UK

07FEB 2019

Insights

Bank of England downgrades growth forecast as Brexit hits sentiment

Upside risks remain if an orderly Brexit is achieved, paving the way for an interest rate rise.

JANUARY

16JAN 2019

Economics

Brexit deal defeat triggers huge uncertainty: what next?

Possibility of no deal Brexit is as high as ever, risking a UK recession this year.

11JAN 2019

Markets

29 reasons not to invest in the stock market

Over the past three decades there have been plenty of stock market shocks to dissuade people from investing. Our data shows what happened after each event.

2018

DECEMBER

27DEC 2018

Markets

How the FTSE 100 returned 94% without moving

The FTSE 100 is back below the level it was in 1999. However, investors could still have achieved a positive return over the last 19 years had they opted to reinvest their dividends, Schroders’ calculations show.

20DEC 2018

Economics

Black Friday bargain hunters boost UK retail sales

UK retail sales beat expectations despite retailers issuing profit warnings, as consumers feel the effects of wage growth acceleration and falling inflation.

19DEC 2018

Markets

Why 2019 might be a better year for investors

After the disappointment of 2018, Chief Executive Peter Harrison rounds up the factors our fund managers think could lead to a brighter year ahead.

14DEC 2018

Markets

Brexit the top concern for UK end clients

A recent survey of UK financial advisers has exposed the depth of domestic investors’ Brexit concerns, while suggesting investment in UK equities could pick up again in 2019.

11DEC 2018

Economics

How the Brexit delay has moved markets – and what it means for the economy

As Theresa May meets European leaders seeking a better Brexit deal, the UK economy heads for a period of heightened uncertainty and stagflation.

11DEC 2018

Markets

Outlook 2019: European commercial real estate

Demand for European commercial real estate is underpinned by an increase in technology and professional service jobs

06DEC 2018

Markets

Outlook 2019: UK equities

Investors have shunned UK equities as a result of uncertainty related to Brexit. Against this backdrop, UK equities fund managers Sue Noffke and Andy Brough explain how they’re looking at the market heading into 2019.