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  1. Brexit and Its Consequences 

    Beware of excessive optimism: It would be risky to assume that the Swiss financial center will automatically benefit from Brexit. The situation according to Urs Rohner, chairman of Credit Suisse Group.

  2. Global Inflation: Low for Longer

    Global Inflation: Low for Longer

    Inflation rates in the advanced and developing economies are showing little upside pressure. 

  3. Fed Still Committed to Hike

    Fed Still Committed to Hike

    The Fed's new forecasts show a third rate hike in 2017 for the second half of the year and three more in 2018.

  4. UK Election: More Political Volatility

    UK Election: More Political Volatility

    Pound weakness underlines the Conservative Party failing to secure the expected Brexit mandate.

  5. John Kerry: "You cannot put the globalization genie back in the bottle"

    John Kerry: "You cannot put the globalization genie back in the bottle"

    At the 19th Credit Suisse Salon in Dubai on May 09, 2017, former US Secretary John Kerry sat down in conversation with Sir John Major, former UK Prime Minister, on Living in times of uncertainty: the path ahead for the Middle East. They covered a wide range of topics: climate change, the Iran deal, Syria, the root causes for the surge in public dissatisfaction, and the roles of governments and the private sector.

  6. Credit Suisse Economic Outlook: Fed Likely to Raise Rates in June

    Credit Suisse Economic Outlook: Fed Likely to Raise Rates in June

    The global economy remains robust. Nevertheless, the Fed is still the only major central bank that is tightening its monetary policy.

  7. The Chinese Consumer in 2017: The Lifestyle Upgrade

    The Chinese Consumer in 2017: The Lifestyle Upgrade

    Chinese consumers are shifting their pattern of spending to discretionary items. They are spending less on housing and food, but more on travel and entertainment compared to other emerging markets.

  8. Accelerating Child Literacy with New Libraries

    Accelerating Child Literacy with New Libraries

    Helman Sitohang, CEO Asia Pacific, was presented with the Friends of Global Literacy Award by John Wood, founder of the non-profit organization Room to Read at its annual gala event in Singapore. 

  9. Election: Expect Positive Market Reaction

    Election: Expect Positive Market Reaction

    France chooses the centrist path forward. With Emmanuel Macron, the French have elected an outspoken defender of European integration. The result is positive for both Europe and markets.

  10. French voters back Macron and Le Pen

    French voters back Macron and Le Pen

    Centrist Emmanuel Macron and Front National Marine le Pen move to the second round of the French presidential election.