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  1. Silver Economy – Investing for Population Aging

    Silver Economy – Investing for Population Aging

    Senior population is expected to grow to more than 2 billion people by 2050. Aging society means gains for companies focused on seniors: healthcare and insurance sectors are expected to benefit in particular.

  2. 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. 

  3. 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.

  4. Supertrends: Climate Protection – a Key Value for Millennials

    Supertrends: Climate Protection – a Key Value for Millennials

    The Millennials are one of the largest generations in history and soon reaching maturity as investors. Their values – particularly caring about the environment and climate change – are most likely to become ever more influential topics and fuel growth in areas such as sustainable investment and clean energy. 

  5. Supertrends Shape the Future of Investing

    Supertrends Shape the Future of Investing

    Five long-term themes expected to provide attractive investment opportunities in the years ahead. 

  6. Millennials Drive Sustainability

    Millennials Drive Sustainability 

    Sustainability is a key concern for the millennials generation. Companies have to adapt processes and production practices to make their products sustainable and seize the opportunities this rapidly growing generation of consumers creates. 

  7. Impact Investing – Catalyzing Wealth for Change

    Impact Investing – Catalyzing Wealth for Change

    At Credit Suisse, we see a growing number of clients interested in impact investing, an investment approach that aims to bring about a measurable social or environmental change while generating financial returns. Julia Balandina Jaquier, an author of Catalyzing Wealth for Change: Guide to Impact Investing, together with Olivier Rousset, Head Impact Investment Specialists at Credit Suisse, shed some light on the topic.

  8. Investing in the Matrix? Augmented and Virtual Reality Show High Investment Potential

    Investing in the Matrix? Augmented and Virtual Reality Show High Investment Potential

    Want to visit Pyramids of Giza but scared of flying? Your biggest dream has always been to play on stage with Bruce Springsteen? Would like to see how your hometown looked 300 years ago? Now you can have it all without leaving home thanks to virtual reality (VR). The market for virtual and augmented reality (AR) is gaining momentum faster than we recently thought thanks to the global success of Pokémon Go.

  9. Welcome to the Future: Investing in Robots

    Welcome to the Future: Investing in Robots

    Robots are going mainstream. Becoming more affordable and easier to program, they are widely present in our everyday life. You name the field, the robots are there: agriculture, tourism, e-commerce, medicine… They even help with household chores. With the accelerating speed of robotics development, it appears a very tempting field for investment. Last month, Credit Suisse's Global Equity Research team published a report examining its potential.

  10. Airport Anyone? Investing In Infrastructure

    Airport Anyone? Investing In Infrastructure

    Although the public sector remains the main source of infrastructure funding, the market value of infrastructure assets grew by 300 percent over the years 2007-2014. Can private funding be the answer to the growing infrastructure financing gap?