5 Investment Trends That Will Dominate After the Pandemic
“The pandemic put a brake on the world’s economy, while at the same time challenging existing systems and structures and sowing the seeds of new changes to come as we discover limitations in the way we learn, work, and Live ”, begins the presentation of the Credit Suisse bank of the global report ‘Supertrends. Driving change. ‘
The report was led by Michael Strobaek , Global Chief Investment Officer of Credit Suisse , and Nannette Hechler-Fayd’herbe , Global Head of Economics & Research of the same institution. It is actually an update of the work prepared and presented three years ago under the name of ‘Supertrends’. Its purpose was to serve as a frame of reference for the bank’s clients, to invest long-term in what they called “high conviction thematic equities” .
This crisis has already modified existing systems and structures, while sowing the seeds of changes to come, as we discover the limitations in our way of learning, working and living. In many ways the world will not be like it used to be, and that includes investments , which will be more trend-focused.
However, there are “values” that will not be lost, but will deepen over the years because they are part of the way of being and living of the new generations. Starting with the Millennials, some of these values are sustainability, responsible consumption and social responsibility linked to issues such as actions in health, education and corporate governance.
According to the report of the Swiss bank, there are five major investment trends that with the pandemic will become increasingly relevant . It is important to note that the study does not refer to investments in specific stocks and even specific sectors, but to the trends that investors will have in the coming years, encouraged by the changes generated by the pandemic. This phenomenon that, according to Credit Suisse, has changed the planet forever and in the future the dimension and depth of these changes will be clearly seen.