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Economics

04APR 2019

Is the ECB’s guidance to markets proving effective?

Delays in tightening monetary policy lead to comparisons with Japan as negative interest rates become the “new normal”.

2019

MARCH

08MAR 2019

Economics

ECB’s rate rise delay is likely to hurt banks’ profitability

We now forecast the next interest rate rise will be in March 2020.

01MAR 2019

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - March 2019

In our latest forecast update, we cut our 2019 global growth projection again but we still think the US and world economy will avoid recession.

FEBRUARY

08FEB 2019

Markets

Five charts to gauge the environment for equities

Judging the end of the market cycle is difficult. Here, Schroders fund managers - including Nick Kirrage, Nick Kissack and Alex Breese - discuss charts that have caught their eye.

07FEB 2019

Economics

Bank of England downgrades growth forecast as Brexit hits sentiment

Upside risks remain if an orderly Brexit is achieved, paving the way for an interest rate rise.

07FEB 2019

Economics

India's central bank takes a dovish turn

The central bank has cut interest rates but a pause may have been a more prudent option.

JANUARY

31JAN 2019

Economics

The Fed: still the market's flexible friend

Snapshot: The US central bank’s more dovish stance has been welcomed by markets. We forecast another rate rise this year if activity picks up as expected.

29JAN 2019

Markets

Perspective: the prospects for Indian assets in 2019

Politics could drive performance of Indian assets on a near-term basis, but the long-term fundamental case for investment in India is robust, argues India Investment Specialist, Jigar Gandhi.