“In 2022, a key breakthrough in biomedicine will bring the prospect of extending productive adult life and life expectancy by up to 25 years, leading to possible ethical, environmental and financial crises on an unprecedented scale,” the forecast says.

Last year, Danish Saxo Bank released a dozen “shocking forecasts” for 2021, which are based on unlikely and underestimated events that could seriously affect financial markets.

For example, the bank predicted the relocation of Amazon's headquarters to Cyprus and the purchase by the company of "political power at all levels" in that country.