UK

25OCT 2017

Economics

UK GDP growth remains sluggish but rates are poised to rise

The Bank of England is unlikely to back away from raising interest rates in November despite ongoing weakness in growth and productivity.

18OCT 2017

Economics

World economy squeezed: rate rises, QE and emerging markets disinflation

In this month's infographic we look at how central banks will tighten monetary policy, the outlook for UK interest rates and inflation in emerging markets.

17OCT 2017

Watch/Listen

60 seconds on the most attractive sectors in the UK

Alex Breese explains why financials and commodities are among the sectors that look attractive for UK equity investors.

11OCT 2017

Economics

Will UK interest rates rise next month?

Markets had been expecting rates to stay at 0.25% until next summer. Now the Bank of England is poised to act

03OCT 2017

Markets

Investing is a marathon, not a sprint — even during revolutions

Huw van Steenis discusses three of the big themes for investors at Schroders' recent Madrid event: coping with tech disruption, the end of QE and populism.

SEPTEMBER

22SEP 2017

Economics

Markets shrug at May's Florence speech

Theresa May’s speech confirmed that the UK is seeking a transition period but gave few further details on the final shape of Brexit.

21SEP 2017

Markets

A red light is flashing over "bond proxy" income funds

Stocks from "bond proxy" sectors such as tobacco could be bad for your wealth, but many income funds are full of them.

12SEP 2017

Markets

Bitcoin's bite: why central banks should clamp down on cryptocurrencies

The penny drops for central banks on cryptocurrencies.

06SEP 2017

Markets

How frightening is quantitative tightening?

We examine some of the potential consequences for markets when the Fed removes the punchbowl of QE. Will it be as boring a process as Janet Yellen hopes?