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  1. The 2022 real estate study. Focus on residential real estate funds.

    The 2022 real estate study. Focus on residential real estate funds. 

    The overnight shift from working in an office to working from home has also affected real estate funds. The results of the 2022 Credit Suisse real estate study show what impact the pandemic has had on the real estate market. What investors need to know about residential real estate funds. 

  2. Investments in March: High volatility on financial markets

    Investments in March: Our forecast in brief

    Credit Suisse gives its perspective on economic and financial market developments over the short to medium term and looks at the implications for investors. The end of the pandemic is barely in sight, and new clouds are already appearing over the financial landscape. Given the current geopolitical unrest, market volatility will remain high for the time being.

  3. Financial market: Commodities prices are soaring.

    Commodities prices are soaring. Is the energy industry recovering?

    Investments in the areas of energy and energy efficiency ought to have decent prospects on the exchanges in 2022. Nevertheless, renewable energies are still lagging behind. Rising commodities prices and the recovery of the traditional energy industry on the financial markets will probably give a boost to alternative energy sources as well.

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    Investing in December: Our forecast in brief

    The Credit Suisse perspective on economic and financial market developments over the short to medium term and their implications for investors. Despite supply chain bottlenecks, Swiss companies recorded higher corporate profits than expected in the third quarter of the year. Find out more about the current situation in the financial markets and key insights for investors.

  5. Inflation is at a new high

    Interview with Burkhard Varnholt: Inflation is at a new high

    There appears to be no end in sight for the post-COVID-19 economic upturn. In Europe and the US, inflation is at its highest level for years. "It's the main thing investors want to talk about," says Burkhard Varnholt in the interview and he explains the role supply chains and electricity prices play in this.

  6. A transformation with investment prospects: The decarbonization of the economy

    The decarbonization of the global economy is in full swing. This Supertrend is attracting a great deal of capital – particularly for companies that are involved in the expansion of the necessary infrastructure. This is resulting in interesting prospects for investors in connection with what are known as "pork cycles."

  7. Investing in October: Our forecast in brief

    Investing in October: Our forecast in brief

    Credit Suisse gives its perspective on economic and financial market developments over the short to medium term and looks at the implications for investors. We will have to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic for some time to come. Nevertheless, the economic recovery has begun. Equities are continuing to soar, boosted by solid profit growth and favorable financing conditions. Japanese equities in particular are appealing to investors right now.

  8. Investing in September: Too soon for equity overweighting

    Investing in September: Our forecast in brief

    Credit Suisse gives its perspective on economic and financial market developments over the short to medium term and looks at the implications for investors. The economy is continuing to recover. At the same time, the central banks are maintaining their support through monetary policy. That means that, despite the Delta variant of COVID-19, equities are likely to remain the most appealing asset class. Investors should nonetheless err on the side of caution.

  9. Bull markets: Equities remain the most attractive asset class

    Bull markets like this are a rare occurrence. Interview with Burkhard Varnholt

    The financial markets are going through extraordinary times. The current bull market is proving to be amazingly resilient, despite the widespread doubts expressed by investors. In the interview, Burkhard Varnholt explains his view of the stock market situation and why he expects equities to remain the most attractive asset class in the second half of the year too.

  10. Investing in August: Overweighting of equities premature

    Investing in August: Our forecast in brief

    Credit Suisse gives its perspective on economic and financial market developments over the short to medium term and looks at the implications for investors. The easing of COVID-19 restrictions is allowing the Swiss economy to continue recovering, and the recovery is expected to cause a bump in corporate profits and long-term interest rates to rise.