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  1. Inflation. A Loyal Swiss Ally

    Inflation. A Loyal Swiss Ally

    Switzerland has been classified as one of the happiest countries in the world. Commonly stated reasons for this are the sense of community, beautiful landscapes, fresh air, and clean water. Not to mention prosperity. 'Switzerland: A Financial Market History', by the Credit Suisse Research Institute in partnership with leading experts from the London Business School and Cambridge Judge Business School, investigates the sources of the country's economic success. The report highlights low inflation as one of the key success factors.

  2. Roger's Way: The Swiss Frame of Mind

    Roger's Way: The Swiss Frame of Mind

    His Midas touch prevails off court as well as on. Not only has he won 100 million US dollars in tennis prizes over the past two decades, Roger Federer has also struck gold in sponsoring, management and more – not always in a conventional way.

  3. Scaling up Impact Investing

    Scaling up Impact Investing

    Impact investing is a growing industry that has gained in popularity and importance in the last few years. This is not surprising, says Harvard Professor Michael Chu: It is driven by the concept that a social or ecological problem may be addressed via a commercial platform, which many people find attractive. Due to the high demand, some of the main focus points of the industry are now to launch new and risk-adjusted products, as well as to "mainstream" the market. 

  4. Mark Cuban: "Data is the new gold"

    Mark Cuban: "Data is the new gold"

    Technology companies are constantly innovating. Credit Suisse supports them in a variety of ways, including its unique networking platform, the Credit Suisse Private Internet Company Summit.

  5. Supertrends: Millennials Want to Invest Responsibly

    Supertrends: Millennials Want to Invest Responsibly

    Millennials are a generation that receives much attention these days. Sustainability, clean energy, impact investing matter to the Millennials and will gain importance in the coming years, not least from an investment point of view.

  6. 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.

  7. Global Inflation: Low for Longer

    Global Inflation: Low for Longer

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

  8. 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.

  9. Political "Noise" Does Not Impress Companies

    Political "Noise" Does Not Impress Companies

    The Credit Suisse economists are leaving their quarterly growth forecast for the Swiss economy in 2017 unchanged at 1.5 percent. For 2018 they expect growth to accelerate slightly to 1.7 percent, according to the latest issue of "Monitor Switzerland." Inflation is likely to be 0.5 percent in both years.

  10. UK Election: More Political Volatility

    UK Election: More Political Volatility

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