioneers, megacities, and economic powerhouse – with almost 1.5 billion inhabitants and more than 100 cities with populations exceeding one million, China is a key component of the global economy.

  7. New perspectives for the organ transplantation market

    New perspectives for the organ transplantation market

    Organ transplantation helps to save overall costs. Of all organ transplantations, kidney transplantation is the most frequent by a wide margin (66% of total transplanted organs in 2016).1  Despite the high cost, various health economics studies found that the procedure is cost-saving. To mention one of the studies: “In conclusion, kidney transplantation is cost-effective across all donor types despite higher costs for marginal organs and innovative living donor practices.”2

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    Forecasts for the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    Accurate hurricane forecasting is a bit like the holy grail for reinsurers and ILS managers. If you know whether a hurricane season will be active or inactive, or whether to expect no landfalls or many landfalls, you may be able to adjust your portfolio, for example by taking on more risk during an “inactive” season or buying more hedges during an “active” season. But how reliable are hurricane season forecasts? And what is the forecast for the 2019 hurricane season, which has already begun?

  9. Newsletter Index Solutions:
    green bond

    From a “fig leaf” to an investment segment that has to be taken seriously: the number of green bonds issued has increased by more than 30% within a year and the number of issuers has risen too. Read more about how green bonds help fund climate and environmental projects and how you can combine attractive returns and sustainability with an index fund.

  10. Accelerate innovation. Shape the future of asset management.

    Asset management requires global and sustainable thinking and looks to the future like few other sectors; it is fertile ground for new ideas, methods and technologies. The Zurich-based i.AM Innovation Lab seeks to maintain the cutting edge of the industry and also to develop tools that can help the sector drive and shape today’s blistering pace of change.