Europe ex UK

NOVEMBER

23NOV 2017

Economics

World pension ages on the rise: when will you retire?

State pension ages are rising around the world. We compare increases in different countries and suggest how people can still retire early

07NOV 2017

Economics

Eurozone: Political risk still simmering

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.

02NOV 2017

Economics

Metals, bitcoin bubbles, consumers: eight market charts from October

We round-up eight charts that caught our eye in October, including soaring palladium and bitcoin prices, consumer spending, changing China and sentiment.

OCTOBER

31OCT 2017

Economics

Europe is booming

Strong growth and falling inflation means investors can continue to enjoy the Goldilocks environment.

26OCT 2017

Economics

Upbeat ECB to extend QE into 2018

Monthly purchases will be halved, but repurchases will continue for some time as the economy appears to have turned a corner.

19OCT 2017

Watch/Listen

60 seconds on the state of real estate

In a polarised real estate market, Duncan Owen reveals some of the winning cities and those areas not looking so bright.

13OCT 2017

Watch/Listen

60 seconds with Keith Wade on the Goldilocks economy

In this video Keith Wade explains why the global economy is currently in a Goldilocks scenario.

09OCT 2017

Economics

Will it be smooth sailing for markets until the end of the year?

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.

06OCT 2017

Economics

Why high beer prices could give investors a hangover

Increased competition, high valuations and the return of inflation could spell trouble for food & drink stocks.