Europe ex UK
State pension ages are rising around the world. We compare increases in different countries and suggest how people can still retire early
Though many of Europe’s major political obstacles have been overcome, events in Spain highlight that political risk continues to simmer under the surface. These risks are contained for now, helped by quantitative easing which is set to continue into 2018.
We round-up eight charts that caught our eye in October, including soaring palladium and bitcoin prices, consumer spending, changing China and sentiment.
At the latest Schroders Live event on 4 October, our panel looked at whether equities can sustain their stellar run in view of the coming reduction in central bank liquidity, geopolitical tensions, currency moves and stretched valuations.