Spain Latest Articles

Latest Articles

Filter Options

Displaying 1- 10 of 321 Articles
Filter:
  1. "Most of the financial institutions left the region. We stayed."

    "Most of the financial institutions left the region. We stayed."

    As a child, he left communist-era Prague for capitalist Jakarta and lived through the massive effects of the Asian crisis. Helman Sitohang has worked for Credit Suisse for nearly 20 years. As CEO for the Asia Pacific region, he knows that his customers attach great importance to loyalty. 

  2. India Ranks First in the Emerging Consumer Survey

    India Ranks First in the Emerging Consumer Survey

    The Credit Suisse Research Institute published its seventh Emerging Consumer Survey, the annual report on consumer trends in emerging markets. Key themes are e-commerce, aware consumerism, and the growing popularity of domestic brands.

  3. Healthcare System: Growth Market under Cost Pressure

    Healthcare System: Growth Market under Cost Pressure

    The Swiss healthcare system makes an important contribution to employment and prosperity in Switzerland. At the same time, the sector is facing major challenges as a result of the huge rise in costs. The economists of Credit Suisse have subjected the Swiss healthcare system and the most pressing questions it currently faces to intense scrutiny.

  4. US Fed Hikes Rates, Sounds Less Hawkish Than Feared

    The US Federal Reserve raised the policy rate by 25 basis points in mid-March, but left its outlook largely unchanged. We continue to expect two more rate hikes in 2017.

  5. Credit Suisse Launches European Political Risk Barometer

    The current year we will see several elections held in Europe. With voters going to the polls there are many uncertainties associated. Investors should keep an eye on the political calendar. The European Political Risk Barometer developed by IS&P will support them to do so.

  6. Swiss Real Estate Market 2017: Tenants Wanted

    Swiss Real Estate Market 2017: Tenants Wanted

    The downturn in the rental apartments market is progressing at full speed. Despite rising vacancies, construction activity in the rental apartments segment is boosting. Vacancies will continue to grow. Negative interest rates are driving this trend. These circumstances are likely to cause prices of multi-family dwellings to increase again in 2017, despite falling rents. Prices of owner-occupied housing, on the other hand, are no longer rising. After 14 years, the price growth came to an end in the fourth quarter of 2016.

  7. The Effects of Negative Interest Rate Policies

    The Effects of Negative Interest Rate Policies

    A number of central banks have taken their interest rates into negative territory in the past years. Credit Suisse Research Institute explores the markets where negative interest rates have been introduced and reports on whether they have been successful.

  8. Which Way to a Multipolar World?

    Which Way to a Multipolar World?

    Events of the previous year, such as Brexit or the election of Donald Trump, seem to have marked the end of globalization as we know it. The world development is set to change. Will we observe the rise of multiple regional powers? Credit Suisse Research Institute in their latest report takes a look at the shift towards a multipolar world.

  9. The Dark Side of Digitalization

    The Dark Side of Digitalization

    Globalization and digitization make IT systems vulnerable to attack. Investing in security is therefore essential, and hackers can actually help in this regard.

  10. The Age of Cryptofinance

    The Age of Cryptofinance

    Although the hype around bitcoin and blockchain – the public ledger that records bitcoin transactions – is now receding, the next generation of cryptofinance technologies is already moving ahead and applying the lessons learned.