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  1. GDP assumes natural resources are free

    If planet earth was a company, it would send us a huge bill for the natural resources we have used and the damage we have caused to the environment. Our latest report, "The Future of GDP," analyzes the (dis)connection between the environment and the economy.

  2. 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.

  3. Outlook for second half of 2018: upside potential for equities

    Outlook for second half of 2018: upside potential for equities

    Global growth momentum is set to increase, creating upside potential for equity markets. However, continued political and policy risks create a need for diversification and active management.

  4. The Tides Are Turning: Why the Blue Economy Matters

    The Tides Are Turning: Why the Blue Economy Matters

    The ocean's business is everybody's business. We owe every second breath to the vast expanses of water that cradle our planet, which produce more than 50% of the world's oxygen. The daily diet of three billion people is based on marine-based food. When put into GDP terms, the ocean is the world's seventh largest economy. And yet this life-supporting system filled with unprecedented economic opportunities is under serious threat.

  5. 7 Reasons Why E-Commerce Is Set to Grow in Emerging Markets

    7 Reasons Why E-Commerce Is Set to Grow in Emerging Markets

    The Emerging Consumer Survey 2018 shows that today's emerging consumers are just as connected as their peers in Europe or the USA, and are as likely, if not more so, to opt for online retail services. Smartphones are a key driver for online access.

  6. 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.

  7. How Private Equity Trends Are Changing Deal-Making

    How Private Equity Trends Are Changing Deal-Making

    Private equity is evolving. As this asset class gets larger and more versatile, companies have a surprisingly diverse menu of private capital options when it comes to finding finance. As private equity evolves, what are the key trends changing the nature of the deal?

  8. Should We Still Care about GDP?

    Should We Still Care about GDP?

    In its latest report "The Future of GDP", the Credit Suisse Research Institute looks into the main concerns around measuring economic well-being based on gross domestic product data and explores the alternatives.

  9. The “Blue Economy”: A Sustainable Future for the Ocean

    The "Blue Economy": A Sustainable Future for the Ocean

    A conversation with Fabian Huwyler, Head of Green Solutions, Impact Advisory and Finance (IAF), about the investing opportunities the ocean creates and why we all can benefit from them.

  10. Four Answers to the Trade Dispute

    Four Answers to the Trade Dispute

    Trade tensions have rattled the financial markets in recent weeks. Oliver Adler looks at what this issue is all about and what to expect as a result.