Interest Rates

JULY

31JUL 2018

Economics

Bank of Japan straps in for bumpy ride

The Japanese central bank has made a series of small tweaks to monetary policy to keep going for longer.

26JUL 2018

Markets

Euro corporate bonds: life after QE and rate hikes

We look at why investors shouldn't write off euro investment grade credit as the ECB considers tighter policy

20JUL 2018

Economics

BoJ to remain dovish as inflation disappoints

Quickview: Lower-than-expected inflation release means the Bank of Japan is likely to keep interest rates at lows

10JUL 2018

Economics

Sluggish UK growth to keep BoE cautious

Interest rates are likely to remain unchanged until the autumn as new monthly GDP data shows a small pick-up in growth.

JUNE

28JUN 2018

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - July 2018

This month we look at intensifying trade wars, weakness in EM currencies and ask “what happened to eurozone growth?”

14JUN 2018

Economics

What next for Europe as ECB calls time on QE?

Interest rates are likely to remain on hold for another year, potentially causing tensions later in the year if inflation remains elevated.

MAY

25MAY 2018

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - June 2018

In our latest forecast update, we have revised down our expectations for global growth for the first time since September 2016.

10MAY 2018

Economics

Bank of England pauses hikes, awaiting more clarity

The market now shares our view that the next UK rate rise will be in November.

04MAY 2018

Economics

US employment report signals the economy has peaked at a high level

Quickview: Recent data confirm the US is late in the cycle and we maintain our forecast for a total of four interest rate hikes this year.

03MAY 2018

Economics

Will UK interest rates rise in May?

Forecasts for rates have suddenly shifted. We put five pressing questions about the future of monetary policy to senior economist Azad Zangana.