24FEB 2016


Multi-Asset Insights: What does increased volatility mean for investors?

This month's Multi-Asset Insights explores higher levels of volatility and the resulting risks and opportunities for investors.

23FEB 2016


Is a shortage of dollar funding behind recent stockmarket weakness?

New regulations have seen banks and money market funds change their cash management processes. Is this contributing to a squeeze in dollar-denominated funding?

19FEB 2016


Why is the banking sector spooking credit investors?

In the opening weeks of 2016, fixed income investors have had their faith in the banking sector, particularly in Europe, tested once again. What is causing the alarm, and is it justified?

17FEB 2016


February 2016 Economic Infographic

In this month’s infographic, our economists look at whether global economic concerns have been overplayed or whether it’s time for investors to panic.

15FEB 2016


Are financials feeling the effects of negative rates?

The Bank of Japan recently joined a handful of central banks by cutting interest rates into negative territory. Are the unintended consequences of these moves contributing to weakness in financial stocks?

11FEB 2016


Liquidity squeeze amplifies market swings

Fixed Income Investment Director Michael Lake believes that the market volatility since the start of the year is largely sentiment driven and has been exacerbated by a lack of liquidity.

10FEB 2016


Water stress: The rising costs faced by beverages companies

In the wake of rising company awareness and the increasing costs of water risk, we explore the potential financial impacts of water stress on companies in the beverages sector.

09FEB 2016


How markets perform during tightening cycles

The Schroders Economics team has studied the way markets behave during periods in which the Federal Reserve (Fed) tightens monetary policy, and how they perform following periods of “panic”. Will this time be any different?

04FEB 2016


Monthly markets review: January 2016

An overview of markets in January 2016 when worries over growth in China and the US, as well as volatile oil prices, put significant pressure on global equities.

02FEB 2016


Where we see market opportunities and risks

Leading Schroders fund managers, covering a variety of asset classes and regions, share their insights on a difficult market environment.