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  1. Switzerland Outperforms GDP Data

    Switzerland Outperforms GDP Data

    GDP shows clear inefficiencies as a proxy of economic performance particularly in Switzerland, notably due to the global nature of some of the key Swiss business sectors.

  2. Entrepreneurs Beyond Borders: How Swiss SMEs Can Go Global

    Entrepreneurs Beyond Borders: How Swiss SMEs Can Go Global

    Switzerland has always had a lot of entrepreneurs. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from Switzerland are globally active and look beyond their borders to find customers, inspiration and growth. We asked some entrepreneurs for the secret to leading a Swiss SME to success on the world stage and their thoughts on what Swiss quality means to them.

  3. Retail Outlook 2018: Sector Lagging behind the Wider Economy

    Retail Outlook 2018: Sector Lagging behind the Wider Economy

    The fall in sales in the Swiss retail sector is likely to have come to an end in 2017. For 2018, the Credit Suisse economists expect a small rise in sales. The rapid growth in e-commerce and shopping tourism continue to pose major challenges for bricks-and-mortar retailers.

  4. Swiss Tourism: The Future Lies in Quality, Not Quantity

    Swiss Tourism: The Future Lies in Quality, Not Quantity

    Tourism in the Swiss Alps is recovering at a slow pace. Group tours from Asian countries will make a significantly smaller contribution than independent travelers to value creation within this sector in the future too, according to the Credit Suisse economists. Rather than encouraging mass tourism, Switzerland should therefore be showcasing its attractions as a destination for independent travelers from Asia and elsewhere.

  5. Leading the Way in IPOs

    Leading the Way in IPOs

    The successful listing of Galenica Santé in 2017 not only showcased Credit Suisse's expertise in investment banking but also demonstrated how different areas of the bank are working together effectively to deliver the best possible outcome for clients.

  6. Is There Anything More Personal than One's Own Home?

    Is There Anything More Personal than One's Own Home?

    Credit Suisse expert Fredy Hasenmaile talks about the "pipe dream" of owning property, falling rents, self-driving cars, couples who live in separate apartments, digitalization in the construction industry and his children's inheritance.

  7. A Surfeit of Apartments

    At 1.47%, the vacancy rate is at its highest level in 18 years. This surge is largely due to the situation in the market for rental apartments. On the other hand, vacancies in owner-occupied housing are still low.

  8. Switzerland Needs New Growth Drivers

    Switzerland Needs New Growth Drivers

    Thanks to an improved earnings situation, companies are likely to invest more again in 2018. But immigration and the real-estate boom – which have been key growth drivers until now – are losing momentum. Alongside its proven export champions, Switzerland needs an upsurge in productivity in its domestic economy if it is to achieve sustainable gains in prosperity over the next few years.

  9. Tax Proposal 17 Will Intensify Locational Competition

    Tax Proposal 17 Will Intensify Locational Competition

    The cantons of Zug, Zurich, and Aargau hold on to top rankings in the 2017 Credit Suisse Locational Quality Indicator. Appenzell Ausserrhoden overtook Thurgau and Obwalden. The competition for companies is likely to enter a new phase.

  10. Busy New Issuer Activity in the Swiss Franc Capital Market

    Busy New Issuer Activity in the Swiss Franc Capital Market

    The Credit Suisse Swiss Credit Handbook 2017 examines the creditworthiness of the largest Swiss bond issuers and main participants in the Swiss franc capital market. Companies in the coverage universe are overall healthy and fit.