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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

FEBRUARY

08FEB 2019

Economics

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.

15JAN 2019

Economics

What is the outlook for interest rates in 2019?

In focus: The Schroders Economics Team now forecasts just one interest rate rise this year in the US. We explore why and consider other likely monetary policy moves in major economies.

2018

DECEMBER

13DEC 2018

Economics

Outlook 2019: US equities

We believe that US earnings growth will slow in 2019, but we think the more challenging corporate environment may provide a rich backdrop for stockpickers.

11DEC 2018

Economics

Outlook 2019: European commercial real estate

Demand for European commercial real estate is underpinned by an increase in technology and professional service jobs