Economics

25APR 2017

Economics

What a Macron victory would mean for Europe’s economy and equities

How would a Macron presidency in France affect equities, the ECB, Brexit negotiations, and more? At our latest Schroders Live event Keith Wade and Martin Skanberg discussed some of the big issues facing Europe and its markets right now.

24APR 2017

Economics

Investors buoyed as Macron edges Le Pen in French election

Emmanuel Macron’s small lead ahead of the presidential run-off makes him favourite to become France’s next President.

20APR 2017

Watch/Listen

Why populist politics could be good for markets

After a raft of political surprises in the past year, attention turns to the first round of the French presidential election. Keith Wade explains why this is such a big deal for markets and why populism can actually be positive for investors.

19APR 2017

Economics

The story of the global economy in pictures - April 2017

In this month's infographic our economists look at whether populism is good for markets, how political risk is shifting to France and why emerging markets are rallying.

18APR 2017

Economics

Shock UK election call could strengthen May's Brexit hand

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s call for a snap general election could bolster her negotiating position with the EU and within her own party. This may potentially lead to a "softer" Brexit.

03APR 2017

Economics

TalkingEconomics: Is populism good for markets?

In this monthly summary of our views on the global economy, we discuss the impact of populist policies on markets, political risk in France and the recent upswing in global trade.

MARCH

23MAR 2017

Economics

Inflation on the rise? This chart shows the damage it could do

UK inflation hits its highest level in almost three and a half years. We look at the damage inflation can inflict on your money and investments.

20MAR 2017

Economics

The story of the global economy in pictures - March 2017

This month's infographic illustrates why we think the global economy still has hurdles to overcome despite a good start to 2017.

16MAR 2017

Economics

Investor relief at Dutch election blow to populists

While markets heave a sigh of relief at Geert Wilders' defeat in the Dutch election, political uncertainty persists as attention shifts to France. But we see bright prospects for equities as the economic backdrop improves.

07MAR 2017

Brexit

The road to Brexit: what's next for investors?

With the UK expected to start the process of leaving the EU this month, we asked a panel of investment and economic experts covering a variety of areas, from real estate to European equities, what they are looking out for in the coming months.