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  1. Interest rates expected to remain low for the long term after the pandemic.

    An interview with Michael Strobaek: What investors can expect after the pandemic.

    The pandemic is posing a major challenge for the world economy and taking a heavy toll, especially on the service sector. According to Michael Strobaek, Global Chief Investment Officer at Credit Suisse, the pandemic also has an upside: attractive equities and low interest rates in a world after COVID-19.

  2. Investing in November: Our forecast in brief

    Investing in November: Our forecast in brief

    Credit Suisse's perspective on economic and financial market developments over the short to medium term and their implications for investors. The economic recovery currently carries risks, not least because of the second pandemic wave. However, there are still return opportunities. Equities in cyclical sectors are currently particularly attractive for Swiss investors.

  3. Investing in October: Recovery on the financial markets is decelerating

    Investing in October: Our forecast in brief

    Credit Suisse's perspective on economic and financial market developments over the short to medium term and their implications for investors. Global growth is likely to slow down again. That goes for the Swiss economy as well. That is why it may pay off for investors to have a healthy mix in their portfolios – especially now.

  4. Tech stocks are making investors nervous

    Interview with John Woods: Tech stocks causing volatility 

    Tech stocks have attracted high valuations since the start of the year, but are now suffering from volatility. Although many investors are feeling nervous, the economic recovery is not at risk of being derailed, says John Woods, Regional CIO for APAC with Credit Suisse. He believes the recovery will continue. 

  5. Investing in September: Our forecast in brief

    Credit Suisse's perspective on economic and financial market developments over the short to medium term and their implications for investors. The financial markets are recovering slowly but surely from the economic crisis. Swiss equities offer good opportunities at present.

  6. Economic growth: Investments in equities are still worthwhile

    An interview with Michael Strobaek: We have one of the deepest recessions in history behind us.

    Following the severe recession early this year, the economy continues to grow. However, it will take time for things to return to normal, and investors need to weigh the risks carefully. Nevertheless, they don't need to worry and can profit from the stock rally even after the rebound.

  7. Investing in August: Financial markets are recovering

    Investing in August: Our forecast in brief 

    Credit Suisse's perspective on economic and financial market developments over the short to medium term and their implications for investors. The recovery on financial markets points to a brighter future, although progress is likely to be slow. 

  8. An interview with Nannette Hechler-Fayd’herbe: Seizing opportunities amid greater volatility

    Equity markets are currently showing signs of a recovery. Even so, volatility is likely to increase over the course of the summer. In this interview, Nannette Hechler-Fayd'herbe explains what this means for investors and looks at the opportunities offered by diversification.

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    Investing in July: Our forecast in brief

    Credit Suisse's perspective on economic and financial market developments over the short to medium term and their implications for investors. The Swiss economy is slowly recovering from the collapse triggered by the lockdown. Equity markets as well have not fully exhausted their potential for a recovery.

  10. Equity markets still getting a boost in the recovery phase

    Equity markets back on the rise

    Even though the economic recovery is just getting started, equity market prices were already up again as of late March. In our interview, Nannette Hechler-Fayd'herbe explains why and what opportunities bonds present for investors.