20APR 2016


What are the prospects for dividends in the UK?

The UK dividend outlook may be more challenging than in previous years due to commodity price declines, but there are still some sectors offering good income potential.

14APR 2016


The risks of Brexit

As the UK prepares to decide whether or not to continue its membership of the European Union, investors globally are considering the risks and opportunities should the UK decide to leave.


16MAR 2016


Schroders Quickview: UK Budget 2016 - Weaker growth prompts more fiscal tightening

In his Budget announced on Wednesday 16 March, UK Chancellor George Osborne chose to focus on small tax breaks, reforms and micro spending announcements, while glossing over the extra austerity planned.

15MAR 2016


The Brexit Debate: In or out?

At our first Secular Market Forum of 2016 former Chancellor of the Exchequer Lord Lawson locked horns with columnist Hugo Dixon over the arguments for and against one of the biggest issues facing Europe this year: "Brexit".


04FEB 2016


Schroders Quickview: BoE still expects interest rate rises…just not yet

Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney has offered a cautiously optimistic message.


22JAN 2016


UK Equity Insight: China, commodities and monetary policy

In the first article of a new series, David Docherty and Rory Bateman consider some of the key issues facing UK equities in 2016 including China, commodity prices, monetary policy, political concerns and M&A activity.



16DEC 2015


Ready for lift off? How interest rate rises impact stockmarkets

Some investors believe that rising interest rates are bad for equity markets. These infographics, however, show that historically in the year following the initial lift-off for rates equity markets have, on average, performed robustly.

14DEC 2015


Where next for QE?

This infographic explores whether quantitative easing has achieved its intended goals and what next once the QE party is over?

10DEC 2015


Outlook 2016 – Business Cycle (UK Equities)

Do investors face showdown or slowdown in 2016?