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Economics

08MAR 2019

Mixed US jobs report supports the Fed's patient stance

Job creation plunged in February but stronger wage growth should bolster household consumption.

2017

DECEMBER

08DEC 2017

Economics

Fed still on course for December hike after jobs report

Quickview: The latest US non-farm payrolls show robust jobs growth although wage growth remains subdued.

AUGUST

04AUG 2017

Economics

Fed unlikely to budge despite strong jobs report

Although employment growth is positive, the Federal Reserve will likely remain on hold for 2017 while inflation remains weak and balance sheet reduction looms.

02AUG 2017

Economics

TalkingEconomics: The UK wage puzzle continues

While employment is at a record high, wage growth remains anaemic. We forecast the Bank of England to keep interest rates on hold.

MAY

08MAY 2017

Markets

Macron victory marks market-friendly French election outcome

Macron’s reform agenda should be positive for economic growth in France. As political risk falls, investors can now turn their focus to the corporate earnings recovery.

MARCH

31MAR 2017

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

April 2017

Populism and its effect on markets are under the spotlight in this month's update from Schroders' economists. Inflation, the ECB and the global upswing are among the other topics in focus.

FEBRUARY

03FEB 2017

Economics

US payrolls top forecasts but wage growth disappoints

We expect the Federal Reserve to refrain from raising rates until June as wage growth remains subdued.

2016

NOVEMBER

03NOV 2016

Economics

TalkingEconomics: Globalisation in crisis

Having championed free trade, labour and capital flows the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank find themselves fighting against a wave of protectionism and moves to curb immigration.